Seasons Greetings from AsianYachting
Seasons Greetings from AsianYachting
From AsianYachting MultiMedia
21st Dec 2018:
We wish our readers Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, and for those of different persuasions Happy Holidays.

We also take this opportunity to thank all our faithful subscribers, regatta organisers, media partners and advertising sponsors for coming aboard and successfully working together for many years to come! Also safe boating, where ever your travels may take you, over the holiday season.

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Follow the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race
This year's edition of the 628nm Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will see 86 teams on the starting line on Boxing Day, Wednesday 26th Dec. Amongst these entries are 5 super maxis, Infotrack, Wild Oats XI, Comanche, Scallywag and Black Jack are expected to dominate the world's toughest blue water classic.

The Bureau of Meteorology’s Simon Louis told a selection of navigators “The long-range weather models show relatively light winds as the yachts leave Sydney Harbour, but with a 15-20 knot (and gusts to 35 knots) north to north-easterly winds, should continue during Boxing Day night and into the next day, with the breeze expected to go around to the west later.” This scenario will leave some dead spots in between.

While this forecast favours the Line Honours battle and the 45 to 55 footers, makes the fight for IRC overall win and Tattersall’s Cup, in the red hot range. Matt Allen's TP52 Ichi Ban, is favourite and aims to become the first boat to defend the title in many years.

Goto 2015 Rolex Syd-Hobart Race Some of the yachts we will be closely following (Below) have all scored points in the
Asian Yachting Grand Prix (AYGP) Skipper & Yacht Rankings, at one time or other...

Ting Lee's Volvo 70 Noahs II with coach Steve McConaghy onboard
Ray ‘Hollywood’ Roberts Farr 55 Hollywood Boulevard
Last year’s winner, Matt Allen's Botin TP52 Ichi Ban
Phillip Turner's Reichel Pugh 66 Alive, skippered by Duncan Hine
Seng Huang Lee's Dovell 100 Scallywag skippered by David Witt
Bruce Taylor's Caprice 40, Chutzpah, with Peter Fletcher onboard
Larry Jamieson is on Andrew Kearnans TP52 Koa
Li Jian's Reichel Pugh 80 Apsaras, skippered by Travis Read, with crew from China and Philippines.

The start at 1300 AEST (10:00am East Asia) on Boxing Day, 26th Dec, will be broadcast live on the Seven Network via 7Mate throughout Australia. Also will be live streamed to a vast international audience via the RSHYR website, Tencent, Fox Asia and ABC Australia Plus Network (Astro Channel 521 Malaysia).

Goto live tracking throughout the race at the official CYCA - Rolex Sydney Hobart 2018 website.

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