Sydney-Holbart Race: Last But Not Least

Kathy Veel and Bridget Canham, the final finishers of the 2022 Sydney-Hobart, had a goal to finish by New Year’s Day. It came down to the final hours, but the pair proved that you don’t have to be leading the fleet to sail with heart. They doublehanded Currawong, the fleet’s second smallest boat.

Veel, Currawong’s 70-year-old owner and co-skipper, described the finish as “Unbelievable. Overwhelming. When you have people shouting ‘Curr-a-wong’… it was unbelievable, incredible.” They arrived just 18 minutes ahead of their midnight goal…

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