Race fleet enjoys downwind ride to Hobart; last to arrive overnight

With the US entry Rosebud declared the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race overall IRC handicap winner yesterday, divisional places within the fleet are being decided today with yachts finishing in Hobart under spinnakers before a gentle southeast breeze.

Ray Roberts’ Cookson 50, Quantum Racing has won IRC Division A for canting-keeled yachts over Matt Allen’s Jones-designed Volvo 70 Ichi Ban with the Farr 98 maxi City Index Leopard (Mike Slade) in third.