Following a three-hour hearing at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, the 100-foot maxi Investec Loyal
is officially the line-honors winner of the 2011 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race. Investec Loyal
, which included American navigator Stan Honey in its crew, beat five-time line-honors winner Wild Oats XI
by just over 3 minutes in one of the closest finishes in the 628-mile offshore classic. Total time at sea for the boat was 2 days, 6 hours.