sail-world.com -- News - 2010 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht RaceSun, 26 Dec 2010 at 13:00
Rolex Sydney Hobart - All in for New Year's Eve
By Lisa Ratcliff and Jim Gale,
10:15 AM Fri 31 Dec 2010
Not since 2004 has a Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet finished beyond New Year’s Eve and the 15 yachts still at sea look like they will keep that tradition going. ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart Tasman Island rounding images by Daniel Forster
By Sail-World.com and Daniel Forster,
10:29 PM Thu 30 Dec 2010
Rolex Sydney Hobart 2010 start images from top Swiss born, US based photographer, Daniel Forster, as the van of the fleet rounded Tasman Island, at the entrance to Storm Bay, on their way to the finish of the race - 40nm distan ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart - Tassie homecoming
By Danielle McKay,
7:19 PM Thu 30 Dec 2010
With a newly adjusted rig creaking under the pressure of a 50 knot southerly blasting off Victoria’s coast, Tasmanian Rob Fisher thought it was game over for his crew aboard Helsal III. ...
Boettcher wins Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
By Di Pearson,
12:35 PM Thu 30 Dec 2010
On his 22nd attempt, South Australian yachtsman Geoff Boettcher has finally achieved his longheld dream, winning the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race overall. ...
Sydney Hobart - Look after your offshore main or carry a spare?
By Rob Kothe,
11:22 AM Thu 30 Dec 2010
628 miles to Hobart with an average of two frontal systems. It’s a testing voyage south to latitude 41 for boat crew and sails.
Rolex Sydney to Hobart regulations allows boats to carry spare mainsail as a bona fide replacement for a mainsail damaged during the race.
Yet one of the most common reasons for retirement, often on the first night of the race is a torn mainsail ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart Race - Jazz and Pretty Fly III ORCi leaders
By ORCi media,
4:45 AM Thu 30 Dec 2010
As of 0310 local time on 30 December, Chris Bull’s Cookson 50 Jazz is currently leading the ORCi fleet in the 2010 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, having finished at 1320 yesterday. In a race that has been described as 'classic' for its challenging upwind and cold ‘southerly buster’ conditions, Jazz’s canting keel has no doubt helped her performance relative to the fleet of 33 entries being scored ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart - Tempest in a Teapot
9:59 PM Wed 29 Dec 2010
It was something like a cliffhanger. When five-time Line Honours winner Wild Oats XI sailed into Hobart early last night at the finish of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race, controversy shrouded her as she slipped into Hobart’s Constitution Dock. A protest lodged against the boat by the event Race Committee, prior to the finish, left the outcome uncertain. ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart - Its all up to the Derwent
By Bruce Montgomery,
9:52 PM Wed 29 Dec 2010
The overall winner of the 2010 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the winner on corrected time, should be known mid-morning tomorrow (Thursday) when the last two contenders have made it to Hobart. ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart - Oats sweats then celebrates
By Bruce Montgomery and Jim Gale,
6:52 PM Wed 29 Dec 2010
'We’re back and we’re just very happy to be here,' said Wild Oats XI skipper Mark Richards after the news that a race committee protest had been dismissed and that the 30.48 metre supermaxi owned by Bob Oatley could be officially declared line honours winner of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...