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Favorite Wild Oats XI retires from Sydney-Hobart yacht race

Disaster struck for eight-time winner Wild Oats XI as she was forced to retire from the Sydney to Hobart race Tuesday with keel damage, amid favorable winds that saw the leaders chase record times. It was the second-straight year that the local favorite — the race’s most successful yacht — had to pull out from […]