Battle of the Beneteaus
BY vicsail19 December 2012
The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2012 will surely be another all-out tussle among boats of different shapes and sizes. However, unlike in the previous editions of the Boxing Day extravaganza where supermaxis reign supreme, this year’s big race will unveil the rise of the cruiser-racer Beneteau 40s.
A typical Rolex Sydney Hobart is not just one race but a whole lot of races within a race – first there is the race for the Tattersall’s Cup for first overall – that’s the race between all the IRC boats, and is the prize everyone covets.
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by Jim Gale