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Archive for February, 2017

Cleopatra rules on RIver Derwent

Cleopatra rules on RIver Derwent

The light to moderate winds on the Derwent and Storm Bay could not have been better for the Mumm 30 Cleopatra in yesterday’s Combined Clubs Long Race Series.   Owner Matthew Denholm and his crew capitalised on an early spinnaker run down river in light winds and then a spinnaker run home in a freshening […]

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Historic Lipton Cup win to Engenue

Historic Lipton Cup win to Engenue

  The prestigious Lipton Cup, one of Tasmania’s oldest yachting trophies, sailed for each year at the Royal Hobart Regatta, has been won  by Engenue, a fast cruising yacht. Skippered by her senior Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania member Nigel Johnson, Engenue won the Cup in Monday’s Regatta Day race for the Combined Clubs Harbour […]

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Derwent calms frustrate Long Race fleet

Derwent calms frustrate Long Race fleet

A spinnaker run down the Derwent, a spinnaker run home, but in the middle of the race a big windless patch in Seacoft Bay, near the mouth the river. That was the frustrating story from many Group A yachts in yesterday’s Combined Club Long Race, the fourth of the season due to abandoning races because […]

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Record SB20 fleet predicted for Crown Series

Record SB20 fleet predicted for Crown Series

  A fleet of more than 40 SB20 one-design sports boats, including several mainland crews, is expected to contest the Banjo’s Crown Series Bellerive Regatta later this month. SB20 State champion Scott Brain predicted the record fleet for the River Derwent at this week’s launch of the Banjo’s Crown Series.. The Banjo’s Crown Series is […]

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