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Snapshot of Yachting Tasmania Services

by Clare Cromarty
Have you ever wondered what services Yachting Tasmania offers?more

Position Vacant: Club Manager, Tamar Yacht Club

by Clare Cromarty
The Tamar Yacht Club (TYC) is seeking the services of a full time manager to oversee the operations of the club.more

Matt Carroll appointed Chief Executive Officer of Yachting Australia

by Clare Cromarty
Yachting Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced and respected sports administrator Matt Carroll to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Matt commences with Yachting Australia on Monday 24 November 2014, replacing Phil Jones who is leaving the organisation after 17 years at the helm.more

Bruny Island Boat Club Family Fun and Discover Sailing Day

by Clare Cromarty
Bruny Island Boat Club invite you to a Family Fun and Discover Sailing Day on Saturday 27th December at Alonnah Boat Shed, Bruny Island.more

Celebrating International Day of People with a Disability

by Clare Cromarty
The Tascare Society for Children and the Clarence City Council will be putting on a “Family Fun Day" on Sunday, 30th November at Simmons Park on the foreshore of Lindisfarne bay. It will be a FREE family event full of fun activities to celebrate International Day of People with Disability .more

Wynyard Yacht Club - 2014 YA Club of the Year

by Greg Rowlings
Wynyard Yacht Club took out Yachting Australia's Club of the Year category at the Awards ceremony in Sydneymore

Voodoo Chile 5th at Farr 40 World Championships

by Clare Cromarty
Congratulations to Tasmanian yacht Voodoo Chile who placed 5th at the Farr 40 World Championships in San Francisco, USA.more

2015 World Team Racing Championship - Australian Selection Trials

by Clare Cromarty
The Notice of Race for the Australian selection trials is now available. The event will be held on Feb 14-15, 2015 at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron. Entries close 30th November 2014.more

Doyle Sam's Sails Inshore Championships - Nov 8-9 PDYC

by Clare Cromarty
The 2014 Doyle Sam's Sails Inshore Championships will be held on the 8-9 November at Port Dalrymple Yacht Club. Along with the regular Division One and Two, handicap divisions of arbitrary SMS and CBH, PD will be trialling a new non spinnaker division. Perfect tides all weekend too!more

Friends School 3rd at Schools Team Racing Interdominion, NZ

by Clare Cromarty
The Friends School team have finished 3rd at the Schools Team Racing Interdominion at Algies Bay, NZ. This is the highest result of an Australian school in NZ since the new racing format introduced in 2006.more

2.4m World Championships in Hobart 2016!

by Clare Cromarty
Exciting news for Tasmania, the International 2.4m World Championships will be taking place in Hobart in 2016. In an Olympic year, these are going to be huge!more

Discover Sailing Day - 26th October 2014

by Clare Cromarty
Got friends that are interested in giving sailing a try? Discover Sailing Day is on the 26th October and is a great chance to come and have a taste of what our sport is all about. Head to www.discoversailing.org.au for more information!more

Does your club have a Member Protection Information Officer?

by Clare Cromarty
Play By The Rules - Making sport safe, inclusive and fair.

Club members can undertake free training through Play By The Rules in order to become certified as a Member Protection Information Officer; an imperative part of any sporting organisation.more

Tasman Regatta, Nubeena - 24th January 2015

by Clare Cromarty
The next Tasman Regatta will be held on 24 January 2014 at the Nubeena Jetty (Parsons Bay). Organisers are hoping to make this Regatta bigger and better than ever, with more events and things to do and see.
If people are interested in attending and bringing their yachts for the races could they please contact the council on 62509200 or via email tasman@tasman.tas.gov.au.more

Young Endeavour World Voyage

by Clare Cromarty
In 2015 the national Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour will set sail for an extraordinary voyage around the world!

The World Voyage ballot is open 1-30 September 2014 at www.youngendeavour.gov.au. Applications are open to eligible youth who will turn 18 prior to the departure of their selected voyage/s in 2015.more

Hall of Fame Nominations/YT Annual Awards

by Greg Rowlings
Nominations are now being taken for our annual awards. Please read the article which will direct you to criteria and nomination forms.more

Update on 2015 Team Racing Worlds - 19th-24th July 2015

by Clare Cromarty
An update on the 2015 Team Racing World Championships in the UK next July. Read on to see why you should come and how to qualify! NoR coming soonmore

Working with children check

by Clare Cromarty
The Department of Justice has been implementing The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 (the Act) which requires people who work closely with children in certain activities to be registered. The clubs, associations and movements sector (which includes sport and recreation) is due to commence on 1 October 2014 until 31 March 2015, with mandatory registration from 1 April 2015.more

State Sailing Performance Program Donations

by Greg Rowlings
Support for the Future

Yachting Tasmania is calling on individuals and the broader community who have a passion for sailing and high performance sport to provide financial assistance for the State Sailing Performance Program.more

Useful links for safety and risk management

by Clare Cromarty
The relevant rules and safety notices that we suggest clubs use as a guide when undertaking risk assessments, event management and operating procedures within your club.more

Youth Dinghy Pathways

by Clare Cromarty
Not sure what options there are in progressing through dinghies up to Olympic classes? Check out the YA pathwaymore

Qualification for 2015 World Team Racing Championships

Read on for more information on how to qualify for the 2015 World Team Racing Championships in England next year.more

Yachting Australia, State MYAs to shape long-term future

by Greg Rowlings
Please read to gain a better understanding of what the states and YA are trying to achieve. This historic signing paves the way for signficant development of our sport.more

Tasmanian Discover Sailing Case Studies

by Greg Rowlings
Want to increase membership?? DOnt know where to start?? We have two case studies of local clubs that have made huge gains over the past 18 months.more
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