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Wild Oats in historic Sydney-Hobart triple crown

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Supermaxi Wild Oats XI on Saturday completed a historic Sydney to Hobart triple crown with organisers declaring it the overall handicap winner to go with its line honours and record time. 

This photo, taken on December 28, 2012 and released by Rolex, shows supermaxi Wild Oats XI arriving in Hobart to complete the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Wild Oats XI smashed her own record time in taking line honours ahead of Ragamuffin-Loyal in the gruelling race.

Its main competition in the handicap standings, which takes into account the dimensions of each boat in the 76-strong fleet, along with age and other factors, was expected to be Jazz and Calm.

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