Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2019-2020
Now in its 75th year, The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race has become an icon of Australia's summer sport.
No annual yachting event in the world attracts such huge media coverage than the start of the race on boxing day when it leaves Sydney Habour.
With uninterrupted views of the River5 Derwent, the accommodation rooms from the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart are sort after during this popular time.
The harbour view rooms, in particular, give a front row seat for those headed for the finish coming up the Derwent, and the yachts being moored post-event.
The Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart is also conveniently located 2 minutes walk from the Race Village, The Rolex official finish line of the event. There are also food stalls and live entertainment to welcome the finishers and spectators.
Yatchs leave Sydney Harbour Boxing Day 26th of December and starts arriving int he Derwent River in Hobart around 28th December, until about the 31st December.