2007 Sydney To Hobart Yacht Race

The 2007 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, sponsored by Rolex, was the 63rd annual running of the "blue water classic" Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. As in past editions of the race, it was hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia based in Sydney, New South Wales. As with previous Sydney to Hobart Yacht Races, the 2007 edition began on Sydney Harbour, at Noon on Boxing Day (26 December 2007), before heading south for 630 nautical miles (1,170 km) through the Tasman Sea, past Bass Strait, into Storm Bay and up the River Derwent, to cross the finish line in Hobart, Tasmania.

The 2007 fleet comprised 82 starters, including eight international entries of which 79 completed the race and three yachts retired. It was a notable race for Wild Oats XI equalling Morna/Kurrewa IV's record of three consecutive line honours victories, which Morna achieved in 1946, 1947 and 1948. The American yacht, Rosebud, won the IRC handicap race and, thus, the Tattersalls Cup as the overall winner of the 2007 race.

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2007 Sydney To Hobart Yacht Race - Results - Handicap Results (Top 10)
... Position Sail number Yacht State/country Yacht type LOA (Metres) Skipper Corrected time dhhmmss 1 US60065 Rosebud USA STP 65 20.00 Roger Sturgeon 2 ... AUS ...

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