To the relief of her 23 exhausted crew and owner Bob Oatley, this
evening Wild Oats XI gybed her way under spinnaker in the dark up
Hobart’s Derwent River to secure her second consecutive line honours
win in the Rolex Sydney Hobart, the first back-to-back win in the
race since Peter Warner’s Fife-designed Astor, in 1963-4.