Fleet reaches halfway in Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

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Defending champion Comanche and eight-time winner Wild Oats XI are trading top spot as they reach the halfway mark in the famed Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Comanche took a slim lead as the yachts entered Bass Strait on their journey to Tasmania.

Meanwhile, conditions are expected to temper on Thursday, handing the advantage to the larger vessels.

The Race Standings…

Racetime : 01:08:20 – 27 December 2018, 9:20 PM

1 Comanche
JIM COONEY & SAMANTHA GRANT NSW RACING – DTG 150.9
2 Black Jack
PETER HARBURG QLD RACING – DTG 153.7
3Wild Oats XI
THE OATLEY FAMILY NSW RACING- DTG 155.1
4 Infotrack
CHRISTIAN BECK NSW RACING – DTG 160.5
5 Alive
PHILIP TURNER TAS RACING DTG – 204.9