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  • David Dickson, Investec Loyal

    David Dickson, Investec Loyal

    David Dickson, navigator on Investec Loyal, talking from the boat about the steering issues they had and the strategy as they close the Tasmanian coast
  • Phil Waugh, Investec Loyal

    Phil Waugh, Investec Loyal

    HSBC Waratahs rugby player Phil Waugh relates his race experiences so far.
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  • David Dickson, Investec Loyal
    • 28 Dec, 2009 11:56:00 PM

    David Dickson, Investec Loyal

    David Dickson, navigator on Investec Loyal, talking from the boat about the steering issues they had and the strategy as they close the Tasmanian coast

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    • 28 Dec, 2009 10:52:00 PM

    Merit - the first afternoon

    Vision from Merit on the first afternoon of the race

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  • Phil Waugh, Investec Loyal
    • 28 Dec, 2009 10:42:00 PM

    Phil Waugh, Investec Loyal

    HSBC Waratahs rugby player Phil Waugh relates his race experiences so far.

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    • 28 Dec, 2009 10:31:00 PM

    Seven Network Race Update 4 - 28 December 2009

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    • 28 Dec, 2009 10:30:00 PM

    Seven Network Race Update 3 - 28 December 2009

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    • 28 Dec, 2009 10:29:00 PM

    Seven Network Race Update 2 - 28 December 2009

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  • Alfa Romeo takes line honours
    • 28 Dec, 2009 10:10:00 PM

    Alfa Romeo takes line honours

    Neville Crichton’s New Zealand supermaxi Alfa Romeo has taken line honours in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, crossing the finish line opposite Castray Esplanade on the Derwent River at 22:02:10hrs for an elapsed time of 2 days, 9 hours, 2 minutes and 10 seconds.

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  • One More Hurdle
    • 28 Dec, 2009 08:00:00 PM

    One More Hurdle

    Through another day of stop-start sailing, Alfa Romeo retained the race lead she has held since clearing Sydney Heads. Wild Oats XI, a near sister Reichel/Pugh 100ft maxi, passed Mike Slade's ICAP Leopard and gained on Alfa, which had led her by up to 30 miles throughout the morning.

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  • Wallaby flanker turned sailor
    • 28 Dec, 2009 05:59:00 PM

    Wallaby flanker turned sailor

    The all-star cast aboard the 100 footer Investec LOYAL - Olympic swimming gold medallist Grant Hackett, boxer Danny Green, HSBC Waratahs captain Phil Waugh and former rugby union player Phil Kearns – are getting the taste for ocean racing, so much so they are talking about signing up for next year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart before they reach the finish line of this year’s race.

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    • 28 Dec, 2009 04:00:00 PM

    Alfa Romeo holds on to Rolex Sydney Hobart lead

    Despite a lead of about 14 nautical miles over four-time line honours winner Wild Oats XI, and only 70 nautical miles to go to the finish of this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Alfa Romeo skipper Neville Crichton is leaving nothing to chance.

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  • Tassie yachts heading for home
    • 28 Dec, 2009 03:30:00 PM

    Tassie yachts heading for home

    One of the biggest contingents of Tasmanian yachts left Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day racing to their home port of Hobart and for the eight yachts, getting to Sydney for the start of the 65th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race was itself quite a feat.

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    • 28 Dec, 2009 01:32:00 PM

    Seven Network Race Update 1 - 28 December 2009

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    • 28 Dec, 2009 08:14:00 AM

    The Rich get Richer

    The maxis leading the Rolex Sydney Harbour race fleet cleared a barrier of light air and calm in Bass Strait in the early hours of this morning to reach away on a new westerly flow at speeds of up to 20 knots.

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  • Niklas Zennstrom, RAN
    • 28 Dec, 2009 12:47:00 AM

    Niklas Zennstrom, RAN

    Niklas Zennstrom, owner of RAN, interviewed by Susan Maffei Plowden prior to the start

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  • Mark Richards, Wild Oats XI
    • 28 Dec, 2009 12:36:00 AM

    Mark Richards, Wild Oats XI

    Mark Richards, skipper of Wild Oats XI, talking by phone from the boat late on the second afternoon

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  • Day 3 in photos
    • 28 Dec, 2009 12:00:00 AM

    Day 3 in photos

    A collection of photos from 28/12/2009

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