Rio Paralympic Sailing Silver Medallist Matt Bugg has received a rousing welcome home from his fellow members of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania.
The Club was packed on Friday evening with members eager to personally congratulate Matt on his great achievement and look at the Silver Medal that he wore proudly around his neck.
Commodore Matthew ...
The Hutchins School for boys in Hobart has made a significant contribution to youth sailing in Tasmania over several past decades.
Many of its Old Boys and current students are competing successfully on the local, national and world stage as well as achieving an outstanding reputation in interschool teams sailing.
The most recent was this week when an ...
Tasmania’s RYCT/Hutchins team, skippered by Sam Abel, has finished a close second in the Queensland Open and Youth match racing championship, against some of the nation’s experienced youth sailors.
Abel, the Tasmanian schools match racing champion and runner-up in the Schools Nationals, showed great tactical skills and seamanship in taking the ...
In a fighting last race comeback, Tasmanian Matt Bugg early today won the Silver Medal in the 2.4m Norlin OD class at the Rio Paralympics, brilliantly winning the final race.
Going into the race 11, Bugg was battling to win the bronze medal following his disqualification from race 10 with a mere two point margin to the fourth placed American Dee ...
Matt Bugg has been disqualfied from race 10 of the 2.4m Norlin OD fleet at the Rio Paralympics after crossing the line in first place, costing him any chance of winning the gold medal. He has now dropped from first in standings to third and faces a battle to win the bronze medal.
Great Britain's Helena Lucas leads the 2.4 Norlin OD fleet, but it ...
The RYCT's Matt Bugg is in the gold medal position going into the final three races of the 2.4m class at the Rio Paralympics, with a brilliant score of 2-1-1 on day four of competition overnight.
The most consistent sailor in the fleet, Matt now sits just one point ahead of London gold medallist Helena Lucas (GBR) thanks to a 'photo finish' victory ...