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Sydney Hobart | Bass Strait thrills

by Ingrid Hale

The Rolex Sydney Hobart yacht race began in very light winds, but the crews knew that this was the calm before the storm. The Bass Strait was waiting for them: big seas and gale force winds fuelled by the narrow channel between Australia and Tasmania, and of course the biting cold.

These incredible shots by Carlo Borlenghi show the speed, intensity and skill required to sail this race.


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