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SOLAS Big Boat Challenge 2013: Images by Crosbie Lorimer


'Perpetual Loyal rounds the Shark Island mark.'    Crosbie Lorimer    Click Here to view large photo

There was no shortage of breeze in the 2013 edition of the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge today, providing plenty of spectacle on the harbour.

Crosbie Lorimer was on the water and, with some swift and skilful driving from Neville Crichton on his bright red Cigarette, was helped to capture these images.

The CYCA's SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, one of Sydney's most spectacular sporting and harbour fixtures, has for 19 consecutive years marked the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart lead-up events

For the seventh consecutive year, the CYCA has decided to dedicate the event to raise awareness and funds for its SOLAS Trusts, which were established following the stormy 1998 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race when six lives were lost.

Perpetual Loyal powered up. -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Black Jack crosses ahead of Perpetual Loyal. -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Wild Oats XI at Watsons Bay with a bit on. -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Giacomo blasts to the Junction Bell mark off South Head. -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo


Ichi Ban rounds the ’Kentucky Fried’ mark. -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo


Perpetual Loyal seconds before her A sail rips from side to side. -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Perpetual Loyal seconds before her A sail rips from side to side. -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Perpetual Loyal works to recover her ripped sail. -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Wild Oats XI chases Perpetual Loyal. -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo

Perpetual Loyal leads Wild Oats XI away from the start. -  Crosbie Lorimer   Click Here to view large photo


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