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  • 2008 Rolex Sydney Hobart Boat Call

    2008 Rolex Sydney Hobart Boat Call

    Steve Barker calls the fleet in a post-race summary delivered at the Rolex Sydney Hobart trophy presentation
  • Mark Richards speaks to the press on arrival in Hobart

    Mark Richards speaks to the press on arrival in Hobart

    Mark Richards, Skipper of Wild Oats XI, speaks to the press on arrival into Hobart.
  • Interview with CYCA Commodore Matt Allen

    Interview with CYCA Commodore Matt Allen

    Giles Pearman caught up with CYCA Commodore Matt Allen before the start of the 64th race to Hobart
  • Remembrance before celebration
    • 31 Dec, 2008 05:19:00 PM

    Remembrance before celebration

    The traditional dockside presentation of the Tattersall's Cup to the overall handicap winner and battle flags to the divisional winners of the 2008 Rolex Sydney Hobart was a moving occasion, preceded by a wreath-laying ceremony and a minute's silence to mark the tenth anniversary of the tragic 1998 race in which six sailors lost their lives

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  • Back on the Road Again
    • 31 Dec, 2008 01:50:00 PM

    Back on the Road Again

    For One for the Road skipper Kym Butler and his son, Anthony, finishing the 2008 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht race was a momentous and emotional occasion, for more than one reason.

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  • Last Yachts to Finish Before New Year's Eve Celebrations are in Full Swing
    • 31 Dec, 2008 10:02:00 AM

    Last Yachts to Finish Before New Year's Eve Celebrations are in Full Swing

    The final two yachts sailing in the 2008 Rolex Sydney Hobart are expected to enjoy the rarity of a New Year celebration on dry land.

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  • Monday Evening in Hobart
    • 29 Dec, 2008 06:00:00 PM

    Monday Evening in Hobart

    By 6pm on Monday evening 30 of the 94 remaining competitors in the Rolex Sydney Hobart 2008 had arrived in Hobart.

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  • Seven commercial skippers to the rescue
    • 29 Dec, 2008 03:30:00 PM

    Seven commercial skippers to the rescue

    For those in peril at sea, it is comforting to know that people like Leo Rodriguez and his “motley” crew aboard Telcoinabox Merit are at hand. When the Victorian Farr 53 Georgia lost its rudder and began sinking on the first night off Batemans Bay, Telcoinabox Merit, the former Volvo 60 now based at Airlie Beach in Queensland, was two miles in front of her.

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