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2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: Alive secures overall victory

by Quinag 30 Dec 2018 01:15 PST 26-31 December 2018
Phillip Turner's Alive - 2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race © Rolex / Studio Borlenghi

Phillip Turner's Alive has been announced as the overall winner of the 2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

The 66-ft Reichel/Pugh design is the first Tasmanian yacht to win the race since 1979. Turner and his crew, comprising skipper Duncan Hine and navigator Wouter Verbraak, were rewarded for their historic success with the Tattersall Cup and a Rolex timepiece at a presentation held on Constitution Dock.

A full wrap-up release of the 74th edition of the race will be published on Monday 31 December.

Live tracking from the 2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart, organised by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, can be viewed at rolexsydneyhobart.com/tracker.

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