Third Time Lucky!

Third Time Lucky!

OCC member and winner of the 2016 Australian Trophy, Bill Hatfield will set sail from Southport on 24 July 2017 for his third attempt to complete a we

By Nick Halsey - 24/07/2017

The attempt is being made under the auspices of the World Sailing Speed Record Council and the course was defined as South of South East Cape Tasmania, South of Cape Leeuwin West Australia, South of Cape Aguhlas South Africa, North of Isla Hierro in the Canaries and South of Cape Horn Chile.

The yacht L’Eau Commotion is a cutter rigged Northshore 38 .
Bill will write a blog as he has done on his previous trips and he is also using a tracking device (

The day before departure Nick Halsey OCC Port Officer – Southport, Queensland and OCC Regional Rear Commodore for NE Australia and his wife went to see Bill and wish him good luck and bon voyage!

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