The progress of the fleet in the good guys launceston to hobart yacht race can be followed on ocean tracker. Ocean currents and sea surface temperatures off australias new south wales coast are looking very interesting in the leadup to the 2010 rolex sydney to hobart yacht race. Yb tracking truly global satellite tracking beacons for yacht racing. Ocean racing club of victoria ocean sailing, ocean. Yb tracking truly global satellite tracking beacons for. Launceston to hobart yacht race 2017 yb tracking race viewer. A fleet of 30 boats, ten more than last year, has entered the ninth annual derwent sailing squadronnational pies launceston to hobart yacht race, which starts from beauty point on the tamar river on december 27. National pies launceston to hobart yacht race 2016 yb. The annual race begins in sydney harbour on boxing day and finishes in hobart. Dramatic start to the launceston to hobart yacht race. Launceston to hobart yacht race photos the examiner. Its a significant year for cordell as he was the winner, line and handicap, of the inaugural race in 2007, and his mumm 36 will start one of the.
Ker 40 sinks off wildfireravaged new south wales coast 7th january 2020 sydney to hobart. The launceston to hobart yacht race is organised by the derwent sailing squadron in conjuction with the tamar yacht club subpages 8. Hobart race track is located in the suburb of glenorchy in tasmania and is named tattersalls park. The 628 nautical mile race, in which racers travel from. Derwent sailing squadrons 2017 launceston to hobart yacht race. Launceston to hobart yacht race 2017 yb tracking race viewer zoom options. They have embeded the fleet over the windytv forecast site. The race distance is approximately 630 nautical miles 1,170 km. Jeff cordell lining up for decade of launceston to hobart races.
The infotrack super maxi is proud to have completed its second sydney to hobart race. A syndicate of bellerive yacht club members, bought the yacht in 2016 and have been campaigning the yacht in hobart since then. The race is run in conjunction with the royal yacht club of tasmania, and is widely considered to be one of the most difficult yacht races in. Each year thousands line sydney harbour or form farewell flotillas to cheer the departing yachties as they charge through sydney heads before turning south, knowing they are casting their.
Its this handicap system, he says, that brings 105 entries into the 630 nautical mile race rather than just a clutch of 100foot super maxis sprinting for line honours. Since then, the yacht has had a number of owners and names in various states. About the size of an iridium phone, and about the same weight, but much more useful. Had time in the morning for a final run around hobart though, past the world and the huge golden princess cruise liners, and out to. How to watch the 2016 rolex sydney hobart yacht race. The 28strong fleet faced light winds as the start of the 285nautical. The sydney to hobart yacht race has grown over the decades, since the inaugural race in 1945, to become one of the top three offshore yacht races in the world, and it now attracts maxi yachts from all around the globe. In a similar fashion to last year, a large eddy of warm water is forming offshore which indicates strong southerly surface currents.
What started out as a chat between friends has built momentum and as the ocean racing club of victoria, we feel this is a great idea. Or, as markos says, the rolex sydney hobart yacht race is a contest between crews, rather than the best boats. The notice of race and entry form for the 2011 race is now available click here the race media launch will be held at the derwent sailing squadron on tuesday 29th november at 12noon the launceston to hobart yacht race is organised by the derwent sailing squadron. Dec 01, 2009 the concept of a coastal ocean race between launceston in the north and hobart in the south was to provide an event to attract smaller yachts back into offshore racing at a cost far less expensive and demanding than the long ocean races from sydney and melbourne to hobart between christmas and new year.
The orcv westcoaster is a legendary yacht race where tactics and sailing. The starters gun will sound at 1 pm with a warning shot ten minutes earlier. With favourable wind, this potentially means massive gains for canny competitors. Yachts from launceston and melbourne add to river derwent. Hobart race track hobart track map hobart racecourse. Launceston to hobart yacht race set for record fleet. Dec 26, 2016 the race is a prelude to the sydney to hobart yacht race held annually on december 26. Hobartbased yacht tilt has claimed line honours in the launceston to hobart yacht race, ending the fiveyear winning streak of champion the fork in the road.
Launceston to hobart yacht race, sandy bay, tasmania, australia. The race is a prelude to the sydneytohobart yacht race held annually on december 26. Launceston to hobart yacht race week derwent sailing squadron. All of tasmanias feature races are group 3 events only and hobarts major races take place in february each year. Melbourne to hobart westcoaster yacht race about the race. If you want to view a boats entire race, select the relevant race year and then move the slider to the left hand end, which will then show all the. Premier of tasmania launceston to hobart yacht race launch. The rolex sydney hobart is a 628 nautical mile yacht race that is described as one of the most gruelling ocean races in the world.
Sea temperature and currents heating up for sydney to hobart. National pies launceston to hobart yacht race 2016 yb tracking race viewer. Reports have come from australia that a ker 40 was sunk off the coast of new south wales on sunday 5 january following last weeks rolex sydney hobart. As the 2014 sydney to hobart yacht race nears a linehonours finish that may be sooner than expected today, wild oats xi was this morning heading for a record eighth win after pulling. The sydney to hobart yacht race will again start in accordance with tradition with.
The race will finish off castray esplanade, battery point, hobart the same finish line as the sydney hobart and melbourne hobart races. Racing at hobart is operated by the tasmanian racing club and the racecourse is also referred to as elwick. The boat, formerly known as the perpetual loyal 2016 winner of the sydney to hobart race, was bought by christian beck and renamed infotrack after the cosponsors of the yacht. Today marks the 72nd running of the rolex sydney to hobart yacht race.
A high quality field of up to 30 yachts from northern and southern tasmanian clubs and from victoria, has entered the 285 nautical mile race starting on 27 december. Infotrack sails sydney to hobart infotrack australia. Next event coming up is the australian three peaks race over easter, so you can check out how the tracker works by checking this event out starts early afternoon on good friday. The cruising yacht club of australia recommends using public transport when visiting the club, especially in the lead up to, and on rolex sydney hobart yacht race, race day, 26 december. Select the race year in the drop down selection at the top of the yacht tracker window. Joys of lack of international flights into hobart only really sydney, melbourne and brisbane direct and two hour time difference with nz. Posted on 29 dec 2019 2019 launceston to hobart race day 2. The boat is sponsored by filepro, an australian owned software company specialising in practice management systems for law firms. The ryct program contains all the information you need for the various categories of racing conducted by ryct and the combined clubs. Actually i was much more interested in the launcestonhobart, which is a race that your typical owner can actually afford to do. Posted on 29 dec 2019 2019 launceston to hobart race day 2 the tasman island is the next challenge for the fleet hobart yachtsman matthew keals mumm 36 heatwave is heating up this years launceston to hobart yacht race as she chases down the current line honour front runners gary smith in fork in the road and robert greens 50footer dream. Ldv comanche is absolutely tearing up the 2017 sydney to hobart yacht race, but secondposition wild oats xi has started to close the huge gap the race leader had at 7am this morning. If your boxing day isnt complete without your fix of sailing, then fingers crossed you dont have to suffer, with the official website promising live coverage to all. Latest sydney to hobart yacht race news including weather predictions, sailing teams, boat damage, tactical strategies, and other related sailing news.
Leading up to this years race, skipper joe black akacich said we are. Dec 27, 2011 the rolex sydney hobart yacht race, now in its 66th year, is underway off the coast of australia. Launceston to hobart yacht race start the examiner. Year one saw 17 boats over the start line, in year two there were 28. Launceston to hobart yacht race winner tilt pips fork in.
Dec 28, 2015 the launceston to hobart yacht race set sail on sunday afternoon. Please visit the transport nsw website to plan your trip to the cyca, at 1 new beach road, darling point. The program also contains a full list of club contacts. Tracker blue 160x75px buttons final the yachts yellow button 160x75px buttons final. Launceston to hobart yacht race set for record fleet seabreeze. All of tasmanias feature races are group 3 events only and hobart s major races take place in february each year. Departing on 27 december each year is the launceston to hobart yacht race. Launceston to hobart via the tasmanian east coast jontynz.
American super yacht comanche has crossed the finish line in hobart in one of the most tightly fought racing duels in the 70 years of the legendary sydney to hobart yacht race. If youre sick of thinking about covid 19 and cant wait to go sailing again, lets work on where, somewhere which is warm and tropical. The melbourne to hobart westcoaster is a blue water ocean racing classic of. The 435 nautical mile bluewater classic melbourne to hobart yacht race was. The map will open showing the last time point in the race, and you can adjust the presentation from there. The concept of a coastal ocean race between launceston in the north and hobart in the south was to provide an event to attract smaller yachts back into offshore racing at a cost far less expensive and demanding than the long ocean races from sydney and melbourne to hobart between christmas and new year. This is the seventh time this event has been run by the derwent sailing squadron, with assistance from the tamar yacht club. Yb tracking race viewer launceston to hobart yacht race 2019. Comanche is still on track to destroy the sydney to hobart. It includes sailing instructions for harbour, long race, twilight, midweek and winter series, as well as the fixtures for the season. Launceston to hobart yacht race winner tilt pips fork in the. All yachts are fitted with a yacht tracker so entrants family, friends and supporters can follow their race progress on the web through live updates.
Keep up to date with the race on the rolex sydney hobart tracker here. It may be significant that wa and tassy still have reasonable smallyacht fleets and they have, per. Best places to watch the sydney to hobart race festivals. About the l2h race launceston to hobart yacht race. With the sailing of freight further delayed, bugg again hoisted the postponement flag and the race did not start to 12. The launceston to hobart yacht race is a 285 nautical mile race, commencing at beauty.
Check out the unofficial rolex sydney hobart yacht race tracker thanks to tracker. Dec 02, 2014 launceston to hobart yacht race launch today i was pleased to officially launch the launceston to hobart l2h yacht race for 2014 at the derwent sailing squadron. However, boats will start getting into a position from much earlier and the harbour is a pretty incredible site with all the competitor and spectator vessels filling the usually relatively spacious harbour. Hobartbased yacht fork in the road has taken line honours in the launceston to hobart race for the fourth year in a row. You should download the yb races app for a much better experience. Dec 29, 2015 hobart based yacht fork in the road has taken line honours in the launceston to hobart race for the fourth year in a row. Yacht tracker rolex sydney hobart yacht race year 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 20 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1975 1974 1973 1972 1971 1970 1969 1968 1967 1966 1965 1964 1963 1962. The rolex sydney hobart yacht race, now in its 66th year, is underway off the coast of australia. This years launceston to hobart race just after christmas was great, i think the site and info provided was far superior to that provided for sydney to hobart.
Gps race tracker gear anarchy sailing anarchy forums. Heading the 30boat fleet is gary smiths bakewellwhite 45, the fork in the road, which has taken line honours in the last two races and again favourite to be first home. Vertigo takes the handicap lead veritgo, from the royal yacht club of victoria, has taken the handicap lead in this year s riversdale estate wines launceston to hobart yacht race. The 628 nautical mile race, in which racers travel from from sydney harbor to the historical port. The launceston to hobart yacht race set sail on sunday afternoon. Today i was pleased to officially launch the launceston to hobart l2h yacht race for 2014 at the derwent sailing squadron. Island is the next challenge for the fleet hobart yachtsman matthew keals mumm 36 heatwave is heating up this years launceston to hobart yacht race as she chases down the current line honour front. At the end of the race we retire to a nearby hotel or wine bar to watch video of the days racing and debrief over a drink or two drinks not included.544 1408 1441 816 1515 1155 169 150 637 1466 862 1377 122 614 924 574 881 730 772 1336 1260 211 638 943 532 397 684 447 499 504 875