A 102 boat fleet sets off in the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
The forecast at the start of the 73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race was cloudy with a chance of rain and potential to break race records. This Boxing Day tradition in Sydney drew a spectator crowd on land and lining the shore to see the 102 boat fleet off on their 628-mile slug to Hobart. While the big boats get the media coverage, the RSHYR draws a range of yachts sizes, yacht ages, and crew experience. There is something for everyone, and while the goal is to be first to finish, you first have to finish; not always easy in this famous race.
We at North Sails wish all competitors good luck a safe journey. We’ll be on race and record watch in the meantime…
Enjoy this selection of our favorite images from the start line in Sydney Harbour.
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