Next wins IRC Division 3 and Third Overall in 2009 Sydney Hobart

7 Jan No Comments admin_iss 2010, News

Next, an Ian Short Sails equipped Sydney 38, has recorded an excellent win in IRC Division 3 and placed third overall in the 2009 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race.

Skippered by Ian Mason, the CYCA based Sydney 38 was equipped with Ian Short Carbon Graph X Offshore working sails and spinnakers. Next also used Ian Short Sails‘ latest design Code “0” headsail to good effect.

Next‘s IRC division win is the third time in the last six years that boats equipped with Ian Short Sails have recorded wins in the Sydney Hobart Classic. In 2004, First National took first place overall using Ian Short Sails; and, Mr Beaks Ribs secured an IRC Division win in 2007.

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Links:

http://www.afloat.com.au/afloat-magazine/2010/0210/Sydney_Hobart_2010

http://www.seabreeze.com.au/News/Sailing/65-years-later-Sydney-Hobart-dreams-are-still-born-of-a-QLD_3284099.aspx

http://www.rolexsydneytohobart.com/newsDetail.asp?key=4620

http://www.sail-world.com/Australia/index.cfm?SEID=0&Nid=65019&SRCID=0&ntid=0&tickeruid=0&tickerCID=0