Champions!!! In the last race of the Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta, skipper Jo Breen and her Spartan 34.7 crew needed to finish 3 places ahead of overnight leader 2Extreme to secure the regatta win. The team nailed it! These great sailors have had a wonderful regatta, recovering from a broken main halyard at the end […]
The Australian Yachting Championship is heading back to Tasmania in 2025 and the Squadron is very proud, and excited, to have been selected to host this event on behalf of Australian Sailing. The Australian Yachting Championships “will be run either in conjunction with or alongside existing keystone events” helping to unpin the assembly of awesome […]
Friday 6 May 2022 The 2021-22 Combined Clubs sailing season was celebrated in style as skippers and crews gathered for the annual Combined Clubs prize presentations and dinner, hosted by the Derwent Sailing Squadron Inc. The flag officers came together from the Combined Clubs Committee to share in the presentations of the following series:• Harbour […]
The 2021 Sydney to Hobart will be Mike Pritchard’s valedictory race as owner and skipper of the mighty Cookson 50, Oskana. Racing on the boat this year, alongside Mike, will be new owner Paul McCartney. After a major refit over the COVID months of 2020 and 2021, Mike and his loyal crew have not left […]
Squadron members and great mates John Saul and Rob Gough have clocked up over 5,000 Nm sailing two up together over the last few years. While many of these miles were done delivering Rob’s previous boat, the beautiful Hallberg Rassy 46 ‘Grace’, around the South Pacific, of more recent times the pair have stepped it […]
The club will be hosting the InnQUIZitive Trivia Quiz Event on the 1st Tuesday of every month. The bar will be open from 4om with bar meals available from 5pm with the quiz to start at 7.30pm – FREE ENTRY with lots of prizes each week. Tables can be 2 people up to 10 people […]
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.