Tuesday, December 22, 2009

The 65th Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Kicks off in Four Days

YENDIS bowman prepares the headsail for a raise in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

While many Americans are hitting the malls on December 26th looking for bargains, 100 competitors will be leaving Syndney harbour enroute to the start of the 65th Rolex Sydney Hobart Race.  

Beneteau will be well represented in the annual classic as eleven Beneteau's ranging in size from 37 feet to 50 feet will be racing as well.  Among these competitors will be three new First 40s.

Click on the 'boat name' for a bio on the competing Beneteau sailboats.

Boat Name      Sail No.          Origin           Type
Auch                A44                TAS            Beneteau First 44.7

Balance            7771               NSW          Beneteau First 45

Chancellor        7407               NSW         Beneteau First 40.7

Holy Cow!       6797               NSW         Beneteau Oceanis 50

Imagination       35                  NSW         First 47.7

Kioni                6146              NSW         Beneteau First 47.7

Livewire.org.au 6773              NSW         Oceanis 37

Paca                 6812              NSW         Beneteau First 40

Pelagic Magic   11407            NSW       Beneteau First 40.7

Two True         YC400          SA              First 40

Wicked            SM4             VIC             First 40

To learn more about the Race visit: http://www.rolexsydneyhobart.com/

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