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Impeccable stalls in the run to the finish
HOBART, AUSTRALIA, 10:00 AM LOCAL TIME-(30-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Hobart, Australia, 10:00 am local time - Eighty-one-year-old John Walker’s shot at winning Overall Handicap in the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race with his yacht Impeccable has stalled in the closing stages of the race.
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First National Real Estate is Home, but Impeccable could still break and enter to steal the Cup
HOBART, AUSTRALIA, 07:00 AM LOCAL TIME-(30-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Hobart, Australia, 07:00 am local time - First National Real Estate, the Beneteau 40.7 skippered by Michael Spies and Peter Johnson, is in Hobart and in the lead for First Overall in the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
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First National Real Estate is home, but Impeccable could still break and enter to steal the Cup
HOBART, AUSTRALIA 07:25 AM LOCAL TIME-(30-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Hobart, Australia 07:25 am local time - First National Real Estate, the Beneteau 40.7 skippered by Michael Spies and Peter Johnson, is in Hobart and in the lead for First Overall in the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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Fresh from the fleet....
HOBART, AUSTRALIA 07:30 AM LOCAL TIME-(30-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Hobart, Australia 07:30 am local time - Tassie Ho! Maria Island and the Freycinet Peninsula in sight.
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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA-(30-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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Dream and Believe, but stay clear of the “Grundig triangle”
HOBART, AUSTRALIA 12:30 AM LOCAL TIME-(29-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Hobart, Australia 12:30 am local time - Sean Langman the skipper of the 66-foot pocket maxi that finished third over the line in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is convinced there is a “Grundig Triangle” off Green Cape where he has suffered misfortune in this race many times.
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Cruel dismasting robs 1993 winner of anniversary celebration so close to finish
HOBART, AUSTRALIA 10:30 AM LOCAL TIME-(29-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Hobart, Australia 10:30 am local time - The10-year anniversary voyage for the Melbourne 47-footer Dysons Cobb & Co ended this morning some 102 miles from the finish of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – with a dismasting off the East Coast of Tasmania.
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Bounder might usurp Yendys in IMS
HOBART, AUSTRALIA-(29-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Hobart, Australia - A yacht owner’s worst nightmare is when his old boat looks like knocking off his new boat in a race; Sydney yachtsman Geoff Ross is this morning facing that prospect in the IMS division of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
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Skandia beats Zana by 14 minutes to take Line Honours
HOBART, AUSTRALIA 5 AM-(29-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Hobart, Australia 5 am - The Australian super maxi Skandia has won Line Honours in the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race by just 14 minutes after 628 nautical miles of virtual match-racing in the Tasman Sea against her New Zealand rival, Zana.
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Skandia hanging onto lead as race finale approaches
HOBART, AUSTRALIA 17:30 LOCAL TIME-(28-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Hobart, Australia 17:30 local time - The sailing master of Skandia has confirmed that the 98-footer from the Mornington Yacht Club in Victoria is still holding a narrow lead from New Zealand’s super maxi Zana with about 85 miles to sail to the finish of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
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Nicorette retires from Rolex Sydney Hobart
AUSTRALIA, BASS STRAIT 00:44 AM-(28-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Race
Australia, Bass Strait 00:44 am - Just after midnight tonight (28 December), Ludde Ingvall, skipper of line honours contender Nicorette, advised race control that the boat had retired from the race.
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Nicorette heading for Eden after suffering keel and hull damage
AUSTRALIA, BASS STRAIT 04:56 AM-(28-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Race
Australia, Bass Strait 04:56 am - The maxi yacht Nicorette is heading for Eden on the New South Wales South Coast after suffering damage to her new canting keel supporting structure and, subsequently, to the adjacent part of the carbon fibre hull in rough seas in Bass Strait last night.
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Spies Making Down Payment on First Place
HOBART, AUSTRALIA 06:30 AM LOCAL TIME-(28-12-2003) Rolex Sydney HobartYacht Race
Hobart, Australia 06:30 am local time - Michael Spies, skipper of the Beneteau 40 First National Real Estate has consolidated his handicap lead overnight in the IMS and IRC handicap divisions of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
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US yacht big improver as race progresses
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA-(28-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Sydney, Australia - The well-performed US yacht Zaraffa has been one of the big improvers in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race with almost the entire fleet now into Bass Strait.
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First boat crossing finish line expected on Sunday Night local time
HOBART, AUSTRALIA, 05:00 AM LOCAL TIME-(28-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Hobart, Australia, 05:00 am local time - The first yacht to finish the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is expected to cross the finish line off Hobart's historic Battery Point this evening.
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Still Wide Open
HOBART, AUSTRALIA 13:00 LOCAL TIME-(28-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Hobart, Australia 13:00 local time - While the race for line honours seems to have boiled down to a three-horse sprint, after 48 hours of racing, the contest for handicap remains wide open.
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Yendys still leading IMS handicap
HOBART, AUSTRALIA 17:30 LOCAL TIME-(28-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Hobart, Australia 17:30 local time - The Sydney 52-footer Yendys is still the Overall handicap leader in this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Race but indications this afternoon are that it will be another 60 hours before a winner is confirmed.
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Wind and tide conspire to frustrate skippers
HOBART, AUSTRALIA 17:00 LOCAL TIME-(28-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Hobart, Australia 17:00 local time - The business end of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race is fast approaching for race leaders Skandia and Zana.
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Langman launches final charge
HOBART, AUSTRALIA 12:30 LOCAL TIME-(28-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Hobart, Australia 12:30 local time - This year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race has become a nail biting fight to the finish, with the pocket maxi Grundig AAPT once again a threat to the two 98 footers Skandia and Zana that have been inseparable since the race start on Sydney Habour two days ago.
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Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet starting to feel the strain
AUSTRALIA, BASS STRAIT 21:31 LOCAL TIME-(27-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Australia, Bass Strait 21:31 local time - After 18 hours of pounding into headwinds and choppy seas the strain is beginning to show in boats and their equipment, including third-placed Nicorette.
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Michael Spies Victory Ahead
AUSTRALIA, BASS STRAIT 18:00 LOCAL TIME-(27-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Australia, Bass Strait 18:00 local time - Versatile Sydney yachtsman Michael Spies, holder of the race record for the Rolex Sydney Yacht Race, this evening has his eyes firmly on his first overall handicap win in the ocean classic.
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“Incredible match race” across Bass Strait
AUSTRALIA, BASS STRAIT 16:00 LOCAL TIME-(27-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Australia, Bass Strait 16:00 local time - “It has become an incredible match race in the open ocean”.
This was the quote from Peter Sutton, the sailing master on New Zealand super maxi Zana this afternoon as they tried to claw back the one-mile gap on their arch rival Skandia from Melbourne.
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Super maxis Skandia and Zana are continuing duel for line honours
AUSTRALIA, NSW COAST-(27-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Australia, NSW Coast - The super maxis Skandia and Zana are continuing their boat-for-boat, transTasman duel for line honours in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Rac, sailing past Montagu Island on the New South Wales South Coast early this morning.
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Zana ahead of Skandia in tacking duel but not leading the fleet
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA 5:26:00 PM LOCAL TIME-(26-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Sydney, Australia 5:26:00 pm local time - The New Zealand super maxi Zana has taken a narrow lead over early race leader Skandia in a tacking duel in the Tasman Sea three hours after the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race from Sydney Harbour this afternoon.
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Huge crowd watches one of the fastest starts ever
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA 3:27:00 PM LOCAL TIME-(26-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Sydney, Australia 3:27:00 pm local time - A near record number of spectator boats and hundreds of thousands of people packed along Sydney Harbour foreshores today watched a classic spinnaker start and a straight line dash for the Heads to kick off the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
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Grundig catches super maxis with pants down
AUSTRALIA, NSW COAST 9:23:00 PM LOCAL TIME-(26-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Australia, NSW Coast 9:23:00 pm local time - While the two 98-footers Zana and Skandia have been fighting it out offshore this afternoon, the 66-footer Grundig-AAPT sailed her own race inshore and has slipped into the lead as the Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet settles in for the first night off the New South Wales coast.
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Veteran racer leads fleet on handicap
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA 6:51:00 PM LOCAL TIME-(26-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Sydney, Australia 6:51:00 pm local time - The 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Fleet might be one of the most high tech ever, but five hours into the first day it is one of Australian ocean racing classic yachts that leads the fleet on handicap.
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Fast spinnaker start expected for 57 boat fleet
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA 6:41 AM LOCAL TIME-(26-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Sydney, Australia 6:41 am local time - The 57 yachts in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will have a fast and spectacular start from Sydney Harbour this afternoon, their billowing spinnakers providing a colourful sight for the expected 300,000 spectators on the water and on headlands around the harbour.
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Families on board
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA-(25-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Sydney, Australia - One of the features of the Sydney Hobart Races over the years is that it has introduced sailing dynasties to Australian ocean racing. Fathers brought their sons to the race, and they in turn have introduced their sons.
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Dozen yachts in with chance of Overall Victory
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA-(25-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2003
Sydney, Australia - At least a dozen ocean racing yachts can be considered strong contenders to win the historic Tattersalls Cup, awarded to the overall handicap winner of the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
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Keg on the line between two of the Volvo 60's heading to Hobart
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA-(24-12-2003) Indec Melbourne to Hobart Race
Melbourne, Australia - December 27th will see Australia's 'other big yacht race', the annual 480 mile Indec Consulting Melbourne to Hobart Race start at 12pm. David Gotze, MD of Indec Consulting will be co-skippering the Volvo 60 Indec Merit, with previous owner Ian Treleavan.
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Crucial role for tacticians
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA-(24-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2003
Sydney, Australia - Forget brute strength, the weather forecast for the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race has ensured that the tacticians will play a crucial role in determining who wins.
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Winning one race doesn’t make you a Great Sailor
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA-(24-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2003
Sydney, Australia - Persistence and taking a long-term view. These are the two critical things you must have to succeed in life according to Skip Sheldon, owner/skipper of the Reichel/Pugh 65 Zaraffa.
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Rolex Sydney Hobart competitors raising funds for breast cancer research
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA-(24-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2003
Sydney, Australia - Two women are setting off in this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Race on a mission, not just to complete the 627 nautical miles passage safely but also to use the event to raise awareness for breast cancer research.
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Chance of a spinnaker start
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA-(22-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2003
Sydney, Australia - No lows. No southerly busters. No race record….but the chance of the spinnaker start. This is the Bureau of Meteorology’s early forecast for the Boxing Day start of the 59th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race this Friday, December 26, and onwards.
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“Old salts” as Official Starters for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA-(22-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2003
Sydney, Australia - One of the few remaining “old salts” who sailed in the first Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 59 years ago, 87-year-old Gordon Elliot, will fire the cannon to send the 2003 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet on its way south on Boxing Day, 26 December.
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Sydney 38s emerge as threat to IMS handicap title for Rolex Sydney Hobart
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA-(22-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2003
The Sydney 38, Dodo, skippered by leading Sydney 18-foot skiff skipper Adrian Dunphy, is one of several of these one-design boats emerging as a contenders for handicap honours in this week’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

The Sydney 38, Dodo, skippered by leading Sydney 18-foot skiff skipper Adrian Dunphy, is one of several of these one-design boats emerging as a contenders for handicap honours in this week`s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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Courage on display in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA-(21-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2003
Sydney, Australia - Tucked away between the line honours contenders for this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is an inspirational story of courage and commitment.
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A sort of European Union, but all at Sea
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA-(19-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2003
Sydney, Australia - The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is a truly international race.  Yachts and crews from pretty much every corner of the planet have competed during the long history of the race.
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Ten Years On – Victorian and Tassie Boats Go For The Double
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA-(18-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2003
Sydney, Australia - Within the sailing community the 1993 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race has a special reputation.
For three days the winds and seas off the New South Wales south coast and across Bass Strait were relentless.
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Zana arrives in Sydney for Boxing Day classic
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA-(18-12-2003) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2003
As Zana’s owner Stewart Thwaites left the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia this morning to greet his New Zealand super maxi at Sydney Heads, he cast a side-glance at his major threat for line honours for the first time.

Courtesy of Lisa Ratcliff, Cruising Yacht Club of Australia
Zana`s owner Stewart Thwaites accompanies Zana as she arrives in Sydney Harbour early this morning after a six-day trip from Auckland.
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