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  • A Slow Rolex Sydney Hobart Favouring Smaller Boats

    A Slow Rolex Sydney Hobart Favouring Smaller Boats

    Soft overnight conditions in Bass Strait have frustrated the front runners of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race all night, especially the heavier Perpetual LOYAL, which has watched the lighter, leaner Wild Oats XI gradually inch away from her.
  • Slow night in the lottery

    Slow night in the lottery

    It has been slow progress overnight and this morning in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race with Wild Oats XI opening up a 15 nm lead over Perpetual LOYAL and a further eight miles back to Ragamuffin 100 as they close on the Tasmanian coast.
  • Video Highlights: The Calm Before

    Video Highlights: The Calm Before

    On Day 2 the Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet makes slow, tactical progress down the NSW coast. With changing weather conditions forecast for tomorrow, the standings could easily be reshuffled
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  • Getting Ready for the Big Bash
    • 28 Dec, 2013 09:00:00 AM

    Getting Ready for the Big Bash

    Brindabella skipper Jim Cooney reports that the veteran maxi enjoyed a very successful second night at sea and is reveling under spinnaker in a brisk breeze this morning, but already his thoughts are turning to the big change forecast for later this evening.

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  • Brindabella's skipper Jim Cooney recaps their overnight performance
    • 28 Dec, 2013 09:00:00 AM

    Brindabella's skipper Jim Cooney recaps their overnight performance

    Brindabella skipper Jim Cooney recaps a successful overnight's sail, catching up with the leaders with a northeaster, building from behind. How are they going to tackle Bass Strait, find out....

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  • A Slow Rolex Sydney Hobart Favouring Smaller Boats
    • 28 Dec, 2013 07:30:00 AM

    A Slow Rolex Sydney Hobart Favouring Smaller Boats

    Soft overnight conditions in Bass Strait have frustrated the front runners of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race all night, especially the heavier Perpetual LOYAL, which has watched the lighter, leaner Wild Oats XI gradually inch away from her.

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  • Slow night in the lottery
    • 28 Dec, 2013 04:35:00 AM

    Slow night in the lottery

    It has been slow progress overnight and this morning in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race with Wild Oats XI opening up a 15 nm lead over Perpetual LOYAL and a further eight miles back to Ragamuffin 100 as they close on the Tasmanian coast.

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  • Video Highlights: The Calm Before
    • 27 Dec, 2013 08:00:00 PM

    Video Highlights: The Calm Before

    On Day 2 the Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet makes slow, tactical progress down the NSW coast. With changing weather conditions forecast for tomorrow, the standings could easily be reshuffled

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  • Waiting Waiting Waiting
    • 27 Dec, 2013 07:16:00 PM

    Waiting Waiting Waiting

    Light winds, in many places no wind at all, it has been a day of frustration for the 92 remaining yachts in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet. There just isn’t a lot of wind, especially out in Bass Strait.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart: The Calm Before
    • 27 Dec, 2013 07:00:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart: The Calm Before

    Twenty-four hours after the Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet raced out of Sydney Harbour the pace slowed up as the lead boats picked their way down the southeast coast of Australia.

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  • Anthony Bell, skipper of Perpetual LOYAL talks to the media team
    • 27 Dec, 2013 07:00:00 PM

    Anthony Bell, skipper of Perpetual LOYAL talks to the media team

    Listen to Perpetual Loyal skipper Anthony Bell tell the media about his plan to catch Wild Oats XI. He also reveals Today show host Karl Stefanovic's been working on his tan...

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  • Photo Gallery: Ian Mainsbridge flys over the fleet
    • 27 Dec, 2013 07:00:00 PM

    Photo Gallery: Ian Mainsbridge flys over the fleet

    Photographer Ian Mainsbridge captured some of the action at the front end of the fleet on 27 December

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  • Photo Gallery from 27th December
    • 27 Dec, 2013 02:00:00 PM

    Photo Gallery from 27th December

    Rolex Photographer Daniel Forster had a bird's eye view this morning of the front runners and captured these images

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart: They Can Touch Each Other
    • 27 Dec, 2013 01:00:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart: They Can Touch Each Other

    Inch by inch, mile-by-mile, defending champion Wild Oats XI is reeling in Perpetual LOYAL as the pair breaks away from the pack to lead the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet into Bass Strait.

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