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  • Classic fleet for a Classic Ocean Race

    Classic fleet for a Classic Ocean Race

    One of the outstanding fleets of maxi yachts and grand prix IMS and IRC ocean racing yachts in the world will line up on Sydney Harbour tomorrow for the 1pm start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
  • Getting to Hobart,  and well fed!

    Getting to Hobart, and well fed!

    On Boxing Day veteran Hobart yachtsman John Bennetto will start his 42nd Sydney Hobart. Just think about that!
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    • 25 Dec, 2002 08:05:00 PM

    Rudderless Ichi Ban back on course

    A new rudder and stock has finally arrived by air from Malaysia for Ichi Ban, the rudderless entrant for tomorrow's Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • Classic fleet for a Classic Ocean Race
    • 25 Dec, 2002 10:26:00 AM

    Classic fleet for a Classic Ocean Race

    One of the outstanding fleets of maxi yachts and grand prix IMS and IRC ocean racing yachts in the world will line up on Sydney Harbour tomorrow for the 1pm start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • Getting to Hobart,  and well fed!
    • 24 Dec, 2002 01:44:00 PM

    Getting to Hobart, and well fed!

    On Boxing Day veteran Hobart yachtsman John Bennetto will start his 42nd Sydney Hobart. Just think about that!

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  • Getting to Hobart well fed on Mirrabooka
    • 24 Dec, 2002 01:23:00 PM

    Getting to Hobart well fed on Mirrabooka

    On Boxing Day veteran Hobart yachtsman John Bennetto will start his 42nd Sydney Hobart. Just think about that!

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  • Getting to Hobart well fed on Mirrabooka
    • 24 Dec, 2002 01:13:00 PM

    Getting to Hobart well fed on Mirrabooka

    On Boxing Day veteran Hobart yachtsman John Bennetto will start his 42nd Sydney Hobart. Just think about that!

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  • Getting to Hobart, and to geting there well fed!
    • 24 Dec, 2002 01:07:00 PM

    Getting to Hobart, and to geting there well fed!

    On Boxing Day veteran Hobart yachtsman John Bennetto will start his 42nd Sydney Hobart.

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    • 24 Dec, 2002 01:02:00 PM

    Light winds forecast for 2002 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    The Bureau of Meteorology has told the skippers of the 57 yachts competing in this week’s 2002 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race that they can expect fairly benign conditions for most of the race.

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  • Captain Stan Darling to be Commemorated
    • 24 Dec, 2002 10:51:00 AM

    Captain Stan Darling to be Commemorated

    The ashes of Captain Stan Darling OBE, DSC and two bars, VRD, RANR, a Second World War Naval hero and one of Australia’s most famous yachting navigators, will be scattered from HMAS Seal, just prior to the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race on December 26, 2002.

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  • Alfa Romeo odds-one in TAB betting
    • 24 Dec, 2002 10:33:00 AM

    Alfa Romeo odds-one in TAB betting

    Australians are noted gamblers, betting on horse and dog racing, the cricket scores, even on cane toad races.

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  • Young US sailor on a Dreamland mission
    • 23 Dec, 2002 07:28:00 PM

    Young US sailor on a Dreamland mission

    At the age of 19 American Brian Caldwell decided that he would be the youngest person to sail around the world solo. To do that he would have to be home before he turned 21.

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  • "You Only Go To Hobart to Win"
    • 23 Dec, 2002 07:24:00 PM

    "You Only Go To Hobart to Win"

    At 56, having done six Hobarts already, David McKay wasn’t at all interested when Michael Spies asked him to join the team on P&O Nedlloyd for the 2002 Rolex Sydney Hobart yacht race.

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    • 23 Dec, 2002 07:12:00 PM

    Maybe he's not plum crazy after all!

    For the 13th time in his life Sydney maths teacher Chris Bowling is sailing to Hobart on the smallest boat in the fleet in the annual Rolex Sydney Hobart yacht race. For the past two years he has been awarded the Plum Crazy Trophy for being the first boat under 9.5m LOA to finish the 630-mile race.

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    • 23 Dec, 2002 07:06:00 PM

    10 nations represented

    The arrival today of four Russian sailors brings to ten the number of nations represented in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race which starts next Thursday, 26 December. Headed by Olympic sailor Goergy Shaiduko, the Russians have chartered the Sydney 38, Next, which will race to Hobart as Polar Star.

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    • 23 Dec, 2002 05:19:00 PM

    Ten nations in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    The arrival of four Russian sailors brings to ten the number of nations represented in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race which starts next Thursday.

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    • 23 Dec, 2002 05:02:00 PM

    Maybe he's not all Plum Crazy after all

    For the 13th time in his life Sydney maths teacher Chris Bowling is sailing to Hobart on the smallest boat in the fleet in the annual Rolex Sydney Hobart yacht race.

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  • Big bosat racing on a modest budget
    • 23 Dec, 2002 04:57:00 PM

    Big bosat racing on a modest budget

    Retired Sydney businessman Ian Treleaven always liked the idea of campaigning a big yacht in ocean races

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  • World champion's Sydney Hobart philosophy
    • 23 Dec, 2002 04:46:00 PM

    World champion's Sydney Hobart philosophy

    At 56, having done six Hobarts already, David McKay wasn’t at all interested when Michael Spies asked him to join the team on P&O Nedlloyd for the 2002 Rolex Sydney Hobart yacht race.

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  • Young US sailor on a mission
    • 23 Dec, 2002 04:13:00 PM

    Young US sailor on a mission

    At the age of 19 American Brian Caldwell decided that he would be the youngest person to sail around the world solo. To do that he would have to be home before he turned 21.

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  • Big Saturday for veteran ocean racer Syd Fischer
    • 22 Dec, 2002 12:22:00 PM

    Big Saturday for veteran ocean racer Syd Fischer

    Veteran Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race competitor Syd Fischer scored a major yachting double yesterday – winning theBritish Trophy regatta and then being awarded the Australian Ocean Racer of the Year award.

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  • Infinity III crew working hard to make
    • 22 Dec, 2002 11:04:00 AM

    Infinity III crew working hard to make

    With only five days to go until the Boxing Day start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the crew from the Sydney Yacht Infinity III, which was severely holed by a Jetcat a fortnight ago, are still hopeful that they will have the boat ready.

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  • Grand prix racers duel in British Trophy
    • 20 Dec, 2002 12:41:00 PM

    Grand prix racers duel in British Trophy

    Just how close the battle for overall IMS handicap honours will be in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is being clearly demonstrated in this week’s British Trophy Regatta.

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    • 19 Dec, 2002 04:39:00 PM

    Grundig due for clean run to Hobart

    They say bad things happen in threes. That should provide some comfort for skipper Sean Langman who has suffered a treble of mishaps in the past three Sydney Hobart Yacht Races. Fresh from an overnight crew training sail up the NSW coast to familiarise the 11-crew members to night sailing, the former 18-foot skiff champion says the crew and the boat are better prepared than ever.

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    • 19 Dec, 2002 09:23:00 AM

    First Victorian yacht arrives at CYCA

    The first Victorian yacht to reach Sydney for next week’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Bruce Taylor’s Sydney 38, Chutzpah, arrived at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia late yesterday after a hard sail through Bass Strait and up the New South Wales South Coast.

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    • 18 Dec, 2002 09:40:00 AM

    First Victorian yacht arrives at CYCA

    The first Victorian yacht to reach Sydney for next week’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Bruce Taylor’s Sydney 38, Chutzpah, arrived at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia late Monday after a hard sail through Bass Strait and up the New South Wales South Coast.

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  • First Victorian yacht arrives at CYCA
    • 18 Dec, 2002 08:33:00 AM

    First Victorian yacht arrives at CYCA

    The first Victorian yacht to reach Sydney for next week’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Bruce Taylor’s Sydney 38, Chutzpah, arrived at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia late yesterday.

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  • Maxi yacht skipper presents SOLAS cheque
    • 15 Dec, 2002 08:36:00 AM

    Maxi yacht skipper presents SOLAS cheque

    George Snow, the skipper of Australia's bestknown maxi yacht, Brindabella, has presented a $20,000 cheque on behalf of the CYCA's Safety of Life at Sea Trust (SOLAS) to the SouthCare Helicopter Service.

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    • 06 Dec, 2002 10:32:00 AM

    AYF President sailing south

    Newly elected President of the Australian Yachting Federation, Graeme Ainley, is contesting his 22nd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • ‘Hobart Heroes’ honoured at Q.L.D.
    • 06 Dec, 2002 08:32:00 AM

    ‘Hobart Heroes’ honoured at Q.L.D.

    Four yachtsmen were honoured as ‘Hobart Heroes’ at the 2002 Quiet Little Drink Celebration & Reunion of Hobart Race Veterans at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia.

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    • 03 Dec, 2002 03:42:00 PM

    Alfa Romeo creates regatta history

    The CYCA-based super maxi Alfa Romeo made history in the 25th annual JPMorgan Regatta over the weekend when she brilliantly won line honours and first place on IRC corrected time in each of the four races of the short ocean racing championship.

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    • 26 Nov, 2002 01:09:00 PM

    An Ocean Race for All Reasons

    The CYCA today announced details of what it described as a fleet of the highest quality from Australia and six overseas nations for the 630 nautical mile bluewater classic that starts from Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day, 26 December 2002.

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    • 26 Nov, 2002 11:39:00 AM

    Alfa Romeo in Overdrive Offshore

    Skippered by owner Neville Crichton, Alfa Romeo (previously Shockwave) came within 13 minutes and 56 seconds of the race record in taking line honours early today in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's 92 nautical mile overnight race to Flinders Islet, off Port Kembla.

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    • 25 Nov, 2002 05:00:00 PM

    Six Potential Line Honours Winners

    Skippers of the three leading line honours contenders in the 2002 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race today agreed that five or six yachts, even as many as a dozen, were capable of getting the gun on Derwent River.

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    • 11 Nov, 2002 02:09:00 PM

    Shockwave outsails Bird Islet Fleet

    The super maxi, Shockwave, sailing in her first overnight ocean race, has underlined her short-odds favouritism to win line honours in the 2002 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race...

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    • 11 Nov, 2002 01:58:00 PM

    Syd Fischer continues encouragement for young sailors

    Veteran ocean racing yachtsman Syd Fischer tonight will continue his long-time encouragement for young sailors to race offshore aboard his Farr 50, Ragamuffin.

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