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Summer Sailing Yacht Racing at Twilight (Oct - Dec)

Meet the crew and take part in a thrilling 1.5 hour twilight yacht racing experience in Hobart aboard a luxury maxi yacht taking place from Oct - Dec.
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1.5 hour twilight yacht race in Hobart
Twilight summer sailing experience from Oct - Dec
Learn to sail or sit back and enjoy the scenery
Thrilling sailing onboard a luxury maxi ocean racer
Enjoy the warm summer breeze and magical sunset
Beginners welcome

What you need to know

Embrace a local Hobart tradition and book this thrilling 1.5 hour twilight yacht racing experience aboard a luxury 62-foot maxi ocean racer from October to December. Wander down to King's Pier Marina to say hello to the crew and become familiar with the magnificent Helsal IV, an ex Sydney to Hobart competitor before the race begins.

Passengers can take part in the exciting ocean race and learn the basics of sailing or sit back and enjoy the warm summer breeze and a magical sunset. This exciting Hobart twilight yacht race is a wonderful way to immerse yourself into the sailing world and beginners are welcome to come along and experience the excitement of a yacht race.

More info


  • 1.5 hour twilight yacht race
  • Expert instruction
  • All safety equipment


  • The race will take approximately 1.5 hours, depending on the wind
  • This experience only takes place in summer months
  • Helsal IV leaves Kings Pier Marina at 5.30pm (please be there at 5.20pm) returns around 7:00 pm

Departure Location

  • Kings Pier Marina is located on the Derwent River side of Constitution Dock with the entrance directly off the end of Mures Seafood Restaurant. The address is C6, Kings Pier Marina, Franklin Wharf, Hobart TAS.

What To Bring

  • Wear shoes with reasonable grip and a jacket for the breeze and sea spray.

Additional Information

  • The race may be cancelled in extreme weather conditions

Terms And Conditions

  • There is no wheelchair access and participants need to be reasonably mobile
  • Minimum age is 10 years old

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Important notice

Confirmation in the form of an e-voucher will be sent to your email at the time of purchase. Although we do our best to deliver it instantly, occasionally, this may take up to 6 hours for the e-voucher to be delivered. For any queries, please get in touch with us . We're always happy to help.