Relive Sydney Hobart Race at post-race function
By Lisa Ratcliff,
3:01 PM Fri 1 Feb 2008
Crews from the 2007 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and interested followers will have the opportunity to re-live the highlights of last year’s historic race when the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia hosts a post-race dinner on Friday 15 February 2008. ...
Queensland yachts to plot careful course home
By Ian Grant, Whitsundays ,
9:36 AM Fri 4 Jan 2008
Another Fiasco and Dehler Magic crews showed that the Tropical Shirt sailors have the combined crew skills and determination to tough it out by completing what is regarded among the most physically demanding challenges in ocean yacht racing, the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race. ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart winners collect their trophies
By Rolex Media Centre,
4:09 PM Tue 1 Jan 2008
The race's overall IRC handicap winner was Roger Sturgeon's STP65 Rosebud. Sturgeon had to leave before today's formal prizegiving at the yacht club. But at yesterday's dockside ceremony where the divisional winners were formally announced, Sturgeon was awarded a Rolex Yacht-Master timepiece, the keepsake to the Tattersall's Cup perpetual trophy for the overall handicap win and promptly handed it ...
Divisional winners announced dockside Rolex Hobart
By Rolex Sydney Hobart Media Centre,
2:42 PM Mon 31 Dec 2007
Divisional winners gathered dockside this morning in Hobart for the presentation of winner’s battle flags and the announcement of the overall winner to the public for the 2007 Rolex Sydney to Hobart. / ...
Rough seas stop Rosebud’s Pittwater Bid
By Rob Kothe,
1:44 PM Mon 31 Dec 2007
It’s always been a tall order for a Sydney to Hobart racer to turn around in Hobart and get back to the Pittwater 645 nautical miles away in time for the Pittwater to Coffs Harbour race. ...
Hobart pain is brief for those with no cigars
By Crosbie Lorimer, Hobart ,
1:12 PM Mon 31 Dec 2007
Most of those who participated in this years’s Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race would agree that this year’s race was one of the quitetest for a while.
But quiet does not mean easy.
The faces of many of the skippers and crew who arrived in Hobart on Friday and Saturday looked every bit as exhausted as they have in previous heavy weather years.
The concentration and energy required to avo ...
Two wins for Bruce Foye and The Goat
By Peter Campbell,
12:59 PM Mon 31 Dec 2007
Today’s confirmed victory of The Goat in the Sydney 38 One Design division of the 63rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is the second Sydney Hobart success for part-owner Bruce Foye over a space of 14 years. ...
Rolex Sydney to Hobart 2007 fleet all home
By Greg Peart /Lisa Radcliff Rolex Sydney Hobart/SW,
10:59 AM Mon 31 Dec 2007
The last racing yacht across the line in the Rolex Sydney to Hobart, was Huckleberry third in its division and the first ever Mexican entry Iataia, which left Acapulco Yacht Club in April, said 'it might be the best decision I have taken in my life'. ...
Sydney Hobart winner heads for Pittwater Coffs
By Rob Kothe,
7:27 PM Sun 30 Dec 2007
Florida USA sailor Roger Sturgeon has raised the bar high, with his Farr designed ST65 Rosebud. He has just won the 2007 Rolex Sydney to Hobart race and now she is aiming for a fourth major event win in row - the Pittwater to Coffs Harbour race. ...