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.
XI, WILD OATS XI, Sail No: AUS 10001, Owner: Robert Oatley, Design: Reichel/Pugh 30 Mtr, LOA (m): 30.5, State: NSW - 2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Wild Thing, Grant Wharington, the 'Wild Card' for the Rolex Sydney Hobart: Grant explains the changes he has made to Wild Thing. Now 100 feet this super-maxi is the 'wild card' of the 2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012: Two minutes after the race start. 30 knots of wind.
Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 start: Wild Oats crossing the starting line with 25 knots speed.
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Pre-Start Drama: Controversy hits the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Super-Maxi Wild Thing is banned from a start in the classic. Owner Grant Wharington interviewed.
Wild Thing refused entry Rolex Sydney Hobart Grant Wharington explains: Just two and a half hours before the start of the race, Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Commodore, Howard Piggott, announced: 'The Race Committee of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will not be accepting the entry of the boat Wild Thing as a result of non-compliance with the Notice of Race, in particular NOR 4.1, dealing with documentation to be lodged and verification of construction requirements.
Wild thing to take legal advice: The owners of super maxi Wild Thing will be taking legal advice over the dramatic exclusion from the Sydney Hobart.
Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race Update on 26th December 2012
Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race Update on 27th December 2012
Wild Oats XI powering to victory: Supermaxi Wild Oats XI is powering towards a line honours victory in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.
Wild Oats XI heads for historic victory: Wild Oats XI is headed for a historic victory in the Sydney Hobart leading by a seemingly unbeatable margin - in record time.
Wild Oats XI celebrate win: The crew of Wild Oats XI is celebrating its record-breaking win in the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
Wild Oats crew celebrate their win: The crew of Wild Oats Eleven is celebrating their Sydney Hobart race win tonight, calling it 'very special'.