The NSW yacht Zen has been crowned overall winner of this years Harcourts Hobart King of the Derwent. The TP52 owned and skippered by Gordon Ketelbey sailed a perfect tactical race to finish 3rd over the line and win IRC on handicap. Zen has recently been acquired by Ketelbey after racing on the TP52 Super Series […]
In this issue – Reports from the Commodore, Vice Commodore, Rear Commodore, Moorings@DSS Restaurant & Bar, Member Profiles, Boat Shed @ DSS, Sandy Bay Sailing Club and Club Notices along with New Members and all your upcoming not to miss social events.
Words: Jane Austin – Images: Peter Watson The River Derwent produced challenging conditions for the iWest/Nautilus Marine Tasmanian Yachting Championship which was sailed from the Derwent Sailing Squadron over the weekend. The championship was sailed over two days, offering an opportunity for some of Tasmania’s offshore entrants in the Sydney, Melbourne, and Launceston to Hobart […]
Ed Psaltis (Midnight Rambler) was a class act on the water in Saturday’s Combined Clubs Summer Pennant winning Division One IRC, AMS and taking second in PHS on corrected time. The 1998 Sydney to Hobart winner and 2019 entrant kept the Sydney 36 steady in the gusty conditions and never looked out of control, with […]
WANT TO GO SAILING – RACE DAY ACCESS At the Derwent Sailing Squadron we make it easy and affordable for potential new members to try out yacht racing on the River Derwent and our facilities without having to immediately subscribe to annual membership.
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.