Old man and the sea: wary, battle-hardened Fischer set for 42nd great race

By Rupert Guinness
Updated November 9 2012 - 4:34am, first published December 23 2010 - 2:15am

Syd Fischer is one of the most credentialled ocean racers in Australia. But the Sydneysider is not too proud to admit that gale force winds and high seas in the 628 nautical race that starts on Sunday are challenges he can do without.

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