Front row seats for Sydney to Hobart

BRING a delicious picnic lunch and be part of all the action of the 2011 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race on Monday, December 26 on one of Captain Cook Cruises Race Picnic Cruises.

The Race Picnic Cruises will be held on Captain Cook Cruises premier fleet including the John Cadman and Captain Cook and Matilda vessels. Passengers will be able to follow the start of the race and watch as the Rolex fleet set sail out to Sydney heads while enjoying their own picnic lunch.

Passengers will receive one complimentary beer, wine or soft drink, live commentary and free tea and coffee. All additional beverages will be available for purchase onboard (no byo).

Race Picnic cruises are $79 for adults and $59 for children (five -14 years) and depart from No 6 Jetty Circular Quay at 10.30am and return at 2.00pm.

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