First published in 2001 as The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race: 1945 – 2013, The fourth edition of The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race includes updated race summaries, statistics and race results up to, and including, the 2013 race. Also featuring new images and a story about Wild Oats XI and skipper Mark Richards and their phenomenal success and recent domination of the event. Covered in the book is:
the inception of the race in 1945 and its developement;
a race-by-race summary for each race between 1945 and 2013 with details of the line and handicap wining yachts;
fleet, yacht and people statistics;
some individual stories of racing legends and yachts; and
full race results for each year between 1945 and 2013.
PB 276 pages