22 December 2014

Oldies return for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014

Oldies return for Rolex Sydney Hobart - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014: "When the cannon fires sending the 118 entries on their way in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s 70th Sydney Hobart Yacht Race on December 26, two yachts will stand out, because they first competed back in the early days of the race. There is plenty of nostalgia to this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart, abetted by Southern Myth and Landfall, who sailed the race in the 1950’s and 1960’s.   Peter Riddell’s Southern Myth is a 12.5 metre Bermudan sloop designed by Laurent Giles and built by R. T. Searles of Adelaide in 1953. She was commissioned by Norm Howard from Adelaide, who contested the Hobart race from 1954-1965, only missing the 1964 race. She finished fifth in her maiden race and scored a best result of third overall in 1958..."

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