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  •   Home > News > Sports > Sailing

    A sudden drop in wind has provided some late nerves for Comanche before the supermaxi yacht claimed Sydney to Hobart line honours for a third time

    A sudden drop in wind has provided some late nerves for Comanche before the supermaxi yacht claimed Sydney to Hobart line honours for a third time


    The Jim Cooney and Samantha Grant-skippered yacht was cruising to victory but stalled at one stage on a windless River Derwent before crossing the line.

    Cooney says he was worried.



    Infotrack has crossed second, ahead of Wild Oats XI and Scallywag.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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