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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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Sailing champions line up for SB20 Worlds

Sailing champions line up for SB20 Worlds

World and National champions, present and past, from many different international sailing classes, will be lining up on Hobart’s River Derwent tomorrow for the start of SB20 World Championship regatta for 2018. Run jointly by the Derwent Sailing Squadron and the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, the regatta starts with a three-day pre-Worlds. The 2018 […]

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18 international crews for SB20 worlds

Eighteen international crews will be among the 59 boats contesting next week’s SB20 one-design sports boat world championships on the River Derwent. Many of the crew of the crews from France, Ireland, Italy, Britain, Germany, Singapore and Russia have already arrived to rig their boats and test the waters of the Derwent.  The Russian crew […]

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Jeff Cordell lining up for decade of L2Hs

Jeff Cordell lining up for decade of L2Hs

This year’s Launceston to Hobart yacht race will be the 11th edition, but for prominent Bellerive Yacht Club member Jeff Cordell and two of his crew of B&G Advantage this will be the their 10th. It’s a significant year for Cordell as he was the winner, line and handicap, of the inaugural race in 2007, […]

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Now for the SB20 Worlds in January

Now for the SB20 Worlds in January

In just on a month’s time Hobart yachtsman Brett Cooper and his talented crew of the SB20 Aeolus will be lining up on the River Derwent as one of the local favourites for the World championship in this spectacular one-design sports boat class. Cooper and his crew of Darren ‘’Twirler’’ Jones and Nick Corkhill yesterday […]

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