"It was rather difficult just getting out of the hatch as the boat was leaning over so much. I managed to scramble on to the deck and set about heaving too in the dark with only my head torch to guide me." Read more
Former champions found themselves at the bottom of the leaderboard after various infringements of the rules.
Having provided medical assistance to the Master, and unsuccessfully attempting to make repairs to the vessel's steering, Skylark III was eventually taken under tow by Melbourne’s sea boat towards the Port of Bundaberg.
As the fleet approach the south side of the Isle of Wight this afternoon, tightening has taken place with the northerly bunch of the fleet gaining from the days advances.
Have you heard what a good job ETNZ's shore crew does?
Jon comments on world affairs, bemoans his lack of radio reception and wonders how the Kiwis are doing in the America's Cup.
The 2017 European,and World Championships and the Aarhus test event will all be raced in foiling Nacras.
This group feels that the time is right to branch out from Doyle Sails New Zealand to a more unified global one-brand approach.
The two events are expected to attract hundreds of boats to the Gippsland Lakes, from classic, vintage vessels through to high-performing race yachts.