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Archive for April, 2016

Sparkling day on the River Derwent for Short Handers

Sparkling day on the River Derwent for Short Handers

The River Derwent sparkled in a 15-16 knot down-river breeze for Sunday’s second race in the Derwent Sailing Squadron’s Quantum Autumn Short-handed Series, with just on 40 boats and their crews enjoying a quick dash around the buoys. The fleet was down slightly on the previous Sunday, due to the long weekend but the competition […]

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Wild westerlies cut Barnes Bay Regatta fleet

Wild westerlies cut Barnes Bay Regatta fleet

The sheltered waters within Barnes Bay on Bruny Island proved more hospitable than the wild open waters of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel this afternoon for yachts contesting the Barnes Bay Regatta. With westerly winds gusts to 35 knots plus in the Channel, race officer Nick Corkhill wisely set a short course within the bay, but less […]

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