Yachting Australia changes name to Australian Sailing
At a specially called general meeting last Friday, Yachting Australia’s Member State & Territory Associations unanimously approved the change of the company’s name to Australian Sailing.
The new logo for Australian Sailing, released today.
UPDATE: RYCT members Bugg and Gough and in good form overseas
Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania sailing members Rob Gough and Matt Bugg continue ti demonstrate their skills on the international scene this week, Gough at the International Moth Worlds in Japan, Bugg in the Para Sailing Worlds in Holland where he now shares first place in the 2.4mR class. Here is an update after three days of competition at both regattas.
Chilly day in Holland for day one of the Para Sailing Worlds with Matt Bugg well wrapped up.
Major Off the Beach Trophies to Sam King
Laser Radial sailor Sam King was awarded the Commodore’s Trophy for Most Outstanding Youthful Participant at the Club’s Off the Beach prizegiving on Friday evening, climaxing another great sailing season for Sam.
Sabot Pennant winner George Scott with Commodore Matthew Johnston at the Off the Beach prizegiving. Photo Jesse Smith.
Matt Bugg maintains winning form in Europe
Hobart sailor Matt Bugg has won his second successive regatta in Europe in his lead-up to the Rio Paralympic Games, scoring an impressive victory in the Garda Trentino Olympic Week on Italy’s Lake Garda which ended early today.
The 2.4mR class racing on Lake Garda, with Tasmanian Neil Patterson third in this group.