26 Dec '14, 1am

Here's The Boat Everyone's Talking About In This Year's 70th Rolex Sydney To Hobart

Comanche. Photo: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images When the 70th Rolex Sydney to Hobart yacht race gets underway just after 1pm today, keep an eye out for Comanche, owned by 70-year-old Texan billionaire Jim Clark, founder of US tech companies such as Silicon Graphics Inc. and Netscape, and his Australian supermodel wife Kristy Hinze-Clark. The 100ft supermaxi – the maximum size allowed for boats in the Sydney to Hobart – only hit the water two months ago after a one-year build in Maine, USA, and this is the state-of-the-art boat’s first major race. There are five supermaxis in this year’s Hobart, including last year’s winner, Wild Oats XI, veteran Sydney yachtsman Syd Fischer’s Ragamuffin 100, last year’s bridesmaid, Perpetual Loyal and Rio 100, the former Lahana, extensively modified and lengthened and now owned by US computer tech magnate Manouch Moshayedi. Kristy Hinze-Clar...

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