3 Results for month: 10/2019

Melbourne Cup Luncheon 2019

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Five super maxis join 75th fleet

Of the six super maxis in the world capable of contesting the gruelling 628 nautical mile bluewater classic, five have entered the Rolex 75th Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, among an expected fleet of 150 boats. Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Commodore Paul Billingham announced the super maxi line-up and confirmed the huge fleet at the launch of the Rolex ... More

Opening Day – a grand tradition maintained

If there is one thing about Tasmanian sailors and their boats, it must be their longevity. Obviously, something in the water, or their easy access to some of the finest racing and cruisers waters in the world, abeit chilly at times. Weather-beaten sailors in 70 and 80s, a yacht more than a century old, a Huon-pine hulled Sydney Hobart winner of 72 years ... More