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    • 28 Dec, 2007 08:38:00 PM

    Quotes from the fleet

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    • 28 Dec, 2007 08:26:00 PM

    Frustrated Commodore crosses the line

    With Tasmanian bowman Justin Clougher perched up the rig scouting for breeze, the US Farr STP65 finally picked up local “4pm sea breeze”, the crew jumping to the rail for last 11 miles to the finish line.

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    • 28 Dec, 2007 07:44:00 PM

    Channel 7 Race Update 3 - 28 December 2007

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    • 28 Dec, 2007 07:11:00 PM

    Toyota Aurion V6 Onboard vision

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  • Iron Man
    • 28 Dec, 2007 05:48:00 PM

    Iron Man

    For all those who were worrying about Nathan Buckley's state of health aboard the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race entry Hugo Boss II, we can confirm that he is a man of steel. He has not thrown up.

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  • The things that happen when you are not looking
    • 28 Dec, 2007 04:44:00 PM

    The things that happen when you are not looking

    The crew traced the source of the water, closed a seacock to prevent any more seawater coming in and then bailed it out, using buckets and the pumps.

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    • 28 Dec, 2007 04:21:00 PM

    Channel 7 Race Update 2 - 28 December 2007

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  • Emotional win for Wild Oats XI team
    • 28 Dec, 2007 02:50:00 PM

    Emotional win for Wild Oats XI team

    In the end it was a historic line honours victory for Wild Oats XI, the first yacht in 59 years to lead the fleet across the line in three consecutive years. But owner Bob Oatley admits that just three months ago he believed that this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart was beyond his reach.

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    • 28 Dec, 2007 02:45:00 PM

    Channel 7 Race Update 1 - 28 December 2007

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  • The deciding day?
    • 28 Dec, 2007 02:31:00 PM

    The deciding day?

    History may record that the second day decided the overall winner of the Rolex Sydney Hobart, the day the American 65-footer Rosebud leapt away from the other maxi chasers as the southerly turned north again at the eastern end of Bass Strait.

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  • Ichi Ban snaps port rudder blade
    • 28 Dec, 2007 11:49:00 AM

    Ichi Ban snaps port rudder blade

    Matt Allen’s Jones 70 Ichi Ban, which moved into third place when Skandia broke the top of its mast, suffered its own misfortune at 10.30am this morning when their port rudder blade snapped.

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    • 28 Dec, 2007 10:57:00 AM

    Latest news from Hugo Boss II

    The reality of our food situation at the moment is what is on the freeze dried menu tomorrow (it’s not that bad as long as you don't look at it, and don’t mind a cooked breakfast tasting the same as beef stew).

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  • Wild Oats XI makes it three in a row
    • 28 Dec, 2007 09:45:00 AM

    Wild Oats XI makes it three in a row

    The Sydney maxi Wild Oats XI, skippered by Mark Richards, has made yachting history this morning, crossing the finish line of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race at 10:24am to secure her third consecutive line honours victory. Richards has been at the helm each time.

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    • 28 Dec, 2007 05:39:00 AM

    Wild Oats XI cruising towards a third line honours win

    North east of Tasman Island, barring mishap, the race leader Wild Oats XI is certain to take line honours and rewrite Rolex Sydney Hobart history as only the second yacht in 63 years to win line honours in three consecutive years.

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    • 28 Dec, 2007 05:23:00 AM

    Quotes from the fleet - day three

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    • 28 Dec, 2007 04:53:00 AM

    Skandia breaks its mast 150 miles from finish

    At approximately 2.30am whilst under A2 spinnaker, sailing off Bicheno on the Tasmanian east coast with 150 miles to go, Skandia’s mast broke between the third spreader and the forestay.

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  • Day 3 in photos
    • 28 Dec, 2007 12:00:00 AM

    Day 3 in photos

    A collection of photos from 28/12/2007

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