*** FEATURE CLASS *** 29er This months featured class is the 29er skiff.
The 29er is the newest Tasmanian State Association, with huge growth over the past 5 years. The skiffs can be sailed b...
David Graney shares his Clipper Experience On Wednesday November 30, David Graney will be sharing some tales from his journey around the world as part of the Clipper Race
PJ Super Series Sandy Bay Sailing Club's annual PJ Super Series is on again this weekend. The fleet is expected to exceed 100 boats in classes ranging from Optimists and Sabots to 29ers...
Tasports Maria Island Race The Tasports Maria Island Race is an annual feature of the RYCT off-shore racing scene. Starting this friday night, the fleet of 12 local yachts will battle it out in pr...

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BMW Showdown Regatta

Over the weekend, Tasmania's largest annual off the beach regatta (including SB20s) was held by the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. The BMW Showdown consisted of 13 classes over three courses.
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*** FEATURE CLASS *** Heron

The Heron is a two person dinghy that is sailed in all states of Australia. Herons offer safe entry level sailing for novices but also provides an ongoing challenge for experienced sailors who are seeking to optimise performance.
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Australian Sailing Awards

The annual celebration of sailing in Australia, the Australian Sailing Awards will be held on Saturday October 29th at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Tasmania has 5 nominees over the 11 categories.
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George Town Yacht Club heading back to sail

Sailing enthusiasts at George Town Yacht Club on the River Tamar are making a concerted drive to revive sailing this summer both in keelboats and off-the-beach dinghies, starting with the Club’s Opening Day on Saturday, 8 December
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*** FEATURE CLASS *** International Cadet

The International Cadet Dinghy is the only international, two person, three sail, junior racing dinghy limited to sailors up to 17 years of age only.
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Tasmanian Results at NSW Youth States

Sydney's Botany Bay was host to 300 youth sailors over the past three days competing in the New South Wales Youth States, 15 of whom were from Tasmania.
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Sailing Season – Servicing PDFs

With the Sailing Season starting, it is crucial that all sailors and boat owners are aware of the safety gear that they have on board, and can be confident that it will work if it is ever needed.
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Hutchins Sailing Academy Launches SB20 Boats

Over the past twelve months The Hutchins School has made a huge investment in youth sailing in Tasmania by establishing The Hutchins School Sailing Academy which was officially opened in November 2015.
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Matt Bugg wins silver in Rio!

Tasmania's own, Matt Bugg won the Silver Medal at the Rio Paralympics.
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International Cadet Worlds Team Fundraiser

Race an SB20 while supporting our local sailors.
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Tassie SB20 crews to face world-class foes at championships in Portugal

Two Tasmanian crews will take on some of the world’s best sailors when they contest the Cascais 2016 SB20 one-design sportboat world championships in Portugal this week.
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IRC and AMS Weigh-In Day

Australian Sailing registered IRC measurer, Jeff Cordell will be running a weigh-in and measurement day at Cleanlift Marine on Saturday September 10.
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2016 Yachting Tasmania AGM

The 2016 Yachting Tasmania Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday August 13 at Sandy Bay Sailing Club.
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*** FEATURE CLASS *** International 2.4m

The International 2.4mR is a one-person keelboat. The class is a development class governed by the 2.4mR rule. The 2.4mR is a paralympic class for Rio 2016.
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The Friends School take out the Australian Schools Teams Racing Nationals

ASTRC DAY 4
Tasmanian Champions, Friends Blue become National Champions and Tasmania's second Australian Schools Teams Racing Champions in as many years, defeating South Australia's Westminster and other competitors.
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Day 2 Results - Australian Schools Teams Racing Championships

Summary of results for the six Tasmanian teams competing in the 2016 Australian Schools Teams Racing Championship.
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Day 1 Results - Australian Schools Teams Racing Championships

Tasmania has a record 6 teams from from Hobart teams competing in the Australian Schools Teams Racing Championship in Goolwa, South Australia.
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Upcoming Officials Training

Australian Sailing have the following official training courses coming up
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Queensland Youth Week and Sail Brisbane Wrap-up

Results of Tasmanian sailors at the Queensland Youth Week and Sail Brisbane over the last two weeks.
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Powerboat handling training

Yachting Tasmania is conducting two powerboat handling courses in the next month
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2016 Tasmanian Yachting Awards

On 25 June Yachting Tasmania celebrated the past year of successes in the state with the annual awards.
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Vale Roy Barkas

Yachting Tasmania is saddened to announce the passing of Hobart sailing stalwart Roy Barkas earlier this month.
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Schools Teams Racing Previews

Tasmania has 6 teams competing in the Australian Schools Teams Racing Championships. A preview of the teams has been put together for the Championships in 4 weeks time.
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Tasmanian World Champion!

Chris Symonds from Wynyard Yacht Club has won the Hansa 303 world championships in Medemblik, Holland.
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Hobart Crew for Australian Womens Keelboat Regatta

A crew of dedicated and highly talented women are travelling to Melbourne to compete in the Australian Womens Keelboat Regatta this weekend.
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2015 YACHTING TASMANIA AWARDS PROFILES

Week 3 - Greg Rowlings
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*** FEATURE CLASS *** Laser

The Laser is the world's most popular one-design class. It caters for the weekend sailor all the way through to Olympic competition.
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2015 YACHTING TASMANIA AWARDS PROFILES

Week 2 - Amelia Catt
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2015 YACHTING TASMANIA AWARDS PROFILES

Week 1 - Jock Calvert
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Tasmanian Schools Regatta and Youth Championship Wrap Up

After storms swept the North-West Coast racing was abandoned on Day 2 and all sailors held ashore. This meant that the results from Day 1 stood as the final standings.
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One Sailing Update

Yachting Tasmania has signed an agreement to progress with the One Sailing project.
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2016 Tasmanian Yachting Awards

Nominations for the 2016 Tasmanian Yachting Awards and Hall of Fame are now closed. The Nominations Committee will be reviewing the nominations and selecting winners early in June.
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State/National Judge training

State and National level judge training will be held at Tamar Yacht Club on August 6-7.
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March Long Weekend Sailing

The long weekend in March is typically a busy weekend for Tasmanian sailors. 2016 was no exception!
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Tasmanian State Championships

Weekends in February and March are going to be busy for Tasmanian sailors with a number of One-Design and Off The Beach classes holding their State Championships. Check here for a schedule of championships. Results will be posted as they become available.
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Banjo’s Shoreline Crown Series Bellerive Regatta

Mixed breezes tested Tasmania's sailors at the Banjo’s Shoreline Crown Series Bellerive Regatta on February 20-22. Racing included the state championships for the SB20s and Elliot 5.9 sportsboats.
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Hobart Regatta Teams Racing Regatta

A small but dedicated field of five teams showed up at the Hobart Regatta Grounds on Saturday February 6 to compete in the inaugural Yachting Tasmania Open Teams Racing Tournament. Three school teams, representing Hutchins and Fahan faced off against two teams from Kingston Beach Sailing Club in a strengthening sea breeze.
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Royal Hobart Regatta Open Teams Racing Tournament

Yachting Tasmania is hosting an Open Teams Racing tournament as part of the Royal Hobart Regatta on Saturday February 6.
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Tasmanian sailors interstate

Tasmanian sailors have been performing very well at interstate regattas
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Tasmanian Sport and Recreation Grants

Are you eligible to apply for Tasmanian Sport and Recreation Grant?
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Working With Children Checks

The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 (the Act) has now come into effect. This act requires people who work closely with children in certain activities to be registered. Yachting Tasmania has worked with The Department of Justice to develop the below Sector Guide outlining which yacht club personnel should undertake Working With Children Checks.
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MyClub and MyClass Access

With the implementation of the new Fox Sports Pulse System, clubs and class associations can gain access to MyClub and MyClass through an online access form.
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Useful links for safety and risk management

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.
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