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YACHTING--MR DAVID ADAMS

Senator Campbell, by leave, moved--That the Senate--

(a) congratulates Mr David Adams on his outstanding achievement in

being the first Australian to win the BOC Singlehanded Around

the World Yacht Race, an international sporting event that is

arguably one of the most gruelling and dangerous contests

between extraordinary individuals; and

(b) congratulates the organisers, the sponsors, and all competitors

in the BOC Singlehanded Around the World Yacht Race and the

governments, defence forces and other authorities which ensured

that the race was a success and that the risks to the lives of

competitors were minimised.

Question put and passed.