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  • Vintage first day for Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet

    Vintage first day for Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet

    As the wind has eased as night settles in, the advantage has been swinging to the frontrunners. With their long waterline length and massive sail areas Alfa Romeo, Wild Oats XI and Skandia have been able to maintain most of their early speed despite the softening breeze.
  • Rolex Sydney Hobart race fleet keeps it simple

    Rolex Sydney Hobart race fleet keeps it simple

    As the wind eases into the evening the fleet is slowing down, the leaders dropping to a more prosaic 13 knots, Alfa Romeo enjoys a 10 mile lead over the schedule set by Nokia when she set the record in 1999.
  • Wild Oats XI draws first blood in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Wild Oats XI draws first blood in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    At time of writing, the leaders were halfway to Wollongong, with Wild Oats XI and Alfa Romeo match-racing down the coast, Wild Oats XI half a nautical mile behind current leader Alfa Romeo
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  • Day 1 in photos
    • 26 Dec, 2005 12:00:00 AM

    Day 1 in photos

    A collection of photos from 26/12/2005

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