Prominent Hobart yachtsmen continue to dominate results in the SB20 one-design sportsboat ‘Cowes Grand Slam’ being sailed on The Solent off Cowes on the Isle of Wight off the south coast of England.
The SB20s are racing as part of the historic Cowes Week with The Solent overnight turning on very windy conditions – 20-plus knots gusting to 30 in the ...
The red-hulled Wildfire on Sunday scored her third consecutive win in the RYCR Winter Series to take a commanding points lead in Division 2.
Skippered by Malcolm Robinson, Wildfire, finished second across the line to Gary Cripps’ Ciao Bay II Ian Snape) and reversed the order on corrected time.
Wildfire heads the leaderboard on 3 points after ...
Tasmanian SB20 one-design sports boats, Export Roo and Porco Rosso, are equal first on points after day one of class racing at historic Cowes Week on the Isle of Wight, off the south coast of England.
Export Roo, skippered by Michael Cooper, had two second places while Porco Rosso, with Elliott Noye on the helm had a third and a win in the almost ...
Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania members last evening re-elected Commodore Matthew Johnston for his third term in office.
Vice Commodore Matthews was also re-elected for her third year at the Club’s Annual General Meeting, attended by about 45 members, including half dozen Past Commodores.
Stephen McCullum was elected as Rear Commodore, replacing ...
Major changes have been made to Hobart’s Combined Clubs racing programme for the 2017-2018 summer yachting season on the River Derwent, aimed at boosting fleet numbers.
Instead of separate Combined Clubs Harbour and Long Race Series, nine Pennant races will be scheduled over the summer, approximately every second Saturday, comprising five long day ...
Tasmania will be represented by two teams, both from The Friends School, at the Interdominion Schools Teams Racing Championship against New Zealand in Melbourne in September.
This follows victory by the Friends White team in the girls division at the Australian Schools Teams Racing Championship in Perth this week.
Friends Purple (boys) also qualified ...
On a chilly but sparkling River Derwent yesterday, just nine boats set sail with the shore temperature under 5 degrees to compete in the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s winter pennant.
Bronzewing, Derek Adams’s vintage yacht built in the late 1800s, showed she is still a winner, taking out Division 3 from Serenity (Graham Hall) and Ingenue (Nigel ...