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maxi

a type of large racing yacht
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We immediately struck up a good friendship and at his invitation I sailed aboard Kialoa III in one of the Southern Cross races, my first and last race on a maxi yacht.
Jim Kilroy (right) is one of the outstanding US owners to have successfully campaigned his maxi yachts Kialoa II and Kialoa III in the Sydney Hobart, putting the race firmly in the sights of fellow American yachtsmen.
Newcomers will also be seen for the first time too, on a day where maxi yacht owners and crews check out their rivals' latest in design and modifications to ponder prior to the main event on Boxing Day.
Jim Kilroy is one of the outstanding US owners to have successfully campaigned his maxi yachts Kialoa II and Kialoa III in the Sydney Hobart, putting the race firmly in the sights of fellow American yachtsmen.
One of Australia's best known maxi yachts won a duel for line honours with Regatta President Charles Curran's 60-foot harbour racer Sydney and on corrected time won from RSYS contenders Huntress (Philip Grove) and Braveheart (Bill Meilclejohn).
He and Hammond sailed together on the maxi yachts Sovereign, Vengeance and Condor, with Sovereign achieving line and handicap honours in the 1987 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
He returned to Australia after being part of Gordon Ingate's Gretel 11 challenge in 1977 and quickly got involved in yachting back in Sydney, as a project manager in the building of several ocean racing yachts and as a sailing master on maxi yachts.
Jim Kilroy is one of the outstanding US yacht owners to have successfully campaigned his maxi yachts, Kialoa II and Kialoa III in the Sydney Hobart, putting the race firmly in the sights of fellow American yachtsmen.
With the competition for line honours always being fought out: among the fastest maxi yachts, favourable wind and sea conditions may well see Wild Oats XI's prevailing race record rewritten this year, most likely by the further modified Oats itself