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Big Winds on the River Derwent

Big Winds on the River Derwent

Today’s Race 5 in the Combined Clubs Winter Series, hosted by the Derwent Sailing Squadron (DSS), looked like starting in idyllic conditions with air temperature around 20 degrees and a moderate NW breeze and brilliant sunshine. The DSS Race Committee set conservative courses for all Divisions with a forecast of stronger winds for later in […]

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Big week for Colleen Darcey

Big week for Colleen Darcey

Tasmanian female sailor Colleen Darcey has had a big week:  crewing on Division 3 leading yacht Young Lion in last Sunday’s Combined Club Winter Series and, on Monday taking up a new professional role as sailing manager at the Derwent Sailing Squadron (DSS). She won’t be sailing Sunday; in her new role she will overseeing […]

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Jazz Player outsails Winter fleet

Jazz Player outsails Winter fleet

Kettering Yacht Club yacht Jazz Player outsailed the strong opposition from Hobart clubs for an outright win in Division 1 of the Combined Clubs Winter Series on the River Derwent today, the outcome of good sailing and a course-reading mistake aboard line honours favourite Oskana. The win places Jazz Player, John Dryden’s Bakewell-White Z39, at […]

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