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  • Race fleet shifts into reaching mode heading into Bass Strait

    Race fleet shifts into reaching mode heading into Bass Strait

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet passed through light transitional winds early this morning between the strong overnight northerly, of up to 22 knots and into a weak southwest change.
  • A roller coaster stop and start for the Rolex Sydney Hobart race fleet

    A roller coaster stop and start for the Rolex Sydney Hobart race fleet

    The pace slowed at the head of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race as the three leading maxis sailed into southerly headwinds crossing Bass Strait on the approach to the northeast coast of Tasmania.
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  • Race fleet shifts into reaching mode heading into Bass Strait
    • 27 Dec, 2007 11:38:00 PM

    Race fleet shifts into reaching mode heading into Bass Strait

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet passed through light transitional winds early this morning between the strong overnight northerly, of up to 22 knots and into a weak southwest change.

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  • A roller coaster stop and start for the Rolex Sydney Hobart race fleet
    • 27 Dec, 2007 11:30:00 PM

    A roller coaster stop and start for the Rolex Sydney Hobart race fleet

    The pace slowed at the head of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race as the three leading maxis sailed into southerly headwinds crossing Bass Strait on the approach to the northeast coast of Tasmania.

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    • 27 Dec, 2007 10:09:00 PM

    Channel 7 Race Update 4 - 27 December 2007

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    • 27 Dec, 2007 09:03:00 PM

    Channel 7 Race Update 3 - 27 December 2007

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    • 27 Dec, 2007 06:26:00 PM

    Quotes from the fleet

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    • 27 Dec, 2007 04:39:00 PM

    Channel 7 Race Update 2 - 27 December 2007

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    • 27 Dec, 2007 03:43:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart 2007 Boat Profile - Wild Oats XI

    A profile on Wild Oats XI as it prepares to race for a third line honours title

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  • Spinnaker pole injury on Pretty Fly II, third retirement
    • 27 Dec, 2007 03:02:00 PM

    Spinnaker pole injury on Pretty Fly II, third retirement

    The NSW yacht Pretty Fly II, skippered by Colin Woods, is heading for Eden this afternoon after crew member Derek Brown suffered a broken nose and cheek bone when he was hit in the face by the spinnaker pole when the boat was about 27 nautical miles from the port town.

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    • 27 Dec, 2007 02:59:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart 2007 Boat Profile - Hugo Boss II

    A profile on the Volvo 60 Hugo Boss II

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    • 27 Dec, 2007 02:17:00 PM

    Channel 7 Race Update 1 - 27 December 2007

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  • City Index Leopard fails to haul back Wild Oats XI in Bass Strait
    • 27 Dec, 2007 02:15:00 PM

    City Index Leopard fails to haul back Wild Oats XI in Bass Strait

    It is a remarkable situation in a fleet that features one of the hottest grand prix divisions in years, but it reflects the impact the variable weather conditions are having on the fleet.

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    • 27 Dec, 2007 01:29:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart 2007 Boat Profile - Ragamuffin

    A profile on Syd Fischer and his new Ragamuffin

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    • 27 Dec, 2007 01:18:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart 2007 Boat Profile - City Index Leopard

    A profile on Mike Slade's new boat, City Index Leopard, which he has brought to Sydney in a quest for line honours

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    • 27 Dec, 2007 12:59:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart 2007 Profile - Tony Cable

    A profile on Tony Cable, who this year will equal the record of 44 races established by John Bennetto

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  • Leading but time to reflect
    • 27 Dec, 2007 12:58:00 PM

    Leading but time to reflect

    Spirit of Koomooloo, the yacht currently leading the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race on corrected time, this morning took time out to pay its respects to the sunken yacht that gave rise to its name.

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    • 27 Dec, 2007 08:09:00 AM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart 2007 Boat Profile - Iataia

    A profile on the the first Mexican boat in the Rolex Sydney Hobart, Iataia

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    • 27 Dec, 2007 06:13:00 AM

    Leading yachts surge into Bass Strait, Slade still hopeful of record

    At 0500hrs the Sydney maxi, which is aiming for a hat trick of line honours wins, held a 9 mile break on Mike Slade’s British maxi City Index Leopard, with Skandia another 6 miles astern. Nevertheless, with the wind now on the nose, Slade is hopeful he may yet wind the local race favourite in.

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    • 27 Dec, 2007 12:31:00 AM

    Toyota Aurion V6

    Footage on-board Toyota Aurion V6 on the first afternoon

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