Sydney Hobart coming to an end

Completed the last 600-mile race of the year – Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. In Hobart on the Australian island of Tasmania have already finished 75 boats. 4 yachts are still on the course. But the winner on adjusted time is already known: 66-footer Alive (Australia, skipper Duncan Hine). It’s her you see in the picture. Recall that the first (and for the 9th time!) Hobart came the 100-foot Wild Oats XI with skipper mark Richards. The Russian team SeaVentus Read more

Wild Oats XI first to cross the finish line of the race Sydney — Hobart

The Australian crew of Wild Oats XI was waiting for this moment for four years. In 2015 the team out of the race due to a torn mainsail, in 2016, the problem arose with the hydraulic cylinder. Last year, the boat finished first, but received a one-hour penalty for the dangerous incident c Comanche at the start of the regatta and lost the title winners line honours and the title holders of the land speed record Rolex Sydney Hobart. And Read more

Sydney Hobart : Maxi-yachts heading for the finish line

Less than two hundred nautical miles will be the 100-foot Comanche (skipper and co-owner Jim Cooney) to the finish line in Hobart. Last year’s line honours winner can repeat the success this time, except… But that’s unlikely she’s willing to concede the other three Maxi-yachts taking part in the 74th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Yes, Comanche ahead, but competitors nearby. At 11.30 a.m. Moscow time, Black Jack (skipper and owner Peter Harburg) lagged by only 1.9 miles, while Wild Read more

A yacht participating regatta Sydney — Hobart was arrested before the start

Polish yachtsman, rent a 21-foot yacht Kosatka Monster Project for the team of the yacht club of Sopot from Poland and USA, so from December 26 to participate in the Rolex Sydney Hobart yacht race, has filed a lawsuit against the owner of the boat company with the British virgin Islands EcoNautics Racing (ECNR). December 21, it became clear that no boat insurance policy, which means that it cannot participate in the race. Now, instead of a regatta Kosatka is Read more

This unpredictable “Sydney to Hobart”

Tomorrow, December 26, early in the morning Moscow time in Sydney starts the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. This time in the famous race will serve only one yacht under the Russian flag – SeaVentus Mahligai (Sydney 46). Organizer of participation of the Russian team and its captain is the head of the Club offshore racing SeaVentus Alexander Vodovatov. We asked him before starting to answer some questions Yacht Russia. But could not imagine that the answers that were sent Read more

The crew of the smallest boat of the Rolex Sydney Hobart will be the Australian soldiers

Catholics and Protestants around the world celebrate Christmas, and that means that before the start of the 74th annual race Sydney — Hobart (Australia — Tasmania) remained only one day. The smallest of the 92 vessels that will start, will be a 9.2-metre Jarkan 925 Gun Runner. The vessel, by the standards of the regatta, tiny not only in size, but the crew (six people, five of them new, little walked together a team of Australian servicemen), and the annual Read more

Sydney – Hobart. In memory of the race-1998

Before the start of the famous race, the Rolex Sydney Hobart remains 13 days. Recall that the regatta, which this year will be held in the 74-th time, by tradition, kicks off December 26 – the so-called Boxing Day. The distance of the race (the Rolex Sydney Hobart-2018 came 92 yachts from 10 countries, including two with Russian crews) we still have time to tell you, and yet – the plot, which today is written for many Australian Newspapers. The Read more

Sydney is six days

Next Monday, December 17, about noon, in Sydney expected big celebration. Australia’s largest city is preparing to meet her favorite 33 – year-old Liza Blair. Now 51 days Blair on the way. She was launched on 20 October in the same Sydney, and the goal is to get around Australia solo, non-stop and without any assistance. 6356 nautical miles. Men, this distance has in the past been subjected to, women – never. It turns out, Lisa is a pioneer. Initially, Read more

The Rolex Sydney Hobart race — 2018 starts 26 Dec

Two Russian teams will take part in the 74th annual race, the Rolex Sydney Hobart. A total of 26 December from Sydney (Australia) will be 92 teams from 10 countries on yachts from 9.2 to 30.5 meters. At the finish in Hobart (Tasmania) they will arrive until the New year’s eve 31 Dec. The route of the race is designed for 628 nautical miles. After the start from Sydney harbour, the participants will go South along the Eastern edge of Read more