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Yachts sail at the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race on Sydney Harbour on December 26, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN / --IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE--        (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Yachts sail at the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race on Sydney Harbour on December 26, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN / --IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE--        (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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The 2017 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

In the January 2018 Mainsail, Shirley Robertson heads to Australia to witness one of sailing's premier events - the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

The 2017 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

In the January 2018 Mainsail, Shirley Robertson heads to Australia to witness one of sailing's premier events - the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.