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Sydney to Hobart-boat grave yard

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Topic: Sydney to Hobart-boat grave yard
Posted By: Tornado_ALIVE
Subject: Sydney to Hobart-boat grave yard
Date Posted: 28 Dec 04 at 8:34am
45 to 50 knot winds and 10 meter seas.

54 off the 116 fleet have retired....

The 2 leading 98 foot super maxi's are now out of the race.

Konica Minolta launched of a 10 mtr wave, splitting the cabin aft of the mast.

Skandia hit a sunfish damaging a rudder then the canting keel locked on one side. The crew abandoned ship and now reports have come in that it has now lost its keel and rolled

Check out releases from

Sydney to Hobart -
Sail-World -
Sailing Anarchy Forum -
 In Sailing Anarchy look under Hobart retirements and Hobart Dramas

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Posted By: Scooby_simon
Date Posted: 28 Dec 04 at 3:08pm



I was just thinking I should copy this across from forum and it's already here.


Well done

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