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FAQs | Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Sydney Village

FAQs | Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Sydney Village

FAQs | Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Sydney Village

Everything you need to know about the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia

The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village, proudly supported by JANUS et Cie, featuring big-screen Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race action, spectacular views of the harbour, a tribute to the history of the race, a merchandise tent packed full of the latest official race gear and a bar, is the place to be in the lead-up to and during the 2019 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race!

Boxing Day, 26 December, before the race commences at 1pm, will be a particularly busy day in the village, with food, drink and fun for the family… from 6am! There’s also the opportunity to get up close with the competing yachts before they head out to the start line at about 10am.

 

What dates and times is the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village open? 

The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village is now open at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (1 New Beach Rd Darling Point), in the lead-up to the Village’s biggest day on Thursday 26 December, when the 2019 Rolex Sydney Hobart commences. The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village closes at 3pm of 26 December.

 

Is there a bar on site at the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village and is it open on Boxing Day?

There is a bar at the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village, plus the CYCA bars (located adjacent to the Village) are also open.

The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village bar is open from 10am on Boxing Day.

The bars inside the CYCA Clubhouse open at 7am – Café 44, however, is open from 6am.

 

Are there bathrooms at the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village? 

Yes, there are bathrooms in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village; they are located on the ground level in the John Messenger Building, adjacent to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village. Change tables are found in the disabled access bathrooms within the CYCA building.

 

I’ll be seeing-off family and/or friends early on Boxing Day. What time will the venue be open and what will be available?

The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village will be open from 6am on Boxing Day, with bacon-and-egg rolls, chorizo shakshuka, crepes, coffee and more available throughout the morning. Bathroom facilities including showers and change rooms will also be open

 

Are pets allowed in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village? 

Yes, leashed pets are allowed on the outdoor, lower-deck area of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village, and outside the Clubhouse. This is accessed by the side gate.

 

Is there an entry cost to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village? 

Admission to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village is free.

 

Do I have to be a CYCA Member to visit the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village? 

No, visitors can access the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village.

Normal entry processes, however, remain in place for access to the CYCA Clubhouse.

 

Can I bring my boat to the CYCA marina to gain access to Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village? 

No, due to the large number of competitors in the 2019 Rolex Sydney Hobart, the marina is full and unless prior arrangements have been made no additional boat-based access will be available or facilitated.

 

Is the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village Wheelchair accessible? 

Yes, wheelchair access is available across the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village.

 

Is there an ATM at the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village? 

Yes, there is an ATM adjacent to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village, located on the ground floor in the CYCA Clubhouse.

 

I need extra information on the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village – where do I go? 

The CYCA reception will be able to help – please call (02) 8292 7800.

 

I need medical assistance – where do I go? 

There is a first-aid station administered at CYCA’s reception. Australia’s emergency services number is 000 which will direct you to police, fire or ambulance.

 

What is the best way to travel to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village? Is there parking? 

The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village is located on the hardstand of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia – 1 New Beach Rd, Darling Point. The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village is just down the road from Edgecliff train station. Street parking is very limited in New Beach Rd; we recommend coming to the Club by public transport. Click here for more information.

 

I would like to purchase official Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race merchandise – can I purchase at the venue or online? 

Musto has an official merchandise tent at the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village. Additionally, you can purchase merchandise online.

 

Can I smoke in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village? 

The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village is a smoke-free venue, however there is a designated smoking area adjacent to the CYCA hardstand.

 

Is there Wi-Fi? Where can I charge my phone? 

Yes, there is Wi-Fi at the CYCA. Charging stations are on site in the Sydney Hobart Bar – please ask CYCA reception for further information.

 

I would like to ride my bike to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Village – is there bike storage at the venue? 

Yes, there are bike racks available for use. Bike racks are located outside CYCA lobby near New Beach Rd.

 

I have another question. 

The CYCA reception will be able to help – please call (02) 8292 7800. You can also email cyca@cyca.com.au