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  • Tempest in a Teapot

    Tempest in a Teapot

    It was something like a cliffhanger. When five-time line honours winner Wild Oats XI sailed into Hobart early last night at the finish of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, controversy shrouded her as she slipped into Hobart’s Constitution Dock.
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  • Tempest in a Teapot
    • 29 Dec, 2010 09:14:00 PM

    Tempest in a Teapot

    It was something like a cliffhanger. When five-time line honours winner Wild Oats XI sailed into Hobart early last night at the finish of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, controversy shrouded her as she slipped into Hobart’s Constitution Dock.

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    • 29 Dec, 2010 09:12:00 PM

    Seven Network Race Update 3 - 29 December 2010

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    • 29 Dec, 2010 09:11:00 PM

    Seven Network Race Update 2 - 29 December 2010

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  • And so to the ultimate prize
    • 29 Dec, 2010 08:09:00 PM

    And so to the ultimate prize

    It is a three-way battle for the Tattersall’s Cup between the leader in the clubhouse, Geoff Boettcher’s South Australian yacht Secret Men’s Business 3.5, the long-time frontrunner Darryl Hodgkinson’s Beneteau First 45 Victoire from Sydney and the appropriately named Local Hero, Peter Moseley’s 36-footer from Sydney’s Middle Harbour Yacht Club.

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  • Oats sweats then celebrates
    • 29 Dec, 2010 06:57:00 PM

    Oats sweats then celebrates

    “We’re back and we’re just very happy to be here,” said Wild Oats XI skipper Mark Richards after the news that a race committee protest had been dismissed and that the 30.48 metre supermaxi owned by Bob Oatley could be officially declared line honours winner of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • Protests dismissed – Wild Oats XI announced line honours winner
    • 29 Dec, 2010 04:25:00 PM

    Protests dismissed – Wild Oats XI announced line honours winner

    Following a tense wait, then a protest hearing by the International Jury of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, then another tense wait while the jury deliberated, Wild Oats XI has been exonerated and is now officially the line honours winner of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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    • 29 Dec, 2010 02:48:00 PM

    Seven Network Race Update 1 - 29 December 2010

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  • Secret Mens Business 3.5 clubhouse leader
    • 29 Dec, 2010 02:36:00 PM

    Secret Mens Business 3.5 clubhouse leader

    Geoff Boettcher’s South Australian yacht Secret Men’s Business 3.5 is this afternoon the leader in the clubhouse in the contest for corrected time honours in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • Fleet trickles into Hobart
    • 29 Dec, 2010 01:15:00 PM

    Fleet trickles into Hobart

    Sean Langman and Anthony Bell’s 100-foot super maxi Investec Loyal was the second yacht across the finish line of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, arriving last night just after midnight, three and a half hours behind the provisional line honours winner and race favourite Wild Oats XI.

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  • Derwent River up to its old tricks
    • 29 Dec, 2010 08:40:00 AM

    Derwent River up to its old tricks

    While Wild Oats XI sliced up the river in majestic style at 8:30 mid-evening to take provisional line honours, second placed Investec Loyal barely scraped across the line three and a half hours later after an agonising 2 knot crawl in virtually no breeze over the final 10 miles of a race that has at times turned on brutal 40 plus knot winds.

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  • Investec Loyal’s Derwent drift into second over the line
    • 29 Dec, 2010 01:14:00 AM

    Investec Loyal’s Derwent drift into second over the line

    After being becalmed within sight of the line, Sean Langman and Anthony Bell’s 100-foot supermaxi Investec Loyal is the second boat to finish the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, three and a half hours behind the provisional line honours winner Wild Oats XI.

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  • Day 4 in photos
    • 29 Dec, 2010 12:00:00 AM

    Day 4 in photos

    A collection of photos from 29/12/2010

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