Super maxi Andoo Comanche wins line honors at Sydney-Hobart

HOBART, Australia (AP) — Andoo Comanche has won line honors in the 77th edition of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race in a triumphant return for the super maxi. The 100-foot yacht crossed the River Derwent finish line just before 1 a.m. local time Wednesday. It is the fourth line honors win for Andoo Comanche, which had not sailed the 628-nautical mile blue-water classic since winning in 2019. The pre-race favorite at one stage appeared to have a chance of breaking the line honors record time it set in 2017 but eventually finished about three hours off the mark.

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