Friday, December 26, 2008

Racer defies economy's stormy seas - Sport -

"RECESSION? What recession? The rest of the economy may be sailing into choppy waters but not the world's most famous annual yacht race.

The number of yachts in this year's Sydney to Hobart race is up from 82 last year to 100. Graeme Wood, the Queensland millionaire, philanthropist and founder of, has two near-identical 52 footers racing against each other: Wot Yot and the newest addition to his fleet, Wot Now"

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