Thursday, December 27, 2007

Wild Oats takes line honours Sydney Hobart Race

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ROLEX/Carlo Borlenghi & Dainel Forster
Bob Oatley's 98-foot super-maxi Wild Oats XI, with Mark Richards as skipper, crossed the finish this morning in Hobart at 10:24am local time to take the line honours win for the third consecutive year.

The yacht's elapsed time was 1 day, 21 hrs, 24 mins, which was only just over 3 hours off their record pace set in 2005.City Index Leopard crossed the finish line 27 minutes later, to take second place.