sail-world.com -- News - 2009 Rolex Sydney to HobartSat, 26 Dec 2009 at 13:00
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. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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. ...
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. ...
Two True wins 2009 Sydney Hobart - protests dismissed
4:39 PM Thu 31 Dec 2009
Dr Andrew Saies and his Two True team have won the 2009 Rolex Sydney Tattersalls Cup. Kioni was disqualified for Sydney Harbour incident. Protests against Colortile, She's the Culprit and Two True were dismissed.
Two True (Andrew Saies), Cruising Yacht Club of South Australia and Wicked (Mike Welsh) from Sandringham Yacht Club were first and second. Here are the overall results after the Prote ...
Sydney Hobart IRC Results BEFORE Protests
7:08 AM Thu 31 Dec 2009
Last night, there seemed a possibility that the Balmain Sailing Club's Zephyr Hamilton Elevators, the smallest boat in the 2009 Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet might snatch overall victory.
Here are the overall results before the Protest hearings. ...