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Noakes Gold Coast Yacht Race - Stan Honey Interview

by Bow Caddy Media 29 Jul 2018 16:42 PDT
Comanche's crew on the rail at the start of the Sydney Gold Coast race © Crosby Lorimer

After the final briefing for the Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race we caught up with Stan Honey, navigator on Jim Cooney’s Comanche to discuss the race weather forecast and what Comanche will be up to in the lead-up to this years Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

Noakes Sydney Gold Coat Yacht Race - Fleet Start

Four supermaxis and a fleet of TP52s was enough encouragement for Bow Caddy Media to get up in the air to catch the start of the Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race.

With an AP declared, the Bow Caddy team waited patiently at the airport as the minutes ticked down to the cut off for our chopper hire. Remarkably, close to the last minute, the north-east wind came in, the AP was lowered and the Bow Caddy Team flew straight to the Harbour for some exciting footage.

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