2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

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

  • 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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  • Ludde Ingvall's CQS Finishes Round White Island Race in NZ
    • 26 Nov, 2016 07:00:00 PM

    Ludde Ingvall's CQS Finishes Round White Island Race in NZ

    Ludde Ingvall and his crew on CQS have taken line honours in the Royal Akarana Yacht Club’s Round White Island Race. The eye-catching super-maxi completed the 320 nautical mile race in a few seconds less than 1 day, 4 hours.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016 - Preview
    • 11 Nov, 2016 12:00:00 AM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016 - Preview

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 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.

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  • Ludde Ingvall’s Super Maxi Emerges
    • 07 Nov, 2016 12:00:00 PM

    Ludde Ingvall’s Super Maxi Emerges

    Ludde Ingvall unveiled major modifications to his former 90 foot yacht when it emerged from the boatbuilder’s shed in Tauranga, New Zealand today. The work has been undertaken with backing from Sir Michael Hintze.

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