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Alice goes Wild off-shore!

UBSwildthingAlice, the twice Ironman Hawaii World Championships daughter, recently completed her first off-shore sailing experience. On 25th Jul 2009, Alice was part of a 12 man crew, under the guidance of Skipper/Owner Geoff Lavis, that sailed the 50 footer, UBS Wild Thing, in the annual Sydney to Gold Coast Yacht Race. Fondly nicknamed “The Flying Toothpick”, Wild Thing streaked home in time of 2days, 9hours, 39mins, 40secs to take out the Noakes Line Honours trophy for 50ft & under. Continue reading