29 Dec '13, 7am

A finish more like a race around the buoys - Black Jack vs Giacomo! #volvooceanrace #RSHYR #sailing

A finish more like a race around the buoys - Black Jack vs Giacomo! #volvooceanrace #RSHYR #sailing

Astonishingly, the despondent team fought back to win one of the closest private races within the race, between the two Volvo 70s in the race, Black Jack and Giacomo , and the 80-footer closely based on the Volvo 70 design, Beau Geste . In a finish more common in a regatta around the buoys than a 628 nautical mile ocean race, the three tacked within shouting distance of one another up the Derwent River. In the end, Black Jack won, finishing fourth across the line, just over one minute ahead of Beau Geste , and two minutes ahead of her old foe Giacomo , which had led her for much of the race. “When it (the mainsail) broke, quite a few of us gave up, I’ll be honest,” skipper Mark Bradford said of the moment when main blew out, about 30nm from Tasman light. “Peter Elkington put up a fractional zero, I guess he wanted to get to the bar quickly, and push ahead. “But then we got...

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