Derwent Sailing Squadron and Kettering Yacht Club’s opening event of the yachting season, the Ronald Young & Co Builders Pipe Opener Series, is celebrating its 53rd year on Friday the 17 September 2021. A firm favourite and most eagerly anticipated sailing weekend, this year’s event has been kicked off with record breaking entries. Growing in […]
It’s that time of the year when the winter woollies come out in Hobart, the Catabatic wind pushes downward with cool air and the Bridgewater Jerry fog creeps down from the Derwent Valley. Where else would our Tassie sailors rather be when there is a race to be won on an early Sunday winter morning […]
Tomorrow’s Combined Clubs Summer Pennant Race will be the last local long-distance race for skippers and crews to test their teamwork and tactics before competing in this year’s Christmas offshore events, the TasPorts Launceston to Hobart (L2H) and the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht races. Nearly half of this year’s 35-boat fleet for the L2H Race […]
The River Derwent served up the proverbial box of chocolates to the fleet in the first race of the Combined Clubs Summer Pennant Series. The fleet got away in a 12-knot westerly breeze but the patchy airs and strong current from recent heavy rains, kept the fleet on its toes. After a short postponement, the […]
Hobart sailing fans will get a taste of a Tasmanian summer this Saturday when the River Derwent returns to its colourful best with the start of the Combined Clubs Summer Pennant Series. The series, which incorporates five harbour races and five long distance races, hosted by the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, the Derwent Sailing […]
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.