28 Dec '15, 5pm

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#zeilen #SydneyHobart

Door het uitvallen van favoriet Wild Oats XI konden de line honours Comanche bijna niet meer ontgaan, maar toch heeft de bemanning moeten vechten voor hun plaats. In de eerste nacht van de wedstrijd werd een van de zwaarden gekraakt door een onbekend object. “We moesten de restanten direct zien kwijt te raken. Zo’n zwaard zit met behoorlijk wat touwwerk vast aan de boot, waardoor de stukken zwaard als een soort zweep tegen de romp sloegen”, verteld Comanche -schipper Ken Read. “We waren bang dat het een gat in de romp zou slaan en we hebben de lijnen doorgesneden. Eenmaal los, schoten de brokstukken van het zwaard langs de roeren, waardoor heel de stuurinrichting ontwricht raakte. Toen besloten we op te geven. We hebben het zeil gestreken en dobberden wat rond, totdat een aantal bemanningsleden naar beneden verdween om gereedschap te halen. Het plan om de boel te repareren...

Full article: http://www.zeilen.nl/nieuws/comanche-pakt-line-honours-sy...

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Comanche clinches it

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