Wild Oats XI Wins 2007 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Wild Oats XI takes 2007 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race line honours for third time in a row
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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.
A more detailed statement will be issued shortly.