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  • Living Up to the Reputation

    Living Up to the Reputation

    The 68th Rolex Sydney Hobart was a great contest. It may have finished with one boat, Wild Oats XI, scooping all the serious silverware, but to limit the story to that fact would be an injustice to the other 75 yachts that raced. Over and above the remarkable second treble of line honours, overall win and new race record secured by Wild Oats XI, this race will be remembered for the array of conditions experienced and the commitment of the smaller boats to finish despite the wind playing into the hands of the larger boats.
  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Official Prizegiving

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Official Prizegiving

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race came to a conclusion with the Official Prize Giving being conducted at the Royal Yacht CLub of Tasmania, the race finishing partner
  • Presentation of trophies brings Rolex Sydney Hobart to a close

    Presentation of trophies brings Rolex Sydney Hobart to a close

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race came to a conclusion on January 1 at the Royal Club of Tasmania, where the Official Prize Giving took place.
  • Living Up to the Reputation
    • 03 Jan, 2013 02:00:00 PM

    Living Up to the Reputation

    The 68th Rolex Sydney Hobart was a great contest. It may have finished with one boat, Wild Oats XI, scooping all the serious silverware, but to limit the story to that fact would be an injustice to the other 75 yachts that raced. Over and above the remarkable second treble of line honours, overall win and new race record secured by Wild Oats XI, this race will be remembered for the array of conditions experienced and the commitment of the smaller boats to finish despite the wind playing into the hands of the larger boats.

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  • Presentation of trophies brings Rolex Sydney Hobart to a close
    • 01 Jan, 2013 12:35:00 PM

    Presentation of trophies brings Rolex Sydney Hobart to a close

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race came to a conclusion on January 1 at the Royal Club of Tasmania, where the Official Prize Giving took place.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race salutes its True Believers
    • 01 Jan, 2013 12:30:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race salutes its True Believers

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race today awarded its highest honour to four men whose individual contributions to the race over many decades have helped to make it one of the world’s great ocean classics.

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  • Maluka arrives in time for New Year
    • 01 Jan, 2013 09:30:00 AM

    Maluka arrives in time for New Year

    Sean Langman’s 80 year-old gaff rigged Maluka of Kermandie arrived last on line in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, but she arrived well in time to see the New Year in, as many revellers clapped her into Kings Pier last evening.

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  • Gutted Dump Truckers will be back
    • 31 Dec, 2012 11:30:00 AM

    Gutted Dump Truckers will be back

    Discretion was the better part of valour for the Tasmanian crew of Dump Truck when they were faced with the gut-wrenching decision to retire from the Rolex Sydney Hobart with the finishing line just over 100 nautical miles away.

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