1998 sydney to hobart yacht race

Where does Sydney to Hobart yacht race start from?

Nielsen Park

Who won the 1998 Sydney to Hobart?

Sayonara

How long does it take for the Sydney to Hobart yacht race?

In 2017, the race record was set by LDV Comanche to one day, 9 hours, 15 minutes and 24 seconds .

Where can I watch the Sydney Hobart Race?

If you only plan on watching the start, and don’t wish to follow the fleet, then stick to the western side of the harbour. Good vantage points for spectator boats include Taylors Bay, Chowder Bay, Obelisk Bay and North Head on the west and Rose Bay, Watsons Bay, Camp Cove and South Head to the east.

What do you get for winning the Sydney to Hobart?

The perpetual trophies include: The George Adams Tattersall Cup – for the overall winner on IRC rating corrected time, together with a Tattersall Medal for each member of the crew of the winning boat. Adrienne Cahalan Trophy – for female sailors who have competed in 20 Sydney Hobart Yacht Races.

How many super maxi yachts are there?

Over 16,000 have been built over the last 30 years. Current production consists of the Maxi 1200, Maxi 1300 and the Swedish Match 40.

Why is Bass Strait so dangerous?

“That’s what makes it quite a dangerous race, because if you do get these southerly winds coming through, the seas get up very badly because of the shallow water in Bass Strait and because of the opposing current. That’s why it’s so treacherous.”

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When did Bob Oatley die?

January 10, 2016

Who owns Comanche sailboat?

Jim Cooney

Where is the finish line for the Sydney to Hobart?

Castray Esplanade

Is Sydney to Hobart on TV?

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Event Time Channel
Sailing: Sydney to Hobart 1.00pm Seven

Is the Sydney to Hobart televised?

For those who can’t get to watch the live broadcast of the start of the Race on the Seven Network across Australia, Seven West Media will webcast the program. You can also watch a webcast of the live broadcast on the home page of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race website.

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