‘Laser Chaser’ launched at Nutgrove Beach

It’s 8am and down on Nutgrove Beach, in front of the Sandy Bay Sailing Club, the temperature is 4 degrees, with the brisk wind chill factor bringing it down to near zero. However, Sunday’s frosty morning did not deter near 90 young sailors from Tasmania and Victoria from preparing their dinghies - Lasers, Internat... More

Marion Cooper awarded OAM

Marion Cooper, the first woman to be elected Commodore of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018 announced today. Marion has been recognised for her services to the community through charitable organisations, and to sailing. ... More

‘Fantastic’ start to winter racing

‘Fantastic is RYCT sailing manager Nick Hutton’s description of the club’s Hobart BMW Winter Series opening race last Sunday. “A good fleet, lots of sunshine and a 15-18 knot northerly breeze on the Derwent,” Hutton said. Significantly, it also saw the introduction of a pursuit or ‘stern chaser’ format for ... More

60th Anniversay Nav Trial Celebration

Join us at the RYCT to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Navigation and Seamanship Cruise.  Friday 22nd June 2018 from 7 pm. Cost $30.00 - Cocktail party with cash bar. Bookings Essential: (03) 6223 4599 More

74th Rolex Sydney Hobart Notice of Race released

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) has released the Notice of Race for the 2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – and already 10 yachts have registered to enter what is arguably the world’s toughest offshore racing challenge. The 2017 edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, in which Jim Cooney and ... More

Pear Tree Cruise 2018


SB20 sailors, volunteers dominate RYCT awards

Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania members who competed in or were part of the Volunteers team that ran the highly successful 2018 SB20 World Championship, have dominated special awards and perpetual trophies at today’s prizegiving. These winners, with trophies presented by Commodore Tracey Matthews, were: The Governor... More

RYCT Prize Night

The 2018 RYCT Prize Giving will be held on Sunday, May 20th, 2018 after being postponed due to the storms in Hobart. Join us for lunch at 1pm. Cost is $45.00pp or $25.00 for children under 12. Make sure you book your table today: (03) 6223 4599 More

RYCT Prize Night Postponed

Due to extreme weather conditions causing a continuing power outage in Sandy Bay, 2018 RYCT Prize Night has been postponed. Prize Giving will now be held on Sunday 20th May from 1pm. More

RYCT winners at Combined Clubs Prize Night

Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania senior yachtsman Don Calvert headed a line-up of members who collected trophies at Saturday evening’s Tasmania Combined Clubs Prize Night Dinner held at the RYCT. Calvert skippered his Castro 40 Intrigue to victory in the Division 1 AMS and IRC categories of the Combined Clubs summer ... More