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  • You’d think they’d won the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    You’d think they’d won the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    If the hollering and cheering, the sprayed champagne, the faces split from ear to ear with the most outrageous grins were anything to go by, you would think the Chinese members of the most international yacht in the fleet, UBOX, had beaten the world.
  • Tales of woe in the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Tales of woe in the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is a cruel race: it builds you up and then it knocks you down. The doldrums are just as hard to take as the storms and the big seas.
  • Finally CQS crosses Rolex Sydney Hobart finish line

    Finally CQS crosses Rolex Sydney Hobart finish line

    Aboard Ludde Ingvall’s super maxi CQS this afternoon, crew member Michael Rummel told how they were in the Derwent not too far from the Rolex Hobart finish line at 6.15am, with the crew never expecting to still be there staring at the same line late afternoon into the afternoon, but that is exactly what happened.
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  • You’d think they’d won the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 28 Dec, 2016 08:33:00 PM

    You’d think they’d won the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    If the hollering and cheering, the sprayed champagne, the faces split from ear to ear with the most outrageous grins were anything to go by, you would think the Chinese members of the most international yacht in the fleet, UBOX, had beaten the world.

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  • Photos from 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart - day 3
    • 28 Dec, 2016 08:00:00 PM

    Photos from 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart - day 3

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  • Tales of woe in the Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 28 Dec, 2016 07:53:00 PM

    Tales of woe in the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is a cruel race: it builds you up and then it knocks you down. The doldrums are just as hard to take as the storms and the big seas.

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  • Finally CQS crosses Rolex Sydney Hobart finish line
    • 28 Dec, 2016 06:11:00 PM

    Finally CQS crosses Rolex Sydney Hobart finish line

    Aboard Ludde Ingvall’s super maxi CQS this afternoon, crew member Michael Rummel told how they were in the Derwent not too far from the Rolex Hobart finish line at 6.15am, with the crew never expecting to still be there staring at the same line late afternoon into the afternoon, but that is exactly what happened.

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  • Sulky Derwent can’t dampen a great 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 28 Dec, 2016 04:13:00 PM

    Sulky Derwent can’t dampen a great 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Four hours drifting in the Derwent River was not how Jim Cooney, the skipper of the Volvo Open 70 Maserati, planned to finish the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart - earlier this morning he had expected to cross the line around 6am, inside Wild Oats XI’s 2012 record time – that was before the wind died on the river.

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  • The Agony of a Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 28 Dec, 2016 11:40:00 AM

    The Agony of a Rolex Sydney Hobart

    They say if the Rolex Sydney Hobart ended at Tasman Light the list of winners over the last seven decades would read entirely differently. But it doesn’t. It finishes in Hobart, 11 miles up the cruel Derwent River from Storm Bay.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016 – 28 December – A New Race Record
    • 28 Dec, 2016 09:00:00 AM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016 – 28 December – A New Race Record

    The race record has been broken at Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Arriving in Hobart at 02:31.20 on Wednesday 28 December, Anthony Bell’s Perpetual LOYAL set a a time of 1 day, 13 hours, 31 minutes and 20 seconds, some 4 hours, 51 minutes and 52 seconds faster than Wild Oats XI’s 2012 record.

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  • Giacomo beats Scallywag to second on line in Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 28 Dec, 2016 08:30:00 AM

    Giacomo beats Scallywag to second on line in Rolex Sydney Hobart

    You could not wipe the grin from Jim Delegat’s face when he arrived at the dock in Hobart after skippering his Volvo 70, Giacomo, to second place on line in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s iconic Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race early this morning.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart: What a way to celebrate your 25th
    • 28 Dec, 2016 08:00:00 AM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart: What a way to celebrate your 25th

    When Perpetual LOYAL smashed the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race record this morning, it was record number two for her boat manager, Brad Kellett, all in the space of less than two days.

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  • LOYAL skipper and his crew maintained their faith
    • 28 Dec, 2016 05:40:00 AM

    LOYAL skipper and his crew maintained their faith

    The bookies didn’t back LOYAL to win line honours in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, but the crew backed themselves in terms of maintaining their faith in a boat that was built to be the fastest super maxi in the world but that had never delivered, not as Speedboat nor Rambler nor Perpetual LOYAL.

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