Sailing acting at Manning Point this weekend
Boats head to Taree from Manning Point in the Manning Marathon. The 33rd event will be sailed on Sunday, starting from around noon.
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January 20, 2018 at 11:30PM
Team AkzoNobel complete podium in Hong Kong
Team AkzoNobel claimed the final podium place of Leg 4, crossing the Hong Kong finish line in the early hours of Saturday morning to scoop third position after a rollercoaster race from Melbourne.
The result is the best finish yet for Simeon Tienpont’s crew, and comes after an extremely tight turnaround in Australia in which boat damage sustained in the Southern Ocean meant that the crew managed just a couple of days rest following a brutal Leg 3.
“It’s a real boost, and it gives us confidence,” ...
Vestas 11th Hour Racing involved in fatal collision in final stages of Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4
In the final stages of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Vestas 11th Hour Racing was involved in a serious collision with a fishing boat, which resulted in the death of a member of the fishing vessel crew.Leg 4, Melbourne to Hong Kong, start. Photo by Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo Ocean Race. 02 January, 2018.In the final stages of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race last night, Vestas 11th Hour Racing was involved in a serious collision 30 miles south-east of Hong Kong on ...