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Archive for December, 2015

2015 National Pies L2H launched at DSS

2015 National Pies L2H launched at DSS

A fleet of 30 boats, ten more than last year, has entered the ninth annual Derwent Sailing Squadron/National Pies Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race, which starts from Beauty Point on the Tamar River on December 27. The 285 nautical mile race along Tasmania’s north-west coast, then down the east coast to finish in Hobart’s River […]

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‘B&G’ looking for advantage in L2H

‘B&G’ looking for advantage in L2H

Jeff Cordell’s smart-performing Mumm 36 B&G Advantage yesterday showed she will again be a strong contender for top honours in this month’s National Pies Launceston to Hobart, possibly repeating her handicap victory in the inaugural race in 1977. That year the boat, then called Host Plus Executive, won both IRC and PHS handicap categories and […]

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Australians survive carnage on Port Phillip

Australians survive carnage on Port Phillip

Australian Sailing’s three teams contesting the Para Sailing World Championships rose to the challenge as strong northerly winds caused carnage on Port Phillip yesterday. The winds, gusting to 30 knots, dismasted boats while others had to call for pumps to prevent them from sinking in the boisterous seas on the bay. The Australians came through […]

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