Sydney Hobart: 87 yachts have finished with five yachts still racing

...
9:25 AM Tue 30 Dec 2008 GMT
'Yachts in Hobart' &copy Rolex/Daniel Forster
87 yachts have now finished with the 5 yachts still racing. Here are the Current Line Honours Standings

The five still racing are Inca, Maluka of Kermandie, Getaway Sailing 2, Polaris of Belmont, Nest Property.

http-equiv="CONTENT-TYPE" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />

Line Honours Standings as at 30 Dec 2008, 1846 hrs





YachtElapsed TimeOwner/SkipperDivisionTCC
1Wild Oats XI01:20:34:14Robert I Oatley, NSW01.93
2Skandia01:21:41:17Grant Wharington, VIC01.74
3Ichi Ban01:22:28:10Matt Allen, NSW01.63
4ASM - Shockwave 501:22:57:30Andrew Short, NSW11.54
5Limit01:23:05:58Alan Brierty, WA 11.5
6Black Jack01:23:19:31Peter Harburg, QLD01.6
7Loki01:23:29:50Stephen Ainsworth, NSW11.49
8Yendys02:00:57:05Geoff Ross, NSW11.38
9Quest02:01:00:37Robert Steel, NSW11.34
10Wot Now02:01:10:26Graeme Wood, NSW11.36
11Cougar II02:01:12:29Alan Whiteley, VIC11.35
12Ragamuffin02:01:46:37Syd Fischer, NSW11.34
13Quantum Racing02:02:30:26Ray Roberts, NSW01.36
14Secret Mens Business 302:07:10:28Geoff Boettcher, SA11.3
15Getaway-Sailing.com02:07:47:13Peter Goldsworthy, NSW11.45
16Telcoinabox Merit*02:07:58:58Leo Rodriguez, QLD1 (PHS)1.43*Redress granted 18hrs
17Wot Yot02:08:57:31Graeme Wood, NSW11.33
18Ragtime*02:10:38:15Chris Welsh/Ragtime LLC, USA21.27*Redress given 1hr 55min
19ASM - Brindabella02:11:00:29Andrew Short, NSW11.6
20Audi Centre Melbourne02:12:53:42Chris Dare, VIC11.31
21Chutzpah02:15:22:20Bruce Taylor, VIC21.2
22Wedgetail 02:15:37:30Bill Wild, QLD21.21
23Goldfinger02:15:44:20P Blake/ K Mitchell, VIC11.29
24Pirelli02:16:39:43Les Goodridge, NSW11.34
25Pale Ale Rager02:16:42:56Gary Shanks, SA21.24
26Sailors With Disabilities02:22:11:48David Pescud, NSW1 (PHS)1.27
27Optimus Prime02:23:43:21Trevor Taylor, WA21.26
28Rush03:00:28:32Ian and John Paterson, VIC21.23
29Krakatoa II03:02:34:44Rod Skellet, NSW1 (PHS)1.18
30Tow Truck03:03:52:33Anthony Paterson, NSW31.15
31Terra Firma03:05:48:02Nicholas Bartels, VIC21.19
32AFR Midnight Rambler03:06:30:38Sue Psaltis/ Bob Thomas, NSW31.16
33Valheru03:06:39:36Anthony Lyall, TAS21.21
34Balance03:12:24:35Paul Clitheroe, NSW21.17
35Lady Courrier03:12:51:33Gery Trentesaux, FRA31.12
36Pla Loma IV03:12:59:45Rob Reynolds, NSW 21.18
37Strewth03:13:09:02Geoff Hill, NSW31.17
38Mr Breaks Ribs03:13:30:58David Beak, NSW31.11
39St Jude03:14:16:26Noel Cornish, NSW21.18
40Mahligai03:15:02:02Murray Owens & Jenny Kings, NSW21.17
41Dream Lover03:15:06:44Rick Morgan, QLD1 (PHS)1.11
42Morris Finance Cinquante03:15:33:56Ian Murray, VIC38 OD

43Walross 403:15:40:25Akademischer Segler-Veneine V, GER21.21
44The SubZero Goat03:16:01:28Clayton/Foye/Peckman/Gordon, NSW31.1
45Eleni03:16:10:21Tony Levett, NSW31.11
46Broadsword03:16:13:28Simon Wood, NSW31.1
47Ray White Spirit of Koomooloo03:16:13:40Mike & Don Freebairn, QLD41.03
48J Steel (Yeah Baby)03:16:17:53Louis Ryckmans, NSW31.11
49Quetzalcoatl03:16:32:24Antony Sweetapple, NSW1 (PHS)1.08
50Patrice Six03:16:32:56Tony Kirby, NSW31.13
51Typhoon03:16:33:40Barry Kelly, NSW31.12
52She's the Culprit03:16:35:21Todd Leary, TAS31.11
53Jus' do it 303:16:38:04Ian Darby, UK31.11
54Obsession03:16:45:28Obsession Syndicate, NSW31.1
5541 SUD03:16:46:58Jean-Luc Esplaas, NC31.09
56True North03:16:47:54Andrew Saies, SA31.06
57Mustang Sally03:17:04:38Warren Batt, NZ31.1
58Pisces03:17:09:44David Taylor, TAS41.06
59Dormit INSX03:17:13:24Robert Sill, VIC41.05
60Time Lord03:17:15:03Donald Munro, NZ2 (PHS)1.02
61Wild Side03:17:18:09Martin Vaughan, VIC41.05
62Secret Men's Business 103:17:49:58Curtis/Trembath/Snedden, NSW31.17
63Abracadabra03:17:56:39James Murchison, NSW1 (PHS)1.12
64Kioni - Global Yacht Racing03:18:06:43Global Yacht Racing, UK31.12
65Copernicus03:18:11:48Greg Zyner, NSW31.08
66Papillon03:18:16:12Phil Molony, NSW31.1
67Helsal IV03:18:21:37Tony Fisher/Sally Smith, TAS1 (PHS)1.09
68Flying Fish Arctos03:18:23:46Flying Fish Australia, NSW2 (PHS)0.99
69Winsome03:18:54:51Harry J Heijst, NED40.99
70Lloyds Brokers - Too Impetuous03:19:53:23Rudy Weber, QLD2 (PHS)0.97
71Jazz Player03:21:01:05Andrew Lawrence, VIC31.16
72Pinta - M03:22:27:51Atse Blei, NED40.97
73Audacious03:22:43:55Greg Clinnick & Paul Holden, VIC31.11
74Aurora03:23:46:00Jim & Mary Holley, NSW41.05
75One For The Road03:23:47:23Kym Butler, NSW41.04
76Chorse04:00:10:28John Smith, NSW2 (PHS)0.95
77Salona04:00:14:45Phillip King, NSW2 (PHS)1.01
78Impeccable04:00:45:58John Walker, NSW40.96
79Chance of Shenval04:00:48:01Robert Green, VIC2 (PHS)0.94
80Finistere04:00:59:38Robert Thomas, WA21.299
81Bacardi04:03:34:54Martin Power, VIC41.040
82Pippin04:04:21:06Roger Sayers (5) QLDCRU

83Seahold Perie Banou II04:04:48:14Jon Sanders (5) WA40.953
84Chancellor04:04:49:21Ted Tooher (3) NSW31.062
85Isabella04:05:28:16J Nolan (2) NSW2 (PHS)1.0040
86Charlie's Dream04:05:28:58Peter Lewis QLDCRU

87She04:05:46:56Peter Rodgers (12) NSW2 (PHS)0.9427




by Rolex Sydney Hobart Media


Newsfeed supplied by
...

Historical 18ft Skiffs Race on Sydney Harbour.

With enormous rigs and 6 man crews, these vintage 18ft skiffs were a sight to behold on Sydney Harbour this week, with 11 of the classics racing.

How to fit an 80 ft mast under a 65ft bridge?

No, the answer is not to lay it down! Well, it kind of is, but not in the way you first think! This every-day yacht uses an ingenious way to fit beneath a bridge on the Intracoastal Waterway in America.

Sailing Legend - Bob Oatley dies aged 87

It's a sad day for the sailing community, who awoke this morning to hear of the death of Robert Oatley, sailing legend and owner of Wild Oats XI.

Three tips to help win your next night race.

Summer is a great time to be on the water, racing beneath the stars and having a great time with like minded sailing junkies, who just can't get enough daylight to satisfy their sailing urges. There's nothing better than winning a night race though, so he

Making a hundred thousand dollar mast-erpiece.

Those exquisite masterpieces (see what we did there?) found on super yachts, and even cruisers these days, are made with sticky tape, plastic bags, a big oven and a Stanley knife. Basically.

100ft Comanche Races 13.9ft Lasers on Sydney Harbour.

While out training on Sydney Harbour this week, the 100ft Super Maxi Comanche was snapped going head to head with a fleet of Lasers, along with arch rival Ragamuffin.

6 Reasons Wild Oats XI will probably win the Hobart

Last seen motoring from the harbor in Hamilton Island, with a cut off bow (looking more akin to a 90ft Sabot!) early this year, Wild Oats XI has spend the winter in Sydney undergoing one of the most expensive nose-jobs in sailing history.

An Inside Look into Flying Catamarans at the Americas Cup

Teamed up with Airbus, the American Team defending the Americas Cup is relying on aerodynamics, far more than conventional hydrodynamics, in their bid to win a match race in the sky above Bermuda in 2017.

The WSL returns to Shark City in 2016

This week the WSL released their highly anticipated schedule for 2016. Much to the delight of surfers, it once again includes the now-infamous South African break, Jeffreys Bay, where 'that' shark attack happened last year.

Yacht Sinks, So Man Hoists Spinnaker & Lives in Life Raft.

After coming adrift from anchor on St Martin, in the Caribbean, this mans yacht sunk and he chose to live in his life raft for a few days while he got it sorted out. But to make things less weird, he also hoisted the spinnaker.