Rolex Sydney Hobart Preview

Just over one month remains until 100 yachts from around the world will line up for the start of the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart.

The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, organized by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia with the co-operation of Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, is the ultimate test for skippers, tacticians and crews. The 2016 race is the 72nd edition of this 628 nautical mile, time-honoured and classic offshore race. With close to 100 yachts, including ten overseas entries, competing for the Tattersall’s Cup and coveted Rolex timepiece awarded to the overall winner, this year’s contest looks set to uphold the reputation of this renowned event. The race starts at 13:00 AEDT on 26 December 2016.