2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

The 72nd edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race starts at 1300hrs on Monday 26 December 2016.

  • Fidelis returns to Rolex Sydney Hobart 50 years on from line honours victory
    • 08 Dec, 2016 11:00:00 AM

    Fidelis returns to Rolex Sydney Hobart 50 years on from line honours victory

    In 1966, Jim Davern sailed his beautiful Knud Reimers designed, Auckland built, sloop Fidelis across the Tasman to compete in the Sydney Hobart and at their first attempt, the pair took line honours – and 50 years, on her present day owner, Nigel Stoke, is back to contest the race.

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  • JANUS et Cie sets the scene at Sydney Race Village
    • 05 Dec, 2016 01:00:00 PM

    JANUS et Cie sets the scene at Sydney Race Village

    The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) welcomes JANUS et Cie, the luxury designer and supplier of innovative indoor and outdoor furnishings, as sponsor of the Sydney Race Village for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race for the next five years.

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  • CYCA opens eBay auction for crew spots in the 2016 CYCA SOLAS Big Boat Challenge
    • 05 Dec, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    CYCA opens eBay auction for crew spots in the 2016 CYCA SOLAS Big Boat Challenge

    The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia launched its eBay auction at 4pm yesterday (Sunday 4 December) for the exclusive opportunity of securing places on-board three maxi yachts competing in the CYCA’s SOLAS Big Boat Challenge on Tuesday 13 December.

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  • Dongfeng Race Team partners with UBOX for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
    • 02 Dec, 2016 09:35:00 AM

    Dongfeng Race Team partners with UBOX for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Charles Caudrelier and some potential crew members of the new Dongfeng Race Team that will contest the 2017/18 Volvo Ocean Race is to compete in this year's Rolex Sydney Hobart classic in partnership with China's UBOX sailing project.

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  • Eclectic fleet for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
    • 30 Nov, 2016 12:00:00 PM

    Eclectic fleet for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Four super maxis, including a radical reshaping of a former line honours winner, head the 93-boat fleet for next month’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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