27 Results for month: 09/2016

RYCT/Athena Sailing impress in women’s match racing

  Sailing together and match racing for the first time, the RYCT/Athena Sailing crew of Sam Bailey (helm), Jill Abel, Kirsty Gray and Amelia Catt, sailed an excellent series in the 2016 Australian Women’s Match Racing Championship. Sailing against experienced match racing sailors from New South Wales, Western Australia and Victoria, the ... More

RYCT sailors for Qld match racing

  The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania/Hutchins School will be represented at the Queensland Youth Match Racing Championship at Mooloolaba Yacht Club over the weekend by a strong young crew of Off the Beach sailors. With Cadet world champion Sam Abel on the helm, the talented crew comprises Nick Smart, Charlie Goodfellow and Will Cooper, each a ... More

Tasmanian yacht 50th entry for Sydney Hobart

  The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) has received its 50th entry for the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart from Tasmanian first-timer Richard Grant, owner of the Knoop 39, Cromarty Magellan. Neither Grant nor his yacht have taken part in the 628 nautical mile race before, and he is looking forward to joining the rest of the fleet when it ... More

Matt Bugg’s race win lifts him to second overall

Matt Bugg has moved to second place overall in the 2.4m one-person class at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, overnight notching up a consistent 3-1-5. The RYCT member is just two points behind the overall leader, Helena Lucas (GBR) but only six points separate the top six sailors in what is the most open competition of the Paralympic sailing. Bugg excelled ... More

Unpredictable Winds at Rio Paralympics

The unpredictable nature of sailing reared its head in Guanabara Bay on day two of the Rio 2016 Paralympic sailing regatta with only one race apiece for the Skud 18s and Sonars and racing for the 2.4s abandoned on the first windward leg. Tasmanian Matt Bugg had a brilliant start in the 2.4s and was well placed when race officials pulled the pin, because ... More

Bugg 4th after day one of Paralympics

Australia was the dominant force on day one of the Rio Paralympics, with AUS crews leading in the Skud 18 and the Sonars and Matt Bugg a close fourth in the 2.4 Norlin OD. Bugg had a third a fifth place and is on equal points with third-placed Dee Smith (USA), five points the leader sailor. London gold medallist Helena Lucas (GBR) heads the leader ... More

Sailors set for Rio Paralympics

  The sailors are set,  the boats are all prepared, race officers are ready and early Tuesday morning (AEST)  competition will begin at the Rio Paralympics with sailors from 23 nations racing in three Paralympic events,  the Skud 18, the Sonar and the 2.4 Norlin OD. Australia will be represented,  with high expectations,  in each class ... More

Matt Bugg Looking For Rio Gold

The 2016 Paralympic Games gets underway in Rio this Thursday with our Australian sailors in action early next week. With a full Australian Sailing Team line-up, our Paralympians will be represented in all three classes with the SKUD18 team, Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch, defending their 2012 London Gold Medal. Paralympic Sailing starts on Tuesday 13 ... More

Show Weekend Cruise

Cruise down to the Lower Channel with company, enjoy some beach cricket and a BBQ lunch on the Saturday. This will be a fantastic cruise for the family - register you interest on 03 6223 4599 More

Export Roo 5th At SB20 Worlds

Australia, notably Hobart, has asserted itself at the top level of international sailing in the SB20 one-design sportsboat class with the outstanding performances of Flirtatious and Export Roo at the Cascais SB20 Worlds in Portugal. Chris Dare's Flirtatious from Sorrento Sailing Club finished fourth overall, just three points ahead of the Royal Yacht ... More