Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Victoire declared Sydney to Hobart winner

Rupert Guinness Sydney plastic surgeon Darryl Hodgkinson's Victoire declared the Sydney to Hobart's overall winner.

Cycling

Cadel Evans must negotiate plenty of roadblocks before appearance, writes Rupert Guinness

Fairfax Media writer

Rupert Guinness Will Cadel Evans race in the Australian road championships next month?

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Smaller Sydney to Hobart craft run for safety of ports from harrowing 'boat-breaking' sea

SOUTHERN EXCELLENCE II, Sail No: AUS03, Bow No: 03, Owner: Andrew Wenham, Skipper: Andrew Wenham, Design: Jones Volvo 70, LOA (m): 21.5, State: NSW off Tasman Island Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Credits are to ROLEX/Daniel Foster or ROLEX/Carlo Borlanghi.

Rupert Guinness So much for the calm and quiet at sea in this year's Sydney to Hobart.

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Sydney to Hobart: small yachts bow out as bad weather strikes

Wedgetail.

Rupert Guinness So much for the calm and quiet at sea in this year's Sydney to Hobart.

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Sydney to Hobart: Bring on the raiders, say Wild Oats XI crew

Mark Richards

Rupert Guinness Wild Oats XI skipper Mark Richards and tactician Iain Murray have called on those foreigners plotting a raid for Sydney to Hobart line honours to bring it on after their boat won for a...

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Sydney to Hobart: Sunday proves tough for smaller boats in fleet

WEDGETAIL, Sail No: AUS11888, Bow No: 18, Owner: Bill Wild, Skipper: Bill Wild, Design: Reichel Pugh 55, LOA (m): 16.8, State: QLD

Rupert Guinness Tough conditions in the Sydney to Hobart took their toll on the fleet that trailed line honours winner Wild Oats XI.

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Wild Oats XI challenged to take on international boats next year

Wild Oats races to a record-equalling seventh win in the Sydney Hobart on Saturday.

Rupert Guinness Bob Oatley challenged to return and take on big boats that are expected next year.

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Sydney to Hobart 2013: Wild Oats XI in record-equalling seventh triumph but strong winds are on the way

Wild Oats XI

Rupert Guinness While talk of the trials and tribulations of this year's Sydney to Hobart will continue for days - if not months and weeks - there were two burning questions as the race for line honours was won and...

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Wild Oats XI owner Bob Oatley dared to defeat foreign maxis next year

Bob Oatley

Rupert Guinness Bob Oatley, the owner of seven-time Sydney to Hobart line-honours winner Wild Oats XI, promised to return with his super maxi and take on the larger field of international big boats that are expected...

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Anthony Bell says Perpetual Loyal can still win the Sydney to Hobart race

Anthony Bell

Rupert Guinness Perpetual Loyal owner and skipper Anthony Bell believes his new maxi can still win Sydney to Hobart line honours, despite having conceded the race lead in light conditions that ''technically'' should...

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Wild Oats XI takes lead from Perpetual Loyal in 2013 Sydney to Hobart

Wild Oats during the start of the Sydney to Hobart yacht ocean race 2014.

Rupert Guinness Perpetual Loyal skipper believes his new maxi can still win honours, despite having conceded the race lead.

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At 86, Syd Fischer still takes it up to the big names in Sydney to Hobart

Rupert Guinness Syd Fischer may be the oldest competitor in the Sydney to Hobart but he showed he is as sharp as ever as day two at sea drew to an end on Friday.

Syd Fischer still takes it up to the big names in Sydney to Hobart

Syd Fischer

Rupert Guinness Syd Fischer may be the oldest competitor in the Sydney to Hobart but he showed he is as sharp as ever as day two at sea drew to an end on Friday.

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Sydney to Hobart: Perpetual Loyal keeps the fight on high seas after ditching protest

Loyal crew during the start of the Sydney to Hobart yatch ocean race 2014 start
Photography Brendan Esposito
smh,26th December,2013

Rupert Guinness The Sydney to Hobart had barely begun its run south on Thursday before the dreaded prospect of the race being decided by the judiciary emerged, when line honours contender Perpetual Loyal had raised...

Crowds flock to Boxing Day sail with none discounting threat of gale force winds

Balance leaves Sydney Harbour just after the start of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013. Race officials are warning the fleet to expect gale-force winds and waves of up to 12 meters (40 feet) during the race that covers 628 nautical miles, or 1,163 kilometers (723 miles). (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Rupert Guinness Picture perfect crisp, blue skies and a 12- to 15-knot breeze on Sydney Harbour on Thursday belied the rough-and-tumble journey awaiting small boats on their voyage to Hobart.

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Sydney to Hobart yacht race opens with protest

left Wild Oates coming away after pushing Loyal up before the first mark at The start of the Sydney to Hobart yatch ocean race 2014 .
Photography Brendan Esposito
smh,26th December,2013

Rupert Guinness The Sydney to Hobart had barely begun its run south on Thursday before the dreaded prospect of the race being decided by the judiciary emerged.

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Sydney to Hobart 2013: Wild Oats leads fleet out of Sydney Heads

Rupert Guinness Wild Oats XI won the battle to be first out of the Heads in the 628 nautical mile Sydney to Hobart yacht race got under way in sunny weather at 1pm on Thursday.

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Sydney to Hobart 2013: Massive swell forecast

2013 Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

Rupert Guinness Crews in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race have been warned to expect boat and bone bruising swells by the weekend with some waves reaching 10 metres in height in Bass Strait and 12 metres in southern...

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Sydney to Hobart 2013: Massive swell awaits fleet in Bass Strait

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Rupert Guinness Crews in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race have been warned to expect boat- and bone-bruising swells by the weekend with some waves reaching 10 metres in Bass Strait and 12 metres in southern Tasmania.

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Sydney to Hobart 2013: Skippers of line honours contenders go head to head

Anthony Bell

Rupert Guinness Mark Richards and Anthony Bell will skipper the two main line honours favourites in this year's Sydney to Hobart.