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  • Wind and tide conspire to frustrate skippers

    Wind and tide conspire to frustrate skippers

    The business end of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race is fast approaching for race leaders Skandia and Zana as they make for head for Tasman Island, demonstrating in light breezes off Tasmania’s south-east how efficient they are as racing machines.
  • Skandia hanging on to lead as race finale approaches

    Skandia hanging on to lead as race finale approaches

    The sailing master of Skandia has confirmed that the 98-footer from the Mornington Yacht Club in Victoria is still holding a narrow lead from New Zealand’s super maxi Zana with about 85 miles to sail to the finish of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Still Wide Open

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Still Wide Open

    While the race for line honours seems to have boiled down to a three-horse sprint, after 48 hours of racing, the contest for handicap remains wide open.
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  • Wind and tide conspire to frustrate skippers
    • 28 Dec, 2003 10:16:00 PM

    Wind and tide conspire to frustrate skippers

    The business end of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race is fast approaching for race leaders Skandia and Zana as they make for head for Tasman Island, demonstrating in light breezes off Tasmania’s south-east how efficient they are as racing machines.

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  • Skandia hanging on to lead as race finale approaches
    • 28 Dec, 2003 06:19:00 PM

    Skandia hanging on to lead as race finale approaches

    The sailing master of Skandia has confirmed that the 98-footer from the Mornington Yacht Club in Victoria is still holding a narrow lead from New Zealand’s super maxi Zana with about 85 miles to sail to the finish of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Still Wide Open
    • 28 Dec, 2003 02:45:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Still Wide Open

    While the race for line honours seems to have boiled down to a three-horse sprint, after 48 hours of racing, the contest for handicap remains wide open.

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  • Langman launches final charge
    • 28 Dec, 2003 01:37:00 PM

    Langman launches final charge

    This year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race has become a nail biting fight to the finish, with the pocket maxi Grundig AAPT once again a threat to the two 98 footers Skandia and Zana that have been inseparable since the race start on Sydney Habour two days ago.

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    • 28 Dec, 2003 02:43:00 AM

    The 2002 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart is conducted on the waters of Sydney Harbour, the Tasman Sea, Storm Bay and the Derwent River. Dial-up version.

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    • 28 Dec, 2003 12:44:00 AM

    Nicorette retires from Rolex Sydney Hobart

    At about midnight on 27/28 December Nicorette advised race control that it was retiring from the race and heading for Eden following the discovery of cracks in support structures for the keel and damage to the hull

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  • Day 3 in photos
    • 28 Dec, 2003 12:00:00 AM

    Day 3 in photos

    A collection of photos from 28/12/2003

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