Major Off the Beach Trophies to Sam King
Laser Radial sailor Sam King was awarded the Commodore’s Trophy for Most Outstanding Youthful Participant at the Club’s Off the Beach prizegiving on Friday evening, climaxing another great sailing season for Sam.
Sabot Pennant winner George Scott with Commodore Matthew Johnston at the Off the Beach prizegiving. Photo Jesse Smith.
Matt Bugg maintains winning form in Europe
Hobart sailor Matt Bugg has won his second successive regatta in Europe in his lead-up to the Rio Paralympic Games, scoring an impressive victory in the Garda Trentino Olympic Week on Italy’s Lake Garda which ended early today.
The 2.4mR class racing on Lake Garda, with Tasmanian Neil Patterson third in this group.
Bugg leads fleet on Italy's Lake Garda
Matt Bugg is maintaining the form that won him gold atHyéres,France, last week, taking the lead overnight in the 2.4mR Paralympic class in the Garda Trentino Olympic Week on Italy’sLake Garda.
Lumpy seas and rain on Italy's Lake Garda.
Governor’s Cup awarded to Malcolm Parker
The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s most prestigious annual award, the Governor’s Cup, has been awarded to Malcolm Parker, a member who is highly sought-after as a key crewman in international yachting, ranging from match racing to the America’s Cup.
Parker is a current world match racing champion as a member of Ian Williams’ Team GAC Pindar.
Commodore Johnston presenting Malcolm Parker with the Governor's Cup