Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2018 – A Close Contest
30 hrs into the 74th edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the 4 one hundred-ft Maxis at the front of the fleet were separated by a mere 5-nautical miles with a very little less than two hundred-nautical miles however to total. A close contest among the race leaders has ensued at any time considering that yesterday’s memorable Sydney Harbour begin. Even though the race document is not likely to be challenged, an enjoyable finale down the Derwent River into Hobart is forecast. There experienced been 4 retirements and the vast majority of the 81-strong fleet were negotiating the Bass Strait. Rolex has been Title Sponsor of the 628-nm race, organised by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia with the collaboration of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, considering that 2002.