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Rolex at Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race


Rolex and yachting

628 sleepless miles. The crew have no time for rest. The end of each day heralds the same mantra: just make it through the night unscathed. Iron-willed, and hardened by wind and waves, they battle the black, undulating expanse. These men were made for the sea.

Rolex at Sydney Yacht Race
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race


Rolex and yachting

The yachts head north out of Sydney Harbour before turning right toward Hobart, Tasmania some 628 nautical miles away.

Rolex and Sailing

High Seas Gallery

As a cold front sets in, crews prepare for a challenging first night at sea.

High Seas


Rolex and yachting

High seas and powerful winds make for daunting sailing conditions.

High Seas

Rolex and yachting

Clear thinking and quick reflexes are essential for braving the constant dangers present during the Rolex Sydney Hobart.

Rolex Sydney Hobart Race
Rolex at Sydney Hobart Race

Hobart Gallery

Excitement mounts as sailors begin the final sprint into Storm Bay, approaching Hobart.


Rolex and yachting

Excited fans gather on land and on sea to greet the victorious warriors at the end of their maritime battle to Hobart.

Hobart on New Year's Eve


Rolex and yachting

On New Year's Eve, fireworks illuminate Constitution Dock where participating crews and spectators revel after a thrilling adventure at sea.

Yacht-Master II

The Oyster Perpetual

The Yacht-Master II is designed to meet the needs of professional sailors. This regatta chronograph features the world's first programmable countdown with a mechanical memory. It provides precise synchronization with the crucial starting sequence of a yacht race.

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