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  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.

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Recent Posts

Father’s day in Mothers Day race

Father’s day in Mothers Day race

It was father’s day on Mother’s Day for Hobart yachtsman Angus Sprott today when he and his teenage son Fynn sailed Sea Temple to their second win of the Derwent Sailing Squadron’s Autumn Short-Handed Series on the River Derwent. Angus, a former Commodore of Sandy Bay Sailing Club and offshore sailors, owns Sea Temple, a […]

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Midnight Rambler’s Short-Handed win

Midnight Rambler’s Short-Handed win

Twenty years ago last December, the then Sydney-based yachtsman Ed Psaltis skippered AFR Midnight Rambler through 80-knot winds in the Tasman Sea to win the tragic 1998 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Today, Psaltis, now re-located to Tasmania, skippered his current yacht, a Sydney 36 also called Midnight Rambler, to his first win as a ‘local’ […]

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Father and son success in Short-Handed Series

Father and son success in Short-Handed Series

  Father and son crew of Angus and Fynn Sprott scored an impressive outright win on a torrid opening day to Derwent Sailing Squadron’s Autumn Short-Handed Series on the River Derwent yesterday. Angus is immediate past Commodore of Sandy Bay Sailing Club while teenager Fynn has moved through the off-the-beach sailing ranks from Optimists to […]

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Midnight Rambler joins Short-Handed fleet

Midnight Rambler joins Short-Handed fleet

  Hobart’s yacht racing fleet has a prominent newcomer, 1998 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race overall winning skipper Ed Psaltis with his Sydney 36, Midnight Rambler. Psaltis, who has re-located from Sydney to Tasmania,  has entered Midnight Rambler in the Derwent Sailing Squadron’s Autumn Short-Handed Series 2019, which starts on the River Derwent on Sunday morning. […]

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