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    Comanche  skipper Jim Cooney is breathing a sigh of relief, after a dramatic finish to the Sydney to Hobart

    Comanche skipper Jim Cooney is breathing a sigh of relief, after a dramatic finish to the Sydney to Hobart


    Cooney's crew has won line honours for a third time, but only after a nervous half hour as winds completely dropped near the finish.

    Cooney says it was a stressful time as second-placed InfoTrack gained ground.



    Wild oats XI finished third.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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