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  1. 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

    The 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race was the 54th annual running of the "blue water classic" Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.It was hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia based in Sydney, New South Wales.It was the most disastrous in the race's history, with the loss of six lives and five yachts. 55 sailors were rescued in the largest peacetime search and rescue effort ever seen in Australia.

  2. List of Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race winners

    This is a list of Winners for the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race since 1945. Line honours winners. Year Sail number Yacht State/country Yacht type LOA (Metres) Skipper Elapsed time d:hh:mm:ss ... 1998 US17 Sayonara: Farr ILC Maxi 23.80 Larry Ellison: 2:19:03:32 1999 DEN2001 Nokia: Farr Volvo Ocean 60 19.44 Stefan Myralf Michael Spies 1:19:48:02 ...

  3. Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

    The 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race was marred by tragedy when, during an exceptionally strong storm (which had similar strength winds to a lower-category hurricane), five boats sank and six people died. Of the 115 boats that started, only 44 made it to Hobart. As a result, the crew eligibility rules were tightened, requiring a higher minimum ...

  4. What made the 1998 Sydney to Hobart race deadly

    Sydney to Hobart 1998 tragedy 20 years on — the east coast low that changed marine forecasting. ... "It was really bad timing and really unfortunate it was in the middle of the yacht race [and ...

  5. Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, 1998

    70 Injured. $5 million Insurance Costs. Shortly after the commencement of the annual Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, a 'super cell' storm stirred up massive seas in the Bass Strait. The storm cut through the fleet, resulting in the drowning of six sailors (from New South Wales, Tasmania and Britain). Seven yachts were abandoned at sea and lost.

  6. The 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

    One of the world's three great ocean sailing competitions, the annual 630-mile race from Sydney, Australia, to Hobart, Tasmania, pits sailboats against the n...

  7. In 1998, Sydney-Hobart was a deadly race won by the sea

    The 10th anniversary of the deadly 1998 Sydney-to-Hobart race is on the horizon, and yachties, to borrow the Australian term, and a few non-yachties, may soon be reflecting, or perhaps pulling out ...

  8. 1998 Sydney Hobart: Extract from The Proving Ground by G Bruce Knecht

    Along with the 1979 Fastnet Race, the 1998 Sydney Hobart has become a byword for disaster at sea.Unless a writer was actually on board one of the boats and recounts personal experience, reporting ...

  9. Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Overall Winners

    YEAR YACHT OWNER COUNTRY 1945 Rani Capt. John Illingworth R.N. UK 1946 Christina Bob Bull NSW 1947 Westward George Gibson TAS 1948 Westward George Gibson TAS 1949 Trade Winds Mervyn […]

  10. 1998 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Remembered

    1998 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Remembered. 29/12/2008. Threatening skies complemented a sombre mood as skippers, crews and volunteers gathered together dockside to pay tribute to the six sailors who have lost their lives during the Sydney to Hobart ocean racing classic ten years ago. Joining them were family members of Bruce Guy, skipper of the ...

  11. Sydney to Hobart 1998 storm tragedy: Heroes, survivors remember

    The 1998 Sydney to Hobart will go down as one of Australia worst maritime tragedies. Davidson was dangled out of a helicopter to lift stranded crew from the ocean. (A Current Affair) In total ...

  12. The dangerous storm during the 1998 Sydney to Hobart yacht race

    This was published 5 years ago. Surviving the 1998 Sydney to Hobart superstorm Lost amid the horror of the 1998 race was the tale of the little boat that could: how Midnight Rambler's crew faced ...

  13. Sydney To Hobart Yacht Race HF Recording 1998

    The Sydney to Hobart Yacht race of 1998 was tragic as huge seas & storms decimated the fleet, leaving 6 people dead and 5 boats sunk.*** HOW this was obtained...

  14. Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 1998

    The 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race was considered the most disastrous in the event's history due to extreme and sustained storm force winds and high seas that claimed six lives. Another 55 persons were airlifted from yachts to shore by helicopter. Of the 115 yachts that started the race just 44 completed the event in Hobart.

  15. The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 1998: Remembering a Deadly Storm

    2035. To mark the 20th anniversary of the deadly 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, Four Corners unearthed this archive episode investigating what happened in that fateful event. Six sailors died and five boats were lost when a terrifying storm hit Bass Strait during the 1998 Sydney to Hobart yacht race. Look back at this investigation by Debbie ...

  16. Remembering the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Race

    Solandra is one of four S&S34's that took part in the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht race. This race was the 54th Sydney to Hobart and its most treacherous. Of the 115 boats which started on 26 December, 71 retired and 44 yachts completed the race. On the second day of the race, an unusually intense low pressure depression developed which ...

  17. WAS 1998 THE MOST DIFFICULT SYDNEY TO HOBART RACE.

    While the 1998 Sydney to Hobart was the most deadliest Sydney to Hobart yacht race it wasn't the most difficult race, it ranks as the 4th most difficult. In 1998, at the starters' gun, 114 yachts took off through Sydney Harbour and out into the Tasman Sea, to make the 628-nautical mile passage to the south-east of Tasmania. In what became the deadliest incident in Australian sailing history ...

  18. Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 1998 feature: Six sailors killed in tragic

    The 44th and final yacht to arrive, Misty, made it to Hobart on December 31. A day later, on Constitution Dock, a public memorial was held for the six lives lost.

  19. Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, 1998

    An unusually strong low pressure depression developed which resulted in mid-summer snow across parts of south-east Australia. The weather system built into a...

  20. From the Archives: Heroes of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart tell of yacht

    In 1998, David Key of the Victorian Police's air wing became the designated Tea Bag aboard a rescue helicopter roaring towards Bass Strait and an unfolding disaster in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

  21. Flashback: The 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race tragedy

    Flashback: The 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race tragedy. Tony Wright and Andrew Darby & Adrian Rollins. First published in The Age on December 30, 1998. How the sea took 3 mates. 20 years ago, six ...

  22. 1998 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race film part 1

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  23. Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2024

    The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) is pleased to invite eligible boats to enter 2024 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. The 79 th edition of the historic 628-nautical mile blue water classic will start on Sydney Harbour at 1300 hrs AEDT on Thursday 26 December 2024. The 2024 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Notice of Race (NoR) includes a few significant changes to the previous NoR.

  24. The deadly Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race (1998)

    To mark the 20th anniversary of the deadly 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, Four Corners unearthed this archive episode investigating what happened in that ...