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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart 2007 Boat Profile - City Index Leopard

    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
  • Rolex Sydney Hobart 2007 Profile - Tony Cable

    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
  • HUGO BOSS II making final preparations

    HUGO BOSS II making final preparations

    "We have brought together a great dynamic team aboard HUGO BOSS II for this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. We’re hoping for strong conditions which will favour us and the other Volvo 60s."
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  • Race forecast hedges hope of record run in 2007 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race
    • 24 Dec, 2007 07:14:00 PM

    Race forecast hedges hope of record run in 2007 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race

    Soft and swinging winds on the second day will slow the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet; probably removing any chance of the 98 foot canting-keeled maxis have of breaking the race record and producing a handicap winner from the mid-fleet 40-65-footers behind them

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart 2007 Boat Profile - Wild Oats XI
    • 24 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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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart 2007 Boat Profile - Hugo Boss II
    • 24 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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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart 2007 Boat Profile - Ragamuffin
    • 24 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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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart 2007 Boat Profile - City Index Leopard
    • 24 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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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart 2007 Profile - Tony Cable
    • 24 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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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart 2007 Boat Profile - Iataia
    • 24 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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  • Life after Koomooloo
    • 23 Dec, 2007 04:09:00 PM

    Life after Koomooloo

    Freebairn says he thinks about his old love every day. He’s not sure what will go though his mind when he and his crewmates sail past Narooma this year.

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  • HUGO BOSS II making final preparations
    • 23 Dec, 2007 03:45:00 PM

    HUGO BOSS II making final preparations

    "We have brought together a great dynamic team aboard HUGO BOSS II for this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. We’re hoping for strong conditions which will favour us and the other Volvo 60s."

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  • Tony Cable - 44th Race - Interview
    • 23 Dec, 2007 11:51:00 AM

    Tony Cable - 44th Race - Interview

    An interview by ABC Tasmania with Tony Cable, about to equal the record for the most "Hobarts"

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  • Ray Roberts - Quantum Racing
    • 23 Dec, 2007 10:41:00 AM

    Ray Roberts - Quantum Racing

    Ray Roberts, owner/skipper of Quantum Racing, at a press conference on 23 December 2007

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  • Mike Green - Wot Yot
    • 23 Dec, 2007 12:07:00 AM

    Mike Green - Wot Yot

    Mike Green, navigator on the TP52 Wot Yot, at a press conference on 23 December 2007

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  • It’s all about winning with your mates
    • 21 Dec, 2007 04:34:00 PM

    It’s all about winning with your mates

    "Peter Kurts always said you should stay away from a boat where the saloon has been designed by an Italian interior designer. This is the first time I will have hot water out of a tap. It’s almost like it’s wrong, immoral."

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  • Maxis and race record may be gone with the wind
    • 21 Dec, 2007 01:39:00 PM

    Maxis and race record may be gone with the wind

    “With a number of fronts coming through after midday on the 27th, the race could be turned on its ear. There is potential for the big boats to ‘park up’ .…the race could start again off the Tasmanian coast,” said Oxley today.

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  • New Zealand maxi out of Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 17 Dec, 2007 05:31:00 PM

    New Zealand maxi out of Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Peering in under the huge hull at the 20cm crack just back from leading edge at the top of the fin, Buckley, an engineer, and his boat captain Ross Field made the call that the boat is not fit to contest the Rolex Sydney Hobart.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart crews supporting charity
    • 17 Dec, 2007 10:17:00 AM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart crews supporting charity

    Crews racing in this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race have an opportunity to help the worthwhile charity OzHarvest, which collects food from various areas then distributes it to many charities.

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  • Leopard skipper arrives in Sydney ready for Hobart hunt
    • 12 Dec, 2007 06:07:00 PM

    Leopard skipper arrives in Sydney ready for Hobart hunt

    The skipper of UK maxi City Index Leopard arrived in Sydney from London this morning and immediately declared the sturdy, purpose-built yacht a certain line honours chance in this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart.

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  • Wild Oats XI one step closer to the Rolex Sydney Hobart start line
    • 06 Dec, 2007 09:30:00 PM

    Wild Oats XI one step closer to the Rolex Sydney Hobart start line

    The towering black carbon fibre mast, reaching almost 45 metres in height and weighing 1,100 kilograms, was today lifted by crane, shaken to remove any debris then carefully manoeuvred by some of the Wild Oats crew before being lowered into the awaiting 30-metre maxi.

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  • Leopard arrives in Sydney for Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 03 Dec, 2007 11:42:00 AM

    Leopard arrives in Sydney for Rolex Sydney Hobart

    City Index Leopard, the 100 foot maxi yacht run by Ocean Marine, the British sailing team owned by Mike Slade, has arrived into Sydney to prepare for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • Stranded in Esperance a real test of perseverance
    • 23 Nov, 2007 03:48:00 PM

    Stranded in Esperance a real test of perseverance

    With no time to organise another delivery crew, a resourceful Humphries has, from his motel room in Esperance, organised a truck to pick up his S&S 34 Huckleberry a week from today and transport it across the Nullarbor to Sydney.

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  • Steve Humphrey - Huckleberry
    • 23 Nov, 2007 11:15:00 AM

    Steve Humphrey - Huckleberry

    Steve Huckleberry, owner of S&S34 Huckleberry, interviewed on his trials and tribulations with getting his boat to the start line in Sydney

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  • Two set to equal Rolex Sydney Hobart record
    • 15 Nov, 2007 09:22:00 PM

    Two set to equal Rolex Sydney Hobart record

    The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, the organising club of the Rolex Sydney Hobart, today confirmed that due to a discrepancy which crept into the figures some decades ago, there are in fact two yachtsmen lining up this year to equal the late John Bennetto’s record of 44 races.

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  • Fleet of 90 nominated for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2007
    • 02 Nov, 2007 04:52:00 PM

    Fleet of 90 nominated for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2007

    Once again the heavier classic yachts from a bygone era of boat building will line up with the sleek and modern at 1pm on Wednesday 26 December when the iconic yacht race will showcase Sydney Harbour to the world for the 63rd time.

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