Tales of the ‘Tassies’

  The splendid sight of the restored 21-foot restricted class yacht Tassie Too racing at the 2020 Port Cygnet Regatta has prompted Peter Campbell to delve back into the exciting sailing times of interstate racing for the Forster Cup. Now well into her 93rd year, the famous Tassie Too, launched on 26 November ... More

RYCT Cryptic Crossword

This Easter long weekend is a time to stay home and save lives. In order to provide a very small measure of entertainment, the RYCT has put together a cryptic crossword. The prize for the first accurately completed crossword drawn from those submitted by 12.00pm Wednesday 15th April 2020 will be a $30.00 credit ... More

85 years of Sharpie sailing on the Derwent

85 years of Sharpie sailing on Derwent With interest in sailing Sharpies looks set to expand once yacht racing resumes on the River Derwent, Peter Campbell looks back at the history of this iconic class that began with the creation of the 12 Square Metre Sharpie in Germany in 1931. At a time when there is no ... More

Weekly At Home Update

As you would be aware, with the introduction of trading restrictions to halt the spread of coronavirus, our hospitality services closed last Monday, 23rd March. As such, the regular Members Jackpot on a Wednesday night will be taking a rest until we resume normal dining and bar service. READ IN FULL - PDF More

Dine at Home Service

The virus may have shut our Clubhouse and Bistro down but our chefs can do what supermarkets currently cannot cook your meal! We are offering homestyle cooked meals that you can easily heat up yourself. To make it easy for you: Take away. Pick-up from the Yacht Club daily (Orders are taken the day before) ... More

Fuel Pricing

Due to current circumstances, all fuel sales will be by CREDIT CARD ONLY. As such the bowsers will be set to Member Prices for all purchases. There is no further discount on the prices below. Current Fuel Prices Diesel: $1.20 Unleaded: $1.15 More

The Latest on COVID-19

  As Members will have heard by now, the Government has introduced further measures to address the threat of Covid-19, including the indefinite closure of all Registered Clubs from midday today, 23 March 2020. Accordingly, the RYCT has closed all bar and dining facilities until further notice. We are still ... More

Sweden Rally 2021

Unrivalled in its thorough exploration of nature, culture and history, our 2021 Sweden Yacht  Rally will appeal most to those with a sense of adventure.  Sail through the Stockholm Archipelago’s labyrinth of islands, small channels and ports, sampling the most delicious Swedish cuisine as you go. Swim in the Baltic ... More

2Unlimited’s Unlimited Bruny Race

Champion Hobart yachtsman and offshore racing veteran Greg Prescott and his modified Farr 40, 2Unlimited,  have made a clean sweep of all four handicap divisions of the historic Bruny Island Race sailed over the weekend. In a rare outcome to the 89 nautical mile race that started on Saturday morning and finished in ... More

Bruny Island Race 2020

Hobart yachtsmen Phillip Turner and Duncan Hine are aiming for a victorious farewell to their summer sojourn in southern Tasmanian waters with their 2018 Sydney Hobart winner Alive when they contest today’s historic Bruny Island race. The 89 nautical mile race, first held by the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania in ... More