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Silver for Cooper in SB20 French Cup

Silver for Cooper in SB20 French Cup

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 […]

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Temptation best from far south

Temptation best from far south

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 […]

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Philposopher enters Sydney Hobart

Champion Hobart yacht Philosopher this week became the eleventh Tasmanian entrant for this year’s 75th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. It is the biggest contingent from the state since the 50th edition of the bluewater classic in 1995, with the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia announcing this week it had already received more than 100 […]

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Farr 40 fleet back on Derwent

Farr 40 fleet back on Derwent

The high-performance Farr 40s are back racing as a fleet on the river, with five of the big boats entered in the Derwent Sailing Squadron/Battery World Winter Series which opened today. For the first time in several years, the Farr 40s had their own class and today they enjoyed extremely close and competitive racing with […]

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