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EIGHT BELLS: Chris Packer

September 8th, 2013

New Zealand and Australian sailor Chris Packer died on 1st September, aged 60, after a long period of disability. He was a consummate seaman and offshore racer, his first major success being the outright win of the Sydney- Hobart in 1975 with his brother Ron and father Peter in ‘Rampage’, a Ben Lexcen (Bob Miller)

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