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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Update 2 - 27 December 2007

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Update 2 - 27 December 2007

  • Spinnaker pole injury on Pretty Fly II, third retirement

    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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  • 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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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Update 4 - 27 December 2007
    • 27 Dec, 2007 08:09:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Update 4 - 27 December 2007

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  • Quotes from the fleet
    • 27 Dec, 2007 06:26:00 PM

    Quotes from the fleet

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Update 3 - 27 December 2007
    • 27 Dec, 2007 06:03:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Update 3 - 27 December 2007

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Update 2 - 27 December 2007
    • 27 Dec, 2007 04:39:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Update 2 - 27 December 2007

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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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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Update 1 - 27 December 2007
    • 27 Dec, 2007 02:17:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart 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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  • 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 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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