Experience Hobart Yacht Race Up Close

Experience the magic and excitement aboard Solace for the start of the iconic Hobart Yacht Race on Boxing Day.

Join us out on the water amongst the action as the boats head down the harbour and out of the heads for a fantastic and unforgettable experience.

Every Boxing Day since 1945, (other than 2020 due to Covid) Sydney Harbour has hosted the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. An arduous journey 628 nautical miles south to Constitution Dock in Hobart. Over 100 yachts, from small vessels to super maxis, make an impressive sight as they leave the harbour.


Hobart yacht race on Solace
Hobart yacht race on Solace

What you need to know

  • Hobart Yacht Race aboard Solace

  • Boxing day, 26 December

  • Small-group luxury yacht

  • From 10.30AM – 2.30 PM

  • Skipper and safety gear included

  • BYO lunch and refreshments

  • Price $270pp

  • Manly Boatshed, Fairlight pickup and drop off (contact for other options)

Private Charter

Solace is a stunning luxurious 40ft sailing yacht designed not only for elegance, but also for speed. This superb example of Jeanneau’ Sun Odyssey 409 offers increased room throughout the interior and comes in a 3 cabin, 2 head layout.

Solace is a superbly balanced boat, presenting a spacious cockpit with twin wheels, seating for 6 comfortably, dodger & bimini for weather protection and a stern duck board to enjoy easy access for swimming from the boat; a generous sail plan and sleek lines which combines to give her an outstanding performance under sail and makes this boat a charterers dream.

Benefit from the knowledge of our friendly and experienced skippers and enjoy various charters options: harbour cruise, corporate outing, romantic sail, weekend get aways, New Years Eve and many more. Please contact us to arrange your perfect day out on the water. Read more about Solace

Charter yacht Solace