News

  • The night that turned the race on its head

    The night that turned the race on its head

    This first night was always going to be the toughest part of the 2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart - a southerly buster - 25 to 30 knot winds with big gusts against a south flowing current, in the pitch black of night.
  • Southerly Buster Causes Havoc

    Southerly Buster Causes Havoc

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race has taken a dramatic turn during tonight with the major super maxi contenders for line honours either retired or trying to effect repairs as they have confronted an extreme southerly change off the NSW south coast, along with others in the fleet.
  • Wild Oats XI retired

    Wild Oats XI retired

    Record holding eight time Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race line honours victor, Wild Oats XI, has retired from the race after reporting a torn mainsail.
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Videos

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Start
    • 26 Dec, 2015 08:30:00 PM

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Start

    The official Channel 7 start footage of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

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  • Heading to Hobart
    • 26 Dec, 2015 07:00:00 PM

    Heading to Hobart

    Hundreds of thousands of spectators lined the shores of Sydney Harbour to salute the fleet of 108 yachts as they commenced the 628 nautical mile trek to Hobart for the 71st edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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