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31 May 2002, 02:20 pm
Auckland to Noumea Yacht Race
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Bodacious finished at 08:52:18 NZST this morning. She was followed home by Mustang Sally crossing the finish line at 09:04:45. At 10:30:22 Flojo finished being welcomed into the marine by passing rain squalls and 20 knots of wind.

Later in the day at 16:49:21 Drina crossed the line 59 seconds ahead of Noumea in an exciting race to the line. To top that Rapport approaching the line had to hoist a spinnaker 100 metres short of the finish to hold of a strong challenge from Redeemer 2, which crossed 3 seconds behind.

Sabian completed the course at 18:24:50 NZST, and a sked time of 18:40 Fruition was only a few miles behind arriving at 19:26:53. Liberation is due to finish tommorrow morning.
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