Sunday, July 29, 2007

Wild Oats X takes line honours

At 11.02pm tonight, in a 6 knot sou’wester and with its huge Code 0 spinnaker up, Bob Oatley’s Wild Oats X took line honours in the Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race.
After leading the fleet out of Sydney Harbour yesterday afternoon, overnight Wild Oats X gave up her lead to Ichi Ban and then Wild Joe but managed to claw them both back and finish with a little breathing space.