Australian Yachting title to Philosopher

River Derwent racing yacht Philosopher, skippered by Shaun Tiedemann, yesterday became the first Tasmanian boat to win an Australian Yachting Championship. In a boat-for-boat, last race finish on Melbourne’s Port Phillip,  the Sydney 36cr from Derwent Sailing Squadron won the IRC category of Division 3 of Australia... More

Derwent sailing hat-trick to Mumm 36 Madness

Hobart yachtsman Gavin Adamson, one of the driving forces in keelboat racing on the Derwent, today received a well-deserved reward for his efforts – a hat-trick of handicap wins with his Mumm 36 Madness. Madness won the Group 1 AMS, PHS and IRC categories on corrected time of the Combined Clubs summer pennant,  at ... More

‘’Camel’’ Johnston’s winning wire on 505

Wellknown Hobart Sharpie sailor and RYCT member Nick ‘’Camel’’ Johnston has joined forces with seven-times Australian Sharpie champion Malcolm Higgins from Adelaide in an international campaign in the high-performance 505 class. The pair are already having success, yesterday winning race five of the 505 Austra... More

Hobart 29er girls heading for Youth Worlds in USA

  Hobart teenagers Alice Buchanan and Dervla Duggan have sailed their way into the Australian team for the World youth sailing championships in the USA in July. The girls, both aged 16, finished top girl crew in double-handed 29er skiff class at the Australian Sailing youth championships in Brisbane which ended ... More

Redress claim costs Sam King youth championship

Hobart sailor Sam King has been deprived of a prestigious victory in the Laser Radial class at the Australian Sailing youth championships in Brisbane due to a protest and redress hearing that did not involve him personally. He is now officially second after earlier yesterday being declared provisional winner of the ... More

Viva Le France at SB20 World Sailing

Young French skipper Achille Nebout, sailing Le Reservoir/Mazet & Associase, today brilliantly won the 2018 World championship for the SB20 one-design sports boat class on Hobart’s River Derwent. With his equally young crew of Gabriel Skoczek, Pauline Mazzocchi and Bruno Mournac, they finished the 12-race ... More

South East Corner Cruise

This two-week cruise will start from Hobart on Friday 19th January 2018 returning to Hobart on Thursday 1st February 2018, however you may choose to do all or just part of the cruise. Day 1 (Friday 19th January) starts at your leisure – ie. depart your home port whenever you like, to spend the first night in the ... More

Export Roo Slides Down SB20 Leader board

Export Roo, Tasmania’s major hope to win the SB20 World Championship 2018 on the River Derwent today slid down the leaderboard from first to sixth place overall. Export Roo, skippered by Hobart yachtsman Michael Cooper, began day three with consistent sailing, notching up a second and a seventh place in the 59 ... More

Worlds Leader Michael Cooper Cops UFD

British yachtsman Richard Powell snatched victory on the final spinnaker run of race five of the SB20 Worlds today, ending a boat-for-boat duel between Tasmanians Brett Cooper and Michael Cooper. As they crossed the finish line, it was Powell at the helm of Marvel first by four seconds from Brett Cooper with Aeolus ... More

Export Roo Hops to the Lead on Day 1 of Worlds

Hobart yachtsman Michael Cooper today made an impressive start to winning the SB20 World Championship on the River Derwent that he so narrowly missed at Cowes, England, last August. Steering Export Roo, with the same crew of David Chapman and Gerry Mitchell, Cooper scored two third places and a win on day one of the ... More