Friends narrow loss in Interdomions

Hobart’s Friends School has been beaten by just two points in the Interdominion Schools Team Sailing Championships in New Zealand, losing to fellow Australian school, Westminister from Adelaide. The winner of the open division was decided yesterday on the final race of the final day of competition on Algies Bay, ... More

Midweek Series 1 – Race 6

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Tasmanians tested at NSW Youth Championships

Tasmanian Laser Radial and 29er skiff sailors have just experienced some of the tough competition they can expect on the Derwent in January when the RYCT hosts the Australian Youth Sailing Championships. They contested, and sailed well, against large fleets of Radials and 29ers at the NSW Youth Championships on Lake ... More

Friends leads Interdominion team sailing

Hobart school, Friends, has maintained its lead on day two of the open division of the 2018 Interdominion Schools Team Racing Championships being sailed on Algies Bay, north of Auckland, New Zealand. Fellow Hobart school Fahan slipped from equal first after day one to fourth in the all-girls division, but their round-ro... More

Tasmanian schools first day winners in NZ

Tasmanian school sailing teams from Friends and Fahan head the leader board after the first two round-robins of the 2018 Interdominion Schools Team Racing Championships in New Zealand. Talented teenage sailors from Australia and New Zealand are contesting the championship, sailing 420 dinghies, three from each country ... More

Tassie Too to join Opening Day fleet

One of our most famous racing yachts, the 21-foot Restricted Class boat Tassie Too, will join Derwent Sailing Squadron boat Young Lion in leading the fleet on the Opening Day of the Yachting Season on Hobart’s River Derwent. Opening Day, a grand tradition on the Derwent, will be held on Saturday week, 6 October, with ... More

School sailors heading to New Zealand

Teams of talented teenage sailors from two of Hobart’s leading private schools, Friends and Fahan, are heading to New Zealand this week as part of the Australia versus New Zealand 2018 Interdominion Schools Team Sailing Championship. They will compete in four days of intense team racing, sailing two-crew 420 ... More

Bugg, Symonds conquer at Para World Sailing

Tasmanian disabled sailors Matt Bugg and Chris Symonds have won gold medals in a brilliant final day of competition at the 2018 Para World Sailing Championships on the USA Lake Michigan. Bugg, from Hobart, clinched victory in the Norlin 2.4mR single-handed keelboat class, his greatest win since his silver medal at the ... More

Tasmanians in the hunt at Para Worlds

Tasmanian sailors Matt Bugg and Chris Symonds continue to be in the hunt for medals at the 2018 Para World Sailing Championships being sailed on the US Lake Michigan. After six 2.4 Norlin OD races, Damien Seguin (FRA), Matt Bugg (AUS) and Dee Smith (USA) are separated by just two points at the top of the standings. Just ... More

Tasmanians start well at Para Worlds

Tasmanian disabled sailors Matthew Bugg and Chris Symonds have made impressive starts to the 2018 Para World Sailing Championships being sailed from the US town of Sheboyan on Lake Michigan. Symonds, from Wynyard Yacht Club, scored two wins, a second and a fifth place in the Hansa 303 class and is just one point the ... More