26 Dec '12, 12am

Wild Thing banned from Sydney-Hobart: SUPER maxi Wild Thing was banned from starting this year's Rolex Sydney-Ho...

Wild Thing banned from Sydney-Hobart: SUPER maxi Wild Thing was banned from starting this year's Rolex Sydney-Ho...

Wild Thing has been banned from this year's Sydney-Hobart race. Picture: Phil Hillyard Source: The Daily Telegraph SUPER maxi Wild Thing was banned from starting this year's Rolex Sydney-Hobart Race at 10am today when race organisers said skipper Grant Wharington had failed to supply needed documents in accordance with the race rules. CYCA Commodore Howard Piggott said Wharington had failed to file declarations from the designer and builder of Wild Thing that the yacht complied to ABS standards for racing boats. Doubts had been cast over Wild Thing since race director Tim Cox told the Christmas Eve skipper's briefing that the yacht still owed him "heaps" of paperwork. Yachts have to lodge documents covering their construction, any modifications, their international ratings certificate and compulsory safety checks before be given permission to start in the 628 nautical mile...

Full article: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/in-depth/wild-thing...

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