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Brindabella on the breeze during day 2 of the 2004 Rolex Sydney Hobart

NetComm and Personal Broadband Australia provide wireless communications for the Rolex Sydney Hobart

PBA and NetComm will deploy and maintain wireless broadband services and access at the Rolex Sydney Hobart Media Centre located at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia....

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  • 21 Dec 2005 11:42:00
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DECEMBER 2005

Berrimilla's job not yet finished

Sydney turned on one of its special summer mornings to welcome home adventurers Alex Whitworth and Peter Crozier. On Boxing Day they will head out to sea again in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...

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  • 20 Dec 2005 22:05:00
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CYCA names Ocean Racer Award winners

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia announced the winners of its prestigious annual Ocean Racer of the Year Awards at the Rolex Skippers Cocktail Party. ...

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  • 20 Dec 2005 18:30:00
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Keeping up to date during the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Whether you are on the water on Boxing Day, at home recovering from Christmas Day festivities or online anywhere in the world, the coverage of this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race start and the dash to Hobart will be unprecedented....

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  • 19 Dec 2005 14:47:00
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That was the Rolex Trophy - now for Hobart!

Sparkling blue waters, a moderate swell and gusty south westerly winds around 20 knots made for a magic day’s racing on the final day of the Rolex Trophy - Rating Series off Sydney today....

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  • 18 Dec 2005 17:29:00
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Ginger disqualified in Rolex Trophy race five

The Protest Committee for the Rolex Trophy – Rating Series last night disqualified Leslie Green’s Swan 45 Ginger from race five of the event following a protest by rival yacht Quantum Racing (Ray Roberts). ...

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  • 18 Dec 2005 09:42:00
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Wild Oats XI retires for "modifications"

With one day’s racing remaining in the Rolex Trophy – Rating Series, Wild Oats XI, one of the two new 30m, canting keel maxis that are expected to dominate the race for line honours in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race has withdrawn from the Trophy for modifications. ...

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  • 17 Dec 2005 18:10:00
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Australian team extends Rolex Challenge lead

Two more wins from Quantum Racing and two seconds by Loki in their divisions of the Rolex Trophy – Rating Series today has enabled the Australian team to extend its lead in the Rolex Challenge teams series. ...

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  • 17 Dec 2005 17:43:00
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“Legend of Yachting” John Bennetto dies in Hobart

John Bennetto, a “legend in Australian yachting”, has died in Hobart after a brief illness only nine days before the start of the 61st Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in which he had hoped to compete for the 45th time. ...

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  • 17 Dec 2005 11:22:00
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Newcastle sailing family maintains Hobart link

When it comes to ocean racing experience in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht, the Howard family of Newcastle ranks well: 35 races between them, mostly on boats from Lake Macquarie Yacht Club....

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  • 17 Dec 2005 08:54:00
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