Rob Gough 7th qualifier for Moth gold fleet
Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania member Rob Gough has qualified 7th for the gold fleet after the 132 boat fleet contesting the 2014 International Moth World championship being sailed from Haying Island Sailing Club on the south coast of England.
The 2014 Moth worlds have attracted 138 foiling sailors. Photo Tom Gruitt, yachtsandyachting.com
RYCT Teams Curry & Quiz Night
The Club will be hosting a Curry and Quiz Night fundraiser on Saturday 23rd August from 6.30pm.
Tickets: $45pp includes a full dinner,
$35pp under 18 years (must be accompanied by an adult)
$150 Family Discount (2 adults, 2 children)
Children under 6 eat free.
All money raised goes to support teams compete in the Australian Championships. For bookings contact The Club.
X & Y = fast new yacht in Winter Series
The newest yacht on the RYCT register, the Toby Richardson and Fred Barrett-designed 38-footer, X & Y, made a striking debut in Sunday’s Winter Series, taking line honours in Division 2.
X & Y in her maiden race on Sunday. Photo Nick Hutton.
Voodoo Chile’s impressive third in US Farr 40 series
The performance of Tasmanian yacht Voodoo Chile in placing third in the Farr 40 US West Coast championship at Santa Barbara,California, has received high praise from class officials, describing it as a significant lead-up to the World championships in September.
Voodoo Chile won the Corinthian Trophy in the US West Coast championship. Photo sarah proctor//sailfast.com for Farr 40 class.