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Nexba Racing Melbourne to Osaka Double-Handed Crusade

by The Aussie Boys

John Bacon and David Simpson will be making an epic journey of 5,500 nautical miles across the ocean from Melbourne to Osaka for their first double-handed race in 2018, sailing none other than a Nexba Racing sailing boat! 

Designed by the French foiling guru Guillame Verdier and built in 2013 by FR Nautisme, the Class 40 was lightly raced in America until Bacon made his purchase in late 2016 and had the boat shipped from Newport, Rhode Island. It arrived in Sydney in March and was immediately rebranded in the striking orange of Nexba, the team’s major commercial sugar-free drink partner, and spent time at McConaghy Boats having the systems optimised.

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