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Sydney Hobart Record

Sean Langman's Tri, Team Australia, the former Banque Populaire, has today broken the record for a sailing vessel twixt Sydney and Hobart. Reaching speeds of up to 38 knots TA covered the course in one day, six hours at an average speed of 21 knots.

Sydney-Hobart sailing record smashed - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) : Sydney to Hobart passage record attempt - Team Australia barrel south

Last time Langman went to Hobart it was in his gaff rigged cutter Maluka of Kermandie. Took them over five days, they were dead last.

Maluka arrives in time for New Year - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2012

Langmans says he next wants to attempt an under 24hr passage.

Andrew B (Malö 39 Classic)

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