A good old cuppa on a Hot (August) Night
Hobart yachtsman Nat Morgan and his crew of Hot August Night should be celebrating their Royal Hobart Regatta Combined Clubs Harbour Race today with a good old cuppa.
Hot August Night competing in today's Combined Clubs Harbour Series Race for the Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy. Photo Peter Watson.
Bruny Island line honours upset by Intrigue
Senior Hobart yachtsman Don Calvert has achieved another outstanding result with his Castro 40, Intrigue, this morning outsailing bigger yachts to take line honours in the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s 90th Bruny Island Race.
Intrigue takes line honours in the 90th Bruny Island Race with The Fork in the Road astern. Photo Peter Campbell.
Helsal 3, The Fork in Road in Bruny Island duel
Ocean racing yachts The Fork in the Road and Helsal 3 tonight are sailing under spinnakers up the seaward side of elongated Bruny Island, duelling for line honours in the 90th edition of the historic Bruny Island Race.
The Fork in the Road and Piong Bokunani leading the Bruny Island fleet on Hobart's Sullivan Cove this morning. Photo Peter Campbell.
Royal Hobart Regatta’s Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy
A fleet of near 40 harbour racing yachts is expected to give a colourful boost to the aquatic side of the 178th Royal Hobart Regatta next Monday, 8 February, with the overall first placegetter on PHS corrected time winning the historic and valuable Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy for 2016.
Racing for the SIr Thomas Lipton Trophy at the 2015 Royal Hobart Regatta. Photo Peter Campbell.