Year: 1945

rani-illingworth

 

In 1945 Captain John Illingworth had the idea of the first Sydney Hobart Race, winning the inaugural race at the helm of his 35′ cutter ‘Rani’.

An article on the Sydney Hobart Race from the first Seacraft magazine of 1946:

 

This advert found in the inaugural Seacraft magazine from 1946.

This advert found in the inaugural Seacraft magazine from 1946.

 

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