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  • Flying Fifties Find It Fast And Furious

    Flying Fifties Find It Fast And Furious

    Strong WNW winds off the Tasmanian coast last night and a northwesterly reaching gale force in the Derwent River today blew the 50-55ft boats home to dominate the provisional handicap placings in IRC Division 0 and Division 1 of the 64th Rolex Sydney Hobart
  • Close up and personal

    Close up and personal

    Nearly half the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet, more than 40 boats, are locked in battle this evening, east of Flinders Island, a long way out to sea and battening down the hatches as strong winds continue.
  • It’s not the size, just feel the quality

    It’s not the size, just feel the quality

    Sydney yachtsman Bob Steel may be on the verge of his second overall win in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Six years after winning the race on corrected time with a previous Quest, Steel now has a nervous night’s wait to see if he has won again.
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  • Flying Fifties Find It Fast And Furious
    • 28 Dec, 2008 09:29:00 PM

    Flying Fifties Find It Fast And Furious

    Strong WNW winds off the Tasmanian coast last night and a northwesterly reaching gale force in the Derwent River today blew the 50-55ft boats home to dominate the provisional handicap placings in IRC Division 0 and Division 1 of the 64th Rolex Sydney Hobart

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  • Close up and personal
    • 28 Dec, 2008 06:00:00 PM

    Close up and personal

    Nearly half the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet, more than 40 boats, are locked in battle this evening, east of Flinders Island, a long way out to sea and battening down the hatches as strong winds continue.

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  • It’s not the size, just feel the quality
    • 28 Dec, 2008 05:10:00 PM

    It’s not the size, just feel the quality

    Sydney yachtsman Bob Steel may be on the verge of his second overall win in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Six years after winning the race on corrected time with a previous Quest, Steel now has a nervous night’s wait to see if he has won again.

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    • 28 Dec, 2008 05:00:00 PM

    Imperious Oats

    Wild Oats XI strode majestically up the Derwent River this morning to beat Skandia by one hour seven minutes and score a record fourth consecutive line honours victory in the Rolex Sydney Hobart after one of the best tactical battles seen at the head of the fleet in the race's 64-year history.

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  • Geoff Ross - Yendys
    • 28 Dec, 2008 04:06:00 PM

    Geoff Ross - Yendys

    Geoff Ross, Owner/Skipper of Handicap contender, Yendys

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  • Atse Blei - Owner of Pinta M - representing The Netherlands
    • 28 Dec, 2008 03:53:00 PM

    Atse Blei - Owner of Pinta M - representing The Netherlands

    Atse Blei, owner of Pinta M talks to Giles Pearman about his strategy while competing in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

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  • Conrad Humphries - Tactician aboard Ichi Ban
    • 28 Dec, 2008 03:47:00 PM

    Conrad Humphries - Tactician aboard Ichi Ban

    Conrad Humphries - tactician aboard Ichi Ban for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2008 speaks to Giles Pearman from Regattanews

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  • Stephen Ainsworth talks to Giles Pearman of Regattanews
    • 28 Dec, 2008 03:33:00 PM

    Stephen Ainsworth talks to Giles Pearman of Regattanews

    Giles Pearman of Regattanews talks to Stephen Ainsowrth about his new build Loki and preparations for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2008

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  • 11th hour battle for the Tattersall's Cup glory
    • 28 Dec, 2008 12:34:00 PM

    11th hour battle for the Tattersall's Cup glory

    Three TP52s are in the top six places, with Bob Steel’s Quest in first place, the indomitable Syd Fischer sailing his 40th Hobart race with his latest Ragamuffin snapping at Quest’s transom in second and Alan Whiteley’s Victorian sister to those two boats, Cougar II, in sixth place

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  • Wild Oats XI takes record fourth consecutive line honours win
    • 28 Dec, 2008 08:13:00 AM

    Wild Oats XI takes record fourth consecutive line honours win

    Wild Oats XI has lived up to its pre-race expectations and at 0934, 14secs AEST this morning sailed into the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race history books. Wild Oats XI finsihed with an elapsed time of 1 day 20 hours 34 minutes and 14 seconds.

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  • Wild Oats XI heading into the history books
    • 28 Dec, 2008 06:49:00 AM

    Wild Oats XI heading into the history books

    The crew on the 30m maxi Wild Oats XI look likely to get their dream finish in this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart after all. Grant Wharington’s former overall winner Skandia stole the limelight yesterday but this morning she trails Wild Oats XI by 15 nautical miles on approach to Tasman Island.

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    • 28 Dec, 2008 02:15:00 AM

    Seven Network - Race Update 4 - 27 December 2008

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    • 28 Dec, 2008 02:12:00 AM

    Seven Network - Race Update 3 - 27 December 2008

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    • 28 Dec, 2008 02:11:00 AM

    Seven Network - Race update 2 - 27 December 2008

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    • 28 Dec, 2008 02:09:00 AM

    Seven Network - Race Update 1 - 27 December 2008

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  • Day 3 in photos
    • 28 Dec, 2008 12:00:00 AM

    Day 3 in photos

    A collection of photos from 28/12/2008

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