WELCOME AUSTRALIA’S NEW ICEBREAKER TO HOBART – RSV NUYINA (noy-yee-nah) – this Saturday 16 October 2021 The RSV Nuyina is scheduled to come up the River Derwent between 06:30-10:00hrs and berth at Macquarie Wharf. Come out on the water to accompany the RSV Nuyina into port. For those racing in the Harbour Series, its great […]
TRY RACING @ DSS every Thursday evening during our Twilight Series. This season the Derwent Sailing Squadron has introduced “Try Racing” for people to experience racing during our Thursday evening Twilight races. This opportunity is for participants who wish to begin sailing in a keelboat. Last Thursday was extremely well supported, with 6 participants experiencing […]
The Combined Clubs Summer Pennant kicks off on Saturday with the first race in the Long Race Series, conducted by the Derwent Sailing Squadron. Including courses in Storm Bay and the Channel, as well as transiting the tricky River Derwent, the race will see a fleet of over 40 boats greet the starter at 10:00. […]
Derwent Sailing Squadron and Kettering Yacht Club’s opening event of the yachting season, the Ronald Young & Co Builders Pipe Opener Series, is celebrating its 53rd year on Friday the 17 September 2021. A firm favourite and most eagerly anticipated sailing weekend, this year’s event has been kicked off with record breaking entries. Growing in […]
It’s that time of the year when the winter woollies come out in Hobart, the Catabatic wind pushes downward with cool air and the Bridgewater Jerry fog creeps down from the Derwent Valley. Where else would our Tassie sailors rather be when there is a race to be won on an early Sunday winter morning […]
The DSS is one of Tasmania’s oldest and largest yacht clubs. Located waterside at Sandy Bay, Hobart, our club offers members a large marina, an active yacht racing and social schedule along with RYA and Australian Sailing approved sailing and boat training courses. Our clubhouse restaurant and bar offers both members and visitors a great place for a drink, meal or function with superb food and stunning views.