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Wild Oats XI regains Sydney-Hobart lead

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Favourite Wild Oats XI snatched back the lead from rival supermaxi Perpetual Loyal in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race Friday, with the duelling 100-footers surging ahead of the fleet. 

Wild Oats XI (L) Perpetual Loyal sail out of Sydney Harbour at the start of the annual Sydney to Hobart yacht race, on December 26, 2013

As they passed the halfway point of the 628 nautical mile course down eastern Australia, Wild Oats XI staged a stunning comeback to nose ahead after conceding a 10 nautical mile lead to Perpetual Loyal overnight.

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