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  • Michael Spies - sailing a Beneteau to victory in 2003

    Michael Spies - sailing a Beneteau to victory in 2003

    Michael Spies tells us how he won the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart aboard the Beneteau 40.7 First National
  • Michael Spies - how he won the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Michael Spies - how he won the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Michael Spies , co skipper aboard First National Real Estate tells us how he won the race on handicap in both IRC and IMS divisions.
  • Beneteau 40.7 First National Real Estate wins IMS and IRC

    Beneteau 40.7 First National Real Estate wins IMS and IRC

    We were tactically sound. We didn’t go out on any limbs. A couple of boats took a flyer here and a flyer there and they paid short dividends but then the next flyer they took came back to bite them.
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  • Michael Spies - sailing a Beneteau to victory in 2003
    • 30 Dec, 2003 06:44:00 PM

    Michael Spies - sailing a Beneteau to victory in 2003

    Michael Spies tells us how he won the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart aboard the Beneteau 40.7 First National

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  • Michael Spies - how he won the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 30 Dec, 2003 06:40:00 PM

    Michael Spies - how he won the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Michael Spies , co skipper aboard First National Real Estate tells us how he won the race on handicap in both IRC and IMS divisions.

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  • Beneteau 40.7 First National Real Estate wins IMS and IRC
    • 30 Dec, 2003 02:43:00 PM

    Beneteau 40.7 First National Real Estate wins IMS and IRC

    We were tactically sound. We didn’t go out on any limbs. A couple of boats took a flyer here and a flyer there and they paid short dividends but then the next flyer they took came back to bite them.

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  • Impeccable stalls in the run to the finish
    • 30 Dec, 2003 10:34:00 AM

    Impeccable stalls in the run to the finish

    At this stage, Spies is also looking at collecting the other major handicap trophy in the IRC division.

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  • Fresh from the fleet....
    • 30 Dec, 2003 07:43:00 AM

    Fresh from the fleet....

    "We are anxiously awaiting le chef's awakening and the magnificent breakfast which will surely follow"

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  • First National Real Estate is home, but Impeccable could still break and enter to steal the Cup
    • 30 Dec, 2003 07:25:00 AM

    First National Real Estate is home, but Impeccable could still break and enter to steal the Cup

    First National Real Estate has arrived in Hobart in a strong position to win the IMS and IRC divisions, and the become the Outright Winner of the race.

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    • 30 Dec, 2003 07:12:00 AM

    First National Real Estate is Home, but Impeccable Could Still Break and Enter to Steal the Cup.

    First National Real Estate has arrived in Hobart leading the IMS and IRC divisions, and is well placed to take out Overall Winner

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  • Sean Langman - the Grundig Triangle
    • 30 Dec, 2003 06:36:00 AM

    Sean Langman - the Grundig Triangle

    Sean Langman's yacht Grundig sailed into third place over the line in the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

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  • Justin Ricketts, owner of overseas yacht Aint Misbehavin'
    • 30 Dec, 2003 06:31:00 AM

    Justin Ricketts, owner of overseas yacht Aint Misbehavin'

    Justin Ricketts has sailed all over the world and has just completed many thousands of miles to comepete in the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • Luddi Ingvall
    • 30 Dec, 2003 06:21:00 AM

    Luddi Ingvall

    Luddi Invall from Sweden is an accomplished yachtsman who has sailed in Ocean Races all over the globe.

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  • Day 5 in photos
    • 30 Dec, 2003 12:00:00 AM

    Day 5 in photos

    A collection of photos from 30/12/2003

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