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 ...
The TasPorts Maria Island Race, the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s major annual offshore race, starts next Friday 18 November, with a fleet of 11 yachts competing.
While most the entrants are using the 180 nautical mile race as a qualifier for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race or the National Pies Launceston to Hobart Race, two Tasmanian sailors ...
Commodore Matthew Johnston last evening officially launched this weekend’s BMW Showdown, welcoming executives of Hobart Autohaus to the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania.
Regatta officials and a number of competitors attended the launch function among them teenager Sam King who will be helming his father Roger’s SB20, Masterclass.
Rear Commodore Claire ...
Twelve young sailors from Sandy Bay Sailing Club, all selected to represent Australia at the International Cadet World championship in December, are expected to compete in this weekend’s BMW Showdown.
The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s iconic annual one-design keelboat and off-the-beach regatta will be held over this coming weekend with between ...