Matthew Sheahan and Guy Swindells tread the boards on the opening day of the London Boat Show and Rob Mundle looks back at the Sydney Hobart

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As the UK was gripped in the first round of arctic conditions the competitors in this year’s Sydney Hobart Race struggled with uncharacteristic light winds. Rob Mundle summarises what happened in the 2009/10 offshore classic.

Thinking of heading up to the Tullett Prebon London Boat Show? Matthew Sheahan and Guy Swindells walk the aisles on the opening day and report back on some of the show’s highlights.

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