Video above published Mar 6, 2017: The Rolex Spirit of Yachting film series presents the 72nd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race — the action, highlights and memorable moments in a 25-minute documentary. The behind-the-scenes footage covers peak moments during the 628-nautical-mile course, from the start in Sydney Harbour, to Perpetual LOYAL’s record-breaking race time by nearly 5 hours, as well as interviews with key players. They include Jim Delegat, who earned the Tattersall Cup and a Rolex Timepiece for achieving Overall Winner together with his two sons and the rest of his New-Zealand based crew.
The 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race marks the 73rd edition of this time-honoured tradition. Over 100 yachts, including 30 overseas entries, are expected to cross the start line at 13:00 AEDT on 26 December 2017 (Dec 25th at 9pm EST in U.S.). Everything is in place for another exceptional chapter in the history of this classic race.
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