23 Marieville Esp, Sandy Bay TAS 7005  03 6223 1977

Home of the Riversdale Estate Wines Launceston to Hobart

An annual 285 nautical mile race down the east coast of Tasmania.

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The DSS has expanded

New berths now available in Tasmania's largest and most technically advanced marina.

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WHAT'S ON @ THE DSS

WHAT'S ON @ THE DSS

There's always something happening at the DSS. Social events, sailing, training. Check out What's on.

What's on @ DSS

MARINA BERTHS

MARINA BERTHS

Our marina expansion is now complete making the DSS the proud owner of the largest and most advanced marina in Tasmania.

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DINING AND FUNCTIONS

DINING AND FUNCTIONS

Meals available Wednesday to Friday for lunch and dinner. The venue is also available for functions.

Dining at the DSS

Recent Posts

Philosopher’s brilliant day in Inshore Series

Philosopher’s brilliant day in Inshore Series

Australian IRC champion yacht Philosopher looks right on target to retain her national title in Victoria and also must rank as favourite to win the Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race on corrected time. Philosopher, a Sydney 36cr owned and skippered by Derwent Sailing Squadron general manager Shaun Tiedemann, had a brilliant final pre-Christmas race day […]

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SB20 Nationals to be hotly contested event

SB20 Nationals to be hotly contested event

The Australian SB20 fleet returns to the River Derwent this weekend to contest the 2018 Australian Championship. The Derwent Sailing Squadron will host the three-day regatta, sponsored by Performance Automobiles Subaru, which is shaping up to be a hotly contested event. This event comes after a spectacularly successful 2018 SB20 World Championship held earlier this […]

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Intrigue’s winning tribute to Elson Kiddle

Intrigue’s winning tribute to Elson Kiddle

The late Elson Kiddle,  skilled yachtsman and good friend to so many in the Hobart yachting fraternity, would have been delighted by the performance yesterday of Intrigue, the yacht on which he sailed most of his life. Intrigue, skippered by longtime friend Don Calvert, won the Division 1 AMS category of the Combined Clubs Summer […]

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Hat-trick to Derwent doyen Don Calvert

Hat-trick to Derwent doyen Don Calvert

The doyen of Hobart keelboat racing, Don Calvert, has given himself an early 83rd birthday present, scoring a hat-trick of wins with his 34-year-old yacht Intrigue in the Combined Clubs Summer Pennant on the River Derwent. Skillfully skippered in the variable River Derwent breezes by the near 83-year-old Calvert (his birthday is on 26 November) […]

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Tasmanian yacht brings Sydney Hobart fleet to 92

Tasmanian yacht brings Sydney Hobart fleet to 92

  Champion Tasmanian yachtsman and Sydney Hobart veteran Greg ‘Enzo’ Prescott’s latest racing yacht, 2Unlimited, is the last of 92 boats to be entered for the 74th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Entries closed at 5.00pm last Friday….”I believe I was the last boat to enter….right on five o’clock”,  Prescott said yesterday,  adding “and this […]

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