6 Results for month: 09/2017

Intrigue to lead Opening Day Sail Past

Intrigue, veteran yachtsman Don Calvert’s Castro 40, will lead the fleet in the Parade of Sail on Opening Day of the Yachting Season Saturday week, 7 October. Intrigue, built down the Huon 33 years ago, represented Australia at the Admiral’s Cup in 1985 and was top-scoring team yacht. Over the next 32 years Calvert, now in his early 80s, has ... More

Helsal 3 now NSW entry for Sydney Hobart

Longtime Hobart-based ocean racing yacht Helsal 3 has now been listed as a New South Wales entry for this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, reducing to just two the number of Tasmanian yachts entered for the ocean classic. Owned and raced by the Fisher family for many years, the Adams/Barrett 20, is now listed on the Sydney Hobart website as being ... More

Opening Day Cruise 2018

Cruise in comfort this Opening Day aboard the beautifully appointed Excella. Relax and enjoy a light lunch as we place you at the forefront of Opening Day festivities. $70.00 per person, all welcome. Book your ticket today (03) 62223 4599 More

RYCT Winter Pennant winners finish on high note

  The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s Winter Pennant 2017 ended today with the overall winners, Wildfire and Serenity, each clinching victory with outright wins in the two divisions. The final day was a disappointing one in fleet numbers, only three boats starting in Division 2 and four in Division 2. Weatherwise, the small fleet enjoyed a good ... More

Export Roo 2nd in SB20 worlds by just two points

Tasmania’s Export Roo, skippered by Michael Cooper, has lost the 2017 SB20 world championship title by just two points after a final day of frustrating competition on The Solent, off Cowes, England. In a surprise result, prominent British yachtsman Jerry Hill came from fifth place going into the last Gold fleet race day to snatch overall victory with a ... More

Export Roo ‘praying for no wind’ on final day

Tasmania’s Export Roo, skippered by Michael Cooper, goes into the final day of racing at the 2017 SB20 world championship at Cowes with a slender three-point lead in the Gold fleet. Cooper notched up a 3-2-10-24 scorecard on the penultimate day of competition on The Solent which, with a carryover score of five from the qualifying races, gives Export ... More