He is the third competitor to retire from the singlehanded round-the-world race. That leaves 14 other competitors.

Yachting Monthly:

The 50 year old Australian skipper has been dealing with problems with his windvane self steering which left him hand steering. This has led to severe fatigue, with Farebrother reporting to race control that he was hallucinating while trying to continue in his Tradewind 35, Sagarmatha.