Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016

A fleet of eighty-eight yachts from eleven countries were on beautiful Sydney Harbour at the start of the 72nd edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016 , a 628-nautical mile offshore race.

Royal Carribean "Voyager Of The Seas" exits beautiful Sydney Harbour.

Royal Carribean "Voyager Of The Seas" exits beautiful Sydney Harbour.

Sydney is the gateway to cruising waters of the East-coast of Australia, South Pacific and beautiful New Zealand. As your ship passes Harbour Heads, you are presented with the shimmering skyline of Sydney - "one of the most beautiful harbours on the planet".

QS6000 Sydney International Women's Pro Surfing event - Cronulla, Australia

QS6000 Sydney International Women's Pro Surfing event - Cronulla, Australia

Qantas Assure International Beach Festival, showcase of competitive beach-breaking surfing at its best. International field of 96 professional women surfers competed including Coco Ho, Sage Erickson and Alessa Quizon.  Brazilian veteran Silvana Lima was crowned the inaugural champion. The event was hosted by World Tour surfer Sally Fitzgibbons.

Signspotting Exhibition

Signspotting Exhibition

Great exhibition in Sydney at Cockle Bay featuring hilarious signs from around the world.

Sydney Classic and Wooden Boat Festival 2016

Sydney Classic and Wooden Boat Festival 2016

Yachts, skiffs, classic speedboats, steam launches, tugboats and Navy workboats from all around Australia were on display including the stunning 1924 luxury ketch Hurrica V , featured in Great Gatsby.