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Sunday, December 31, 2017
Friday, December 29, 2017
While everyone seemed to be preoccupied with the Line Honours protest, time ran out for 49 yachts still at sea & Matt Allen's TP52 Ichi Ban is the IRC overall & Tattersall’s Cup winner. Goto complete set of RSHYR - AY Updates... Enjoy!
Thursday, December 28, 2017
LDV Comanche has been awarded Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race line honours after its protest against Wild Oats XI was heard by the international jury late this afternoon. International Jury Chairman, John Rountree said: “Wild Oats XI on port had to keep clear of LDV Comanche under Rule 10. Wild Oats XI failed to keep clear while tacking – Rule 13. LDV Comanche luffed to avoid a collision – Rule 14. Wild Oats XI did not comply with Sailing Instruction (S.I.) 20.1a to do a two-turn penalty for breaking the rule of part 2 occurring prior to clearing mark Zulu. The decision is in lieu of disqualification, penalised a time penalty of one hour to be added to her elapsed time in accordance with Sailing Instruction 20.1b and SI 22.1.” Goto all the RSHYR - AY Updates on the one page. Enjoy!
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Mark Richards steered Wild Oats XI to her 9th Rolex Sydney Hobart line honours victory, after a battle with Jim Cooney’s LDV Comanche, reclaiming the race record Perpetual LOYAL took from her last year. Goto complete RSHYR - AY Updates Enjoy!
Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race - Record on the cards, as lead changes. Surfing at 20-30 knots LDV Comanche & Wild Oats XI are heading for a race record finish. 8-time winner Wild Oats XI takes over the lead on the approaches to Tasman Island. Goto RSHYR - AY Updates Enjoy!