Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
20 Dec 14
Australia's premier ocean race has always had an international flavour; Captain Illingworth, who started the whole Sydney Hobart thing was, after all, an Englishman.
Jim Gale, RSHYR media
Hosted by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, entry is open to national or regional teams of three boats competing across three separate fleets - the combined score of the three boats is used to determine the winner.
Classes that have been used for racing since 2004 include the Farr 40, Swan 45, TP52 and IMS Handicap Rule within defined limit's.