One of many hardest ocean races on the planet is again for an additional yr, with a robust fleet of yachts set to make the treacherous trek down the east coast of Australia within the 2018 Sydney to Hobart yacht race. That is The Roar’s information to stay streaming the race on-line and watching it on TV.
The race, operating over a distance of 628 nautical miles, will begin on Sydney Harbour at 1pm (AEDT) on Boxing Day – Wednesday, December 26.
The race route will take the fleet out of the Harbour and down the coast of New South Wales to Bass Strait, earlier than operating down the coast of Tasmania and heading into the Derwent River the place the end line is situated.
The race report, set final yr by Comanche, sits at 1 day and 9 hours, nonetheless, it’s doubtless the race will take someplace across the two-day mark for the winners, and as much as 5 days for the final yachts over the end line.
The right way to watch the race on TV
As has been the case for a while, the primary hour of the race will likely be broadcast on TV.
The rights to the race at the moment belong to Channel 7, who this yr will broadcast the primary hour by way of 7Mate (Channel 73), as a result of their protection of the Boxing Day Check between Australia and India being on the principle channel.
Channel 7 will start their protection on Sydney Harbour at 12:30pm (AEDT), with it operating for an hour and a half by way of to 2pm (AEDT).
From there, the one TV protection will likely be by way of information updates throughout all the key channels.
The right way to stay stream the race on-line
The primary hour of the race will be streamed on-line by way of 7 Plus, which is Channel 7s official streaming software. The protection there may also begin at 12:30pm (AEDT).
You can even keep on high of all the race with The Roar. We will likely be operating a stay weblog of the race from begin to end, with hourly updates after the run out of the Harbour so that you received’t miss a second.
The official race tracker on the Sydney to Hobart web site may also hold you updated with the precise location of each boat within the fleet as they make the run to Hobart.