Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Living Doll Live It Up

Southport, Australia

Living Doll, the Farr 55 from Victoria has won overall victory in the Audi Sydney Gold Coast Race on corrected time. Predictably, the four time Sydney to Hobart winning maxi, Wild Oats XI took out line honours.
 Living Doll Photo: Andrea Francolini
Loki who won the race last year was second followed by Ragamuffin.

"The boat excels in the conditions we got, the weather suited us. Everyone had a part to play, they were all very good at their jobs,” Living  Doll's owner, Michael Hiatt said.
Living Doll Photo: Lulu Roseman
At 3:45pm this afternoon, 31 yachts were still at sea with 10  not expected to finish until tomorrow. The number of retirements currently stand at eight. Yachts in the vicinity of Ballina and Byron Bay are sailing in a 8-10 knot easterly.

The Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race is the penultimate event of the Audi IRC Australian Championship.

Lulu Roseman

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