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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race winners collect their trophies

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Race winners collect their trophies

    Bill Ratcliff, from Sydney, became the seventh member of an exclusive group of sailors who have competed in 40 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Races, the achievement recognised with the presentation of his 40-year medallion.
  • Day 7 in photos

    Day 7 in photos

    A collection of photos from 1/01/2008
  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race winners collect their trophies
    • 01 Jan, 2008 04:01:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Race winners collect their trophies

    Bill Ratcliff, from Sydney, became the seventh member of an exclusive group of sailors who have competed in 40 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Races, the achievement recognised with the presentation of his 40-year medallion.

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  • Divisional winners announced dockside
    • 31 Dec, 2007 02:10:00 PM

    Divisional winners announced dockside

    Skippered by Bruce Foye, a former overall winner, The Goat’s race almost ended when they hit a submerged rock at Tasman Island in the dark in a 20 knot southerly, and broke a third of their keel off.

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  • The final curtain
    • 31 Dec, 2007 10:03:00 AM

    The final curtain

    Just after midnight the last yacht, Capriccio of Rhu, with the indomitable Michele Colenso at the helm, crossed the finish line to bring down the curtain on the Rolex Sydney Hobart ocean racing classic for another year.

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  • Race fleet enjoys downwind ride to Hobart; last to arrive overnight
    • 30 Dec, 2007 05:42:00 PM

    Race fleet enjoys downwind ride to Hobart; last to arrive overnight

    Ray Roberts' Cookson 50, Quantum Racing has won IRC Division A for canting-keeled yachts over Matt Allen's Jones-designed Volvo 70 Ichi Ban with the Farr 98 maxi City Index Leopard (Mike Slade) in third.

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  • Living to sail, sailing to live
    • 30 Dec, 2007 05:33:00 PM

    Living to sail, sailing to live

    “The two weeks after my mastectomy while I waited for the results were hell I wrote my everything-to-do-before-I-die list. When they told me that they had got all the cancer I looked at the list and thought do I file it, or do I start doing it?”

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