25 Dec '15, 11am

Special Report: Rolex Sydney Hobart Race: A Champion Skipper’s Next Shot https://t.co/i4NIfTUAOr

Special Report: Rolex Sydney Hobart Race: A Champion Skipper’s Next Shot https://t.co/i4NIfTUAOr

Photo The Australian Jimmy Spithill with the America’s Cup, which he won as skipper of Oracle Team USA in 2013. Credit Rob Tringali/ACEA, via Associated Press Advertisement Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main story Safely on terra firma in Tasmania after finishing second last year in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race, the Australian sailor Jimmy Spithill declared, “We can’t leave it at that.” True to his word, Spithill is back for another crack at his country’s most famous regatta, back for another shot at the perennial winner Wild Oats XI and a second chance to give the American billionaire Jim Clark and his Australian wife, Kristy, what they paid for when they commissioned Comanche, their cutting-edge, 100-foot super maxi. The goal was to break speed records, which Comanche m...

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