A Fast Start to the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

Yachts Moving Up Sydney Harbour

Yachts Moving Up Sydney Harbour

Sydney, Boxing Day

Eight hours after the start of this year’s Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, the leaders are setting a record pace as they move down the southern coastline of New South Wales.

Sydneysiders always welcome the opportunity to spend a day out on the Harbour foreshores.  On Boxing Day, the atmosphere is elevated to one of near-perfect good will and relaxed appreciation of this great natural resource.

Tonight’s news reports showed thousands of Aussies enjoying sunshine, cold drinks, and sausages sizzling on the barbie as they watched the boats go by.

Google Earth Link

Here’s the link I posted earlier to the race site and Google Earth feature.

2 Responses

  1. G’day!!

    Happy Boxing Day to you out there in Oz…. Take care, Leese

  2. Looks like a beautiful day there. Hard to belive it’s December-that whole on the other side of the world thing.

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