4 Results for month: 01/2019

Elderly Natelle Two’s PHS, IRC double

Launched back in 1975, Glenn Roper’s elderly yacht Natelle Two today showed she still has a spring in her bow wave, winning both the PHS and the IRC categories of Division 1 in the Combined Clubs Summer Pennant race. Designed by the US naval architect, the late Doug Petersen, to the old IOR Two Tonner rule, Natelle Two has retained the red with white ... More

Tasman Peninsula Cruise

Enjoy a  relaxed 9-day counter-clockwise circumnavigation of the Tasman Peninsula. Early plans include visits to Nubeena, Port Arthur and Fortescue Bay, then home via the Denison Canal and Norfolk Bay. There will be time to spend a few days at anchor to relax or explore ashore, to enjoy some cruise BBQs (BYO table, chairs and BBQ), and to visit convict ... More

More space needed for Nick’s Dragon trophies

The trophies won Nick Rogers and the Karabos IX crew at the International Dragon class Prince Phillip Cup and World Championship regatta in Fremantle are so big they are being crated and freighted to his club, the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. “They were just too big for us to bring home to Hobart, towing Karabos IX, back across the Nullabor and Bass ... More

Spectacular summer for young Tasmanian sailors

The River Derwent has seen more than 400 small sailboats racing almost each day since the start of the New Year, and it hasn’t ended yet. A further 160-plus off-the-beach boats this weekend are contesting the prestigious Australian Sailing Youth Championship in seven different off-the-beach international youth classes. The Youth Championships have ... More