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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart: Wild Oats XI looking at treble again

    Rolex Sydney Hobart: Wild Oats XI looking at treble again

    Wild Oats XI is chasing its own race record, with a chance of repeating its 2005 treble, as it leads the fleet of 76 yachts into Bass Strait on day two of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
  • Rolex Sydney Hobart: Wild Oats XI closes in on Bass Strait

    Rolex Sydney Hobart: Wild Oats XI closes in on Bass Strait

    Race leader Wild Oats XI is set to launch into Bass Strait in a freshening northerly breeze in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race this morning.
  • Rolex Sydney Hobart start highlights

    Rolex Sydney Hobart start highlights

    Watch the video highlights of the start of the 68th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart: Wild Oats XI looking at treble again
    • 27 Dec, 2012 11:30:00 AM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart: Wild Oats XI looking at treble again

    Wild Oats XI is chasing its own race record, with a chance of repeating its 2005 treble, as it leads the fleet of 76 yachts into Bass Strait on day two of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart: Wild Oats XI closes in on Bass Strait
    • 27 Dec, 2012 07:00:00 AM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart: Wild Oats XI closes in on Bass Strait

    Race leader Wild Oats XI is set to launch into Bass Strait in a freshening northerly breeze in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race this morning.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart start highlights
    • 26 Dec, 2012 11:00:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart start highlights

    Watch the video highlights of the start of the 68th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

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  • Andrea Francolini's images from the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 26 Dec, 2012 09:00:00 PM

    Andrea Francolini's images from the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Photographer Andrea Francolini has provided a selection of images from the start of the 2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart

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  • Start images from Brett Hemmings|www.SailPix.com.au
    • 26 Dec, 2012 09:00:00 PM

    Start images from Brett Hemmings|www.SailPix.com.au

    A selection of images from Brett Hemmings, www.SailPix.com.au, of the start of Australia's blue water classic

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  • Flight South
    • 26 Dec, 2012 08:00:00 PM

    Flight South

    The 68th Rolex Sydney Hobart got underway in exceptional conditions. The forecast southerly breeze providing the perfect angle for a spinnaker start and run down the harbour. The angle would prove less kind as the yachts exited the Sydney Heads and made their turn towards Hobart, finding the 20 – 25 knots now firmly on the nose

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  • Seven Network Race Update - 26 Dec 12, 2000hrs
    • 26 Dec, 2012 08:00:00 PM

    Seven Network Race Update - 26 Dec 12, 2000hrs

    Seven Network's Race Update - Wednesday 26 December 2012, 2000hrs

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  • Start images from Ian Mainsbridge
    • 26 Dec, 2012 05:00:00 PM

    Start images from Ian Mainsbridge

    A selection of photographer Ian Mainsbridge's images from the start of the 68th Rolex Sydney Hobart. "Mains" has covered the Hobart race a phenomenal 49 times.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart: Conditions tough in opening hours of race
    • 26 Dec, 2012 04:15:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart: Conditions tough in opening hours of race

    The opening hours of the 2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart are proving a real test for all competitors, with some reporting three hours into the race that the swell is bigger than they expected, and the 20 knot southerly combined with an enormous chop has made for a cold, bumpy and tiring ride.

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  • Start images through the lens of Daniel Forster
    • 26 Dec, 2012 04:00:00 PM

    Start images through the lens of Daniel Forster

    Daniel Forster, one of the official event photographers, was on water today capturing all the action

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  • An aerial view of the start of the 68th Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 26 Dec, 2012 04:00:00 PM

    An aerial view of the start of the 68th Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Carlo Borlenghi, one of the official event photographers, gives an aerial perspective of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race start

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  • Wild Oats XI flies out to sea
    • 26 Dec, 2012 03:31:00 PM

    Wild Oats XI flies out to sea

    The start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race did not disappoint today and in perfect gusty southerly 20-25 knot winds, under a sunny sky, the 76 yachts in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s annual race, popped kites and Code Zeros at the start, making for a spectacular sight.

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  • Wild Thing out of race
    • 26 Dec, 2012 11:00:00 AM

    Wild Thing out of race

    The Race Committee of the Rolex Sydney Hobart has announced this morning that Grant Wharington’s super maxi Wild Thing will not be allowed to race.

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  • A walk down memory lane with race starters
    • 26 Dec, 2012 11:00:00 AM

    A walk down memory lane with race starters

    In the time honoured tradition of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia three veterans of the race 50 years ago will fire the starting sequence for the 2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart on Boxing Day.

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  • CYCA Wild Thing Press Conference
    • 26 Dec, 2012 11:00:00 AM

    CYCA Wild Thing Press Conference

    Audio from the press conference when the Race Committee of the Rolex Sydney Hobart announced this morning that Grant Wharington’s super maxi Wild Thing will not be allowed to race.

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  • Press Conference regarding Wild Thing
    • 26 Dec, 2012 10:25:00 AM

    Press Conference regarding Wild Thing

    Video from the press conference when the Race Committee of the Rolex Sydney Hobart announced this morning that Grant Wharington’s super maxi Wild Thing will not be allowed to race.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart: Spinnaker start – weather favours big boats
    • 26 Dec, 2012 09:00:00 AM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart: Spinnaker start – weather favours big boats

    Skippers and navigators of the 77 yachts competing in the Rolex Sydney Hobart received their final weather briefing from the Bureau of Meteorology at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia this morning prior to heading out onto the Harbour.

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