• A Blaze of Colour Against a Grey Sydney Sky

    A Blaze of Colour Against a Grey Sydney Sky

    Race day for the 66th Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet dawned cloudy and rainy for the 87 competing yachts. The grey weather added a bit of gloom and foreboding to what may be in store for the crews racing to the finish line in Hobart, 628-miles away.
  • Champagne conditions go flat

    Champagne conditions go flat

    After four hours of vintage downwind racing in flat seas and a 12 knot north-easterly breeze, the frontrunners in the Rolex Sydney Hobart have hunkered down for the long grind to windward that will probably get worse before it gets better.
  • Save it for the second half

    Save it for the second half

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart, which started from Sydney Harbour at 1pm this afternoon, is shaping up to be two quite distinctive races wrapped into one; the first half, from Sydney Heads to Flinders Island on Tasmania’s north-eastern tip and the second, from Flinders to the finish in the Derwent River.
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  • Day 1 in photos
    • 26 Dec, 2010 11:00:00 PM

    Day 1 in photos

    A collection of photos from 26 December 2010

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