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  • Victoire announced overall winner of the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Victoire announced overall winner of the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Sydney plastic surgeon Darryl Hodgkinson’s 50-foot Cookson/Farr design yacht Victoire is the overall winner of the 69th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
  • Seas, not the wind, the big problem for the boats still at sea

    Seas, not the wind, the big problem for the boats still at sea

    “Boat breaking”. That’s how Andrew Wenham, skipper of the VO70 Southern Excellence II described the seas off the Tasmanian coast when he arrived at Constitution Dock this afternoon.
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  • Photo Gallery: Overall Winner Dockside Announcement
    • 30 Dec, 2013 12:00:00 PM

    Photo Gallery: Overall Winner Dockside Announcement

    Victoire, owned by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia member Darryl Hodgkinson was declared the overall winner of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and was presented with the Tattersall's Cup and Rolex timepiece by CYCA Commodore Howard Piggott, RYCT Commodore Richard Batt and Patrick Boutellier, General Manager Rolex Australia

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  • Victoire announced overall winner of the Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 30 Dec, 2013 09:30:00 AM

    Victoire announced overall winner of the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Sydney plastic surgeon Darryl Hodgkinson’s 50-foot Cookson/Farr design yacht Victoire is the overall winner of the 69th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • Anticipation and Disappointment in the Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 30 Dec, 2013 08:00:00 AM

    Anticipation and Disappointment in the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    After yesterday’s brutal conditions off the Tasmanian coast, the remaining boats at sea at last got some respite overnight as the strong gusty wind fell away.

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  • Rolex Sydney Hobart: Wedgetail’s dismasting
    • 29 Dec, 2013 07:01:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart: Wedgetail’s dismasting

    As it always does, the dismasting of an ocean-going yacht happens in an instant. And as it often is, the reason for the dismasting can only be a matter of speculation.

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  • An Overall Winner (A)waits
    • 29 Dec, 2013 07:00:00 PM

    An Overall Winner (A)waits

    With all of the “big” boats in this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Race safely dockside in Hobart by the early hours this morning (Dec 29), attention turned to the fleet still racing on Day 4 of the 628 nautical mile offshore classic.

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  • Photo Gallery - 29 December 2013
    • 29 Dec, 2013 07:00:00 PM

    Photo Gallery - 29 December 2013

    ROLEX Photographer Carlo Borlenghi captured the brutal conditions off the Tasmanian coast

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  • Photo Gallery: Ian Mainsbridge capture the boat breaking conditions off Tasman Island
    • 29 Dec, 2013 07:00:00 PM

    Photo Gallery: Ian Mainsbridge capture the boat breaking conditions off Tasman Island

    Photographer Ian Mainsbridge captured the boat breaking conditions off Tasman Island including the crew of Wedgetail who had sought shelter after losing two-thirds of the mast

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  • Video Highlights: Overall Handicap Winner Awaits
    • 29 Dec, 2013 06:30:00 PM

    Video Highlights: Overall Handicap Winner Awaits

    Darryl Hodgkinson's Victoire is current Overall Handicap Leader of 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race

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  • Photo Gallery: 29 December 2013
    • 29 Dec, 2013 05:00:00 PM

    Photo Gallery: 29 December 2013

    ROLEX Photographer Daniel Forster was overhead as boats passed Tasman Island and captured the spectacular sights

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  • Black Jack and Giacomo go hard at it in Rolex Sydney Hobart
    • 29 Dec, 2013 04:30:00 PM

    Black Jack and Giacomo go hard at it in Rolex Sydney Hobart

    When splinters of carbon exploded from Black Jack’s mainsail in gale force winds you would have thought the Queensland crew had literally blown their chances in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia.

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  • Seas, not the wind, the big problem for the boats still at sea
    • 29 Dec, 2013 02:30:00 PM

    Seas, not the wind, the big problem for the boats still at sea

    “Boat breaking”. That’s how Andrew Wenham, skipper of the VO70 Southern Excellence II described the seas off the Tasmanian coast when he arrived at Constitution Dock this afternoon.

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  • The Bureau of Meteorology provides a brief weather update
    • 29 Dec, 2013 01:00:00 PM

    The Bureau of Meteorology provides a brief weather update

    Mathew Thomas from the Bureau of Meteorology explains the weather facing the remaining yachts at sea in the 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart

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