James Craig Boxing Day 2022

  • Duration: 7 Hours
  • Location: PYRMONT, NSW

Event Details:

This year marks the 77th anniversary of the annual Sydney to Hobart yacht race! Tall Ship, 1874 Barque James Craig, will proceed to sea off Sydney Heads prior to the race start to take up the best vantage point possible, (subject to conditions) to watch the yachts sail by down the coast. After the race fleet has passed, James Craig will continue her normal day sail at sea, time permitting.

Your ticket includes Morning Tea, Lunch – gourmet individual lunchboxes (Special dietary meals on request only-preorder) and  Afternoon Tea. Tea/coffee are available throughout the day and there is a licensed bar on board.

Event Information:

Check in: 8.15am

Boarding Time: 8.30am
Departure: 9.00am
End Time: 4.00pm

Vessel: 1874 Tall Ship James Craig

Minimum Age: 12

Catering: Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea
What to wear: Please wear sensible footwear and bring a windproof
jacket. Stilettos and sharp-heeled shoes strictly prohibited.

Where to arrive: Wharf 7, 58 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont NSW 2009


  • Walk from Town Hall station across the historic Pyrmont Bridge (15 min).
  • Darling Harbour ferry from Wharf 5 at Circular Quay and alight at Pyrmont Bay. 
  • Light Rail from Central station and alight at Pyrmont Bay. 
  • Bus No 389 which runs from Bondi Junction to Pyrmont and goes through the city via Park St. (https://transportnsw.info/routes/details#/sydney-buses-network/389/31389
  • Parking at Harbourside Car Park, Murray Street. 
  • When booked on one of our sails you are eligible for discounted parking. To claim your discount, please go to the Main Reception of the Wharf 7 Building during open hours and ask for your ticket to be validated.

Other special instructions: 

  • If, in the opinion of the Master on the day of the event the wind or sea state is deemed unsuitable for the comfort of passengers, the event will be cancelled. Smoking on board strictly prohibited.
  • To comply with national law the operators of James Craig are required to complete a manifest comprising the following information of ALL passengers: Name / Address / Phone No (Email address optional).
  • Please take the time to carefully read through the terms and conditions prior to purchasing a ticket. Terms and conditions are available here and at checkout. 
  • To make a 10+ group booking contact the office 02 9298 3888 or info@shf.org.au