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Wild Oats XI wins in record time
Wild Oats XI has just taken line honours in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht race and it's managed it in race record time.
The skipper of Super-Maxi Wild Oats XI says its record-breaking win in the Sydney to Hobart shows how unpredictable the race can be.
It crossed the line this morning in a time about 16-minutes faster than its previous record set in 2005.
In the early hours of this morning, the record looked out of reach.
But skipper Mark Richards tells Stuart Bocking the yacht performed well in the final stretches.
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FASTEST SYDNEY TO HOBART RACES:
2012: Wild Oats XI - 1 day, 18 hours, 23 minutes and 12 seconds
2005: Wild Oats XI - 1:18:40:10
1999: Nokia - 1:19:48:02
1996: Morning Glory - 2:14:07:10
1975: Kialoa III - 2:14:36:56
MOST LINE HONOURS WINS
7: Morna/Kurrewa IV
6: Wild Oats XI
3: Astor, Bumblebee IV/Ragamuffin
2: Condor, Margaret Rintoul, Solo, Kialoa III, Sayonara
The Jackson 5 were a huge recording act that shaped the history of music throughout the seventies and beyond. The group are missing brother Michael and will honour his legacy in a tour coming soon to Sydney.
The state's National Park rangers will discuss more protest action - as laws allowing amateur-hunting come into effect today. There are reports rangers might walk off the job, or refuse to collect park entrance fees.