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Speedwell - Two-Handed fleet in the 2021 Sydney Hobart race

by Bow Caddy Media 31 Dec 2021 19:35 PST
Campbell Geeves and Wendy Tuck in Hobart © Bow Caddy Media

Wendy Tuck and Campbell Geeves arrived in Hobart yesterday afternoon aboard Colin Geeves’ Beneteau 34.7 Speedwell. Given the the boat is not ideally set up for two-handed racing, their 3rd position overall in IRC for the Two Handed Division was all the more remarkable.

Here Wendy and Campbell talk about the close-knit two handed community and the minor but important piece of damage to a family heirloom that Colin will have to report back to his mother and father!

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