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Live coverage SOLAS Big Boat Challenge – the battle of the Supermaxis

SOLAS Big Boat Challenge will, take place on Tuesday December 13, 2016 on Sydney Harbour.

The 18ftrs Camera Cat Team will be bringing you their Livestream race coverage, of the Sydney to Hobart curtain raiser, with the grateful support of Scallywagtv. The live broadcast starts at 1215 hrs Sydney DST.

Live coverage SOLAS Big Boat Challenge - the battle of the Supermaxis

Scallywag and Wild Oats XI © Michael Chittenden

The broadcast will be hosted on the 18footers Sailing site and you can go watch on your mobile device on by clicking here

This year’s edition of the SOLAS Big Boat, will see the Champion Wild Oats XI, renew their start line skirmishes against the Scallywag. Hamilton Island was the last time they eyed each other off, last August.

Live coverage SOLAS Big Boat Challenge - the battle of the Supermaxis

On board Scallywag Michael Chittenden

Wild Oats XI was the victor in that Regatta, however Scallywag took two races off them, which must build their confidence going into this year’s Solas Big Boat.

Live coverage SOLAS Big Boat Challenge - the battle of the Supermaxis

SOLAS Big Boat Challenge 2015 © Michael Chittenden

But it’s not just about these two Super Maxis. Perpetual Loyal , Beau Geste, Black Jack, Chinese Whispers and Maserati will be in the mix as well.

by Bob Killick

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