Countback decides Sabot States

The end result saw a countback being needed to decide the winner, with Nick Smart getting the break from George Scott, both members of the RYCT Off The Beach division. The Sabots and Optimists, also contesting their State title, were completing race seven when the front began to move ... More

Triple victory to Invincible in Long Race

Second overall is Matthew Denholm’s Mumm 30 Cleopatra on 13 points with Intrigue on 14 points. Intrigue heads the IRC category, just one point ahead of Invincible. Intrigue has 11 points, Invincible 12, with third placed The Protagonist (Stuart Denny) on 15 points. Scoring is close in Group B under AMS ... More

Impressive pre-Sydney Hobart test for Cougar II

Cougar II,Tasmania’s sole entrant in the rated IRC and ORCi handicap divisions of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race,  has come through a tough pre-race test with impressive results. CYCA Trophy Series winner Ichi Ban racing out of Sydney Heads on Sunday, Photo Andrea Francolini. Sailing in the two-race CYCA ... More

Cougar II impresses in CYCA Trophy Race

Skippered by Royal Yacht of Tasmania member Tony Lyall, the powerful TP52 placed third in IRC Division 1 and ORCi Division 1 and won the PHS division of the 27 nautical mile race in sloppy seas east of the Heads. Tasmania has two entrants in the Sydney Hobart this, with Rob Fisher’s Helsal 3 entered only in the ... More