60 Results for year: 2016

LOYAL skipper and his crew maintained their faith

The bookies didn’t back LOYAL to win line honours in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, but the crew backed themselves in terms of maintaining their faith in a boat that was built to be the fastest super maxi in the world but that had never delivered, not as Speedboat nor Rambler nor Perpetual LOYAL. Finally, the Juan Kouyoumdjian-design ... More

Swarm of Sabots on the Derwent

Ocean racing yachts finishing their races from Sydney, Launceston and Melbourne’s won’t have Hobart’s River Derwent to themselves next week – near on 60 tiny Sabot dinghies will be out there racing too. The Royal Yacht of Tasmania,  in addition to finishing the Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet of about 90 starters, is conducting the Hobart ... More

Eight Metres return to the Derwent

Yachting on Hobart’s River Derwent took a step back in time, more than four decades in some instances, when Bellerive Yacht Club held its annual North Sails IOR Cup on the river last weekend. Included in the fleet was a Classic Yacht division, with three International Eight Metre class yachts competing, along with a Six Metre, reminiscent of yacht ... More

Rob Gough Wins RYCT SB20 Pennant

World champion sailor Rob Gough has finished at the top of the leader board in the SB20 one-design sports boat RYCT summer pennant on the Derwent, outsailing a fleet of many of Hobart’s most talented sailors. Strong northerly winds, gusting to near 40 knots, forced the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania to abandon the final pre-Christmas twilight races, ... More

Twilight Racing Cancelled 08/12/2016 15:43

Twilight Racing for this evening 08/12/2016 has been cancelled due to high winds. More

Relax & Raft Up

You're invited to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere at the club with live music and featured beers from 2pm to 5pm followed by a raft up on the water with on-board catering. Please register your interest at the club as bookings are essential. More

TasPorts Maria Island Race winners for L2h

Owners and crew of Tilt and Ramrod, the line and handicap winners of the 69th TasPorts Maria Island Race, now have their sights set on Tasmania’s longest annual ocean race, the 10th Launceston to Hobart. Starting from Beauty Point on the River Tamar on 27 December 2016, the 285 nautical mile coastal passage race takes the fleet down the East Coast ... More

Matt Bugg’s Top Tasmanian Award

Matt Bugg's top Tasmanian award Paralympic sailing silver medallist Matt Bugg has been named as the 2016 Tasmanian Athlete of the Year, beating a star-studded field of the State's best sportsmen and women. The 35-year-old RYCT member was chosen for the award ahead of many other Tasmanians who have done exceptionally well on the international ... More

Children’s Christmas Party

  Members are invited to celebrate Christmas with their children at the RYCT Children's Christmas Party on Saturday 3rd of December. With plenty of kids food available we also have grown up food on the BBQ for purchase. We ask parents to bring a small gift as the children will get a special visit from Santa! More

Consistent Karabos takes SB20s

Consistency is the key to winning regattas, as former Dragon world champion and 12 time Prince Philip Cup winner Nick Rogers showed in the SB20 one-design sports boat class at the BMW Showdown. Rogers and his crew of Karabos, Simon Burrows and Andrew Roberts came from behind on Sunday to win a curtailed SB20 class, with a score of  8-1-2-2  to ... More