23 Marieville Esp, Sandy Bay TAS 7005  03 6223 1977


Major Sponsors


- Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race

The Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race sponsor is TasPorts. TasPorts is a state-owned company responsible for eleven Tasmanian ports and the Devonport Airport and are a vertically integrated organisation, providing a diverse range of port and marine operations and services around Tasmania. Thank you TasPorts and team for your generous support of the Derwent Sailing Squadron!

TasPorts website

Harcourts Hobart

- Day on the Lawn

Harcourts Hobart is again sponsoring the DSS Day on the Lawn featuring The Kravats. Harcourts Hobart is known for setting a high standard in real estate and property management services with their aim to build strong relationships with clients and to develop a one-stop marketing solution from conception to closure that is streamlined to an individual’s needs.

Harcourts website

Innovative Electrical

- King of the Derwent

Innovative Electrical is sponsoring the King of the Derwent Yacht Race for the first time in 2021. Innovative Electrical is a Tasmanian owned and operated company established in 1994. Innovative Electrical provide a complete range of electrical, data, electronic security, CCTV and electric gate services for both domestic and commercial customers.

Innovative Electrical website

Derwent Boat Sales

- Twilight Series
- Autumn Shorthaned Series

John Radonic and the Derwent Boat Sales team are the complete BOAT SALES SERVICE who offer buyers and sellers alike the most accurate and professional advice available in our local marketplace coupled with the most prominently located office of any boat brokerage at the Derwent Sailing Squadron.

Derwent Boat Sales website


- SailTrain

On a global scale, environmental sustainability is a key focus for organisations, businesses and industry alike. At Veolia, our aspiration is to contribute to environmental sustainability through every aspect of our business.   Broadly speaking, sustainability encompasses economic and social development and environmental protection. In our everyday lives, it’s about making smarter choices, whether it’s saving energy or being water-wise.

Veolia is the new sponsors of SailTrain.

Veolia website


- Combined Clubs Summer Pennant

Cascade Brewery will this year sponsor the Inshore Series at the Derwent Sailing Squadron. Cascade Brewery was established in 1832 and is the oldest continually operating brewery in Australia. The DSS stocks a large range of Cascade products so come in and have a try.

Cascade website

Ronald Young & Co Builders

- Pipe Opener Series

Ronald Young & Co. is this year sponsoring the Annual Pipe Opener Series along with the PO Teams Event. Renowned and multi-award winning family-owned business, with over 40 year’s industry experience, Ronald Young & Co Builders based in Hobart have an unrivalled reputation for building high quality Tasmanian residential homes.

Ronald Young & Co Builders website

iWest Insurance Brokers

- Cruising
- String of Pearls
- Midweek Series
- DSS Dinghy Pennant

iWest’s principle focus is that of developing relationships with their clients and utilising their experience to deliver the most appropriate solutions. iWest provide professional insurance advice to associations, companies, partnerships, sole traders and individuals about issues including risk identification and minimisation, policy selection and claims administration.

iWest website

Nautilus Marine

- Summer Pennant Series

Nautilus Marine is this years sponsor for the Summer Pennant Series. Nautilus Marine Insurance, was established in 2005, and stands virtually unchallenged as a marine insurance specialist by any other in the range of products and services they can provide. The company is respected by the industry for its outstanding achievements in their short history, their high standards of expertise and for the strength of security provided to thier policyholders.

Nautilus Marine website

Battery World Hobart

- Winter Series

Battery World Hobart supports our coldest races in the Winter Series. Since 1997 Battery World has become the largest and most comprehensive Australian retail franchise in the category, stocking advanced technology products and smaller, more portable battery solutions.

Battery World website

Lewis Marine

- Members Draw

Lewis Marine is one of Tasmania’s most reputable dealers. With a large selection of boats, outboards, Yamaha products and accessories in stock they can cater to all of your Yamaha needs.

Their Genuine Parts & Accessories, Qualified Yamaha service technicians & experienced friendly sales staff care about providing you with the best service possible.

Lewis Marine website

Wallace Wilkinson & Webster

- Two Capes Race

Wallace Wilkinson & Webster is a leading Hobart-based legal practice providing specialist services in all areas of the law.

From individuals and small business to some of Australia’s largest public companies, their clients include families, local businesses, banks and credit unions, trade unions, community organisations and insurance companies.

Wallace Wilkinson & Webster website

Supporting Sponsors

The Derwent Sailing Squadron is grateful to receive support from many local organisations. Some provide monetary support, others provide in-kind support. We are the club we are today because of the generous support of our local community.