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Another Challenge - Jessica Watson and crew training for Hobart

'Jessica Watson helming Sydney 38 down-wind - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011 Day Three'    Sail-World.com /AUS ©    Click Here to view large photo

Week two of training for Jessica Watson's Team Another Challenge crew. They are training for the Rolex Sydney to Hobart yacht race as the youngest team ever to compete.

They are training in the tricky conditions of Pittwater New South Wales Australia . At this stage of the training the focus for the crew has been on perfecting manoeuvres such as Tacks, Gybes, Headsail and Kite Peels and Reefing.

Here is their video and Facebook page. They have just spent two days doing the sea survival course, which included life-raft drills, setting off flares and survival techniques.



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