2014 Melbourne to Vanuatu - ALIVE on target to smash the Melbourne to Vanuatu race record.
Andrew Short's ANDREW SHORT MARINE (Volvo 60) set the current race record in the inaugural 2006 race of 7 days, 17 hours, 06 minutes and 00 seconds.
Phillip Turner’s Grand Prix racer, ALIVE, a Reichel/Pugh designed 66 footer (formerly BLACK JACK) is on target to smash that record. With a current finish ETA of mid morning Sunday 6 July, 2014, they'll set a new record of under 6 days.
ALIVE in Port Phillip Bay just before the 10:30am Start of the 2014 Melbourne to Vanuatu race on Monday 30 June, 2014. Photo Rik Head.
ANDREW SHORT MARINE in Port Phillip Bay just after the start of the 2006 Melbourne to Vanuatu race. Photo Teri Dodds