RYCT winners at Combined Clubs Prize Night

  • May 7, 2018

Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania senior yachtsman Don Calvert headed a line-up of members who collected trophies at Saturday evening’s Tasmania Combined Clubs Prize Night Dinner held at the RYCT.
Calvert skippered his Castro 40 Intrigue to victory in the Division 1 AMS and IRC categories of the Combined Clubs summer pennant series for 2017-2018.
Other RYCT members who were overall prize winners and/or division placegetters were Jock Young (Juana), Peter Alcock (Kindred Spirit), Allan Morgan (Wyatih) and Astrolabe (Peter Bosworth).

Don Calvert (Intrigue) accepts his Pennant from BYC Commodore Graham Mansfield.

Commodore Tracy Matthews (RYCT), Steve Chau (DSS) and Graham Mansfield (BYC) each presented the trophies to the prize-winners.
Speaking on behalf of all competitors, Don Calvert gave a ringing endorsement of the format for Combined Clubs racing last summer.

More than 70 skippers, their crews and family members attended the prizegiving dinner with RYCT Commodore Tracy Matthews.

Jock Young (Juana) and BYC Commodore Graham Mansfield.

“Fantastic long day races out into Storm Bay (for Division 1) and great afternoon river races,” Calvert said. “I trust the Interclub committee will come up with a similar format for next summer.”

Peter Alcock (Kindred Spirit) collects his Pennant prize from Graham Mansfield).

• Next Friday evening, 11 May will be the RYCT’s Club Prize Night.
Words & photos: Peter Campbell
7 April 2018