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Archive for January, 2018

Australian Yachting IRC & PHS titles to Philosopher

Australian Yachting IRC & PHS titles to Philosopher

River Derwent racing yacht Philosopher, skippered by Shaun Tiedemann, yesterday became the first Tasmanian boat to win an Australian Yachting Championship. In a boat-for-boat, last race finish on Melbourne’s Port Phillip,  the Sydney 36cr from Derwent Sailing Squadron won the IRC category of Division 3 of Australia’s premier yachting event on a countback of placings. […]

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Derwent sailing hat-trick to Mumm 36 Madness

Derwent sailing hat-trick to Mumm 36 Madness

  Hobart yachtsman Gavin Adamson, one of the driving forces in keelboat racing on the Derwent, yesterday received a well-deserved reward for his efforts – a hat-trick of handicap wins with his Mumm 36 Madness. Madness won the Group 1 AMS, PHS and IRC categories on corrected time of the Combined Clubs summer pennant,  at […]

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Philosopher’s young crew ready for final duel

Philosopher’s young crew ready for final duel

Philosopher’s young crew ready for final duel Tasmanian yachtsman Shaun Tiedemann is confident his youthful crew of Philosopher can bring their windward/leeward racing expertise to the fore in today’s final three short races of the Australian Yachting Championships on Melbourne’s Port Phillip. Philosopher found the going ‘’sticky’’ in very light winds of yesterday’s long race […]

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Philosopher takes on Port Phillip Bay

Philosopher takes on Port Phillip Bay

Champion Hobart racing yacht Philosopher is about to start its bid to win IRC Division 3 of the Australian Yachting Championships on a extremely hot and windy Port Phillip. Skippered by Shaun Tiedemann, General Manager of the Squadron, the Sydney 36cr faces a fleet of eight boats, with Division 3 scheduled to start at 10.40am […]

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EXPORT ROO SLIDES DOWN SB20 LEADER BOARD

EXPORT ROO SLIDES DOWN SB20 LEADER BOARD

Export Roo, Tasmania’s major hope to win the SB20 World Championship 2018 on the River Derwent today slid down the leader board from first to sixth place overall. Export Roo, skippered by Hobart yachtsman Michael Cooper, began day three with consistent sailing, notching up a second and a seventh place in the 59 boat fleet. […]

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