News

  • RÁN takes charge of Rolex Sydney Hobart overall lead

    RÁN takes charge of Rolex Sydney Hobart overall lead

    The new British yacht RÁN has taken the overall lead of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race this afternoon, Niklas Zennstrom and his crew making an early charge on Zennstrom’s hope to win the 628 nautical mile race on handicap, adding to his overall win of the Rolex Fastnet Race in August.
  • Alfa Romeo and RÂN stake their claims at the start, no fairy tale for Etihad Stadium

    Alfa Romeo and RÂN stake their claims at the start, no fairy tale for Etihad Stadium

    Neville Crichton’s 100 foot maxi Alfa Romeo this afternoon grabbed bragging rights from arch rival Wild Oats XI by being the first yacht out of Sydney Harbour at the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
  • Etihad Stadium first high profile casualty

    Etihad Stadium first high profile casualty

    Melbourne maxi Etihad Stadium is the first high profile casualty of the 65th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, a disappointed owner/skipper Grant Wharington officially retiring at 2.05pm this afternoon citing rigging issues.
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  • Day 1 in photos
    • 26 Dec, 2009 12:00:00 AM

    Day 1 in photos

    A collection of photos from 26/12/2009

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