Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
14-8 January 2018
Since its inception in 1945, the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race (RSHYR) has become one of the world’s biggest events in the sailing calendar - attracting sailors from across the globe to racing in one of the world’s most iconic and oldest yacht races.
The 628-mile sprint from Sydney to Hobart brings with it a huge amount of global attention as the large fleet of racing yachts that have entered from across the globe leave Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day. This is certainly a bucket list race and one all sailors aspire to.
The Clipper 68 yachts first took part in this iconic race after an epic sail across the world’s oceans from the UK in 2013. This race will be their fourth race, in 2013 and 2015 they raced against the current Clipper Round the World Race fleet the Clipper 70s, on one occasion beating all bar one across the line.
Clipper Australia invites both former crew and non-Clipper Race sailors to take part in this race of a lifetime on the Sydney based Clipper 68s.
The package includes eight days training out of the Clipper Ventures Australia Sydney base, your Offshore Safety Course, accommodation on board and the return journey back from Hobart to Sydney.
We are in the process of finalising the 2017 campaign, please email Emma for more information.
Please note that the price does not include travel to and from the boat, visas or incidentals.
Price: $TBC including GST (Discount available for Clipper Race Yacht Club members)Book Now
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We were all amazed at the extent to which the exhilaration of racing and the level of teamwork required had bonded us. Even more impressive was the fact that, after mere hours of instruction, a group of people with very…
Taking a whole yacht in this year’s event made for an excellent team building exercise for all. Net Evidence believes that the quality of the relationships formed and reinforced more than justified the costs. In comparison to holding a trade…
Yes it was a fantastic day out! Good group of clients, everybody joined in and all seemed to enjoy themselves! The Clipper team were great too, well organised, good venue, breakfast, briefings, lunch, etc and of course the boat was…
I know we come to expect a very smooth delivery from Clipper Events by now but you completely surpassed all expectations! Thank you so much from all of us, the slickness and quality of everything was noted by many guests…
The calibre of staff both on and off the water is very high. The skipper and mates are always enthusiastic and professional. A level of professionalism that is hard to find elsewhere in the sailing industry. With the size of…
Any team requiring motivation or having difficulties bonding would benefit from a day like today, as everyone needs to know when to assert themselves or when to simply stand back and let others take the helm.
In twenty years of sailing, the experience I had yesterday was up there in the top ten of fantastic sailing days that I can possibly remember.
The Clipper Race team were very helpful and informative. The overall feedback from all those that participated on the day was very positive and all enquired about next year! Finally the Nautica watches were very well received by the winning…
The whole event was a spectacular success for us as a business and for our personal enjoyment, rounded off with an enjoyable evening.
An amazing weekend of sailing. Great skipper and crew. I will be recommending this to all at BNP. A great way to bring our team from across Europe together. Very memorable, very exciting.