Sailing News

IRC – 75th Sydney-Hobart Race – Sydney AUS – Day 2 – the five leading Maxis closely together

In the prevailing light 5 to 8kn winds, the five Super-Maxi remained closely together and this morning UTC – two thirds of the Bass Strait behind and less than 300nm to Hobart – InfoTrack (Joe Akacich AUS) was in the lead closely followed by Scallywag (David Witt AUS) and Comanche (Jim Cooney AUS). Black Jack with a 3nm backlog and Wild Oats XI (Oatley family) 11nm behind remain in the race for the line honours. ETA is late this evening UTC. —– The Tattersall Cup for the overall winner on IRC rating corrected time will not be decided before tomorrow evening as the fresh Northwind filling in might favour to smaller yachts in the second half of the fleet. —– The standings, the race tracker and the news.