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  • 40 Knot Upwind Forecast for the First Night

    40 Knot Upwind Forecast for the First Night

    As is usual for its annual Boxing Day fixture, today Sydney Harbour was thick with spectator craft for the 1300 local time departure of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
  • Rolex Sydney Hobart 2011 - Race Start

    Rolex Sydney Hobart 2011 - Race Start

    A report on the race start, courtesy of Rolex and Regattanews
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  • 40 Knot Upwind Forecast for the First Night
    • 26 Dec, 2011 08:58:00 PM

    40 Knot Upwind Forecast for the First Night

    As is usual for its annual Boxing Day fixture, today Sydney Harbour was thick with spectator craft for the 1300 local time departure of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • Smooth sailing so far in Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 26 Dec, 2011 06:38:00 PM

    Smooth sailing so far in Rolex Sydney Hobart

    The 88 yachts in the Rolex Sydney Hobart are still experiencing pleasant downwind sailing conditions at 1800 hours AEDT, with up to 16 knots from the north and north-east driving the fleet southwards, but the southerly is on the way, as expected.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart 2011 - Race Start
    • 26 Dec, 2011 05:05:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart 2011 - Race Start

    A report on the race start, courtesy of Rolex and Regattanews

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  • Wild Oats XI leads Investec Loyal out of Sydney Harbour
    • 26 Dec, 2011 01:36:00 PM

    Wild Oats XI leads Investec Loyal out of Sydney Harbour

    Despite her electric mainsail winch failing just 11 minutes before the start of the 2011 Rolex Sydney Hobart, Bob Oatley’s Wild Oats XI led the rest of the 88 boat fleet through Sydney Heads.

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  • Day 1 in photos
    • 26 Dec, 2011 12:00:00 AM

    Day 1 in photos

    A collection of photos from 26 December 2011

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