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Rolex Sydney Hobart - Live coverage from Hobart presented by Zhik

by Nic Douglass on 27 Dec 2016
Adventures of a Sailor Girl in Hobart, presented by Zhik Nic Douglass /
Leading sailing apparel manufacturer, Zhik, has sponsored Nic Douglass - Adventures of a Sailor Girl's coverage of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race, now live from dockside in Hobart.

All the interviews and perspectives on how the race unfolded in the record breaker from the inimitable Nic Douglass, as she catches up with the crews on their arrival in Hobart.

Join Nic for her chat with the race winner, Perpetual Loyal, second finisher Giacomo and more as the dock in a rain drenched Hobart.

For the rest of her coverage on Facebook click here

Or for her website page on the Rolex Sydney Hobart race click here

Sailor Girl Live: It's raining and there is no wind

It's raining, it's pouring! ?????? And no wind!

Maserati, Black Jack and Beau Geste are all within 0.1nm of each other and have been becalmed for over an hour under 2nm from the finish......... Beau Geste is also reportedly kedging. And I thought were were in Australia??!
In other news I can report I have fallen asleep on my keyboard multiple times..... #slowerThanStop #welcomeToHobart ?

Sailor Girl Live: Greeting Giacomo, second on line honours and possible IRC winner

I can report that the Derwent has now shut down due to showers.... Giacomo and Scallywag just managed to get through. I had to choose between greeting Scallywag and Giacomo, I chose to see Giacomo as they have done so well on IRC. Ended up helping them to dock then waited my turn to have live chats with Brad Jackson & Robert Greenhalgh ?


Sailor Girl Live: Behind the scenes in the rain

Waiting for Giacomo and Scallywag to come into the dock, when no one knew where they were docking, AND it was pouring. Sounds like fun hey???!

Sailor Girl Live: Interviews on the dock

More Sailor Girl Live for your Sydney Hobart coverage, brought to you by Zhik!

Live interviews with a few Perpetual Loyal key crew members after their prize giving; Brad Kellett, now on 25 Hobarts and a with a few records, Tom Slingsby, tactician, and Anthony Bell, skipper.
Almost time to head out and catch the Giacomo finish!

Sailor Girl Live: Loyal docking after their record breaking run

Perpetual Loyal docking in Hobart after their record-breaking win, beating Wild Oats XI's record from 2012 by just under five hours! Massive effort!

Check out the boat docking, then a press conference with skipper, Anthony Bell!
More at the event specific page on my Adventures of a Sailor Girl website click here

Sailor Girl Live: Finish of Perpetual Loyal in Hobart!

The run for Perpetual Loyal up the Derwent in 10-15 knots of nor'easter in the pitch black! Awesome action! Great to see this team 'come good' on the past two years of retirement. Managed to be right on the pin as they crossed the line :)

Sailor Girl Live: In bound to the dock + sleep

#RSHYR and #SailorGirl personal health update: HA! I'm baaaaack!
What's been happening, and what's next for me to cover!

Sailor Girl Live: Beau Geste Racing on the dock

Beau Geste Racing direct from the dock in Hobart. Fifth across the line - and some very happy kids visiting their parents. Was a little tough to get any of these guys to chat to me - even some of my mates... Rob Duileu stepped up to represent the team - great to hear they had a good run to the Tassie coast, but unfortunately the Derwent had to have some victims this race, and TBG were one of them...

Sailor Girl Live: Black Jack Yachting in Hobart

#RSHYR Update: Great to talk to the Black Jack Yachting crew as always! Some great banter and chats with Anthony Nossiter and Gary Van Lunteren. Awesome effort from this QLD team.

Sailor Girl Live: Rain and distant boats

#RSHYR update: it's still raining, but we might just catch Black Jack Yachting, Maserati and Beau Geste Racing as they FINALLY approach the finish!

Sailor Girl Live: Anchoring in the Derwent & Brad Kellett back with Loyal

#RSHYR update on using anchors in the Derwent, and caught up with Brad Kellett for the second time today. Awesome boat captain, back with his ship while the crew are all in Customs House!

Sailor Girl Live: Balance & UBox:
#RSHYR: Paul Clitheroe on his 'bloody brilliant' defence, and celebrations with the UBox team!

Sailor Girl Live: Ichi Ban on the dock:
#RSHYR: Ichi Ban docking, a look over Chinese Whisper and then a chat with Sophie Ciszek and Matt Allen from Ichi Ban. These guys were so close but for that bloody Derwent!

Sailor Girl Live: CQS & Alive:
#RSHYR: CQS Racing finish; a chat with Ludde Ingvall and Sir Michael Hintze, as well as a chat with Josh Torpy and the finish of Alive Yachting. We also got to see Chinese Whisper coming into Constitution Dock.

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