Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 20:41

 

International Optimist sailor Hugo Hamilton this afternoon was chosen as the outstanding dinghy sailor at the 10th Crown Series Bellerive Regatta, winning six of the seven race series under testing conditions on the River Derwent.Hamilton, 13, from Sandy Bay Sailing Club, later...

Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 19:45

Nick Rogers has been a champion helmsman in many one-design sailing classes,  from Mirror dinghies to International Dragon keelboats.  Today he won another championship, the State title in the SB20 sports boat class, on Hobart’s River Derwent.

The hard-fought victory...

Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 19:45

Nick Rogers has been a champion helmsman in many one-design sailing classes,  from Mirror dinghies to International Dragon keelboats.  Today he won another championship, the State title in the SB20 sports boat class, on Hobart’s River Derwent.

The hard-fought victory...

Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 09:13

International Cadets competing in the Crown Series today. Photo Peter Campbell.

Race officials on Course Bravo disqualified more than half the fleet of International Cadet Dinghies from race three at the Crown Series Bellerive Regatta because they failed to sail the proper course....

Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 09:07

Capsized Paper Tiger in the4 Crown Series. Photo Peter Campbell

Former Australian champion Bruce Rose, sailing The Apprentice,  is leading the Paper Tiger state championship after the first day of sailing at the Crown Series Bellerive Regatta.

On a day of spectacular hull-...

Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 21:18

Wild broaches by keelboats and sports boats, broken rudders, a swamped small keelboat, and dozens of capsized dinghies and catamarans marked a spectacular day of sailing in the 10th Crown Series Bellerive Regatta on the River Derwent today.

 

South-westerly winds that ranged in...

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 22:11

A twilight race in near perfect conditions this evening set the pattern for a spectacle of sail on Hobart’s River Derwent this weekend as nearly 100 keelboats contested the opening race of the 10th Crown Series Bellerive Regatta.

Tomorrow and Sunday the biggest keelboat fleet...

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 17:43

The 10th Crown Series Bellerive Regatta is not only a great event for individual and one-design class entries, but has become increasingly popular as a well-organised event for Tasmanian class championships.

This coming weekend the Crown Series...

Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 14:05

A prominent Tamar Yacht Club yacht, Richard and Katrina Fisher’s Believe, has entered next weekend Crown Series Bellerive Regatta,  the first time a large keelboat from the north has contested the major event on the Derwent.

Believe, a fast Beneteau First 45, was a competitor in...

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 21:56

One of the spectacular highlights of next weekend’s Crown Series Bellerive Regatta (21-23 Feb) will be the State championship for the SB20 sports boat class being run as part of the regatta.

Hobart’s now has the largest fleet of the high-performance SB20 class in the nation, with up to...