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Controversial end to the Sydney-to-Hobart yacht race

The annual Sydney-to-Hobart yacht race has ended in controversy, leaving race organisers uncertain over who actually won.

After more than two days at sea, the margin of victory in the 680 mile race down Australia's East Coast was just three minutes.

However the race committee immediately started an investigation into claims the winning boat had broken the rules.

Phil Mercer reports.

  • 28 Dec 2011
  • From the section Asia