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  • Initiation rites:  Doing your first Hobart and winning!

    Initiation rites: Doing your first Hobart and winning!

    What do you do when you have one race for one divisional win. Do you quit with a perfect average or come back and try to do even better?
  • There’s nothing Quixotic about this formula.

    There’s nothing Quixotic about this formula.

    This 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart has been a race for cruiser racers, boats that are comfortable as well as fast. Thory Gunnerson took his lovely timber cruiser Tilting at Windmills to New Zealand cruising, and came back to take second place in Australia's premier ocean race.
  • Overall and Divisions winners and placegetters announced

    Overall and Divisions winners and placegetters announced

    Yachts representing New South Wales, Victoria and Great Britain have won the handicap divisions of the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. The results were officially announced at a dockside ceremony in Hobart this morning.
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  • Initiation rites:  Doing your first Hobart and winning!
    • 31 Dec, 2003 05:36:00 PM

    Initiation rites: Doing your first Hobart and winning!

    What do you do when you have one race for one divisional win. Do you quit with a perfect average or come back and try to do even better?

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  • There’s nothing Quixotic about this formula.
    • 31 Dec, 2003 03:54:00 PM

    There’s nothing Quixotic about this formula.

    This 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart has been a race for cruiser racers, boats that are comfortable as well as fast. Thory Gunnerson took his lovely timber cruiser Tilting at Windmills to New Zealand cruising, and came back to take second place in Australia's premier ocean race.

    Read Full Story
  • Overall and Divisions winners and placegetters announced
    • 31 Dec, 2003 12:29:00 PM

    Overall and Divisions winners and placegetters announced

    Yachts representing New South Wales, Victoria and Great Britain have won the handicap divisions of the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. The results were officially announced at a dockside ceremony in Hobart this morning.

    Read Full Story
  • Creature comforts no handicap.
    • 31 Dec, 2003 12:00:00 PM

    Creature comforts no handicap.

    This year, the cruising yachts have made a comeback. Two of the top three boats are cruiser racers. Indeed, the best a purebred racer could manage was third.

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  • Race still on for two yachts
    • 31 Dec, 2003 08:43:00 AM

    Race still on for two yachts

    The two boats look like having a slow day’s sailing ahead of them. The forecast is for light, variable winds from the northwest to the southwest, with a chance of a sea breeze this afternoon.

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  • Day 6 in photos
    • 31 Dec, 2003 12:00:00 AM

    Day 6 in photos

    A collection of photos from 31/12/2003

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