Supermaxi Wild Oats XI heads south shortly after leaving Sydney Harbour at the start of the annual 628-nautical-mile race down the southeast coast of Australia. Photo: AFP Supermaxi Wild Oats XI heads south shortly after leaving Sydney Harbour at the start of the annual 628-nautical-mile race down the southeast coast of Australia. Photo: AFP
Supermaxi Wild Oats XI heads south shortly after leaving Sydney Harbour at the start of the annual 628-nautical-mile race down the southeast coast of Australia. Photo: AFP

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Supermaxi Wild Oats XI heads south shortly after leaving Sydney Harbour at the start of the annual 628-nautical-mile race down the southeast coast of Australia. Photo: AFP Supermaxi Wild Oats XI heads south shortly after leaving Sydney Harbour at the start of the annual 628-nautical-mile race down the southeast coast of Australia. Photo: AFP
Supermaxi Wild Oats XI heads south shortly after leaving Sydney Harbour at the start of the annual 628-nautical-mile race down the southeast coast of Australia. Photo: AFP
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