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  • Dock Side Snaps

    Dock Side Snaps

    Our photographers captured the atmosphere around the dock at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia prior to the start of the 71st Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
  • And the winner will be….ask me on Tuesday

    And the winner will be….ask me on Tuesday

    The 2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart is counting down; the skippers have received their final weather briefing, and the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia marina is teeming with crew members loading the last of the sails and provisions.
  • A bit of Brissie Dekadence

    A bit of Brissie Dekadence

    As Boxing Day draws closer, the mood on the dock at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia gets seriouser and seriouser – there is only so much time left to check, double check and check again those hundred little bits and pieces, those $5 fittings that can bring a whole campaign crashing down off the NSW coast.
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Videos

  • Super Maxi Skippers
    • 24 Dec, 2015 10:00:00 AM

    Super Maxi Skippers

    The latest forecast has blown the Rolex Sydney Hobart wide open. Any one of the four 100-footers could win line honours. Here's what they think of the challenge ahead:

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  • Long Range Weather Forecast
    • 22 Dec, 2015 04:30:00 PM

    Long Range Weather Forecast

    The NSW Bureau of Meteorology's Michael Logan, Comanche's Stan Honey and Perpetual Loyal's Adrienne Cahalan give their take on what to expect: A tough first night, then it's anyone's guess....

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  • Wild Oats XI Race Prep
    • 22 Dec, 2015 12:30:00 PM

    Wild Oats XI Race Prep

    Wild Oats XI skipper Mark Richards chats while hoisting the radically modified WOXI out of the water today. He says he knows Comanche is out for blood.

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  • Enchantress: Safety First
    • 21 Dec, 2015 02:00:00 PM

    Enchantress: Safety First

    Safety first! Every yacht in the Rolex Sydney Hobart must pass a strict safety audit. Today, Enchantress is facing the test. Check out what happens behind the scenes...

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  • Wild Oats XI Evolution
    • 19 Dec, 2015 11:00:00 AM

    Wild Oats XI Evolution

    How does a ten year old yacht remain at the forefront of one of the great ocean race classics? With her distinctively narrow hull, Bob Oatley’s Wild Oats XI has beaten all comers for line honours in eight out of the last ten Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Races. And now her original builders McConaghy Boats have completed her most radical modification yet, with the goal of maintaining her winning ways. Watch the evolution of this concept from idea to reality.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Preview
    • 03 Dec, 2015 09:00:00 AM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Preview

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, organised by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, is the ultimate test for skippers, tacticians and crews.

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  • Ark323 RSHYR Preparation
    • 22 Sep, 2015 10:00:00 AM

    Ark323 RSHYR Preparation

    Noahs Sailing Club are eager to impress in this year's Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race with their TP52, Ark323

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  • 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Film
    • 09 Apr, 2015 12:00:00 AM

    2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Film

    Relive all the colour, drama and excitement of the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in the latest episode of Rolex Spirit of Yachting.

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