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  • The Spirit of Yachting

    The Spirit of Yachting

    The CYCA's principal sponsor Rolex is pleased to announce that the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - The Spirit of Yachting is now available for viewing online.
  • BoatsonTV exclusive interview with RSHYR overall winner Roger Hickman owner and skipper WILD ROSE

    BoatsonTV exclusive interview with RSHYR overall winner Roger Hickman owner and skipper WILD ROSE

    Geoff Waller sat down with Roger Hickman, overall winner of the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race for this exclusive interview and he described his incident filled race to win the Tattersalls Cup.
  • Video:   Rolex Sydney Hobart 2014 Music Montage

    Video: Rolex Sydney Hobart 2014 Music Montage

    The 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart event wrap music montage presented by Rolex.
  • In the name of the Rose
    • 07 Jan, 2015 07:30:00 AM

    In the name of the Rose

    Two yachts with a shared history claimed the main prizes at a memorable 70th edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Driven by facing her most fearsome opponent in years, Bob Oatley’s Wild Oats XI made history by claiming a record-breaking eighth line honours victory. Some 29 hours later, Oatley’s original Wild Oats arrived in Hobart with a corrected time finish that would ensure overall victory and the coveted Tattersall’s Cup trophy. Oatley’s former boat, the 43-ft Wild Rose, owned and skippered by his friend Roger Hickman, secured her second victory in the race, 21 years after the first.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race concludes with Trophy Presentation
    • 01 Jan, 2015 02:26:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race concludes with Trophy Presentation

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

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  • A Wild Edition
    • 31 Dec, 2014 07:00:00 PM

    A Wild Edition

    Roger Hickman’s Farr 43 Wild Rose has been confirmed as the overall corrected time winner of the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • Age no barrier for the final finisher
    • 30 Dec, 2014 07:00:00 PM

    Age no barrier for the final finisher

    So much for getting slower with age! The 60-year-old wooden sloop Southern Myth today completed her 15th, and her fastest, Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart: Family and friends make Wild Rose “Simply the Best”
    • 30 Dec, 2014 05:33:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart: Family and friends make Wild Rose “Simply the Best”

    Roger Hickman is surrounded by the family and friends whom he describes, with apologies to Tina Turner, as “Simply the Best”.

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