ITALIAN ENTRY MASCALZONE LATINO APPROACHES THE FINISH OF THE 73RD ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART
Patrick Boutellier (L) from Rolex Australia presents Line Honours winner Jim Cooney, owner and skipper of LDV COMANCHE with a Rolex timepiece
AS THE WIND DIED IN THE DERWENT, LDV COMANCHE COULD NOT MATCH THE SPEED OF WILD OATS XI
WILD OATS XI PASSES THE IRON POT LIGHTHOUSE AT THE MOUTH OF THE DERWENT RIVER
A LARGE SPECTATOR FLEET ACCOMPANIES WILD OATS XI AND LDV COMANCHE ON THE APPROACH TO THE FINISH OFF HOBART
The start of the 2017 Sydney to Hobart Rolex Race
Andrew McIrvine, RORC Admiral and Eddie Warden Owen, RORC CEO present crew of Eric de Turckheim's French Teasing Machine with the RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy
ph.cr. RORC/Arthur Daniel
2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart: LDV Comanche awarded Line Honours
Sydney, 28 December 2017 - LDV Comanche has been awarded Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race line honours after its protest against Wild Oats XI was heard by the international jury late this afternoon.
International Jury Chairman, John Rountree said: “Wild Oats XI on port had to keep clear of LDV Comanche under Rule 10. Wild Oats XI failed to keep clear while tacking – Rule 13. LDV Comanche luffed to avoid a colli...