THE 2003 RACE
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 NationalRead Full Story
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.Read Full Story
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.Read Full Story
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.Read Full Story
Fresh from the fleet....
"We are anxiously awaiting le chef's awakening and the magnificent breakfast which will surely follow"Read Full Story
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.Read Full Story
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 WinnerRead Full Story
Sean Langman - the Grundig Triangle
Sean Langman's yacht Grundig sailed into third place over the line in the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht RaceRead Full Story
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.Read Full Story
Luddi Invall from Sweden is an accomplished yachtsman who has sailed in Ocean Races all over the globe.Read Full Story
Day 5 in photos
A collection of photos from 30/12/2003View Photo Gallery