9 Results for month: 10/2017

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

91 entries so far for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

With entries closing on Friday week, 27 October, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia has so far received 91 entries for the 73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Late entries of boats from Russian and South Korea, and the dozen Clipper Race competitors have boosted e international entries. In addition to these boats, there are international entries ... More

Excellent turnout for Combined Clubs River Race

Doctor Who, one of Tasmania’s most successful racing yachts of the past three decades, yesterday made a winning comeback in the opening race of the Combined Clubs Summer Pennant, a river race on the Derwent. Skippered by Rod Jackman, the black-hulled sloop which won its division of the Sydney Hobart race in 1990, slipped away from the fleet becalmed ... 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

Filepro’s tribute to past skipper

Former Sydney Hobart winning yacht Filepro and her crew yesterday payed a fine tribute to past skipper Darren Clarke, killed in a car rally accident earlier this year. Filepro took line honours and won Division 1 of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s Channel Race, the traditional opening long race of the  sailing season. Clarke had skippered ... More

S2H entries line up for Channel Race

Tasmania’s two entries for this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Oskana and Magic Miles, are entered for this coming Sunday’s RYCT Channel Race. A fleet of 22 boats has nominated for the 30 nautical mile race, from Hobart to Bligh Point and return, starting at 10am off Castray Esplanade. This will be the second race in Tasmanian waters ... More

Sam King wins Radials at NSW Youth Championships

Hobart sailor Sam King yesterday clinched an impressive overall win in the hotly contested Laser Radial class at the NSW Youth Sailing Championships at Trinity Point on Lake Macquarie. In another good result for the Tasmanian youth team, 29er sailors William Wallis and Brendan Crisp stormed home to take third place overall. The NSW Youth championships ... More

Sam King leads Radials at NSW Youth Championships

RYCT sailor Sam King has a handy overall points lead in the Laser Radial class going into the final day of racing at the NSW Youth Sailing Championship on Lake Macquarie. King won the first three races on Saturday and on Sunday scored a win, a second, a fifth and an OCS to be on a net 11 points after seven races. King jumped back into the single-han... More