5 Results for month: 09/2019

Westward, Black Magic to lead Opening Day fleet

The historic cutter Westward will lead next Saturday’s Opening Day fleet on the River Derwent to mark the upcoming 75th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, joining Bellerive Yacht Club Commodore Graham Mansfield’s Black Magic at the head of the expected fleet of more than 200 boats, ranging from kayaks to ocean racing yachts. The following Monday, ... More

Countback decides match racing title

Jordan Reece, head coach of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Youth Sailing Academy, showed that he, personally, has the match racing skills that he has been imparting to Academy students when he sailed on the River Derwent over the weekend Returning to the helm for the first time in six years, Reece won the Australian Open Match Racing ... More

Silver for Cooper in the SB20 French Cup

The SB20 International fleet is on notice following an impressive silver-medal performance from Tasmanian crew Brett Cooper, Darren ‘Twirler’ Jones and Jock Calvert, sailing the chartered boat Aeolus in the French Cup championship at Hyeres, near Marseille. The failure of the breeze to fill in until early afternoon dashed Cooper’s hopes of three ... More

RSHYR now part of Australian Yachting Championships

Tasmania will host the Australian Yachting Championships for the first time in early January 2020, with the Rolex 75th Sydney Hobart Yacht Race now included as part of the championships, also for the first time. Notice of Race for the prestigious national championship for IRC-rated yachts was released yesterday, with the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania ... More

Cruise Opening Day 2019

Cruise in comfort this Opening Day aboard the beautifully appointed Excella. Relax and enjoy a light lunch as we place you at the forefront of Opening Day festivities. $70.00 per person, all welcome. Book your ticket today (03) 62223 4599 More