Atrophy you can put in the cabinet or on the mantelpiece but the Rolex time piece, with its engraving, is always there." Allen says the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master is a celebrity in its own right, engraved with the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
logo and "Overall Winner gory."
This is Wendy Tuck's eleventh Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
. She said: 'It's just extraordinary you can't make one mistake and in the light patch we had all the sails up and sails down.
leading ocean races, and the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
is certainly in the top three.
This year's Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
, the 73rd, will be one out of the box.
As Victoire (Darryl Hodgkinson), she won the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
in 2013 and has established a reputation of coming up with the goods.
Owner Peter Askew says: "David and I love offshore racing and when you think of what's out there in terms of classic ocean races, the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
is at the top of the list in my mind.
Every year the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
welcomes debutants ready to experience sailing's Everest, and 3017 is no exception.
For Andrew Saies, winning the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
2009 with Two True was a lifelong ambition: "I've been dreaming of winning this since I was 12 years old," he explained.
My connection to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
goes back to my teenage years when the late Alec Campbell, my uncle (and last of the Gallipoli veterans), sailed aboard the Hobart yachts Kintail and Terra Nova in the 1940s and early 1950s.
The Tasports Maria Island Race, around the rugged south-east coast of Tasmania, ranks second only to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
in post-World War II ocean racing longevity.
We'll add a lot of sailing after that and see if any other changes are needed to prepare for the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Frizzle raced his first Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
in 1970 aboard the successful Tasmanian one-tonner, Maria, owned by Des Cooper.