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  • Bass Strait delivers punishing conditions

    Bass Strait delivers punishing conditions

    The forecast gale-force conditions made good today for the bulk of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet with yachts experiencing 40-50 knots of gale to storm-force winds from the west-southwest -- together with massive seas
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    • 27 Dec, 2010 10:33:00 PM

    Seven Network Race Update 4 - 27 December 2010

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    • 27 Dec, 2010 08:20:00 PM

    Seven Network Race Update 3 - 27 December 2010

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  • Bass Strait delivers punishing conditions
    • 27 Dec, 2010 07:21:00 PM

    Bass Strait delivers punishing conditions

    The forecast gale-force conditions made good today for the bulk of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet with yachts experiencing 40-50 knots of gale to storm-force winds from the west-southwest -- together with massive seas

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    • 27 Dec, 2010 07:02:00 PM

    Seven Network Race Update 2 - 27 December 2010

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  • Gale force conditions take out five yachts within an hour
    • 27 Dec, 2010 05:08:00 PM

    Gale force conditions take out five yachts within an hour

    Gale force conditions are taking their toll on the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet with five retirements in less than an hour this afternoon as the fleet battles 40 to 50 knot winds off the New South Wales south coast.

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  • YuuZoo’s Rolex Sydney Hobart woes
    • 27 Dec, 2010 03:35:00 PM

    YuuZoo’s Rolex Sydney Hobart woes

    After losing two men overboard within five hours of the Rolex Sydney Hobart start yesterday afternoon, YuuZoo skipper Ludde Ingvall didn’t think things could get much worse.

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    • 27 Dec, 2010 02:36:00 PM

    Seven Network Race Update 1 - 27 December 2010

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  • Battening Down
    • 27 Dec, 2010 01:40:00 PM

    Battening Down

    During this morning's radio sked with the race fleet, race official David Kellett onboard the radio relay vessel JBW read the full weather forecasts to the fleet, and advised of gale warnings for the waters off the NSW southeast coast where the frontrunners are now and the bulk of the fleet will reach throughout the afternoon.

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  • Wild Oats XI leads fleet into Bass Strait
    • 27 Dec, 2010 12:31:00 PM

    Wild Oats XI leads fleet into Bass Strait

    Bob Oatley’s super maxi Wild Oats XI has led the 86-boat Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet into the notorious Bass Strait this morning, with Sean Langman’s Investec Loyal and Grant Wharington’s Wild Thing in hot pursuit.

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    • 27 Dec, 2010 07:28:00 AM

    Seven Network Race Update 3 - 26 December 2010

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  • Only one retirement – but an eventful night at sea
    • 27 Dec, 2010 07:02:00 AM

    Only one retirement – but an eventful night at sea

    Despite a night of 20 plus knot southerly winds, hail, thunderstorms and steep uncomfortable seas, the Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet has remained intact with no further retirements since Jazz Player withdrew with a torn mainsail last night.

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  • Day 2 in photos
    • 27 Dec, 2010 12:00:00 AM

    Day 2 in photos

    A collection of photos from 27/12/2010

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