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Archive for October, 2017

Summer Pennant double to Don Calvert’s Intrigue

Summer Pennant double to Don Calvert’s Intrigue

Octogenarian yachtsman Don Calvert obviously has lost none of his tactical sailing skills on the River Derwent and Storm Bay with his 33-year-old Castro 40 Intrigue. Calvert steered Intrigue to a double handicap victory in Group 1 of today’s Combined Clubs Summer Pennant race, winning both IRC and AMS scoring categories of the 29 nautical […]

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Philosopher dominates short-course racing

Philosopher dominates short-course racing

Hobart’s newest yacht racing format, the Combined Clubs Short-Course championship, got off to a cracking start on the River Derwent yesterday. In Group 1, Shaun Tiedemann’s Sydney 36cr Philosopher dominated corrected time results in all three handicap categories. Philosopher placed first in two out of four races under PHS scoring, and had three wins in […]

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Women on the helm for SB20s Pennant

Women on the helm for SB20s Pennant

Women sailors have thrown down a challenge to Hobart’s leading yachtsmen in the Derwent’s most exciting and competitive one-design class, the SB20 sports boat. Joining already experienced and successful SB20 skippers, including Colleen Darcey, Clare Brown, Claire Debner, Jill Abel and Alice Grubb in the Summer Pennant is teenager Issi Declerk. Issi is one of […]

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