13 Results for month: 01/2018

Jock Calvert 4th in Finn Nationals

Jock Calvert has finished a close fourth overall in the Australian International Finn championship at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, just one point out of third place. RYCT member Calvert finished the 10-race regatta at the weekend with a 3-3-3-4, only once placing worse than ninth in the regatta. Rio Olympic representative Jake Lilley was ... More

Jock Calvert 4th in Finn Nationals

Jock Calvert has finished a close fourth overall in the Australian International Finn championship at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, just one point out of third place. The RYCT member finished the 10-race regatta at the weekend with a 3-3-3-4, only once placing worse than ninth in the regatta.  Rio Olympic representative Jake Lilley was unbeaten ... More

Australian Yachting title to Philosopher

River Derwent racing yacht Philosopher, skippered by Shaun Tiedemann, yesterday became the first Tasmanian boat to win an Australian Yachting Championship. In a boat-for-boat, last race finish on Melbourne’s Port Phillip,  the Sydney 36cr from Derwent Sailing Squadron won the IRC category of Division 3 of Australia’s premier yachting event on a ... More

Derwent sailing hat-trick to Mumm 36 Madness

Hobart yachtsman Gavin Adamson, one of the driving forces in keelboat racing on the Derwent, today received a well-deserved reward for his efforts – a hat-trick of handicap wins with his Mumm 36 Madness. Madness won the Group 1 AMS, PHS and IRC categories on corrected time of the Combined Clubs summer pennant,  at the same time outsailing his arch-r... More

‘’Camel’’ Johnston’s winning wire on 505

Wellknown Hobart Sharpie sailor and RYCT member Nick ‘’Camel’’ Johnston has joined forces with seven-times Australian Sharpie champion Malcolm Higgins from Adelaide in an international campaign in the high-performance 505 class. The pair are already having success, yesterday winning race five of the 505 Australian championship being run by the ... More

Hobart 29er girls heading for Youth Worlds in USA

  Hobart teenagers Alice Buchanan and Dervla Duggan have sailed their way into the Australian team for the World youth sailing championships in the USA in July. The girls, both aged 16, finished top girl crew in double-handed 29er skiff class at the Australian Sailing youth championships in Brisbane which ended on Monday. Australian Sailing ... More

Redress claim costs Sam King youth championship

Hobart sailor Sam King has been deprived of a prestigious victory in the Laser Radial class at the Australian Sailing youth championships in Brisbane due to a protest and redress hearing that did not involve him personally. He is now officially second after earlier yesterday being declared provisional winner of the international class with competition ... More

Viva Le France at SB20 World Sailing

Young French skipper Achille Nebout, sailing Le Reservoir/Mazet & Associase, today brilliantly won the 2018 World championship for the SB20 one-design sports boat class on Hobart’s River Derwent. With his equally young crew of Gabriel Skoczek, Pauline Mazzocchi and Bruno Mournac, they finished the 12-race series with a first and a second on a ... More

South East Corner Cruise

This two-week cruise will start from Hobart on Friday 19th January 2018 returning to Hobart on Thursday 1st February 2018, however you may choose to do all or just part of the cruise. Day 1 (Friday 19th January) starts at your leisure – ie. depart your home port whenever you like, to spend the first night in the vicinity of Quarantine Bay / Barnes Bay ... More

Export Roo Slides Down SB20 Leader board

Export Roo, Tasmania’s major hope to win the SB20 World Championship 2018 on the River Derwent today slid down the leaderboard from first to sixth place overall. Export Roo, skippered by Hobart yachtsman Michael Cooper, began day three with consistent sailing, notching up a second and a seventh place in the 59 boat fleet. Then came race eight of ... More