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  • Waypoints of the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Waypoints of the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Montague Island The island is off the NSW south coast, 155 nautical miles south of Sydney’s South Head and about 6 nm south-east of Narooma. Its lighthouse, built of granite quarried on the island, began operating in 1881. The island is a protected nature reserve.
  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Title Defence

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Title Defence

    Hundreds of Australian sailors spend their lives trying to win the Tattersall’s Cup; year after year they declare in Hobart that this was their last Rolex Sydney Hobart - definitely - for sure. But 12 months later you spot them again at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, tinkering with their pride and joy and nervously eying off Boxing Day.
  • Rob and Scarlet’s Big Adventure before Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Rob and Scarlet’s Big Adventure before Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Ocean sailors are daft; why else would you think it a good idea to take a modern ocean racing yacht around the world on her own bottom to compete in lots and lots of races, some thousands of miles long?
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  • Jim Clark and Kristy Hinze-Clark's Rolex Sydney Hobart entry Comanche out for first sail in Sydney today
    • 06 Dec, 2014 06:00:00 PM

    Jim Clark and Kristy Hinze-Clark's Rolex Sydney Hobart entry Comanche out for first sail in Sydney today

    Jim Clark and Kristy Hinze-Clark's Rolex Sydney Hobart entry Comanche was out for her first sail today, 6 December, on Sydney Harbour.

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  • Andrea Francolini captures Comanche's first tentative steps in Australia
    • 05 Dec, 2014 01:16:00 PM

    Andrea Francolini captures Comanche's first tentative steps in Australia

    Andrea Francolini was the first photographer on the ground at Woolwich in Sydney, where the new American super maxi, Comanche, was prepared ready for launching.

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  • Photo Gallery:   Launch of Ragamuffin 100 - 2 December 2014
    • 02 Dec, 2014 06:31:00 PM

    Photo Gallery: Launch of Ragamuffin 100 - 2 December 2014

    Photo Gallery from the launch of Ragamuffin 100, Tuesday 2 December 2014. Credit Andrea Francolini / Ragamuffin

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  • A selection of images from the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race media launch
    • 25 Nov, 2014 02:20:00 PM

    A selection of images from the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race media launch

    Official Photographer Andrea Francolini captured all the action of the official media launch of the 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

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  • Photo Gallery: Official Prizegiving
    • 01 Jan, 2014 04:00:00 PM

    Photo Gallery: Official Prizegiving

    The official prizegiving of the 69th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race brought the great race to its conclusion

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