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