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Rolex Sydney to Hobart: Replay video coverage on Sail-World By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 8:35 PM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Replay of the start of the 2014 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race. The fleet is expected to experience fresh to strong headwinds for the start and first 24 hours, although winds will moderate towards the end of this period. ...
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Will Comanche take a scalp? By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, , 7:33 PM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
After blasting off the startline earlier today, Jim Clark's Comanche continues to hold the lead in the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart race eight hours into the race. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014- Southerly takes its toll By Jim Gale, RSHYR media, , 7:07 PM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
A stiff southerly is testing the boats and sailors on the first afternoon of the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart and by late afternoon, four yachts had retired from the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s annual race. The first casualties of the race were Tina of Melbourne, forced out because of hull damage and Bear Necessity with a damaged rudder, just two hours into the race. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart - Comanche take a gun to the knife fight + Video By regattanews, , 2:23 PM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: The 117 competing yachts, including five 100-foot Maxis, represents the race’s largest number of starters since 1994. Of the five Maxis, Jim Clark’s Comanche (USA) made the early gains in the race’s 70th edition, reaching the first mark in record time and setting a blistering pace. Seven-time line honours winner Wild Oats XI was in close pursuit. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014 - Supermaci ontest + Video By regattanews, , 12:29 PM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014: A memorable edition of the 628-nm race appears certain, with the contest between the fleet’s five Maxi yachts living up to the pre-race hype. At 8:00pm local time, Comanche leads seven-time line honours winner Wild Oats XI by one nautical mile, with Anthony Bell’s Perpetual Loyal and Syd Fischer’s Ragamuffin 100 just a few miles behind the leading duo. ...
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Rolex Sydney-Hobart: Chase boat video of Comanche's fast charge By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 12:07 PM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Unedited footage of the start of the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart shot from a 18 knot, flat out, chase boat, by Boats On TV. Ken Read and crew of Jim and Kristy Clark's Comanche blitzed the other 100 footers in dynamic style, setting a new record to the rounding mark off Sydney Heads. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart: Images from the flying start on Sydney harbour By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 11:46 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Top international photographers, Carlo Borlenghi and Daniel Forster were on the water, and in the air, for the start of the 70th edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race. Here is a selection of their images of the day. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014: Start photos by Andrea Francolini By Andrea Francolini, , 11:30 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014 - Start photos by Andrea Francolini. ...
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Sydney Hobart 2014 The Cutting edge Formula 1 yacht still leads, jus By Sail-World.com, , 11:25 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Comanche skipper Ken Read was in fine form in this video interview. He says On the first night, will there will be too much upwind to be able to send it? It absolutey plays on my mind as the skipper this boat is untested. We’re completely cutting edge, and when it's cutting edge it’s a Formula 1 race car that blows up its engine on the first lap. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014 – Grand dame heads back to Sydney By Jim Gale, RSHYR media, , 11:07 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: Brad Kellett, Brindabella’s sailing master, reported that while he was doing his regular checks this evening he discovered larger than normal quantities of water in the bottom of the boat, found to be coming from damaged rudder bearings. 'We were just coming into our own after a risky tactical decision to go offshore paid off,' a disappointed Kellett said. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart: Giacomo holding own in upwind arm-wrestle By Sail-World.com/nz, , 10:58 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
The New Zealand entry, Giacomo (Jim Delegat) is holding her own with the bigger supermaxis as the fleet sails upwind on the first night of the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart. The Volvo 70 (formerly Groupama, winner of the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race) was lying fifth on the water, one place ahead of another VOR70, Balck Jack (formerly Telefonica from the 2008-09 VOR). Includes pre and start video. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Day 1 start images by Carlo Borlenghi By Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi, , 10:55 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Day 1 start images by photographer Carlo Borlenghi ...
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Launceston to Hobart - Fork in the Road aiming for fourth line honours By Peter Campbell, , 10:47 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Launceston to Hobart: Fork in the Road is a hot favourite to record her fourth line honours victory in the 285 nautical mile race starting tomorrow, Saturday, 27 December. With fresh west to north-westerly winds forecast for Bass Strait Saturday and Sunday, The Fork in the Road could well break the race record of 1 day 16 hours 22 minutes and 18 seconds set by Helsal 3 in the 2011 L2H race. ...
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2015 B14 World Championships: A Battle for Reputation at McCrae By Jane Moffat, McCrae , 10:31 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
While the Sydney Hobart boats set off and a selection of Olympic and America’s Cup sailors take to the water down the road in Sorrento there will be a battle for glory and reputation off the waters of McCrae at the 2015 B14 World Championships. ...
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Barcelona World Race - Dernières heures de sommeil à terre By Daniel Ferrando, , 10:30 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Noël, les repas de famille, les dernières heures dans un lit… Pour les skippers de la Barcelona World Race, ces petits plaisirs du quotidien vont pouvoir encore être appréciés quelques jours avant de hisser les voiles le 31 décembre pour leur tour du monde. Ensuite, il faudra d’emblée entrer dans un autre rythme, celui des quarts et des heures de sommeil fractionné volées sur le temps. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart: Race Start Images by Crosbie Lorimer By Crosbie Lorimer, Sydney , 10:30 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
One of the largest fleets in many years started the 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race today in a building southerly and in bright sunshine. There seemed to be some mind games going on amongst the super maxis during the pre race dry runs as each in turn put in a single reef in the 30 minutes before the start. Possibly there was some tossing of the coin as to whether it was ...
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Marine Rescue Ulladulla in Christmas Day rescue mission By Ken McManus, , 10:26 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Volunteers from Marine Rescue NSW are on standby every day of the year – even Christmas Day – to help boaters in trouble on our waters. ...
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Barcelona World Race 2014-15 - Le goût des autres By Barcelona World Race Media, , 9:55 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Barcelona World Race 2014-15 - Le goût des autres. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart: Strong winds predicted at Briefing for first day By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 8:12 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
The weather briefing for the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race, concluded in Sydney with testing conditions expected in the opening 24 hours of the race. Race forecaster Andrew Treloar told the skippers and media to expect SE winds of 25kts for the opening stanzas of the race with 2.5 metre swells. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Another year another record By Jim Gale, RSHYR Media, , 3:43 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014 - Tony Cable just keeps going on. Last year he finished his 48th Sydney Hobart, setting a record for the number of races by an individual - this year it is number 49 - 49 not out, just one off the half ton! ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2014 – Comanche on the warpath By Jim Gale, RSHYR media, , 3:03 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: Designed for fast broad reaching, the 15 knot plus south-easterly breeze on the harbour was made to order for the big red and black hulled yacht owned by American Jim Clark and his Australian wife, Kristy. After a brilliant start slightly ahead and to leeward of Wild Oats XI, Comanche swiftly unfurled her giant spinnaker and took off, quickly ‘rolling the Oats’. ...
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2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart - Spithill to grind on Comanche By Danielle McKay, RSHYR Media, , 2:47 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
America’s Cup winning skipper Jimmy Spithill could well be the most overqualified grinder you’ll see in action in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Rolex Sydney Hobart start line today. 'He’s been a wonderful team player and literally in the pre-start you’re going to see him grinding, he said he’d do whatever it takes, and he’s lived up to that,' Comanche skipper Ken Read said. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Spinnaker start forecast By Jim Gale, RSHYR Media, , 1:36 AM Fri 26 Dec 2014 GMT
Expect a spectacular and very fast start down Sydney Harbour in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race this year. At the final briefing for crews at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia this morning, the Bureau of Meteorology’s Andrew Treloar told the sailors that a southerly front is expected to move through Sydney about an hour before race start. ...
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Wild Oats XI ready to go By Rob Mundle, , 6:18 PM Thu 25 Dec 2014 GMT
Chicken pies, the gooseneck and the voodoo stick were the last items to be ticked off today in Wild Oats XI’s preparation for a record-breaking bid in the Rolex Sydney Hobart race, which starts on Sydney Harbour at 1pm tomorrow. ...
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Adventures of a Sailor Girl: Hobart coverage - December 26 - Live By Sail-World, , 12:58 PM Thu 25 Dec 2014 GMT
The 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart coverage will go live at 0800 AEST with interviews, but will play the promo until then. ...
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