2023 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Preview

Running 628-nautical miles from Sydney Harbour to Hobart, Tasmania, the Rolex Sydney Hobart is one of the world’s most revered sailing events. Organised by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, in collaboration with Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania , the competition has captivated sailors ever since its inauguration in 1945.

Rolex, a longstanding supporter of yachting, has partnered the legendary race and CYCA since 2002. The 78th edition, commencing on Tuesday 26 December, has attracted a competitive fleet of over 100 yachts. The objective for all entrants is to lift the coveted Tattersall Cup, awarded to the overall race winner. For the triumphant crew, a place in sailing folklore is guaranteed.