Apollo II (1994)

Yacht: Apollo II

Race: Sydney Hobart

Year: 1994

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I love a strong breeze on the nose of the plane. It means we can fly more slowly and move in from a higher angle to feature the crew on the rail.

Notice that nobody is waving. I make it known that waving spoils photographs. These guys are racing, not waving at the sky being photographed. One image that I planned to feature in Across Five Decades was scrapped because one of the crew members waved just at the wrong time.

Apollo II was owned by David and Penny Leach who bought the yacht the week before the start of the race.


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