Spring is here and it’s great to see the boats out on the Derwent River competing in twilight races or on weekends for both competition and recreation. This also means that the traditional Sydney Hobart Yacht Race isn’t too far away – details are as follows:
The Rolex Sydney Hobart is a 628 nautical mile yacht race commencing in Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day and finishing in the Derwent River in Hobart Tasmania.
Each year thousands of locals and visitors alike flock to Constitution Dock Hobart for the finish of one of the world’s great blue water classics.
The Sydney Hobart course is described as one of the most gruelling ocean races in the world – since 1945 this blue water classic has thrilled Australians and provided enormous challenges of endurance for the hardy souls who compete – many who come back year after year.
And don’t forget, Sydney Hobart time also means Taste Of Tasmania time – stay tuned for more details of this unique culinary event.