23 Results for year: 2017

Record 30 internationals for 73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart

The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017 promises to be yet another blockbuster. The 73rd running of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s 628 nautical mile blue water classic has attracted 107 yachts, including a record 30 internationals, four super maxis and some of the greatest names associated with ocean racing. On top of entries from New South ... More

New Years Eve @ The RYCT

Have a roaring good time this New Years Eve at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. Five-course dinner + drinks Live music from Big Swifty and a front row seat for the fireworks. $135.00 for RYCT members $150.00 for non-members 7:30 pm for 8:00 pm Dress: Formal or your best 1920's party wear. Book a table: (03) 6223 4599 RSVP: 27th December ... More

Rolex Sydney Hobart: Entries close with 110 yachts

Last year’s overall winner and the record-breaking line honours victor are among the quality 110 entries, including a record 31 internationals, received by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) for the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race which starts at 1pm on Boxing Day. Giacomo, the V70 New Zealander Jim Delegat sailed to an unforgettable ... More

Long race double to Don Calvert’s Intrigue

Octogenarian yachtsman Don Calvert obviously has lost none of his tactical sailing skills on the River Derwent and Storm Bay with his 33-year-old Castro 40 Intrigue. Calvert steered Intrigue to a double handicap victory in Group 1 of today’s Combined Clubs long day pennant race, winning both IRC and AMS scoring categories of the 29 nautical mile race ... More

70th Maria Island Race Dinner

Join us at the RYCT to celebrate the 70th Maria Island Race on Friday, 10th November 2017. Special guest speaker for the evening will be David Kellet OA, chairman of the CYCA SOLAS Trust. The anniversary dinner starts at 7 pm with a 3-course dinner with drinks included, $110 per person.  Silent auction in aid of the SOLAS Trust. Why not ... More

Intrigue to lead Opening Day Sail Past

Intrigue, veteran yachtsman Don Calvert’s Castro 40, will lead the fleet in the Parade of Sail on Opening Day of the Yachting Season Saturday week, 7 October. Intrigue, built down the Huon 33 years ago, represented Australia at the Admiral’s Cup in 1985 and was top-scoring team yacht. Over the next 32 years Calvert, now in his early 80s, has ... More

Opening Day Cruise 2018

Cruise in comfort this Opening Day aboard the beautifully appointed Excella. Relax and enjoy a light lunch as we place you at the forefront of Opening Day festivities. $70.00 per person, all welcome. Book your ticket today (03) 62223 4599 More

Blue Water Ball

Our annual Blue Water Ball is on again in 2017.  It's sure to be a wonderful night for fine food, drink, with music from Dr Fink and DJ Pete til late. Saturday 9 September 2017 at 8:00pm Book Online HERE More

Winter Talks

Warm up at the RYCT every second Thursday evening this winter and enjoy a series of talks from a diverse and entertaining group of speakers. Murray Jones, an international judge, will be discussing everything you need to know from the 2017-2020 update of the Racing Rules of Sailing. Update your knowledge for the upcoming sailing season. Entry is ... More

RYCT Trivia Night

Every Tuesday night the RYCT will be hosting a Trivia night presented by The Quizzer of Oz.  All sorts of subjects will be covered including local content, video and audio All are welcome to attend with a $2.00 entry fee. To book a table for the quiz SMS/Call David Walch (The Quizzer of Oz) on 0427 337 845 As a bonus the RYCT Bistro will be open ... More