30 Dec 2008

Quest wins handicap honours in Sydney to Hobart

5:48 am on 30 December 2008

The Sydney yacht Quest has won handicap honours in the Sydney to Hobart race.

Quest arrived at Constitution Dock four and a half hours after maxi Wild Oats XI, which took line honours for a record fourth consecutive time.

Quest's owner / skipper, Bob Steel ,says his 16th Hobart race had been "a fantastic sleigh ride".

It was Steel's second overall win in the annual ocean classic.

Meantime Wild Oats X1 skipper, Mark Richards, says their win was hard work.