8 Results for month: 02/2019

Who’s Who of Derwent yachting win again

Roger Jackman’s Doctor Who and Don Calvert’s Intrigue on Saturday day showed they still head the who’s who of yacht racing on Hobart’s River Derwent, each notching up another win the Combined Clubs Summer Pennant. With two more Pennant race days to complete the summer season, Doctor Who, skippered by Rod Jackman, has a commanding points lead in ... More

Nick Rogers to defend Sayonara Cup for RYCT

Champion Hobart yachtsman Nick Rogers has earned the right to defend the historic Sayonara Cup which he won for the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania a decade ago from the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron. The Squadron is the challenger. Roger on Saturday helmed his International Dragon class yacht Karabos IX to a convincing 4-0 win over his younger opponent, ... More

Duel on Derwent for Sayonara Cup Defence

The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania has received a challenge from the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron for the coveted Sayonara Cup, renewing the match-racing contest between two of the nation’s senior clubs after a break of a decade. The RSYS has already named its challenging yacht and team, Whimsical and skipper Matt Whitnall, the RYCT’s Defender Trials ... More

OTB Quiz Night

Join Quizmaster Richard Bevan at the RYCT for the OTB Fundraising Quiz Night.   $20 for Adults $10 for Children (under 15)   Finger food provided.   Get a brains trust together for a fun night of trivia.   Register ONLINE: https://www.revolutionise.com.au/ryct/events/35577/   Bookings essenti... More

Bruny Island Race again proves a real challenge

Tasmania’s oldest long yacht race, the Bruny Island Race, is never without its challenges and this weekend’s 93rd event run by the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania proved no exception to the rule. Throughout Saturday and overnight the crews of the 19 boats (three retired) at various times experienced windless, very windy, wet and quite chilly conditions... More

Best fleet in years for Bruny Island Race

The Bruny Island Race, Tasmania’s oldest inshore/offshore yacht race, first held in 1898, starts tomorrow morning with a fleet of 19 boats, the largest and arguably the best line-up for years. The fleet includes Tasmania’s line and handicap winning yachts from the recent Melbourne to Hobart Westcoaster (Oskana and Whistler) and the Launceston to Hobart ... More

Cadet Dinghy/Sharpie Reunion

Come along to the RYCT and catch up with old sailing mates to share stories of fun past times in Cadets and Sharpies. Friday 8th February 2019 from 7 pm $30.00 pp Bookings Essential: (03) 6223 4599 More

Heatwave enjoys hot day on Derwent

Bellerive Yacht Club member Matthew Keal and his crew obviously enjoyed Hobart’s hot weather on Saturday, scoring a double handicap win with the aptly named Heatwave in the Combined Club’s Summer Pennant race. Heatwave, a Mumm 36 design, sailed well above her rating to take out the Division 1 IRC category by almost seven-and-a-half minutes, also ... More