Offshore Yachting : December January 2008
RSHYR 18 | offshore The 63rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will be a race not just to win, but also one in which to achieve some remarkable records in ocean racing, writes Peter Campbell Like cricket, ocean yacht racing is in many ways a sport of records, although a sticky wicket has vastly different connotations when comparing the Sydney Cricket Ground and the open waters of the Tasman Sea. This year's 63rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will be yet another opportunity for blue water sailors to set some remarkable records in ocean racing. This is what makes Australia's blue water classic such a A Race for many records AFR Midnight Rambler, winner of this year's Gosford to Lord Howe Island Race, is a strong contender for handicap honours.
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