50 entries and counting for Rolex 70th Sydney Hobart
It’s all about the numbers for this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, with entries in the 70th edition of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s blue water classic swelling to 50, including classic yachts such as Love & War and the high-tech flying machines like Ichi Ban.
Love & War will be returning for this year's Rolex 70th Sydney Hobart Race. Photo: Rolex.
Sydney Hobart entrant wins final Winter Race
Glen Roper’ veteran yacht Natelle Two began her Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race campaign today on a winning note, as a casual entrant in the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s final Winter Race.
Farr 40 Peregrine leads X&Y in the final RYCT Winter Series. Photo Peter Campbell.
Tasmanian Yachtsman Winter Edition 2014
The latest edition of the Tasmanian Yachtsman, the official journal of the RYCT, is now available to download. Visit our Tasmanian Yachtsman page to download your copy or catch up with previous copies of the publication.
Matt Bugg qualifies Australia for 2016 Paralympics
Tasmanian Matt Bugg has qualified Australia for a place in the limited fleet to contest the 2016 Paralympics at Rio de Janeiro by finishing fifth overall in the 2.4mR class at the International Federation of Disabled World Championship held at Halifax,Canada, over the past week.
Matt Bugg leading the fleet in the final race of the IFDS world championships in Canada. Photo Tom WIlkes.