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

Triple victory to Invincible in Long Race

Second overall is Matthew Denholm’s Mumm 30 Cleopatra on 13 points with Intrigue on 14 points. Intrigue heads the IRC category, just one point ahead of Invincible. Intrigue has 11 points, Invincible 12, with third placed The Protagonist (Stuart Denny) on 15 points. Scoring is close in Group B under AMS ... More

Impressive pre-Sydney Hobart test for Cougar II

Cougar II,Tasmania’s sole entrant in the rated IRC and ORCi handicap divisions of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race,  has come through a tough pre-race test with impressive results. CYCA Trophy Series winner Ichi Ban racing out of Sydney Heads on Sunday, Photo Andrea Francolini. Sailing in the two-race CYCA ... More

Cougar II impresses in CYCA Trophy Race

Skippered by Royal Yacht of Tasmania member Tony Lyall, the powerful TP52 placed third in IRC Division 1 and ORCi Division 1 and won the PHS division of the 27 nautical mile race in sloppy seas east of the Heads. Tasmania has two entrants in the Sydney Hobart this, with Rob Fisher’s Helsal 3 entered only in the ... More