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TIS scholarship holders setting sail in Europe


Hobart sailor Amelia Catt this weekend will become the first of several Tasmanian Institute of Sport scholarship holders to embark on a circuit of major European regattas.

Amelia Catt starts her European sailing circuit this weekend in the 470 class. Photo Peter Campbell

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New RYCT Training Courses for April-June

Courses for April to June have just been updated. Power boat courses are monthly on Sunday mornings. With a minimum of two students courses can be arranged during the week.

Introduction to navigation is a new course for June over 4 nights. This course is hands on and introduces the basic concepts. Also ideal for understanding and using GPS’s.

Sailing courses are hand’s on and provide an opportunity to experience the sport of sailing.

For more information please visit our Training page or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

International Dragons still a force on the Derwent


The International Dragon class has for the past 60 years been one of the classic one-design classes racing on the Derwent and the recent Tasmanian championship showed that it remains a most competitive class.  Seven Dragons contested the States and indications that two more will be joining the fleet next summer.

The International Dragon fleet on the Derwent with State champion Ridgeway well placed to windward. 

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Easter Cruise 2014


The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania presents the Easter Cruise to Norfolk Bay 18th - 23rd April 2014.

Coal Miners theme party. Dress up as a coal miner or bring a piece of coal. Bring your table, chairs and meal ashore to share at the long table lunch on Sunday, location to be determined, weather pending.

Please register your interest at the club.

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