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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2018

Ways to follow the Sailor Girl this Hobart Wrapping it up in Hobart for 2018 Tasmanians claim Tattersall Cup in home port With all boats still racing now outside their handicap times Phillip Turner’s Alive Yachting representing Derwent Sailing Squadron Inc has won…
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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2018 preview!

Four sleeps until Boxing Day! Here’s the rundown of my Rolex Sydney Hobart coverage for this year: – tomorrow and Christmas Eve; live broadcasts of all press conferences and briefings, tomorrow I will be live on ABC Australia at 10am for the national program to…
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Two from twenty-eight

A look back at the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart with the winning Ichi Ban skipper, Matt Allen. <span class=”mce_SELRES_start” style=”width: 0px; line-height: 0; overflow: hidden; display: inline-block;&#8221…
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A quick stopover at The Hague

On my way home from the Newport Bermuda Race I stopped in at The Hague to catch up with the Volvo Ocean Race sailors post-race and post celebratory hangovers. I interviewed nine sailors, live and uncut, eight of who I spoke to in Alicante before the race start. To hit the…
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The PONANT Sydney Noumea Yacht Race start

The start of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s 1064 nautical mile PONANT Sydney Noumea Race kicked off at 1000 AEST on 3 June 2018. I caught up with three skippers, Tony Kirby (Patrice, current line honours and IRC leaders), Seb Bohm (Smuggler), Shane Kearns (Komatsu…