9 Results for month: 03/2019

Nominations for RYCT 2018/19 Sailing Awards

As we approach the end of the summer sailing season, we turn our minds to the annual awards and prizes. Many are awarded from results in pennant series and other events. But others are awarded to boats and to crew members based on nominations from boat owners and skippers. We ask you to consider nominating outstanding boats or crew members on your ... More

Philosopher casts its spell on Derwent

Another day on the Derwent and another day of wins for Shaun Tiedemann’s Sydney 36cr Philosopher on Saturday as she sailed to an overall victory in the Combined Clubs Inshore Series for 2018-19. Philosopher convincingly won all three Division 1 races under AMS ratings on corrected times and two out of three under IRC scoring. Toda was the final race ... More

Three generations of Calverts win with Intrigue

Three generations of Hobart’s bestknown sailing family, the Calverts, were aboard champion yacht Intrigue when she notched up yet another double rating win in the Combined Clubs Summer Pennant on the River Derwent on Saturday. Sailing with owner/skipper Don Calvert where his son David and grandson Angus, son of the late Bruce Calvert, with Don giving ... More

RSYS wins Sayonara Cup…by seconds

The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron challenger today won back from the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania one of Australia’s oldest and most famous yachting trophies, the Sayonara Cup, in a day of extraordinarily close match racing on the River Derwent. The Cup Challenge Match was sailed in one-design International Dragon class yachts with the RSYS challenger, ... More

No Sayonara for Nick

Win or lose, champion Hobart yachtsman Nick Rogers will enter the history books of yachting this weekend when he defends the historic Sayonara Cup on the River Derwent. This will be the eighth time the International Dragon World champion and 11 times Prince Philip Cup winner has steered his own boat in challenges for or defences of the Sayonara Cup on ... More

Historic Sayonara Cup revival on the Derwent

Next weekend on the River Derwent will see a revival of the famous Sayonara Cup interstate yachting contest when the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania defends a challenge from the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron. Champion helmsmen Nick Rogers (RYCT) and Matt Whitnall (RSYS) will skipper International Dragon class yachts in a best-of-seven match racing series over ... More

RYCT Footy Tipping Comp

The RYCT's annual Footy Tipping Competition returns for 2019.  This year the competition will again be run online through ESPN Footy Tips.  If you were in the competition last year you only have to log in and chose the RYCT competition to enter.  The AFL Season starts Thursday 21st March 2019. If it is your first time in the RYCT competition ... More

Daniel Maree wins Sabot State title

Talented young sailor Daniel Maree is the 2019 Tasmanian champion in the evergreen Sabot class, winning the State title and the Tasmanian Youth Championship in Sabot over the weekend. The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania Off-the-Beach sailor scored three wins and two seconds and with seven of the scheduled eight races completed, was able to discard his UFD ... More

Small turn-out for Inshore Series

Only nine boats competed in day three of the Combined Clubs Inshore Series, a disappointing turn-out for an event designed to provide IRC style courses in a lead-up to next year’s Australian Yachting Championships on the River Derwent. Yesterday’s three races were sailed over IRC style course, two windward/leeward and one triangle, in a 14-18 knots NNW ... More