David Witt speaks at a press conference for the 2019 Sydney to Hobart Bluewater Classic. Photo: Sydney Hobart Race

Sydney Hobart: How smoke from Australia’s bush fires may affect the race – and Scallywag skipper David Witt is not happy

  • All boats must check in at Green Cape using marine phones or face disqualification but smoke from Australia’s bush fires weakens the signal
  • Organisers reject Hong Kong-based Witt’s request to use satellite phones in case the SSB connections fail
Topic |   Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18
David Witt speaks at a press conference for the 2019 Sydney to Hobart Bluewater Classic. Photo: Sydney Hobart Race
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