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Tasmanian crew for women’s keelboat regatta

Tasmanian crew for women’s keelboat regatta

A talented crew of Tasmanian yachtswomen, headed by international sailor Jo Breen, has entered for the Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta on Melbourne’s Port Philip in early June. They will race the well-performed Sydney 38 class yacht, Chutzpah, in what is shaping up to be a record fleet of boats, crewed by women from all States […]

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Young Lion roars on River Derwent

Young Lion roars on River Derwent

Derwent Sailing Squadron Commodore Steve Chau yesterday sailed his Young 88 Young Lion to victory in the final race of Division 3 IRC of the Combined Clubs Summer Pennant, scoring an outstanding eighth win out of nine races over the season. Young Lion also won the Division 3 AMS pennant, finishing second in the final […]

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Philosopher casts its spell on Derwent

Philosopher casts its spell on Derwent

  Another day on the Derwent and another day of wins for Shaun Tiedemann’s Sydney 36cr Philosopher on Saturday as she sailed to an overall victory in the Combined Clubs Inshore Series for 2018-19. Philosopher convincingly won all three Division 1 races under AMS ratings on corrected times and two out of three under IRC […]

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Three generations of Calverts on winner

Three generations of Calverts on winner

  Three generations of Hobart’s bestknown sailing families, the Calverts, were aboard champion yacht Intrigue when she notched up yet another double rating win in the Combined Clubs Summer Pennant on the River Derwent yesterday. Sailing with owner/skipper Don Calvert where his son David and grandson Angus, son of the late Bruce Calvert, with Don […]

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Who’s Who of Derwent yachting win again

Who’s Who of Derwent yachting win again

  Roger Jackman’s Doctor Who and Don Calvert’s Intrigue on Saturday on Saturday showed they still head the who’s who of yacht racing on Hobart’s River Derwent, each notching up another win the Combined Clubs Summer Pennant. With two more Pennant race days to complete the summer season, Doctor Who, skippered by Rod Jackman, has […]

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Heatwave enjoys hot day on Derwent

Heatwave enjoys hot day on Derwent

Bellerive Yacht Club member Matthew Keal and his crew obviously enjoyed Hobart’s hot weather  on Saturday, scoring a double handicap win with the aptly named Heatwave in the Combined Club’s Summer Pennant race. Heatwave, a Mumm 36 design, sailed well above her rating to take out the Division 1 IRC category by almost seven-and-a-half minutes, […]

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Philosopher retains IRC title – now for Hobart 2020

Philosopher retains IRC title – now for Hobart 2020

Tasmanian yachtsman Shaun Tiedemann and his young, but highly experienced crew, today sailed Hobart’s ‘gun boat’ Philosopher to its second consecutive IRC rating win in the prestigious Australian Yachting Championships on Victoria’s Port Phillip. Philosopher, a Sydney 36cr, will now go for a unique hat-trick in the 2020 championships to be sailed on Hobart’s River […]

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