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Archive for November, 2016

Sheehan’s Saga of Sailing

Sheehan’s Saga of Sailing

  Veteran Bellerive Yacht Club stalwart Chris Sheehan today sailed his Young 88, Saga, to its fourth win out of five races to hold a comfortable pointscore lead in Division 2 of the Combined Clubs Harbour Series on the Derwent. The race was the final Harbour Series race before Christmas, with four races day post-Christmas. […]

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Tilt, Ramrod winners in Maria Island Race

Tilt, Ramrod winners in Maria Island Race

Ramrod, built down the Huon of timber and fibreglass almost 20 years ago,  yesterday was declared overall AMS winner of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s 180 nautical mile TasPorts Maria Island Yacht Race. Hobart chartered accountant and RYCT member Tim Maddock bought the modified Scott Kaufman-designed 36-footer about a year ago after some five […]

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Philosopher versus Wild West in Maria Island Race

Philosopher versus Wild West in Maria Island Race

The late entry of the successful harbour racing yacht Philosopher has lifted the fleet to 12 for this weekend’s TasPorts Maria Island Yacht Race, the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s longest annual long ocean race. Philosopher’s entry has created a unique duel for handicap honours between the general manager and the sailing manager of the […]

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Philosopher again dominates Harbour racing

Philosopher again dominates Harbour racing

The former champion Sydney yacht Philosopher again dominated AMS and IRC rating results in yesterday’s Combined Clubs Harbour Series on the Derwent. With Derwent Sailing Squadron two windward/leeward courses in the 18 knot south-east to easterly breeze for Divisions 1 and 2, Philosopher won every AMS and IRC rated category, but was unplaced under the […]

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