Rolex Sydney Hobart 2102; Faces of the Race

Peugot Surfrider Foundation crew. Skipper Nicholas Lunven (left) and project manager Sebastien Guyot (third from left). - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2102
Crosbie Lorimer was at the CYCA on a sparkling summer's day for the Christmas Eve briefing for skippers. With Christmas Day weather at the polar opposite extreme here is a selection of pictures taken of faces at the Club yesterday and of yacht racing on Sydney Harbour in the last week, that combines the colour and monochrome of our erratic early summer weather.

Those southerlies! The BoM set the scene for Day 1 - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2102

Ichi Ban's skipper Matt Allen explains that the 60 footers are in there with a chance. - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2102

Syd Fischer - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2102

Serious business, serious faces. Matt Allen, Mark Richards, Syd Fischer and Mark Bradford. - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2102

Wild Oats XI finishes, SOLAS BIg Boat Race. - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2102

Andrew Saies, owner and skipper of Two True - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2102

Hooligan has to shoot the mark, SOLAS Big Boat Race. - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2102

Wild Oats XI, SOLAS Big Boat Race. - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2102

Mark rounding, SOLAS Big Boat Race. - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2102
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