Nic Douglass of Adventures of a Sailor Girl will be broadcasting the start of Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race today, live from Sydney Harbor.

Before the start of the great race, there was live coverage in the pre-show from 0700 AEDT. See below for the replay where you’ll see more than 30 interviews as well as boat tours, on board footage, banter, live chat, and up to the minute weather updates as the 89-boat fleet prepares to head south with a start at 1300 AEDT.

Sailor Girl Live: Your Sydney Hobart pre-game show

Start commentary

From 12.30pm AEDT she will bring you the lead up to the actual start from out on the water in the thick of the action. This will be audio only due to broadcast rights granted to Channel 7.

Click the play button below after 12.30pm AEDT to join the action.

What’s to come

There will be plenty more coverage coming over the next few days, with live finishes, on-the-dock interviews and of course action straight from Custom’s House Hotel. The Adventures of a Sailor Girl Facebook page is where a lot of coverage will be posted.