Family values

Its a rare occasion that father and son ever get to do a Sydney Hobart together. This year, the Taylors will be lining up for an unprecedented 27 Hobarts with each other.

Leadership model

For the skippers, in a sense the race is the easy part. There is so much involved in putting a team together and ensuring the boat and safety equipment is ready for the rigours ahead. We spoke to three skippers about taking on one of yachting’s greatest challenges.

Taylor made

It says a lot about a skipper when his crew has collectively amassed 195 Sydney Hobarts with him. For Bruce Taylor, it’s the buzz of seeing the whole crew strive for the win that keeps him competing year after year.