27 Results for month: 09/2016

New Years Eve Masquerade Ball

Celebrate this New Year's Eve on the Sandy Bay waterfront with a fantastic view of the fireworks. Enjoy a five course dinner, drinks included all night and live music from one of Hobart's favourite band Big Swifty! Kicking off at 7.30 until late! This event is very popular so book now to avoid disappointment! Booking via phone 03 6223 4599 or email ... More

Governor to take salute on Opening Day

  The first time since her appointment as Governor of Tasmania and her acceptance of the role of Commodore-in-Chief of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AM will take the salute at the Opening Day of the Yachting Season.   This year’s 136th Opening Day on Saturday, 8 October,  will ... More

Melbourne Cup Day at RYCT

The RYCT is hosting a fabulous luncheon event for the 2016 Melbourne Cup on the 1st November. Join us to enjoy a two course luncheon including a glass of sparkling on arrival and keep up to date with the live big screen streaming for your punting pleasure. We will also be running plenty of raffles and handing out best dressed prizes. All of this for ... More

Rousing welcome home for our Silver Medalist

Rio Paralympic Sailing Silver Medallist Matt Bugg has received a rousing welcome home from his fellow members of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. The Club was packed on Friday evening with members eager to personally congratulate Matt on his great achievement and look at the Silver Medal that he wore proudly around his neck. Commodore Matthew ... More

Hutchins School launches two SB20 sportsboats

The Hutchins School for boys in Hobart has made a significant contribution to youth sailing in Tasmania over several past decades. Many of its Old Boys and current students are competing successfully on the local, national and world stage as well as achieving an outstanding reputation in interschool teams sailing. The most recent was this week when an ... More

RYCT/Hutchins team second in Qld match racing

Tasmania’s RYCT/Hutchins team, skippered by Sam Abel, has finished a close second in the Queensland Open and Youth match racing championship, against some of the nation’s experienced youth sailors. Abel, the Tasmanian schools match racing champion and runner-up in the Schools Nationals,  showed great tactical skills and seamanship in taking the ... More

Paralympic silver lining for Matt Bugg

In a fighting last race comeback, Tasmanian Matt Bugg early today won the Silver Medal in the 2.4m Norlin OD class at the Rio Paralympics, brilliantly winning the final race. Going into the race 11,  Bugg was battling to win the bronze medal following his disqualification from race 10 with a mere two point margin to the fourth placed American Dee ... More

Bugg’s costly disqualification at Rio

Matt Bugg has been disqualfied from race 10 of the 2.4m Norlin OD fleet at the Rio Paralympics after crossing the line in first place,  costing him any chance of winning the gold medal.   He has now dropped from first in standings to third and faces a battle to win the bronze medal. Great Britain's Helena Lucas leads the 2.4 Norlin OD fleet, but it ... More

Matt Bugg in Gold Medal Position

The RYCT's Matt Bugg is in the gold medal position going into the final three races of the 2.4m class at the Rio Paralympics, with a brilliant score of 2-1-1 on day four of competition overnight. The most consistent sailor in the fleet, Matt now sits just one point ahead of London gold medallist Helena Lucas (GBR) thanks to a 'photo finish' victory ... More

AFL Grand Final Day

  Love your Footy? Come down and watch the big game at your club, bring your mates and order some typical footy food while enjoying a beer or two. The club is also giving away prizes and FREE BEERS!!       More