News

  • Ragamuffin crew over the moon with Rolex Sydney Hobart forecast

    Ragamuffin crew over the moon with Rolex Sydney Hobart forecast

    The Ragamuffin 100 crew is backing its chances of superseding Wild Oats XI following a race day forecast that guarantees the smaller yachts will “cop a beating” in predicted treacherous conditions in the 69th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
  • Rolex Sydney Hobart: Game Plan

    Rolex Sydney Hobart: Game Plan

    Dockside at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race crews were busy prepping for the 628-nautical mile offshore classic that starts on December 26.
  • Darren Senogles Sydney Hobart record unlikely to be broken

    Darren Senogles Sydney Hobart record unlikely to be broken

    At the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, a special honour roll is reserved for those sailors who have done 25 Sydney Hobarts and this year, when Ichi Ban crew member Darren Senogles sets sail for Hobart, he will be the youngest sailor ever to join that illustrious company.
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Photos

  • Santa Visits International crews
    • 25 Dec, 2013 08:00:00 PM

    Santa Visits International crews

    Santa and his helper didn't forget those international crew members who were away from their family and friends on Christmas Day. Lots of Christmas cheer flowed dockside at the CYCA

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  • Photo Gallery: Overall Contenders Press Conference
    • 23 Dec, 2013 01:00:00 PM

    Photo Gallery: Overall Contenders Press Conference

    Five selected skippers representing just some of the contenders for the overall Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race win spoke to the media today. Panel included Roger Hickman – Wild Rose; Matt Allen – Ichi Ban; Jim Delegat – Giacomo, Tony Kirby – Patrice and Jens Kellinghusen – Varuna

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  • International Crew Members Profiled
    • 21 Dec, 2013 01:00:00 PM

    International Crew Members Profiled

    A Chinese celebrity, a South African who lived the life of a gangster and an engineer from Myanmar are three sailors representing their homeland for the first time in the history of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and they’re part of a record fleet of international entries, which accounts for one in four yachts.

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  • Photo Gallery from Long Range Weather Press Conference
    • 20 Dec, 2013 12:00:00 PM

    Photo Gallery from Long Range Weather Press Conference

    Photographer Andrea Francolini took the following images of the panel at the Long Range weather forecast press conference. Panel includes: Andrew Treloar, Bureau of Meterology; Tom Addis - Wild Oats XI; Stan Honey - Perpetual LOYAL; Michael Bellingham - Southern Excellence II; Adrienne Cahalan - Wedgetail and Brett Young - Shining Sea

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  • Discover Sailing
    • 18 Dec, 2013 01:00:00 PM

    Discover Sailing

    ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year and Olympic Gold medallist Mathew Belcher and Olympic Silver medallist Olivia Price were at the CYCA promoting the sport of sailing

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  • Wild Oats XI Winging it to Hobart…
    • 16 Dec, 2013 01:30:00 PM

    Wild Oats XI Winging it to Hobart…

    When Bob Oatley’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Race record holder, the 30-metre long supermaxi, Wild Oats XI, was lifted from the waters of Sydney Harbour today it became very apparent why the yacht is now referred to affectionately as ‘The Swiss Army Knife’. Check out the photo gallery

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  • SOLAS Big Boat Challenge - Images from Andrea Francolini
    • 10 Dec, 2013 06:00:00 PM

    SOLAS Big Boat Challenge - Images from Andrea Francolini

    Official photographer Andrea Francolini captured the action fo the 20th SOLAS BIg Boat Challenge where <em>Wild Oats XI</em> and <em>Perpetual LOYAL</em> went head to head for the first time

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  • A selection of images from the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race media launch
    • 26 Nov, 2013 03:00:00 PM

    A selection of images from the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race media launch

    Official Photographer Andrea Francolini captured all the action of the official media launch of the 69th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

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  • The latest Ichi Ban is officially launched
    • 26 Nov, 2013 12:00:00 PM

    The latest Ichi Ban is officially launched

    Matt and Lisa Allen launch the Carkeek 60 Ichi Ban and Andrea Francolini was there to capture the action

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  • Launch of Perpetual LOYAL
    • 06 Nov, 2013 04:00:00 PM

    Launch of Perpetual LOYAL

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott officially launched super maxi Perpetual LOYAL’s 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart campaign at Rose Bay Marina in Sydney today.

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