The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) and Seven Network have signed an agreement to telecast the race start across Australia until 2023.
Last year’s spectacular Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race start attracted a peak audience of more than 1.5 million viewers across the screens of Seven Network.
“This agreement is a major one not only for the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia but for sports fans across Australia and, with syndication opportunities, around the world too,” CYCA Commodore Paul Billingham said.
“We’re very proud to extend our partnership with the Seven Network – and bring yacht racing’s biggest annual test to a huge free-to-air audience across the country for the years to come.”
Outside of Australia, international audiences will once again be able to tune into the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race through the official race website – www.rolexsydneyhobart.com.
The 2019 Rolex Sydney Hobart, the historic 75th race to Constitution Dock, is building into one of the biggest in the event’s history. A total of 170 boats from across Australia and around the world have entered the 628-nautical-mile classic.
For more information visit www.rolexsydneyhobart.com.