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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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Great race day for Derwent Sailing Squadron

Great race day for Derwent Sailing Squadron

Not only was it the turn of the Derwent Sailing Squadron to run yesterday’s Combined Clubs summer pennant river race but club members and their boats dominated results. On a perfect day for sailing on the Derwent, DSS club manager Shaun Tiedemann’s Sydney 35cr Philosopher won each handicap category of Group 1, PHS, AMS and […]

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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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