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  • Mike Sanderson - ABN AMRO One

    Mike Sanderson - ABN AMRO One

    Mike Sanderson, skipper of ABN AMRO One, talks about his expectations for the race with James Boyd
  • Charles St Clair Brown - Maximus

    Charles St Clair Brown - Maximus

    Charles St Clair Brown, co-owner of Maximus, at a pre-race press conference
  • Sean Langman - Maluka

    Sean Langman - Maluka

    Sean Langman on sailing Maluka, at a pre-race press conference
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  • Mike Sanderson - ABN AMRO One
    • 24 Dec, 2006 10:55:00 PM

    Mike Sanderson - ABN AMRO One

    Mike Sanderson, skipper of ABN AMRO One, talks about his expectations for the race with James Boyd

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  • Boat Profile - Yendys - 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 24 Dec, 2006 09:34:00 PM

    Boat Profile - Yendys - 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Yendys skipper Geoff Ross interviewed about his new boat prior to the 2006 race

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  • Boat Profile - Wot's Next - 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 24 Dec, 2006 08:59:00 PM

    Boat Profile - Wot's Next - 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Owner Graeme Wood describes the youth program on his 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart entrant Wot's Next

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  • Charles St Clair Brown - Maximus
    • 24 Dec, 2006 06:35:00 PM

    Charles St Clair Brown - Maximus

    Charles St Clair Brown, co-owner of Maximus, at a pre-race press conference

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  • Andreas Casale - DSK Comifin
    • 24 Dec, 2006 06:20:00 PM

    Andreas Casale - DSK Comifin

    An interview with Andreas Casale, skipper of Italian entry DSK Comifin

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  • Sean Langman - Maluka
    • 24 Dec, 2006 06:07:00 PM

    Sean Langman - Maluka

    Sean Langman on sailing Maluka, at a pre-race press conference

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  • David Sutcliffe - Kinetic
    • 24 Dec, 2006 02:35:00 PM

    David Sutcliffe - Kinetic

    Canadian yachtsman David Sutcliffe who has brought out his Beneteau 47.7 Kinetic for the race, at a press conference 2 days before the start

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  • Profile - Lou Abrahams and Challenge
    • 24 Dec, 2006 01:01:00 PM

    Profile - Lou Abrahams and Challenge

    A profile of yachting great Lou Abrahams and his boat Challenge prior to the 2006 race

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  • Boat Profile - Maluka - 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 24 Dec, 2006 10:25:00 AM

    Boat Profile - Maluka - 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Skipper Sean Langman on the Maluka story and why they are racing to Hobart on a 9 metre boat

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  • Profile - Adrienne Cahalan
    • 24 Dec, 2006 10:09:00 AM

    Profile - Adrienne Cahalan

    A profile of navigator Adrienne Cahalan

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  • Profile - Michelle Colenso and Capriccio of Rhu
    • 24 Dec, 2006 09:06:00 AM

    Profile - Michelle Colenso and Capriccio of Rhu

    The inspiring Michelle Colenso, of Capriccio of Rhu, interviewed prior to the 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart

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  • Rodney Pattisson - Jazz
    • 24 Dec, 2006 09:00:00 AM

    Rodney Pattisson - Jazz

    James Boyd talks with Rodney Pattisson of Jazz

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  • Boat Profile - Ichi Ban - 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 24 Dec, 2006 08:34:00 AM

    Boat Profile - Ichi Ban - 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    A profile of the Volvo 70 Ichi Ban prior to the 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart

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  • Boat Profile - Wild Oats XI - 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 24 Dec, 2006 06:45:00 AM

    Boat Profile - Wild Oats XI - 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Wild Oats XI skipper Mark Richards before the 2006 race

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart - Keeping track of the fleet
    • 24 Dec, 2006 05:09:00 AM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart - Keeping track of the fleet

    CYCA Past Commodore David Kellet explains how the race organiser keeps in touch with the fleet during the race

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  • 40 foot ‘Volvo 70’ skipper plans his Rolex Sydney Hobart from the office
    • 23 Dec, 2006 02:42:00 PM

    40 foot ‘Volvo 70’ skipper plans his Rolex Sydney Hobart from the office

    When you talk to Andrew Buckland about his new boat, Mr Kite, you realise just how much has changed in ocean racing in such a short time.

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  • Oldest skipper welcomes youngest sailor to the fleet
    • 23 Dec, 2006 02:10:00 PM

    Oldest skipper welcomes youngest sailor to the fleet

    “I’ve been the oldest skipper in the fleet for a number of years now but I didn’t actually realise I was equalling Alby Burgin’s record,” said Walker.

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  • First 24 Hours will be the big test for Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet
    • 23 Dec, 2006 12:38:00 PM

    First 24 Hours will be the big test for Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet

    "The first night out is especially dangerous because the crew haven't got used to the motion of the boat," said Ed Psaltis, skipper of AFR Midnight Rambler and overall winner of the stormy 1998 race.

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  • Tasmanian Government to recognise Rolex Sydney Hobart milestones
    • 23 Dec, 2006 11:53:00 AM

    Tasmanian Government to recognise Rolex Sydney Hobart milestones

    A medallion will also be awarded to Mary Holley, who is racing to Hobart for the 10th time, this year with husband Jim on their Farr 40 Aurora.

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  • Follow the fleet via Yacht Tracker and 3G mobile
    • 22 Dec, 2006 03:57:00 PM

    Follow the fleet via Yacht Tracker and 3G mobile

    The Club is also moving forward with sound technology and has upgraded the audio component of the website. This year, competitors will be able to call a landline 24 hours a day and leave a voice report which will be uploaded to the website.

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  • Steve Barker, Radio 2GB - 19 December 2006
    • 19 Dec, 2006 08:10:00 PM

    Steve Barker, Radio 2GB - 19 December 2006

    Steve Barker chats with Will Ryan (Wot's Next), the youngest competitor in the 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart

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  • Steve Barker, Radio 2GB - 18 December 2006
    • 18 Dec, 2006 10:37:00 PM

    Steve Barker, Radio 2GB - 18 December 2006

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  • Steve Barker, Radio 2GB - 17 December 2006
    • 17 Dec, 2006 10:25:00 PM

    Steve Barker, Radio 2GB - 17 December 2006

    Steve Barker of Radio 2GB with Graeme Wood of Wot Yot

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  • Media Launch - 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 17 Dec, 2006 08:12:00 AM

    Media Launch - 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart

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  • Steve Barker, Radio 2GB - 16 December 2006
    • 16 Dec, 2006 09:52:00 PM

    Steve Barker, Radio 2GB - 16 December 2006

    Steve Barker of Radio 2GB, with Iain Murray of Wild Oats XI

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  • Ingvall's Rolex Sydney Hobart comeback with a cause
    • 11 Dec, 2006 11:47:00 AM

    Ingvall's Rolex Sydney Hobart comeback with a cause

    Two time Rolex Sydney Hobart line honours winning skipper Ludde Ingvall is heading south to Hobart – and this time it’s personal.

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  • Hardys Secret Mens Business leaves Adelaide in pursuit of Australian sailing's 'Holy Grail'
    • 10 Dec, 2006 12:51:00 PM

    Hardys Secret Mens Business leaves Adelaide in pursuit of Australian sailing's 'Holy Grail'

    South Australia’s leading racing yacht, Hardys Secret Mens Business, leaves Adelaide early tomorrow, Monday 11 December, for its strongest assault yet on Australian sailing’s 'Holy Grail' – the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • Clock ticking for Rolex Sydney Hobart entrant
    • 07 Dec, 2006 09:55:00 AM

    Clock ticking for Rolex Sydney Hobart entrant

    At this stage the overhauled Beneteau is due to go back in the water just 11 days out from the start of Australia’s premier ocean race on 26 December at 1.00pm.

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  • Little old lady of this year's Rolex Sydney Hobart wets her keel
    • 02 Dec, 2006 11:25:00 AM

    Little old lady of this year's Rolex Sydney Hobart wets her keel

    Being a timber boat with a heavy Australian red cedar and Huon pine interior, Maluka weighs only 500 kilos less than owner Langman’s better known modified Open 66 Xena, which is 36 feet longer.

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  • 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet stands at 83
    • 01 Dec, 2006 04:47:00 PM

    2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet stands at 83

    A heavy schedule of international and interstate arrivals into Sydney mixed with the commencement of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s December racing programme next week will, for the 62nd year, set the Rushcutters Bay yacht club abuzz.

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  • Shogun out guns Lipton Regatta IRC fleet
    • 20 Nov, 2006 06:54:00 AM

    Shogun out guns Lipton Regatta IRC fleet

    The crack Geelong 46 footer Shogun emerged as Victorias top handicap chance for this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart after it blitzed the Grand Prix IRC fleet on Port Phillip to easily win the Lipton Regatta.

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  • CYCA announces fleet of 85 for Rolex Sydney Hobart 2006
    • 03 Nov, 2006 04:18:00 PM

    CYCA announces fleet of 85 for Rolex Sydney Hobart 2006

    An eclectic mix of yachts built between 1932 and this year, and ranging in size from 9 metres up to 30 metres will bring Sydney Harbour alive at 1.00pm on Tuesday 26 December when this icon of Australian sport starts for the 62nd time.

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  • Qualifying race to Stanley for Victorian yachts in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
    • 03 Nov, 2006 12:30:00 PM

    Qualifying race to Stanley for Victorian yachts in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Ten of the 18 Victorian yachts so far nominated for the 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will contest the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria’s Melbourne to Stanley Race across Bass Strait over the weekend.

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  • Rush of entries for 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 24 Oct, 2006 09:02:00 PM

    Rush of entries for 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    The New Zealand maxi and Mike Sanderson’s Volvo 70 ABN AMRO One are both currently contesting the Rolex Middle Sea Race and both are booked on a ship to Sydney at the conclusion of this event in Malta.

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  • Chinese-built grand prix racer for Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 23 Oct, 2006 10:42:00 AM

    Chinese-built grand prix racer for Rolex Sydney Hobart

    “The hull structure is as strong and light as possible so that she will be able to cope with being smashed by big waves in Bass Strait,” says Ross, a veteran of 11 races to Hobart.

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  • Two Volvo 70s to challenge for line honours in Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 12 Oct, 2006 06:13:00 AM

    Two Volvo 70s to challenge for line honours in Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Matt Allen has already applied to enter the bluewater classic and the organising Club, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, has received confirmation that a second Volvo 70 is preparing to apply to enter.

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  • Former line honours winner to celebrate 40th anniversary in 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 13 Sep, 2006 06:46:00 AM

    Former line honours winner to celebrate 40th anniversary in 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    In 1966 the 61-foot triple planked kauri yacht Fidelis crossed the Tasman Sea from New Zealand and showed the world some early Kiwi yachting magic when she took line honours and set a new record in the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race that year.

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  • Langman switching from speed to nostalgia for 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 27 Jun, 2006 01:34:00 PM

    Langman switching from speed to nostalgia for 2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    In 1935 Maluka struck a cyclone during her first attempt to cruise to Hobart which put her on the rocks at Cape Conran on the Victorian coast near Marlo, at the mouth of the Snowy River.

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