Black Jack Is The One Out Of Bluewater Classic Race Sydney Harbour

Black Jack, the Australian super-maxi was the first one claiming to take the lead in the 74th edition of yacht race Blue-water classic. The race started on Wednesday between Sydney to Hobart. The skipper of Black Jack, Mark Bradford took the benefit of a drop and breeze shift when the leading yachts came near to harbour entrance, with Wild Oats XI race favourite virtually stuck after it gets stuck at the channel eastern end.

Mark Richards, who is skipper of Wild Oats XI, made the early lead the beginning of the race but, then Black Jack overhaul it ahead of the first turning mark. The Infotrack became the second to touch the mark, which was very close to Black Jack. Vessel Wild Oats was on the fourth position and Scallywag is the fifth super-maxis to take the turn in the race.

Comanche, who is the winner of last year race was the sixth one to reach the mark, and his maxi was pipped by Winning Appliances owned by Matt Allen. In the last year, the Super-maxi Comanche got the line of honour by creating a record. It created the record after winning a dispute against Wild Oats XI because of an incident happened right after the beginning of the Sydney Harbour race.

Total 85 yachts have come to take part in a 630-nautical mile race. It is expected that the race will be sailed in between 15-25 knots there will be north-easterly wind with light to moderate intensity, which will cause a dangerous condition for sailors. For organizers of the race, the weather forecast will be welcome news that will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the race on Thursday. The race 2018 edition will have all-professional female and this is for the first time this is happening in this race.