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DSS Wins 2022 AWKR

DSS Wins 2022 AWKR

Champions!!! In the last race of the Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta, skipper Jo Breen and her Spartan 34.7 crew needed to finish 3 places ahead of overnight leader 2Extreme to secure the regatta win. The team nailed it! These great sailors have had a wonderful regatta, recovering from a broken main halyard at the end […]

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DSS to host 2025 Aus. Yachting Champs

DSS to host 2025 Aus. Yachting Champs

The Australian Yachting Championship is heading back to Tasmania in 2025 and the Squadron is very proud, and excited, to have been selected to host this event on behalf of Australian Sailing. The Australian Yachting Championships “will be run either in conjunction with or alongside existing keystone events” helping to unpin the assembly of awesome […]

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COMBINED CLUBS PRIZE PRESENTATION

COMBINED CLUBS PRIZE PRESENTATION

Friday 6 May 2022 The 2021-22 Combined Clubs sailing season was celebrated in style as skippers and crews gathered for the annual Combined Clubs prize presentations and dinner, hosted by the Derwent Sailing Squadron Inc. The flag officers came together from the Combined Clubs Committee to share in the presentations of the following series:• Harbour […]

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Oskana – S2H

Oskana – S2H

The 2021 Sydney to Hobart will be Mike Pritchard’s valedictory race as owner and skipper of the mighty Cookson 50, Oskana. Racing on the boat this year, alongside Mike, will be new owner Paul McCartney. After a major refit over the COVID months of 2020 and 2021, Mike and his loyal crew have not left […]

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Sidewinder – S2H

Sidewinder – S2H

Squadron members and great mates John Saul and Rob Gough have clocked up over 5,000 Nm sailing two up together over the last few years. While many of these miles were done delivering Rob’s previous boat, the beautiful Hallberg Rassy 46 ‘Grace’, around the South Pacific, of more recent times the pair have stepped it […]

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Are you a bit InnQUIZitive???

Are you a bit InnQUIZitive???

The club will be hosting the InnQUIZitive Trivia Quiz Event on the 1st Tuesday of every month. The bar will be open from 4om with bar meals available from 5pm with the quiz to start at 7.30pm – FREE ENTRY with lots of prizes each week. Tables can be 2 people up to 10 people […]

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Combined Clubs Race Four Preview

Combined Clubs Race Four Preview

Tomorrow’s Combined Clubs Summer Pennant Race will be the last local long-distance race for skippers and crews to test their teamwork and tactics before competing in this year’s Christmas offshore events, the TasPorts Launceston to Hobart (L2H) and the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht races. Nearly half of this year’s 35-boat fleet for the L2H Race […]

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A Mixed Bag for Hobart Sailors

A Mixed Bag for Hobart Sailors

The River Derwent served up the proverbial box of chocolates to the fleet in the first race of the Combined Clubs Summer Pennant Series. The fleet got away in a 12-knot westerly breeze but the patchy airs and strong current from recent heavy rains, kept the fleet on its toes. After a short postponement, the […]

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