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Grinders SOLAS Big Boat Challenge

This year’s running of the Grinders SOLAS Big Boat Challenge saw the fleet head down Sydney Harbour in an 8-10 knot sou ‘easterly breeze with Wild Oats XI grasping the lead early and holding it all the way to take a Line Honours win.

She was followed by Black Jack, InfoTrack, Scallywag, Wild Oats X, Winning Appliances and Naval Group. Winning Appliances, on only their first outing, took out Overall Winner of the event.

Wild Oats XI in the Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge yesterday afternoon...  - photo © Beth Morley / www.sportsailingphotography.com

Wild Oats XI in the Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge yesterday afternoon… – photo © Beth Morley / www.sportsailingphotography.com

Black Jack in yesterday's SOLAS Big Boat Challenge - photo © Beth Morley / www.sportsailingphotography.com

Black Jack in yesterday’s SOLAS Big Boat Challenge – photo © Beth Morley / www.sportsailingphotography.com

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