5 Results for month: 12/2016

LOYAL skipper and his crew maintained their faith

The bookies didn’t back LOYAL to win line honours in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, but the crew backed themselves in terms of maintaining their faith in a boat that was built to be the fastest super maxi in the world but that had never delivered, not as Speedboat nor Rambler nor Perpetual LOYAL. Finally, the Juan Kouyoumdjian-design ... More

Swarm of Sabots on the Derwent

Ocean racing yachts finishing their races from Sydney, Launceston and Melbourne’s won’t have Hobart’s River Derwent to themselves next week – near on 60 tiny Sabot dinghies will be out there racing too. The Royal Yacht of Tasmania,  in addition to finishing the Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet of about 90 starters, is conducting the Hobart ... More

Eight Metres return to the Derwent

Yachting on Hobart’s River Derwent took a step back in time, more than four decades in some instances, when Bellerive Yacht Club held its annual North Sails IOR Cup on the river last weekend. Included in the fleet was a Classic Yacht division, with three International Eight Metre class yachts competing, along with a Six Metre, reminiscent of yacht ... More

Rob Gough Wins RYCT SB20 Pennant

World champion sailor Rob Gough has finished at the top of the leader board in the SB20 one-design sports boat RYCT summer pennant on the Derwent, outsailing a fleet of many of Hobart’s most talented sailors. Strong northerly winds, gusting to near 40 knots, forced the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania to abandon the final pre-Christmas twilight races, ... More

Twilight Racing Cancelled 08/12/2016 15:43

Twilight Racing for this evening 08/12/2016 has been cancelled due to high winds. More