10 Results for month: 11/2016

Relax & Raft Up

You're invited to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere at the club with live music and featured beers from 2pm to 5pm followed by a raft up on the water with on-board catering. Please register your interest at the club as bookings are essential. More

TasPorts Maria Island Race winners for L2h

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 ... More

Matt Bugg’s Top Tasmanian Award

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 ... More

Children’s Christmas Party

  Members are invited to celebrate Christmas with their children at the RYCT Children's Christmas Party on Saturday 3rd of December. With plenty of kids food available we also have grown up food on the BBQ for purchase. We ask parents to bring a small gift as the children will get a special visit from Santa! More

Consistent Karabos takes SB20s

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 ... More

69th Maria Island Race

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 ... More

New Years Day Seafood Fest

  Our annual Seafood Fest is on again! Held on New Years Day, the Seafood Fest will have a delectable selection of seafood as well sides with drinks available at the bar. Save the date - this event is usually a sell out. More

Weather No Dampener For Bumper Melbourne Cup Crowd

  What a day! If only the weather matched the festivities inside! A bumper crowd of over 130 people enjoyed a delicious buffet lunch and a flutter keeping the UBet technician very busy for the duration of the event. Special thanks must go to Sandy Bay Living/Your Grand Event and Ashley Matthews for the superior styling and the prizes for ... More

BMW Showdown Launched at RYCT

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 ... More

BMW Showdown lead-up to Cadet Worlds

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 ... More