15 Results for month: 08/2016

At Home Cocktail Party

The RYCT is holding it's annual At Home Cocktail Party on the 23rd September. With live music by Mojo and delicious canapes and drinks featuring Forty Spotted Gin, come and join us for a night full of festivity and fun. Bookings are essential 03 6223 4599 More

Pipe Opener Cruise

Cruise to Port Huon and watch the yacht racing on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. Friday Night – cruise down to Kettering for dinner or cruise to an overnight anchorage of your choice according to weather and tidal conditions. Saturday - cruise on up the Huon River at your pace and anchor off the Huon Yacht club to watch the start of the ... More

Tasmanian yachts at Hamilton Island

Tasmanian owned yachts Alive and Infinity have had an overall division win and a second at the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week sailed in the Whitsundays last week.. Derwent Sailing Squadron entrant Alive won the ORCi category of Rating Division A. Skippered by Duncan Hine, Alive won five of the seven races on ORCi corrected time to take the series by ... More

Hobart SB20 sailors taking on the World

Three Australian crews, two from Tasmania and one from Victoria, are taking on some of the world’s best sailors when they contest the Cascais 2016 SB20 one-design sportboat World championship in Portugal, with competition starting tomorrow, 30 August. The 73 boat fleet from 13 nations is packed with Olympic medallists, round the world sailors and ... More

Tackers Courses Now Available

Want to encourage your youngsters to give sailing a go? The RYCT are running courses for Tackers, a sailing program aimed at getting kids out on the water with confidence. Tackers provide the boats and equipment needed for everyone to join in the fun. Sign up today More

121 Years Old And Still A Winner

  Skippered by Derek Adams, the latest in a long line of owners and restorers of the classic sloop, Bronzewing finished second across the line and first on corrected time, which gave her second place overall to Nigel Johnston’s Ingenue. Bronzewing, as she has always been named, was launched on the River Tamar on September 28, 1895, ... More

1 Gold, 3 Silvers for Australia’s Sailors at Rio

Photo by Getty Images Australia has finished the 2016 Rio Olympics with one Gold Medal and three Silver Medals out of the seven sailing classes it contested over the past two weeks. In a tough series, the sailors at Rio had to compete in up to 12 races in conditions that ranged from light and variable to ‘waves as big as houses’. Australia ... More

Winter Pennants down to the wire

So far four races have been sailed in the RYCT Winter Series, mostly in light to moderate northerly breezes with some sharper and colder gusts coming down from a snow-capped Mount Wellington. The only certain winner looks to be Tom Stearnes and Alice Grubb’s Big Ted, which leads Division 1 (SB20 class) on PHS scoring by two points from Export ... More

OTB sailors farewell their champion

Matt will represent Australia in the Norlin 2.4mR one-design class, ranked number four in the world in this single-handed small keelboat. It is his second Paralympics, having finished sixth overall at the London Games. OTB chair, RYCT Director Will Logan, hosted the function with young sailor Finlay Crisp making the farewell speech on behalf of ... More

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 Medal Race he was 10 points behind ... More