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Darryl Hodgkinson received the Tattersall’s Cup and Rolex timepiece from RYCT Commodore Richard Batt (far left), CYCA Commodore Howard Piggott (second from left) and Patrick Boutellier, Rolex Australia (far right)

Rolex Sydney Hobart: Victoire operation went oh so well

It was a long wait in Hobart wondering if Wild Rose would snatch a last minute win, but at last Victoire skipper Darryl Hodgkinson has his surgeon’s hands on the Tattersall’s Cup - literally....

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  • 30 Dec 2013 15:00:00
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DECEMBER 2013

Wild Oats XI makes it seven Rolex Sydney Hobart line honours victories

Mark Richards skippered Bob Oatley’s Wild Oats XI to her seventh line honours victory in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race at 19.07.27hrs AEDT this evening, and in doing so, equalled the seven line honours record set by the yacht first known as Morna, which took honours from 1946 to 1948 and then as Kurrewa IV in 1954, ’56, ’57 and ’60....

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  • 28 Dec 2013 20:00:00
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Eyes on the Rolex Sydney Hobart Prize

First across the line is easy to follow, and a great deal of time, money and effort goes into winning that particular prize. But what yachties really value, what brings them back year after year after year is the elusive Tattersall’s Cup, awarded to the overall winner on IRC handicap in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...

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  • 23 Dec 2013 14:00:00
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Big Boats Benefit from Early Rolex Sydney Hobart Forecast

The long range weather forecast for the 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart is very promising for the biggest, fastest boats in the fleet, even dangling the possibility of a race record, but what comes as good news on the V70s and 100 foot super-maxis is disappointing for the mid-sized and particularly smaller yachts....

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  • 20 Dec 2013 12:00:00
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Successive wins hand Midnight Rambler the CYCA Trophy Series

After winning Race 1 of the CYCA Trophy - Passage Series yesterday, Midnight Rambler, the Ker 40 owned by Ed Psaltis, Bob Thomas and Michael Bencsik, backed up and won again today to claim Division 1 victory from Tony Kirby’s brand new Ker 46, Patrice, which comes from the same design stable as the victor. ...

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  • 15 Dec 2013 17:50:00
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CYCA Trophy Series Day 1 Photo Gallery - Ian Mainsbridge

Check out the photo gallery of Day 1 of the CYCA Trophy - Passage Series from Ian Mainsbridge...

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  • 14 Dec 2013 20:00:00
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Midnight Rambler and Brannew early leaders in CYCA Trophy Series

All eyes may have been on the Mark Richards’ skippered Wild Oats XI and Jim Delegat’s Giacomo from New Zealand at the start of the CYCA Trophy Series today, but it was Midnight Rambler (Ed Psaltis/Bob Thomas/Michael Bencsik) and Chris Bran’s Brannew that came out on top at the end of the first day....

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  • 14 Dec 2013 17:31:00
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Stephen Ainsworth named CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year

Sydney entrepreneur Stephen Ainsworth has been named the Ocean Racer of the Year by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, at a gala cocktail party hosted at the Club this evening following a year of exceptional success....

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  • 12 Dec 2013 22:00:00
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Hobart hopefuls ‘Wild’ line up for CYCA Trophy Series

Rolex Sydney Hobart and Southern Cross Cup (SCC) hopefuls including Wild Oats XI, Wild Thing and Wild Rose will line up this weekend for the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s two-day CYCA Trophy - Passage Series which starts on Saturday at 11.00am....

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  • 12 Dec 2013 15:30:00
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SOLAS Big Boat Challenge footage courtesy of Dale Lorimer

Dale Lorimer's wrap of the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge...

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  • 12 Dec 2013 00:00:00
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