The Heat Is On For The Rolex Sydney Hobart
With just a week to go to the start of the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart, the pressure is building on everyone to get their boats fully prepared, the crew working as a team and every last wrinkle ironed out, especially for the 28 international boats.
It is a big enough challenge for the locals, a step up again for the interstate competitors who must first get their boats to Sydney. It is a huge ask for crews that have to assemble from all over the world, get up to speed on a boat they may not have sailed before, and try to winkle out as much local knowledge about the currents, southern hemisphere winds and the fickle Derwent as they can at the bar of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia.
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