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  • n. a type of very large sailing yacht, typically used for racing.


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  • The supermaxi Investec Loyal was the provisional winner of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race on Wednesday, taking line honours ahead of the favourite Wild Oats XI by three minutes in the closest finish in 29 years in the classic ocean-racing event.

    Investec Loyal's Sydney-Hobart win in doubt after Wild Oats' protest

  • The most high-profile casualty was the supermaxi Wild Thing, the 2003 line honours winner, which withdrew on Tuesday with sail damage when running in third place.

    Investec Loyal's Sydney-Hobart win in doubt after Wild Oats' protest

  • Jackson's Open Division 100 foot supermaxi Speedboat took the lead from Tom Hill's Titan XV at sunset on Friday night as the big 183-boat fleet headed south east toward Bermuda, 635 nautical miles to the south east, on a fast close reach in a flat sea, clear visibility, and a moderate southwest wind that gradually strengthened and clocked toward the west. USA Latest News

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  • Race Committee Chairman Tim Cox said the supermaxi, as well as English yacht RAN, failed to have an operational HF radio as she passed Green Cape on Monday - a compulsory reporting stage at the entrance to Bass Strait. | Top Stories

  • Wild Oats XI, which is chasing a fifth line honours title in six years, held a lead of about three nautical miles over rival supermaxi Investec LOYAL as darkness descended. | Top Stories

  • As the award-winning supermaxi prepared to cross Bass Strait on Tuesday morning, buffeted by giant swells and 40-knot winds, the crew realised their high-frequency radio was not working. | Top Stories

  • YuuZoo supermaxi against a warm summer's breeze, as a bunch of invited press cling gingerly to the sides of the tilting Yacht.

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  • Three decades after his first - and only - Transpacific Yacht Race, Neville Crichton will return to the 2,225-mile course from Los Angeles to Honolulu, aboard the supermaxi Alfa Romeo. USA Latest News

  • They are now heading to Eden to re-fuel and continue under motor en route to Sydney, while Wharington has contacted Neville Crichton, owner of supermaxi rival Alfa Romeo, who has a spare mast in Europe.

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