Black Jack will Compete in Sydney Hobart Race 2008


The Reichel-Pugh designed maxi chaser, Black Jack will compete in the 2008 Sydney Hobart Race.

The 20.12 m yacht has the latest canting-keel technology and is rigged with an extensive wardrobe of North Sails and has shown impressive speed winning the prestigious Audi Hamilton Island Race Week line honours title over the defending champion Bob Oatley’s Rolex Sydney Hobart line honours champions aboard the smaller Wild Oats X.

Skipper Mark Bradford has won major medals in the Australian Winter Etchells championships at Mooloolaba and contested the 2008 Americas Cup in Spain. He’ll be joined by a crew including ocean racing sailors David Biggar and Jack Mason.