Story: Sailing and windsurfing

Sydney to Hobart race, 1980

One of the first races to bring Peter Blake to prominence was the victory of his boat Ceramco New Zealand in the Sydney–Hobart race of 1980. This television footage shows Ceramco New Zealand racing to Hobart in record time to claim both line and handicap honours.

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Harold Kidd, 'Sailing and windsurfing - International successes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Harold Kidd, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jun 2016