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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race results 2005

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race results 2005 ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACE RESULTS 2005 IRC OVERALL CORRECTED PL YACHT DIV LINE ELAPSED TIME TCF TIME 1 Wild Oats XI A 1 01:18:40:10 1.779 03:03:54:32 2 Alfa Romeo A 2 01:19:56:31 1.746 03:04:43:21 3 Konica Minolta A 4 02:01:26:41 1.648 03:09:29:06 4 Chieftain B 11 02:15:18:10 […]

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Leighton-Ocean Pacifico projects boost Subic Bay

Leighton-Ocean Pacifico projects boost Subic Bay Subic Bay Yacht Club, located in a former American naval base, has seen its stars rise recently due to the involvement of various Australian interests, not least the completion by Leighton Construction of a new EDSA-Tarlac highway, which makes SBYC a more comfortable day trip from Manila. A separate […]

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race statistics—1945-2005

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race statistics—1945-2005 NUMBER OF SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACES: 61 annual races since 1945. (The 2006 race will be the 62nd) TOTAL NUMBER OF STARTERS: 4,899 (4,008 have completed the race, 894 have retired 1945-2005). ESTIMATED TOTAL CREW TO HAVE COMPETED: About 43,756, 1945-2005. AVERAGE SIZE OF FLEETS: 80.31 boats per race […]

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Australian supermaxi Wild Oats XI dismasted at Rolex Cup World Championship

Australian supermaxi Wild Oats XI dismasted at Rolex Cup World Championship Rob Mundle [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Australian supermaxi Wild Oats XI was dismasted in dramatic fashion during Race Three of the Rolex Cup Maxi Yacht World Championship off Porto Cervo in early September. Incredibly, only one crewmember, Sydneysider Peter Shipway, was slightly injured when the 42m […]