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Rolex Sydney Hobart: Images from Tasman island - Daniel Forster


'Pretty Fly III drops into a big swell off Tasman Island - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race'    © Rolex/Daniel Forster

Top international photographer took his life in his hands to capture these images of the Roles Sydney Hobart fleet as the rounded the desolate Tasman Island, on the last lap of the blue water classic.

The wind had swung to the west a few hours before and gusts of 49kts were recorded.

Pretty Fly III cresting the big seas passing Tasman Island - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart -  © Rolex-Daniel Forster  

Pretty Fly III cresting the big seas passing Tasman Island - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart -  © Rolex-Daniel Forster  

Approaching storm on morning of Day 4 - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart -  © Rolex-Daniel Forster  

Celestial rounding Tasman Island on morning of Day 4 - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart -  © Rolex-Daniel Forster  

Pretty Fly III buries her bow into the big seas passing Tasman Island - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart -  © Rolex-Daniel Forster  

Old Pulteney approaching Tasman Island on Day 4 - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart -  © Rolex-Daniel Forster  

Southern Excellence II off Tasman Island - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart -  © Rolex-Daniel Forster  


by Daniel Forster

  

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