Burton’s Tactics Win Gold

Australian sailors Tom Burton, Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin have etched their names into the Olympic sporting history books this morning, with success on the waters of Guanabara Bay. Tom Burton’s performance in the Laser showed tactics, grit and persistence that rewarded him with a Gold Medal. Going into the ... More

Rio Sailing Protest Puts Lilley Back in Medal Race

, It was a tough day for the Australians in Guanabara Bay, with light conditions that saw the start of racing postponed. However, Mat Belcher and Will Ryan retain second overall in the 470 men with an 8th and a 10th. In the women's 470 Carrie Smith and Jaimie Ryan had a 6-13 result to remain 11th overall while in ... More

Opening Day 8th October 2016

Cruise the sensational River Derwent in comfort as we place you at the forefront of Opening Day festivities where boats from all clubs gather en masse for the maritime tradition of the sail-past.  Enjoy light lunch on board before returning to the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania to continue the celebration with live ... More

Fast, furious and wild Nacra 17’s Olympic debut

None of the Olympic model Nacra 17s have sailed in Tasmanian waters but theRioracing will certainly be spectacular to watch – provided sailing does get some air ... More

Friends School Wins National Team Racing

Hobart’s Friends School has won the 2016 Australian Secondary Schools Teams Racing Championships at Goolwa,South Australia, contested last week by 60 young sailors from schools from all States and Territories.   The Friends School Blue and White sailing teams at Goolwa, South Australia last week. The ... More

RYCT New Life Members

Their nominations for Life Membership followed the re-election unopposed of Commodore Matthew Johnston, Vice Commodore Tracy Matthews and Rear Commodore Claire Cunningham. In a vote of confidence in the overall management of the Club, all directors up for election this year, along with two newly nominated ... More

Women power on winner Wot’s Next

Young women learning to sail through Athena Sailing joined the crew of Graeme Wood’s Sydney 47 CR Wot’s Next this morning in winning the opening race of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s Winter Series on the River Derwent. Wot’s Next, with Wood helming and Ollie Nicholas calling tactics, took line and handicap ... More

World Moth Masters title to Rob Gough in Japan

Prominent Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania member Rob Gough today finished seventh overall and won the Masters championship at the Moth World Championships at Hayama,Japan. Gough was third Australian overall, behind Scott Babbage and Josh McKnight, with British sailors filling the top three placings in the 68 boat ... More

Blue Water Ball

The Blue Water Ball is on again this year at The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. Save the 6th August in your diary and don't forget to buy your tickets: $110 for non members, $95 for members. All tickets can be purchased online from Try Booking More

Countback decides Sabot States

The end result saw a countback being needed to decide the winner, with Nick Smart getting the break from George Scott, both members of the RYCT Off The Beach division. The Sabots and Optimists, also contesting their State title, were completing race seven when the front began to move ... More