Black Jack is seen during the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 2022 at Sydney Harbour. Photo: EPA-EFE
Black Jack is seen during the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 2022 at Sydney Harbour. Photo: EPA-EFE

Sydney to Hobart: Andoo Comanche takes early lead as near collisions mark dramatic start to annual yacht race

  • In a congested start among fleet of 109, several boats narrowly avoided collisions as they manoeuvred for advantage in favourable northerly breezes
  • Weather forecasts indicate northeasterly winds for early part of race, providing yachts with a comfortable voyage off the states of NSW and Victoria

Black Jack is seen during the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 2022 at Sydney Harbour. Photo: EPA-EFE
Black Jack is seen during the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 2022 at Sydney Harbour. Photo: EPA-EFE
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