Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race dockside images by Alex McKinnon

Stickers being applied for Patrice Six’s support of The Kids’ Cancer Project. They raised $35,000 last year and are at $25,000 so far in 2012. - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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Photographer, Alex McKinnon, has been dockside talking with competitors and capturing the action from Saturday, December 22, 2012. From sailors to bears, BBQs to sail repairs, all-in discussions to decal placement. it’s all here.

Julio, the master varnisher from Argentina got the job of basting the beast. - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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It's a hard life when you're a bear! - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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Then you have to get back to work to support The Kids Cancer Project as part of Patrice Six's entry. - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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Stickers being applied for Patrice Six's support of The Kids' Cancer Project. They raised $35,000 last year and are at $25,000 so far in 2012. - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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As a bowman, you get used to being on the pointy end - Living Doll. - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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Sail repairs on Blunderbuss, one of the eight Beneteau First 40s in the race. - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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One of the eight Beneteau First 40s competing in the event, Brannew. - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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Former Volvo Ocean Racer, Southern Excellence, gets one of the spinnakers ready. - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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David Pescud of Sailors with Disabilities discusses the programme with crew members - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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Things are building up here at the CYCA, as the action on A finger demonstrates... - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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