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Of the 109 entries ready to set sail Saturday in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race, a record 28 are f

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main story Before sailing in Australia’s great race from Sydney to Hobart starting Saturday, the competitors and their yachts first had to get to Sydney. Increasingly, that is quite a journey in itself. The Rolex Sydney Hobart Race, once largely an Australian concern, is becoming more global. Of the 109 entries this year, a record 28 are from outside the country, which is four more than the previous record. “I keep saying to the people around at our club here that we are not just a race between Sydney and Hobart; we are an international event,” said John Cameron, commodore of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, or C.Y.C.A., which organizes the annual race from Sydney Harbor across the Bass Strait to Hobart on the island of Tas...

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