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Put us on your iPhone or iPad *Feature By Anna Parker, Sail-World.com, 9:43 AM Thu 3 Jan 2013 GMT
On the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad you can put bookmarks for any site, creating one-tap shortcuts to your favourite websites. Sail-World, Marine Business World, Powerboat World, and Fishing Boating World now have custom icons for you to save for quick, easy access! ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – the better mousetrap *Feature By John Curnow, 11:59 PM Tue 1 Jan 2013 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 - The grand classic ocean race is remembered for many things from records and personal achievements, to tribulations and unfortunately, disasters too. 2012 will be no different in that department. However, rising out of the turmoil with a plan and path forward is the Supermaxi, Wild Thing and her enigmatic Skipper, Grant Wharington. ...
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Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race video selection *Feature By www.sail-world.com, 1:23 PM Sun 30 Dec 2012 GMT
Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 2012 - A selection of videos including an interview with Wild Thing owner Grant Wharington, clips from the race start and Wild Oats XI crew celebrating their victory. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 – Storm Bay on Red Bull - IRC Division 2 *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, 3:23 PM Sat 29 Dec 2012 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 - Whilst the Weather Gods shut the gate quite early on this year’s race for overall handicap honours for any boat under 60 feet there are some very tight battles in the IRC divisional list. Divisions Zero and One have been ashore for a long time, it’s now money time for the Division Two fleet. ...
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VX One to compete in the Napier New Year Regatta + Video *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 1:13 PM Sat 29 Dec 2012 GMT
The Brian Bennett designed VX One will compete in the New Year's regatta at Napier Sailing Club, starting on January 1st, 2013. The VX One is the first to be imported to New Zealand, and will be sailed by Phil Quinn, who took delivery in December and has been working up in Auckland over the past couple of weeks. ...
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ZHIK 49er and FX National Championships at McCrae Yacht Club *Feature By John Curnow, 5:42 AM Fri 28 Dec 2012 GMT
What a fleet! That’s all you can say when you take more than a cursory glance down the entrants list for the ZHIK 49er National Championships being staged on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. Alex McKinnon was there to capture the action. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012- Wild Oats XI Finish Images *Feature By Crosbie Lorimer, Hobart, Tasmania , 12:41 AM Fri 28 Dec 2012 GMT
Crosbie Lorimer was out on the Derwent River to shoot Wild Oats XI's record breaking finish this morning. Here is a first selection of his images from the the finish and dockside trophy presentation (and dunking). ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart- Bob Oatley’s Wild Oats XI sets new race record *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, 10:42 PM Thu 27 Dec 2012 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 - Bob Oatley’s Wild Oats XI has taken line honours for the sixth time and she has just broken her line honours record for 2005 by 16m and 58s. ...
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America's Cup- Dean Barker reflects on 30 days of sailing the the AC72 *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 8:45 PM Thu 27 Dec 2012 GMT
Almost 20 years ago, a young Dean Barker was exiting from a very ordinary series in the World Laser Championships off Takapuna, on Auckland’s North Shore. Fast forward to December 2012, and after a very challenging 30 days of sailing spread over five months, at the helm of the first AC72, Dean Barker has walked a new track in helming the fastest racing yacht in the world. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 - Brutal exposure and huge profits *Feature By KPMS, 3:56 PM Thu 27 Dec 2012 GMT
The second day of the 2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart has so far played out as predicted. The largest yachts have profited significantly from the overnight swing in wind direction to the northeast; one yacht in particular. At 17:30AEDT, five-time Rolex Sydney Hobart line honours winner, Wild Oats XI, lay about forty nautical miles ahead of her own record pace as she closed on Tasmania. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 Fleet Update - Oats XI sets new race record *Feature By The Sail-World.com Team, 11:44 AM Thu 27 Dec 2012 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 - Robert Oatley’s Wild Oats XI has broken her own 2005 race record by 16 minutes and 58 seconds. The windspeed was no more than three knots when she crossed, drifting across the line, with horns and hooters sounding to take her sixth line honours victory. ...
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Tassie Trio - Teri Dodds Images *Feature By Teri Dodds, Portsea , 6:20 AM Thu 27 Dec 2012 GMT
A mixed bag of weather conditions were presented to the fleet at the start of the Tassie Trio Yacht Races. The Melbourne to Hobart's (Eastcoaster and Westcoaster) and the Melbourne to Launceston Race commenced off Portsea today. The breeze was fresh and sun was out, with many spectator fleet enjoyed the spectacle. At the 12.30pm start, Mal Eaton's Geelong entrant, Celeste timed the line perfectly ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – last minute chats *Feature By John Curnow, Sydney , 12:19 AM Thu 27 Dec 2012 GMT
Just before the crews departed the quay for the start of the 68th race to Hobart, we tracked down a few key suspects in some of the divisions to see if plans had changed with the latest weather information. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 - Start day images from Alex McKinnon *Feature By Sail-World.com Team, , 11:15 PM Wed 26 Dec 2012 GMT
Enjoy this gallery of 2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race images by Melbourne yachting photographer Alex McKinnon. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 – Boxing Day Madness *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, 3:41 PM Wed 26 Dec 2012 GMT
A giant day at all levels, started with the confirmation of the story bubbling for the last 24 hours, that Grant Wharington’s Wild Thing was not able to produce the documents the 2012 Race Committee required and would not be racing. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012; Start Images by Crosbie and Dale Lorimer *Feature By Crosbie Lorimer, Sydney , 2:34 PM Wed 26 Dec 2012 GMT
Crosbie and Dale Lorimer were both out on the harbour today in some of the best race start conditions for photographers in several years. Here are some of their images. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 – Wild Thing - more details - in then out? *Feature By John Curnow, Sydney , 10:45 AM Wed 26 Dec 2012 GMT
Earlier today, Grant Wharington and his Wild Thing crew had turned off their mobiles to conduct their pre-race briefing in silence. Here they were in familiar territory, with a lot of the old crew, a new aft section on the boat and a sail wardrobe that was virtually straight from the loft. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 - Pt II Offshore images from Alex McKinnon *Feature By Sail-World.com Team, 8:20 AM Wed 26 Dec 2012 GMT
Part Two - Melbourne yachting photographer Alex McKinnon focused on the offshore action at the start of the 2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race today. ...
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ORCV Boxing Day Dash 2012 - Glorious conditions *Feature By Teri Dodds, Melbourne, Australia , 6:26 AM Wed 26 Dec 2012 GMT
It was a perfect morning to clear the head of Christmas Day festivities, and enjoy a wonderful day on the water racing on Port Phillip Bay today. The fleet of 93 set off at 10.30am for the race to Blairgowrie, in a very pleasant 12 - 15 knot south easterly. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 - First pictures from Harbour start *Feature By Sail-World.com Team, 5:29 AM Wed 26 Dec 2012 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 John Curnow was on the water for Sail-World today. Here are his first pictures ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart - Francolini shoots from the air *Feature By Sail-World.com Team, 5:07 AM Wed 26 Dec 2012 GMT
Sydney yachting photographer Andrea Francolini did serious chopper time at the start of the 2012 Rolex Sydney to Hobart race. Here are some of his action images. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 - Fast start in strong conditions *Feature By John Curnow and Rob Kothe, 4:16 AM Wed 26 Dec 2012 GMT
The 68th Rolex Sydney to Hobart started at 1300, today Boxing Day, with just 76 boats after the sensational exclusion of Grant Wharington’s Wild Thing, under heavy skies with a 18-20 knot south easterly. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Wild Thing scratched *Feature By John Curnow, Sydney , 12:30 AM Wed 26 Dec 2012 GMT
The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Committee have scratched Wild Thing for non-compliance with loding of documents from the designer and builder under section 4.1 of the Notice of Race. Commodore, Howard Piggott, made the announcement at 1030hrs local. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 – Faster 50’s are waiting for their chances *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, , 7:30 PM Tue 25 Dec 2012 GMT
While the 60-70 footers look favoured by this year's weather, there are some very good boats waiting for their chances. Victorian sailor Michael Hiatt has an excellent Sydney Hobart record and is looking to go just a little better this year. Geoff Boettcher put the winning program in 2010 and he is not about to slit his wrist over the weather forecast either. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart - Live Radio Traffic including Skeds *Feature By www.sail-world.com, 11:59 AM Tue 25 Dec 2012 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart - Live Radio Traffic - listen to the action. Daily position reports ‘skeds’ will be conducted at 1905 hours today 26 December on 4483 kHz and at 0735 and 1705 hours on each subsequent day on 6516 kHz. Beyond the radio skeds, the drama of every Sydney Hobart race has played out on HF radio. ...
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