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Archive for July, 2016

Derwent sailors a hardy lot

Derwent sailors a hardy lot

  River Derwent sailors are a hardy lot.  On this wintry morning 32 yachts, with about 100 crew aboard,  contested Derwent Sailing Squadron/Cascade Winter Series with temperature in Hobart ranging between 5º and 7º during the race time. Fortunately, the breeze did not come sweeping down from snow-covered Mount Wellington,  rather there was a steady […]

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Friends School wins national match racing

Friends School wins national match racing

Hobart’s Friends School has won the 2016 Australian Secondary Schools Teams Racing Championships at Goolwa, South Australia, contested last week by 60 young sailors from schools from all States and Territories. The Friends’ Blue team of three boats,  helmed by Silas Hamilton, Morgan Davies, Hugo Hamilton and Jasmin Galbraith and with crews Ethan Galbraith, Finn […]

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DSS management duel in BYC Winter Race

DSS management duel in BYC Winter Race

Senior management of the Derwent Sailing Squadron, manager Shaun Tiedemann and sailing manager Mike Denney and their yachts, today took out first and second places in Division 1 of Bellerive Yacht Club’s Tilford Auto Group Winter Series. In a duel around the course in a light to moderate northerly breeze on the River Derwent,  Mike […]

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Champion sailors duelling in SB20s Winter Series

Champion sailors duelling in SB20s Winter Series

  Competition is really gingering up in the SB20 Winter Series being conducted by the Derwent Sailing Squadron as part of its Cascade Winter Series on the Derwent with prominent names in Hobart racing today figuring in exceptionally close racing. Former Sharpie champion Frazer Read, world champion in International Cadets in this teens, Paul Burnell,  […]

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