In their green and gold livery the 9 First Fleet ferries are ubiquitous on the inner harbour routes of Sydney. Nine ferries in this class – all single ended catamaran style – were purchased between 1984 and 1986 and have all been named after boats of the First Fleet commanded by Arthur Phillip.
With a passenger capacity of about 400 people, a service speed of 12 knots and a maximum in the high teens the First Fleet Ferries are ideal to follow the Australian Boat Race down the inner harbour on Sunday morning 4th November.
Spectators can book one of around 150 spots on our booked
The arrangements for Sydney Harbour to facilitate the Australian Boat Race have been announced with a plan approved by Roads and Maritime Services. The plan attached allows a restricted area around the Boat Race Course on the morning of 4th November.
An area between the mouth of the Lane Cove River and Cockatoo Island and extended along the course east to Darling Harbour has been nominated for two forty minute periods as restricted for recreational users.
Boat operators are being asked to wait west of Cockatoo Island and east of Miller’s Point for two periods just prior to and during the
Founded in Melbourne by Olympic and World Championship medallist Cameron McKenzie-McHarg and his wife Kate, 776BC is a sports apparel brand inspired by Olympians for the elite and everyday athlete.
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Four returning 2012 Sydney Uni Olympians have travelled along with the rest of their senior eights rowing squads to Hamilton, New Zealand, to prepare for Sunday’s annual Gallagher Great Race and further fan the trans-Tasman rivalry on the mighty Waikato River.
The event is the first hit-out for Sydney University's squad before the Australian Boat Race.
Cox Toby Lister and rowers Nick Purnell, Sarah Cook and Sally Kehoe – all 2012 London Olympic finalists – will compete in the Sydney University men’s and women’s crews respectively, coached by Sydney University Boat Club's (SUBC) Mark Prater