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WATCH: America’s Cup skipper flung overboard in dramatic fashion

Champion America’s Cup skipper Jimmy Spithill has fallen overboard in the latest training drama in Bermuda. Spithill, looking to win a third consecutive cup with Oracle, found himself a victim of the G-forces involved on the foiling 50-foot catamarans during a turn as he was flung off the back of […]
WATCH: America’s Cup skipper flung overboard in dramatic fashion
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Giacomo declared the overall winner of the 2016 Sydney to Hobart

New Zealand yacht Giacomo is the overall winner on handicap of the 2016 Sydney to Hobart. Wine industry magnate Jim Delegat brought his sons Nikolas, 19, and James, 18, along as members of his 14-member crew for Giacomo’s third attempt at the race. “We’re feeling wonderful, we’re ecstatic and excited,” […]
Giacomo declared the overall winner of the 2016 Sydney to Hobart
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Perpetual LOYAL smashes the Sydney to Hobart record

Perpetual LOYAL has broken the Sydney to Hobart yacht race record by almost five hours. The supermaxi crossed the finish line off Hobart at 2.31 am, beating the time set by Wild Oats XI by 4 hours, 51 minutes and 52 seconds. Giacomo came in second and Scallywag third. “Calmness […]
Perpetual LOYAL smashes the Sydney to Hobart record
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The Sydney to Hobart yacht race record is about to be broken

Perpetual LOYAL is on track to beat the Sydney Hobart yacht race record. Anthony Bell’s yacht was late today leading the fleet and sailing within the current race record time of 1 day, 18 hours and 23 minutes. Late this afternoon she was 170 nautical miles from the finish and […]
The Sydney to Hobart yacht race record is about to be broken
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The world’s biggest wooden ship is back in Sydney

The barque Tenacious, the largest timber vessel to be built in the UK in the last century, sailed back into Sydney Harbour today. The 65-metre three-masted tall ship was built by 1500 volunteers over four years for the UK-Australian charity the Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) to give people with disabilities […]
The world’s biggest wooden ship is back in Sydney
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The world’s biggest wooden ship sails into Sydney today

The barque Tenacious is remarkable on so many fronts. Built 16 years ago in Southampton, England, she is the largest timber vessel to be built in the UK in the last century. Even more incredibly, the 65-metre three-masted tall ship was built entirely by 1500 volunteers over four years for […]
The world’s biggest wooden ship sails into Sydney today
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PHOTOS: The 2015 Sydney to Hobart yacht race

American supermaxi Comanche, owned by Netscape billionaire Jim Clark, whose Australian wife Kristy Hinze-Clark is on board, has opened up an early lead against key rival Wild Oats XI in the 71st Sydney to Hobart yacht race. By 4pm, three hours after the race start, Comanche had lready opened up […]
PHOTOS: The 2015 Sydney to Hobart yacht race
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A haunting police interview from the deadly 1998 Sydney-to-Hobart

The 71st Sydney-to-Hobart yacht race gets underway today amid concerns that the weather may turn for the worse during the 640 nautical mile race south. A southerly with winds of up to 55 knots is expected to hit the fleet tonight as it makes its way down the south coast […]
A haunting police interview from the deadly 1998 Sydney-to-Hobart