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 2019-20 sailing season will see the introduction of Australian Sailing’s SailPass to assist those who are not yet a member of an affiliated sailing or yacht club to enjoy our sport. It has been a requirement of the sport for many years that all people taking part in racing are members of an Australian […]
Sandy Bay Sailing Club will be holding their Opening Day and History Book Launch this Saturday 19 October 2019. All past and current members are invited to help celebrate the history of this great club. History books will be available to purchase on the day for $40 or at Peter Johnston Ship Chandlers.
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.
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.