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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017: Maluka makes it seven

by Bow Caddy Media 31 Dec 2017 22:27 PST 1 January 2018
Maluka heading south - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017 © Crosbie Lorimer

Despite some tough going in Storm Bay, Sean Langman’s mighty Maluka reached Hobart for the seventh time and in her second fastest time of 4 days, 4 hours and 51 minutes.

The crew aboard this redoubtable Ranger battled 40+ knot westerlies, big seas and strong tidal currents in Storm Bay, still engaged in ‘the battle of the 30 footers’ with the likes of Shane Kearns’ Komatsu Azzurro.

In this interview with Sean Langman he reveals that Maluka will be rested next year for the race, but is likely to return for her ninetieth anniversary in five years’ time.

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