New Restaurant Menu

Have you tried out our new Bistro menu already? We are now open for lunch Monday to Friday, and dinner on Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays. More

Yachts back on Derwent in mid-July

Yacht racing is expected to return to the River Derwent on Sunday, July 19 with the first race in a six-race Combined Clubs Winter Series, but crews must observe Government imposed COVID-19 restrictions in place on any given race day. Plans for the Combined Clubs Winter Series were confirmed yesterday with the ... More

30+ entries already for Sydney Hobart

The Notice of Race and Entry Form for the Rolex 76th Sydney Hobart Yacht Race was published just a week ago - and already more than 30 yachts have been nominated as starters in the 2020 edition of the blue water classic. They include yachts from New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia and one from France. No Tasman... More

Bistro Reopening – Stage 2

The Premier has announced that Stage 2 restrictions will be brought forward from 3pm on Friday, 5 June 2020. What does this mean to The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania: We are permitted to have a MAXIMUM of 40 seated guests in the Club at any one time.   This will now include sitting inside for ... More

Weekly At Home Update

  Catch up on the latest Weekly at Home Memo! READ IN FULL – PDF More

Bistro Reopening – Stage 1

The RYCT Bistro will be reopening for service from Monday 18th May 2020 in-line with the Tasmanian Government's COVID-19 plan "Rebuild A Stronger Tasmania". Social distancing of 1.5m will be maintained as well as strict hygiene and cleaning practices. Read the RYCT COVID-19 Operational Fact Sheet Our Bistro will ... More

Tales of the ‘Tassies’

  The splendid sight of the restored 21-foot restricted class yacht Tassie Too racing at the 2020 Port Cygnet Regatta has prompted Peter Campbell to delve back into the exciting sailing times of interstate racing for the Forster Cup. Now well into her 93rd year, the famous Tassie Too, launched on 26 November ... More

RYCT Cryptic Crossword

This Easter long weekend is a time to stay home and save lives. In order to provide a very small measure of entertainment, the RYCT has put together a cryptic crossword. The prize for the first accurately completed crossword drawn from those submitted by 12.00pm Wednesday 15th April 2020 will be a $30.00 credit ... More

85 years of Sharpie sailing on the Derwent

85 years of Sharpie sailing on Derwent With interest in sailing Sharpies looks set to expand once yacht racing resumes on the River Derwent, Peter Campbell looks back at the history of this iconic class that began with the creation of the 12 Square Metre Sharpie in Germany in 1931. At a time when there is no ... More

Weekly At Home Update

As you would be aware, with the introduction of trading restrictions to halt the spread of coronavirus, our hospitality services closed last Monday, 23rd March. As such, the regular Members Jackpot on a Wednesday night will be taking a rest until we resume normal dining and bar service. READ IN FULL - PDF More