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Sydney Hobart - Wild Oats XI makes first declaration

by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS 27 Dec 2018 10:03 PST
Wild Oats XI has been joslting for position in the closest race ever - 2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race © Rolex / Studio Borlenghi

Listen to the Tasman Island declarations by the leaders.

At 0420hrs AEDT, Wild Oats made her declaration for an ETA at Battery Point of 0745hrs. Comanche rounded Tasman Island at 0447hrs and declared 0900hrs as her arrival.

Shortly after that, Black Jack also declared that she too would be arriving at 0900hrs.

Then, at around 0525hrs, InfoTrack also joined the club, stating that they rounded at 0510 and were looking at arriving at 1100hrs.

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