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  • 2002 race review by Mike Slade, owner Canon Leopard

    2002 race review by Mike Slade, owner Canon Leopard

    ‘The lightest Rolex Sydney/Hobart on record’ After a difficult summer (readers may recall reports of a rudder failure mid-atlantic, a ship abandonment and subsequently storm damage on the returning freighter) project managers Ocean Marine (skipper Chris Sherlock and John Bremner) oversaw a major reconstruction and modifications including a scoop extension, a second racing fin and increased keel bulb weight.
  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Presentation

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Presentation

    The Premier of Tasmania, Jim Bacon, today presented the prestigious Tasmanian Government Medallions to six yachtsman and a yacht for having competed in 25 Sydney Hobart races.
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    • 19 Feb, 2003 04:08:00 PM

    Water ballast added to IMS for 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia today confirmed that the Overall Winner of the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race would be the first yacht on corrected time in the IMS (International Measurement System) handicap category.

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  • 2002 race review by Mike Slade, owner Canon Leopard
    • 17 Feb, 2003 01:33:00 PM

    2002 race review by Mike Slade, owner Canon Leopard

    ‘The lightest Rolex Sydney/Hobart on record’ After a difficult summer (readers may recall reports of a rudder failure mid-atlantic, a ship abandonment and subsequently storm damage on the returning freighter) project managers Ocean Marine (skipper Chris Sherlock and John Bremner) oversaw a major reconstruction and modifications including a scoop extension, a second racing fin and increased keel bulb weight.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Presentation
    • 02 Jan, 2003 06:30:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Presentation

    The Premier of Tasmania, Jim Bacon, today presented the prestigious Tasmanian Government Medallions to six yachtsman and a yacht for having competed in 25 Sydney Hobart races.

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  • Rolex thanked by CYCA Commodore
    • 02 Jan, 2003 04:03:00 PM

    Rolex thanked by CYCA Commodore

    CYCA Commodore predicts sharp increase in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet size

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    • 01 Jan, 2003 09:45:00 PM

    Trophy Presentation at RYCT

    Trophy Presentation at Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania tomorrow morning, including the Tattersalls Cup and the Illingworth Trophy.

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