Sydney Hobart - Eventful night at sea for the fleet
By Di Pearson,
7:30 AM Mon 27 Dec 2010
Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet has remained intact with no further retirements since Jazz Player withdrew. With the southerly buster hitting the fleet early last evening, slowing the pace down, Wild Oats XI is behind her race record of one day 18 hours 40 minutes set in 2005. ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart 2009 ORCi - Full results
5:12 AM Wed 10 Feb 2010
Two True (Andrew Saies), Beneteau First 40 won the 2009 Rolex Sydney Hobart on ORCi as well as on IRC.
Second was and Steven Prouds Sydney 48 Swish
The ORCi division was introduced into the race for the first time this year in response to a growing push among Australian owners for a more measurement-based, transparent rule than IRC. ...
McConaghy's Knockout by Innovation
By John Curnow, Newcastle ,
4:27 AM Thu 21 Jan 2010
Innovation brought about the historic McConaghy 1-2-3 at the recent Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Read on to find out what Jono Morris had to say about it, the history of the company and what is next from this global leader of the marine business. ...
Exercise Transglobe endorses Raymarine products
By Liza Sticpewich, Sydney ,
12:50 PM Tue 19 Jan 2010
Six months after the departure of the three 20-metre (67-feet) yachts participating in the British Services Exercise Transglobe 2009-2010 expedition, they are now halfway round the world, heading for Auckland, New Zealand.
After 16,000 nautical miles, the Navy, Army, and Air Force crews report 100 per cent reliability from the Raymarine equipment fitted on board. ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart 2009 - Won and Lost on First Night
By Penny Haire, Hobart ,
9:43 AM Fri 8 Jan 2010
Post race analysis shows that it didn't matter if you were sailing a Maxi or a Sydney 38 - the eventual winners reaped rich rewards from strong currents by making smart tactical decisions on the first night. ...
Skype - key communication tool for Marine Industry and Offshore Racing
By TetraMedia's IT Team,
4:54 PM Sat 2 Jan 2010
Two Swedish techno-nerds Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis spent the noughties revolutionizing music distribution and telephony in the 21st century. ...
Pittwater Water Coffs Race - Wharro goes to War, Part 2
By Rob Kothe & the Sail-World Team,
4:00 AM Sat 2 Jan 2010
As Grant Wharington and his Etihad Stadium supermaxi crew sailed under the Harbour Bridge, on their way to the start of the 2009 Rolex Sydney to Hobart, the owner/skipper turned to his after guard and asked – 'Does anyone else feel like we are off to war?'
She was forced to retire soon after the Hobart start with rigging issues, but now Wharro, along with Graeme Taylor (GT) and his crew ...
Sydney Hobart - Could ORCi replace IRC for this ocean classic?
11:31 PM Fri 1 Jan 2010
Once there was IOR, then IMS, then IRC. Could ORCi be the next big thing in offshore race handicapping? ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart - To the victors go the spoils
11:28 PM Fri 1 Jan 2010
Owners and crews, friends and family, gathered on the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania lawn in warm sunshine today for the presentation of trophies for the 2009 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart prizes presented
By Di Pearson,
6:06 PM Fri 1 Jan 2010
The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race came to a close today when the prizes were presented to all the winners of the 628 nautical mile race at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, in Sandy Point, Hobart. ...
CYCA SOLAS Trusts pledges $20,000 to St Helens Marine Rescue
By Jennifer Crooks,
12:22 PM Fri 1 Jan 2010
In its 10th anniversary year, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Safety of Life at Sea Trusts (SOLAS) has made a pledge to St Helens Marine Rescue Association Inc (TAS) of $20,000 as seed funding for the purchase of a new RIB. ...
Two True – she’s won the Rolex Sydney Hobart
By Di Pearson,
7:52 PM Thu 31 Dec 2009
Andrew Saies’ new boat Two True this afternoon became just the fourth South Australian yacht to win the Rolex Sydney Yacht Race overall, but the win did not come without a long wait and plenty of angst. In relation to Two True, the International Jury dismissed the protest against the boat relating to an incident in Sydney Harbour after the start. ...
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