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Classic Yawl Dorade Finishes Second in Division in Sydney Hobart Race

Four years ago, the yacht racing world was caught aback when Dorade, a yacht designed by Olin Stephens II  and delivered in 1930, won the 2013 Transpac Race. Dorade has previously won the Transpac 77 years before.  Now the 87-year old Dorade has … Continue reading

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Comanche’s First Sydney-Hobart Win Also Her Last?

Despite having a damaged rudder, the American super-maxi Comanche was first across the finish line in this year’s Rolex Sydney-Hobart Race, leading the next closest boat, Rambler by roughly 50 miles. This is the first time since 1998 that an … Continue reading

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Comanche & Rambler Lead in Boat-Breaking Sydney-Hobart Race

The American yachts Comanche and Rambler are battling over the lead in the Rolex Sydney-Hobart Race, which has turned into a major boat-breaker. Twenty-nine boats, representing a quarter of the fleet, have retired from the race, most with damage from … Continue reading

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