New Life Members: Graham Taplin, Scott Price
Members of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, at the club’s 135th Annual General Meeting this week, unanimously elected as Life Members two hard-working members, Graham Taplin and Scott Price, recognising their long-term contributions to the Club.
Commodore Matthew Johnston with the Club's latest Life Members, Scott Price (left) and Graham Taplin. Photo Peter Campbell.
Friends School wins national team racing
Hobart’s Friends School has won the 2016 Australian Secondary Schools Teams Racing Championships at Goolwa,South Australia, contested last week by 60 young sailors from schools from all States and Territories.
The Friends School Blue and White sailing teams at Goolwa, South Australia last week.
Wot’s Next outsails RYCT winter fleet
Yachting benefactor Graeme Wood continues to see good returns from his support of sailing in Hobart, today winning his second race in the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s James Boag Winter Series on the Derwent.
Graeme Wood flew down from Sydney to helm Wot's Next to victory in the RYCT Winter Race. Photo Peter Campbell.
It’s official – Matt Bugg off to Rio Paralympics
We’ve been predicting it for months; now Matt Bugg has officially been named in the sailing team for the Rio Paralympics, probably the last time that sailing will be part of the Paralympic Games.
Matt Bugg racing at Hyeres, France, in preparation for the Rio Paralympics.