23 Marieville Esp, Sandy Bay TAS 7005  03 6223 1977

Home of the Riversdale Estate Wines Launceston to Hobart

An annual 285 nautical mile race down the east coast of Tasmania.

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The DSS has expanded

New berths now available in Tasmania's largest and most technically advanced marina.

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The Derwent comes alive at Twilight

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WHAT'S ON @ THE DSS

WHAT'S ON @ THE DSS

There's always something happening at the DSS. Social events, sailing, training. Check out What's on.

What's on @ DSS

MARINA BERTHS

MARINA BERTHS

Our marina expansion is now complete making the DSS the proud owner of the largest and most advanced marina in Tasmania.

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DINING AND FUNCTIONS

DINING AND FUNCTIONS

Meals available Wednesday to Friday for lunch and dinner. The venue is also available for functions.

Dining at the DSS

Recent Posts

Last race wins clinch Autumn Short-Handed Series

Last race wins clinch Autumn Short-Handed Series

Last race wins on Sunday clinched overall victories in four of the six divisions of the Derwent Sailing Squadron/Quantum Sails Autumn Short-Handed Series on the Derwent With the five races sailed in mostly light, at times very light, breezes, the light displacement boats did well in overall results. Winning the last race hinged on finding […]

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Mother’s Day Short-Handed win for Felicity Allison

Mother’s Day Short-Handed win for Felicity Allison

  Hobart sailor Felicity Allison celebrated Mother’s Day today with a win in the SB20 sports boat division of the Derwent Sailing Squadron’s Autumn Short-Handed Series, with her husband Will has crew, helming the rather appropriately named boat, Cook Your Own Dinner. “I think Will will be cooking dinner tonight,” quipped the mother to two […]

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Dynamic Dynamo couple sailing short-handed

Dynamic Dynamo couple sailing short-handed

  Husband and wife team Steve and Trina Davidson on Sunday sailed their I550 sports boat Dynamo to a second successive win on in the Derwent Sailing Squadron/Quantum Sails Short-Handed Series. Revelling in the light and rather flukey breeze, the Davidson’s took out a line and handicap double in Division 5 (non-spinnaker). On handicap they […]

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Short-Handed Sailing in Autumn Airs

Short-Handed Sailing in Autumn Airs

Come autumn and many keen Hobart yacht owners find they don’t have the problem of rounding up a full crews to help them race on the Derwent. It’s now all about two-handed racing with just two sailors on board (in some divisions three) as against summer racing crews of between three and ten crew, depending […]

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