This is neat. Watch the 2005 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in Google Earth, with yacht positions and standings updated every ten minutes. Great way to track the race as Kiwi supermaxi’s Alfa Romeo and Konica Minolta battle for line honours.
Google Earth is a 3D interface to the planet. It combines satellite imagery with a model that can be zoomed, spun and tilted. The Google Earth feed is for private, non-commercial use only.