4 Results for month: 08/2019

Alive to defend Rolex Sydney Hobart

Tasmanian-owned yacht Alive is returning to Australia to defend the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race the 66-footer won last year, with the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia last week receiving her entry for what will be the 75th running of the bluewater classic. Alive’s overall victory last year was the first by a yacht from this State to win the coveted ... More

Yacht clubs welcome Constitution Dock plan

TasPorts’ innovative proposal to build a floating marina within historic Constitution Dock on the Hobart waterfront has been welcomed as a key for berthing the huge fleet for the 75th edition of one of the world’s most famous ocean yacht races, the 2019 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. They also see ir as an ongoing facility for the city’s unique waterf... More

Tasmanian Olympic sailors honoured

Four Tasmanians who have represented Australia in sailing at the Olympic and Paralympic Games have been honoured as recipients of the prestigious Barrenjoey Pin. Gary Smith and David Connor, who sailed in the Flying Dutchman class at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, accepted their pins from Australian Sailing executive David Edwards at the weekend’s Tasmanian ... More

Tasmanian Sailing Awards 2019 announced

The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania last evening hosted the annual Tasmanian Sailing Awards, recognising the contributions to the sport over the past year by successful racing competitors, coaches, race officers, professional administrators, and volunteers from around the State. In total, 15 awards were presented to members of at least seven different clubs, ... More