Rolex Sydney Hobart - Britain's Jazz does well offshore overnight

JAZZ, Chris Bull - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2011
Rolex Sydney Hobart 2011 - 19 hours into the race. While the front of the IRC Division 0 fleet are the supermaxis contesting the Line Honours battle, one of the fleet is a 50 footer with serious handicap form.

Christian Ripard, Chris Bull (Owner), Mike Broughton - JAZZ
Chris Bull's Cookson 50 Jazz was a close second in the Tattersalls Cup IRC overall contest in the 2010 race. She was just 20 minutes behind Geoff Boettcher's Secret Mens Business 3.5 last year and there is extra determination this year from Chris Bull's crew.

Navigator Mike Broughton from Jazz reported this morning from the New South Wales coast. 'It has been a long night of beating into a very lumpy sea state that (3-4m waves that are short and confused).

'Spirits are high onboard as we are in good shape relative to our main competitors and are presently leading the TP52s. We are close to the scenic coast south of Montague Island and the sun is shining, apart from the odd wave over the deck, what more could we ask for?! Maybe a bit more sleep!

'The front passed last night with quite a punch, with pelting rain that lasted for about 40 minutes, but kept things busy for Andy Hudson and the bow team as we quickly had to change sails.

'It would appear we made most of our gain with the passage of the front as conditions further offshore for the likes of Shogun and ourselves proved better.

Satellite image
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'Attached is satellite image showing the winds, albeit the picture wasn't available until after the front passed but shows remarkably well what happened to the winds as the rain cloud moved across the yachts.

'The image is rather like a snap shot from space of the winds at 10 metres. It helps to explain perhaps why the boats to the east came out best.'

















 EST. ELAPSED
YACHT NAMELATLONGDTGSOGCOGTIME& SPEED

LINE HONOURS Overall
1Wild Oats XI38° 25' S 150° 26' E 350.5 16.7 184 02:01:26:29 12.7     
M Richards (9) NSW56nm SE of Gabo Island 28 Dec, 2:26pm
2Investec Loyal38° 17' S 150° 45' E 363.3 16.6 165 02:04:41:15 11.9     
Anthony Bell (2) NSW58nm SE of Gabo Island 28 Dec, 5:41pm
3Lahana37° 39' S 150° 18' E 391.6 13.3 179 02:11:23:10 10.6     
Peter Millard (2) NSW19nm E of Gabo Island 29 Dec, 12:23am
4Wild Thing37° 40' S 150° 32' E 394.4 11.8 11 02:18:06:14 9.5     
Grant Wharington (23) QLD30nm E of Gabo Island 29 Dec, 7:06am
5Hugo Boss37° 23' S 150° 35' E 411.6 14.0 162 02:18:00:01 9.5     
Alex Thomson (2) UK27nm E of Green Cape 29 Dec, 7:00am
6Loki37° 12' S 150° 21' E 418.3 9.6 165 03:01:29:54 8.5    Deduced Reckoning
Stephen Ainsworth (12) NSW15nm E of Green Cape 29 Dec, 2:29pm
7Living Doll36° 54' S 150° 23' E 435.8 9.4 155 03:08:07:42 7.8     
Michael Hiatt (6) VIC27nm NE of Green Cape 29 Dec, 9:07pm
8Brindabella36° 50' S 150° 05' E 436.8 10.4 210 03:03:57:47 8.3     
Jim Cooney (1) NSW26nm N of Green Cape 29 Dec, 4:57pm
9Jazz36° 50' S 150° 12' E 438.0 9.5 219 03:05:30:46 8.1     
Chris Bull (4) NSW27nm N of Green Cape 29 Dec, 6:30pm
10Ichi Ban36° 47' S 150° 06' E 439.5 11.7 210 03:02:56:58 8.4     
Matt Allen (22) NSW29nm N of Green Cape 29 Dec, 3:56pm
11Ragamuffin36° 46' S 150° 03' E 440.3 10.1 203 03:08:22:40 7.8     
Syd Fischer (42) NSW30nm N of Green Cape 29 Dec, 9:22pm
12Calm36° 45' S 150° 03' E 440.8 9.8 200 03:08:32:09 7.8     
Jason Van der Slot (6) VIC30nm N of Green Cape 29 Dec, 9:32pm
13Shogun36° 43' S 150° 16' E 445.2 9.7 218 03:09:12:13 7.7     
Rob Hanna (5) VIC28nm S of Montague Island 29 Dec, 10:12pm
14Pretty Fly III36° 37' S 150° 07' E 450.0 10.6 214 03:10:17:33 7.6     
Colin Woods (5) NSW22nm S of Montague Island 29 Dec, 11:17pm
15Cougar II36° 32' S 150° 04' E 453.6 7.6 207 03:10:24:26 7.6     
Anthony Lyall (10) TAS19nm SW of Montague Island 29 Dec, 11:24pm
16Merit36° 32' S 150° 04' E 454.0 9.6 214 03:08:38:56 7.8     
Leo Rodriguez (3) QLD18nm SW of Montague Island 29 Dec, 9:38pm
17Scarlet Runner36° 32' S 150° 18' E 456.3 10.3 216 03:16:37:59 7.1     
Robert Date (3) VIC17nm S of Montague Island 30 Dec, 5:37am
18Strewth36° 32' S 150° 35' E 460.5 8.4 142 04:04:23:21 6.3     
Geoff Hill (14) Hong Kong24nm SE of Montague Island 30 Dec, 5:23pm
19Southern Excellence36° 29' S 150° 31' E 461.7 8.8 139 03:21:58:31 6.7     
Andrew Wenham (5) NSW20nm SE of Montague Island 30 Dec, 10:58am
20AFR Midnight Rambler36° 21' S 150° 12' E 465.8 8.2 216 03:19:13:27 6.9     
Ed Psaltis (30) NSW6nm S of Montague Island 30 Dec, 8:13am
21Knee Deep36° 23' S 150° 22' E 466.4 7.9 137 03:23:44:53 6.6     
Philip Childs (4) WA10nm SE of Montague Island 30 Dec, 12:44pm
22Vamp36° 23' S 150° 28' E 466.9 6.4 190 04:06:13:52 6.1     
Peter Wrigley NSW14nm SE of Montague Island 30 Dec, 7:13pm
23Optimus Prime36° 24' S 150° 32' E 467.5 8.3 136 04:00:54:56 6.5     
Trevor Taylor (3) WA17nm SE of Montague Island 30 Dec, 1:54pm
24Victoire36° 19' S 150° 17' E 468.8 7.5 137 03:19:17:39 6.9     
Darryl Hodgkinson (1) NSW4nm SE of Montague Island 30 Dec, 8:17am
25Chutzpah36° 18' S 150° 11' E 468.9 8.0 210 03:21:50:38 6.7     
Bruce Taylor (30) VIC3nm SW of Montague Island 30 Dec, 10:50am
26Balance36° 17' S 150° 20' E 471.7 7.3 138 03:22:15:56 6.7     
Paul Clitheroe (4) NSW6nm E of Montague Island 30 Dec, 11:15am
27St Jude36° 17' S 150° 20' E 471.7 7.4 140 03:23:15:09 6.6     
Noel Cornish (4) NSW6nm E of Montague Island 30 Dec, 12:15pm
28Ocean Affinity36° 16' S 150° 16' E 472.1 8.6 227 03:21:11:24 6.7     
Stewart Lewis (6) QLD2nm E of Montague Island 30 Dec, 10:11am
29Last Tango36° 13' S 150° 12' E 473.9 6.8 138 03:22:00:04 6.7     
Phillip King (14) NSW3nm NW of Montague Island 30 Dec, 11:00am
30ColorTile36° 12' S 150° 09' E 474.3 6.6 135 04:01:22:13 6.5     
Warren Buchan (1) NSW5nm NW of Montague Island 30 Dec, 2:22pm
31NSC Mahligai36° 11' S 150° 11' E 475.3 7.4 135 04:04:40:38 6.2     
Murray Owen (5) NSW5nm NW of Montague Island 30 Dec, 5:40pm
32Alacrity36° 11' S 150° 11' E 475.4 7.4 130 03:23:38:19 6.6     
Chris Percy QLD5nm NW of Montague Island 30 Dec, 12:38pm
33Minerva36° 11' S 150° 20' E 477.2 6.8 139 04:03:19:32 6.3     
Edward Cox (1) NSW7nm NE of Montague Island 30 Dec, 4:19pm
34The Goat36° 09' S 150° 10' E 477.6 6.7 141 04:00:31:08 6.5     
Bruce Foye (11) NSW7nm NW of Montague Island 30 Dec, 1:31pm
35Patrice Six36° 09' S 150° 10' E 477.8 5.9 195 03:22:40:54 6.6     
Tony Kirby (27) NSW7nm NW of Montague Island 30 Dec, 11:40am
36Two True36° 08' S 150° 10' E 478.5 7.2 218 03:21:38:55 6.7     
Andrew Saies (6) SA8nm N of Montague Island 30 Dec, 10:38am
37Outrageous Fortune36° 07' S 150° 14' E 479.6 7.8 219 03:21:52:56 6.7     
Quintin Fowler New Zealand8nm N of Montague Island 30 Dec, 10:52am
38TSA Management36° 07' S 150° 10' E 479.7 7.6 220 04:00:24:03 6.5     
Tony Levett (6) NSW9nm N of Montague Island 30 Dec, 1:24pm
39Lunchtime Legend36° 09' S 150° 24' E 480.4 7.6 224 03:22:00:08 6.7     
Robbo Robertson (10) QLD11nm NE of Montague Island 30 Dec, 11:00am
40Duende36° 05' S 150° 09' E 480.8 5.8 184 04:04:44:54 6.2     
Damien Parkes (24) NSW10nm N of Montague Island 30 Dec, 5:44pm
41Wild Rose36° 05' S 150° 10' E 480.9 5.2 172 03:22:44:33 6.6     
R Hickman (34) NSW10nm N of Montague Island 30 Dec, 11:44am
42Dodo36° 05' S 150° 09' E 481.5 7.5 218 04:04:13:50 6.3     
Adrian Dunphy (9) NSW11nm N of Montague Island 30 Dec, 5:13pm
43Ffreefire 5236° 10' S 150° 36' E 481.6 9.3 229 04:12:35:37 5.8     
Anthony Day Hong Kong19nm E of Montague Island 31 Dec, 1:35am
44Dump Truck36° 06' S 150° 16' E 481.8 7.4 230 04:08:41:01 6.0     
Justin Wells (4) TAS10nm N of Montague Island 30 Dec, 9:41pm
45Wasabi36° 04' S 150° 10' E 482.5 7.9 218 04:02:36:56 6.4     
Bruce McKay (2) NSW12nm N of Montague Island 30 Dec, 3:36pm
46L'ange De Milon36° 06' S 150° 24' E 483.2 6.7 135 04:03:54:05 6.3     
Jacques Pelletier (1) France13nm NE of Montague Island 30 Dec, 4:54pm
47Jazz Player36° 03' S 150° 15' E 483.9 8.2 228 03:21:30:48 6.7    Deduced Reckoning
Andrew Lawrence (2) VIC12nm N of Montague Island 30 Dec, 10:30am
48Papillon36° 04' S 150° 20' E 484.2 6.9 225 04:09:42:20 5.9     
Phil Molony (21) NSW12nm NE of Montague Island 30 Dec, 10:42pm
49Quetzalcoatl36° 03' S 150° 18' E 484.7 7.9 230 04:11:52:51 5.8     
Antony Sweetapple (8) NSW13nm N of Montague Island 31 Dec, 12:52am
50Ella Bache36° 01' S 150° 14' E 485.9 6.6 147 04:04:05:48 6.3     
Jessica Watson NSW14nm N of Montague Island 30 Dec, 5:05pm
51Deloitte As One36° 01' S 150° 15' E 486.0 6.9 145 04:08:42:22 6.0     
Chris Lewin (4) NSW14nm N of Montague Island 30 Dec, 9:42pm
52Cadibarra 836° 02' S 150° 22' E 486.2 8.3 233 03:22:06:40 6.7     
Paul Roberts (8) VIC15nm NE of Montague Island 30 Dec, 11:06am
53Mondo36° 00' S 150° 12' E 486.4 6.8 136 04:03:15:35 6.3     
Ray Sweeney (2) QLD15nm S of Batemans Bay 30 Dec, 4:15pm
54LMR Solar36° 00' S 150° 11' E 486.5 7.2 222 04:08:38:23 6.0     
Michael Martin (3) NSW15nm S of Batemans Bay 30 Dec, 9:38pm
55Carina36° 01' S 150° 18' E 486.9 6.8 140 04:03:16:01 6.3     
Rives Potts USA15nm N of Montague Island 30 Dec, 4:16pm
56Icefire35° 59' S 150° 11' E 487.1 6.0 202 04:02:17:03 6.4     
Peter Tucker NSW14nm S of Batemans Bay 30 Dec, 3:17pm
57Martela35° 59' S 150° 11' E 487.5 5.2 154 04:02:58:43 6.3     
Anthony Williams (4) TAS14nm S of Batemans Bay 30 Dec, 3:58pm
58Elektra35° 58' S 150° 11' E 488.2 7.0 222 04:04:01:02 6.3     
Peter Gregory NSW13nm S of Batemans Bay 30 Dec, 5:01pm
59The Banshee36° 01' S 150° 26' E 488.5 7.2 226 04:06:06:30 6.2     
Corinne Feldmann (1) & Rob Francis (4) NSW17nm SE of Batemans Bay 30 Dec, 7:06pm
60Kiss Goodbye to MS35° 59' S 150° 21' E 488.7 4.6 183 04:13:31:47 5.7     
Tony Warren (3) VIC15nm S of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 2:31am
61Menace36° 00' S 150° 26' E 488.9 6.9 226 04:15:45:05 5.6     
Niven James (1) NSW17nm SE of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 4:45am
62Patrice IV35° 56' S 150° 14' E 490.7 7.3 229 04:02:16:36 6.4     
Shane Wiseman SA11nm S of Batemans Bay 30 Dec, 3:16pm
63Whistler35° 56' S 150° 20' E 491.4 7.2 219 04:03:14:12 6.3     
David Rees (14) TAS12nm S of Batemans Bay 30 Dec, 4:14pm
64Chancellor35° 54' S 150° 10' E 491.7 5.5 218 04:03:26:45 6.3     
Ted Tooher (6) NSW10nm SW of Batemans Bay 30 Dec, 4:26pm
65Wave Sweeper35° 55' S 150° 23' E 493.2 7.1 121 04:08:08:34 6.0     
Andrey Arbuzov (1) NSW12nm SE of Batemans Bay 30 Dec, 9:08pm
66Mille Sabords35° 55' S 150° 28' E 494.3 6.3 216 04:12:35:18 5.8     
Stephane Howarth (1) VIC14nm SE of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 1:35am
67Shepherd Centre35° 55' S 150° 33' E 495.5 6.1 213 04:11:29:10 5.8     
Hugh Torode (3) NSW17nm SE of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 12:29am
68Aurora35° 51' S 150° 18' E 496.1 7.1 220 04:03:56:06 6.3     
Jim Holley (23) NSW6nm SE of Batemans Bay 30 Dec, 4:56pm
69Alchemy III35° 52' S 150° 24' E 496.5 6.4 224 04:07:03:33 6.1     
Jarrod Ritchie (1) TAS9nm SE of Batemans Bay 30 Dec, 8:03pm
70Sweethart35° 55' S 150° 40' E 496.8 7.3 121 04:23:29:14 5.3     
Laurence Pidgeon (4) QLD22nm SE of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 12:29pm
71Copernicus35° 55' S 150° 40' E 496.8 6.0 131 04:22:59:12 5.3     
Greg Zyner (4) NSW22nm SE of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 11:59am
72Flying Fish Arctos35° 52' S 150° 26' E 497.1 7.2 221 04:11:32:57 5.8     
John Naylor (30) & Duncan Macalister (1) NSW11nm SE of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 12:32am
73Willyama35° 55' S 150° 47' E 497.9 7.7 218 04:20:27:04 5.4     
Richard Barron (10) NSW27nm E of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 9:27am
74One For The Road35° 52' S 150° 35' E 498.7 6.8 217 04:13:44:26 5.7     
Kym Butler (3) NSW18nm E of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 2:44am
75Samurai Jack35° 51' S 150° 30' E 499.1 6.6 210 04:14:41:19 5.7     
Michael Lazzarini (1) QLD13nm SE of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 3:41am
76Nutcracker35° 47' S 150° 29' E 502.0 7.3 217 04:11:51:53 5.8     
Robert Davis / David Clancy VIC11nm E of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 12:51am
77Kioni35° 45' S 150° 26' E 503.3 7.8 107 05:02:46:22 5.1     
Rowan McColl (5) NSW9nm E of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 3:46pm
78Bacardi35° 51' S 150° 54' E 503.4 7.4 227 05:03:49:54 5.1     
Martin Power (9) VIC32nm E of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 4:49pm
79Fullynpushing35° 45' S 150° 37' E 505.3 6.3 212 04:14:52:44 5.7     
Andrew Griffiths VIC17nm E of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 3:52am
80Illusion35° 41' S 150° 27' E 507.9 6.4 213 04:13:56:23 5.7     
Christopher Bowling (17) NSW10nm NE of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 2:56am
81Not Negotiable35° 36' S 150° 29' E 512.5 6.2 212 04:16:32:37 5.6     
John Rayner TAS14nm NE of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 5:32am
82Eressea35° 36' S 150° 33' E 514.0 6.9 121 05:05:47:57 5.0     
John Bankart (4) QLD17nm NE of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 6:47pm
83Natelle Two35° 35' S 150° 39' E 515.5 7.2 220 05:01:25:56 5.2     
Laura Roper TAS22nm NE of Batemans Bay 31 Dec, 2:25pm
84Nemesis35° 35' S 150° 46' E 517.6 6.5 223 05:03:55:24 5.1     
Jeffery Taylor (1) USA28nm S of Jervis Bay 31 Dec, 4:55pm
85She35° 38' S 151° 03' E 517.6 6.8 125 06:05:42:05 4.2     
Peter Rodgers (16) NSW34nm S of Jervis Bay 1 Jan, 6:42pm
86Maluka Of Kermandie35° 28' S 150° 29' E 521.2 5.7 230 05:12:29:30 4.7     
Peter Langman NSW21nm NE of Batemans Bay 1 Jan, 1:29am
 Accenture Yeah Baby*Retired - at Sea       
Marc Ryckmans (5) NSW  
 Celestial*Retired - at Port       
Sam Haynes (1) NSW  

Notes


Accenture Yeah Baby - Retired - gear failure - heading Sydney
Celestial - Retired: Broken Gooseneck - Heading Sydney

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