The SB20 International fleet is on notice following an impressive silver-medal performance from Tasmanian crew Brett Cooper, Darren ‘Twirler’ Jones and Jock Calvert, sailing the chartered boat Aeolus in the French Cup championship at Hyeres, near Marsaille. The failure of the breeze to fill in until early afternoon dashed Cooper’s hopes of three races on […]
Steve Harrison and his crew are members of Australia’s southernmost sailing club, Port Esperence Sailing Club at Dover in southern Tasmania and for five weekends during Tasmania’s chilly winter they have driven from Dover to Hobart to sail Temptation in the Derwent Sailing Squadron’s Winter Series. And four times they have gone home winners of […]
The 2019 Riversdale Estate Launceston to Hobart yacht race has this year moved to online entries via TopYacht. Entries can be made at https://www.topyacht.com.au/db/kb/1182 and are open until Friday 8th November 2019.
In this issue – Reports from the Commodore, Vice Commodore, Rear Commodore, Boating Services, 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.
We welcome current and new volunteers interested in learning what will be involved in running the many races this season to a volunteer Pre-Season Briefing with drinks and nibbles provided at the Squadron. ~ Explanation of events in the Calendar for Season 2019-20Pipe-OpenerTasmanian Yachting ChampionshipsLaunceston to Hobart / King of DerwentSB20 NationalsClub racing ~ Safety […]
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.