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Roger Hickman and crew towards sundown on the 2nd day

Final Jockeying to Determine Handicap Winner

With the line honours podium decided in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, focus now shifts to the handicap race under IRC for the Tattersall’s Cup....

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  • 29 Dec 2011 20:50:00
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DECEMBER 2011

Is Victoire appropriately named?

The Sydney yacht Victoire is the new leader on handicap in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race as attention today turns to the overall winner of the race and also to the protest room for a decision on whether Investec Loyal’s line honours win yesterday stands....

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  • 29 Dec 2011 08:00:00
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The race is well and truly on in the Rolex Sydney Hobart

Investec Loyal is clinging to a 1.8 nautical mile lead over Wild Oats XI as the two super maxi's play cat and mouse down the Tasmanian coast in light and fickle northerly breeze this morning....

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  • 28 Dec 2011 07:58:00
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Cat and mouse as Investec Loyal closes the gap on race leader

Though the two leading boats in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race are separated by 10 nautical miles tonight as they close on Flinders Island at the eastern end of Bass Strait, an epic match race develops between them....

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  • 27 Dec 2011 20:17:00
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Into Bass Strait

At 11:00 local (midnight UTC ), Wild Oats XI was leading the drive south in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. She was just setting out to cross Bass Strait with Anthony Bell’s Investec Loyal 11 miles astern. These two have now broken away from the fleet with Peter Millard’s Lahana third, 39 miles off the lead....

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  • 27 Dec 2011 13:30:00
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First night jitters for Rolex Sydney Hobart

The 88-strong Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet will kick off this afternoon in a brisk 15-20 knot nor’easterly breeze and enjoy a whale of a ride for the first few hours. But by late afternoon the southerly front that hit Melbourne yesterday will reach the race leaders and by late evening it will have worked its way through the rest of the fleet....

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  • 26 Dec 2011 10:47:00
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Melbourne storms play havoc with Rolex Sydney Hobart entries

Storms that lashed Victoria last night may cost some of the highly fancied yachts in the Rolex Sydney Hobart their chance of victory....

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  • 26 Dec 2011 08:02:00
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Rolex Sydney Hobart set to be a giant game of nautical chess

Early weather forecasts for the Rolex Sydney Hobart delivered to a panel of skippers this morning have ruled out a record run for the super maxis....

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  • 22 Dec 2011 15:04:00
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Big boats and big names sign on for Rolex Trophy – Rating Series

Starting from tomorrow, some of the best known Australian yachts will be on display as they compete for the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Rolex Trophy Rating Series in the lead-up to the famous Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race....

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  • 14 Dec 2011 11:57:00
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Australian Match Racers power through to quarter-finals at Perth 2011

Australia’s two Women’s Match Racing crews have won their way through to the quarter-finals at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships, ensuring that the nation will have a team at the London 2012 Olympic Games....

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  • 13 Dec 2011 17:03:00
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