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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart – One Race Many Nations

    Rolex Sydney Hobart – One Race Many Nations

    Australia’s premier ocean race has always had an international flavour; Captain Illingworth, who started the whole Sydney Hobart thing was, after all, an Englishman.
  • Photo Gallery:  International Entrants Press Conference

    Photo Gallery: International Entrants Press Conference

    A selection of images from the RSHYR International Entrants Press Conference held today at the Rolex Sydney Hobart Media Centre.
  • Waypoints of the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Waypoints of the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Montague Island The island is off the NSW south coast, 155 nautical miles south of Sydney’s South Head and about 6 nm south-east of Narooma. Its lighthouse, built of granite quarried on the island, began operating in 1881. The island is a protected nature reserve.
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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart – One Race Many Nations
    • 20 Dec, 2014 05:30:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart – One Race Many Nations

    Australia’s premier ocean race has always had an international flavour; Captain Illingworth, who started the whole Sydney Hobart thing was, after all, an Englishman.

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  • Photo Gallery:  International Entrants Press Conference
    • 20 Dec, 2014 11:49:00 AM

    Photo Gallery: International Entrants Press Conference

    A selection of images from the RSHYR International Entrants Press Conference held today at the Rolex Sydney Hobart Media Centre.

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  • Waypoints of the Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 20 Dec, 2014 11:15:00 AM

    Waypoints of the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Montague Island The island is off the NSW south coast, 155 nautical miles south of Sydney’s South Head and about 6 nm south-east of Narooma. Its lighthouse, built of granite quarried on the island, began operating in 1881. The island is a protected nature reserve.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Title Defence
    • 20 Dec, 2014 10:15:00 AM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Title Defence

    Hundreds of Australian sailors spend their lives trying to win the Tattersall’s Cup; year after year they declare in Hobart that this was their last Rolex Sydney Hobart - definitely - for sure. But 12 months later you spot them again at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, tinkering with their pride and joy and nervously eying off Boxing Day.

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  • Rob and Scarlet’s Big Adventure before Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 20 Dec, 2014 08:30:00 AM

    Rob and Scarlet’s Big Adventure before Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Ocean sailors are daft; why else would you think it a good idea to take a modern ocean racing yacht around the world on her own bottom to compete in lots and lots of races, some thousands of miles long?

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