5 Results for month: 07/2019

Eleven Tasmanian yachts in 75th Sydney Hobart

Eleven Tasmanian yachts have now been entered for this year’s 75th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the biggest contingent from the State since the 50th edition of the bluewater classic in 1995. The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia announced this week it had already received more than 100 entries. Expectations are for a fleet of close to 150 Australian ... More

Commodore Matthews back for third term

Commodore Tracy Matthews has been re-elected unopposed for a third term as senior Flag Officer of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. Members unanimously endorsed her leadership of Tasmania’s senior yacht club at last night’s 138th annual general meeting. With Vice-Commodore Stephen ‘Rowdy’ McCullum not seeking re-election, Rear Commodore ... More

Hobart schools Out-sail Kiwis

Sailing students from Hobart’s Friends, Hutchins and Fahan schools have headed a brilliant victory over New Zealand sailors in the annual Interdominion Secondary Schools Team Championship. Excelling on their home waters, Hobart’s River Derwent, the Hobart schools, plus Scots College and Ascham from Sydney, scored  51 wins for a total score of 44 ... More

Tas sailors take on the world

Young Tasmanian sailors are this week showing their skills, but their overall standings have suffered from start line infractions, at international regattas in Poland, Italy and Samoa.  Final races overnight will decide their overall placings. At the Pacific Games in Samoa,  Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania member Will Sargent seems certain of a silver ... More

Two-handed crews for Sydney Hobart 2020

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia will accept two-handed entrants into its key events, including the 2020 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the club announced today. In a move the club hopes will attract the next generation of sailors from across Australia and around the world, the CYCA’s board has unanimously passed a proposal from the club’s ... More