2014 Melbourne to Vanuatu - ALIVE on target to smash the Melbourne to Vanuatu race record.

Andrew Short's ANDREW SHORT MARINE (Volvo 60) set the current race record in the inaugural 2006 race of 7 days, 17 hours, 06 minutes and 00 seconds.

Phillip Turner’s Grand Prix racer, ALIVE, a Reichel/Pugh designed 66 footer (formerly BLACK JACK) is on target to smash that record.  With a current finish ETA of mid morning Sunday 6 July, 2014, they'll set a new record of under 6 days.


ALIVE in Port Phillip Bay just before the 10:30am Start of the 2014 Melbourne to Vanuatu race on Monday 30 June, 2014.  Photo Rik Head.



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ANDREW SHORT MARINE in Port Phillip Bay just after the start of the 2006 Melbourne to Vanuatu race. Photo Teri Dodds