5 Results for month: 01/2018

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

Worlds Leader Michael Cooper Cops UFD

British yachtsman Richard Powell snatched victory on the final spinnaker run of race five of the SB20 Worlds today, ending a boat-for-boat duel between Tasmanians Brett Cooper and Michael Cooper. As they crossed the finish line, it was Powell at the helm of Marvel first by four seconds from Brett Cooper with Aeolus and a further 10 seconds to Michael ... More

Export Roo Hops to the Lead on Day 1 of Worlds

Hobart yachtsman Michael Cooper today made an impressive start to winning the SB20 World Championship on the River Derwent that he so narrowly missed at Cowes, England, last August. Steering Export Roo, with the same crew of David Chapman and Gerry Mitchell, Cooper scored two third places and a win on day one of the 2018 World Championship on his ... More