Accreditation for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017 is now open. All applications must be received by Friday, 15 December 2017.

Monday, 13 November 2017

In a slight change to previous years we ask you click the link below and fill in details online in Google Forms.

The process should not take more than a few minutes. Please take careful note of the terms and conditions on the welcome page.



Below are some key dates for your diary, note that times are subject to change.





GUIDE TIMES (subject to change)

Wednesday 29

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Official Media Launch Event

0930 for 1000


Saturday 9

Racing: CYCA Trophy Series

1130 race start

Sunday 10

Racing: CYCA Trophy Series

1130 race start

Tuesday 12

Racing: CYCA SOLAS Big Boat Challenge

1100 registration for attending media, race starts 1230

Saturday 24

Compulsory race briefing for competitors and final press conference

Briefing: 0830 for 0900
Press conference: 1000 approx. start

Sunday 25

Santa Claus visit to the CYCA

0915 for 0930 start

Monday 26

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and Family Day at the CYCA

From 0500 for media
(please advise on requirements in advance)

Saturday 31

Prize giving at Grand Chancellor Hotel, Hobart



Should you have any issues or questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch on the details below.


Many thanks,




Ross Macdonald

Marketing & Communications Manager

Cruising Yacht Club of Australia

1 New Beach Road

Darling Point NSW 2027

ABN 28 000 116 423


Phone: 02 8292 7800

Fax: 02 9363 9581

[email protected]



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