The $6.4 million race

New round the world event with highest ever entry fee designed to put Freo back on the sailing map

Wednesday April 10th 2002, Author: James Boyd, Location: United Kingdom
Prize money breakdown

Line Honours
First across the line gets US$2.5 million, second gets $900,000 and third $400,000

Points scoring (winner of each leg gets one point, second two, etc)

Least number of points gets $1 milion, second gets $300,000 and third $150,000

Legs (known as 'skins')
The fastest elapsed time yacht for each leg shall get $100,000

In addition
The navigator's prize for the navigator who most accurately predicts their time around the world - $25,000
Most valuable crew member prize: $25,000

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