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Double Bay 55+ Club: Into the Storm - Sailing the 1998 Sydney to Hobart wit...
Wed. 14 December 2016, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm AEDT
55+ Club is held at Woollahra Library at Double Bay on the second Wednesday of the month.
In 1998's treacherous Sydney to Hobart, Tasmania race, tragedy obscured the incredible story of teamwork aboard the AFR Midnight Rambler.
Arthur Psaltis was a crew member the year Midnight Rambler sailed despite unexpected 80 foot high waves and hurricane force winds in Bass Strait. Midnight Rambler completed the race and won the coveted Tattersall’s Cup.
Join Arthur to hear about the crew’s experiences, the preparation and teamwork required, and the ways the crew dealt with conflict, tension and stress during a challenging race.