29 Dec 2012

Wild Oats takes both handicap title and line honours

9:04 am on 29 December 2012

The super-maxi Wild Oats XI has added the handicap title to its line honours victory in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

In taking both crowns, Wild Oats emulated emulated the feat achieved when it first won the Sydney to Hobart race in 2005, the ABC reports.

Its race time of just over 18 hours and 23 minutes broke its own record by 16 minutes.