To Race Committee
Gold Coast Australia would like to advise that at 05:31:22 UTC (02:31:22 Local) on the 11 June 2012 in position 44 05.94N 063 28.46W Gold Coast Australia coasted accross the finish line for Race 12 of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race from New York to Halifax in light and variable winds.
This has been a fantastic race for Gold Coast Australia and we have worked very well as a team to achieve this victory. Since the start of Race 12 all the yachts have been very close making for some exciting racing past the Gulf of Maine and into the Lehave Basin to the finish in Halifax
Boat speed, tactics and evolutions were all vital in our success and were performed exceptionally well and the crew who now look forward to a short stopover in Halifax prior to our next race across the Atlantic.