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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.
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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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