Harbour, the NSWNA branch had raised the issue at the Reasonable Workloads Committee as far back as November 2009.
Now the canny actor flies him the 350 miles from Sydney to Coffs
every week for the match.
Senior Constable Ian Watson, of Coffs
Harbour police, said: "We had given him up for dead, no doubt about that.
Current owner Bruce McKay purchased Wasabi in 2008 and has competed in a number of east coast races including two Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Races, the 2009 Pittwater to Coffs
Harbour as well as the 2008, 2009 summer offshore series at her home club, the Cronulla Sailing Club.
Three hundred and fifty attended in Penrith, 500 in Parramatta, 300 on the Central Coast, 500 in Newcastle, 100 in Tweed Heads, 300 in Lismore, 200 in Grafton, 300 in Coffs
Harbour, 300 in Bathurst, 800 in Orange, 200 in Dubbo and 150 each in Albury and Broken Hill.
We knew all along that they were getting married on April 7 - Russell's 39th birthday - after three days of celebrations at his Australian spread in Coffs
Harbour, contrary to what our downmarket rivals have reported.
Australian authorities had given the self-employed computer programmer up for dead before spotting him 40 hours later standing on top of Split Solitary Island, near Coffs
Harbour, 280 miles north of Sydney.
Best result for this Sayer 40 was a PHS podium finish in the 1998 Pittwaterto Coffs