WILD OATS XI FORCED OUT OF ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART RACE DUE TO SAIL DAMAGE

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Supermaxi yacht, Wild Oats XI, has been forced to retire from the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race with a torn mainsail. Early reports indicate that the sail tore in half when the yacht was hit by a 40 knot squall that accompanied a southerly change off the NSW south coast.

The yacht is returning to Sydney.

All crew are safe.

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