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Daily Archives: 05/05/2019

Great Veteran’s Race

Love and War, a three-times Sydney Hobart overall winner is racing in the Great Veterans Race today and the 75th Sydney Hobart in December. © Peter Campbell

93-year-old Gordon Ingate back on helm for Great Veteran’s Race Back in 1950, veteran yachtsman Gordon Ingate sailed in his first Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, skippering a little sloop called Jasnar. On Sydney Harbour today, the 93-year-old will again be on the helm of the 29-footer, competing in the Great Veteran’s Race. Ingate, then an upcoming young Sydney helmsman, was ...

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Gulf Regatta 2019 ~ Overall

Twelve-strong Platu class delivered some close racing - Day 5, Top of the Gulf Regatta 2019 - photo © Guy Nowell / Top of the Gulf Regatta

An AP on shore delayed this morning’s start but the wait wasn’t too long and just over an hour later the AP was down and the sailors headed out to their rides for the final day of racing. The delay was a good call, as come start time the wind had picked up and was blowing a resectable 8-10 knots. ...

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