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The annual premiere event on the WYC calendar. The Classic will be on the 14th of December.
PLEASE NOTE: In order to assist our officials run a smooth regatta registration for this event is only available online prior to 21:00hrs of the 13th Dec. No on the day registrations! Payment does NOT need to be made online it can be done on the day so even if your not sure you will enter please register to avoid disapointment on the day.
Inglis River Classic breifing will be at 9:30am with a 10am start.
Table Cape Classic breifing will be at 12:30pm with first warning will be 1:25 pm. NOR attached Sailing Instructions will be available soon.
Single handed boat will be a $10 entry fee.
Double handed and above will be a $15 entry fee.
This years Sabre championships will be held at Wynyard Yacht Club on the 7th & 8th of March 2020.
We look forward to hosting you next year and we recommend you arrive Friday evening as there is an early start Saturday to accommodate the tidal area from which you will be launching from and returning to.
Please note starting the starting time on Saturday has been changed to briefing at 12pm, racing starts at 1pm. For more information please see the NOR link below. Also Sailing instructions and any changes made to either document will be posted here along with results as they become available.
For any questions regarding the event please contact the secretary via the contact form or via phone 0459 108 066.
phone 0400936373 to enter
The Tasmanian Hansa Championships concluded at the Wynyard Yacht Club on Sunday with all six scheduled races completed.
Challenging 25 knot winds on Saturday saw the race officer Chris Thomas and his team bring the fleet of 11 yachts back into the Inglis River after one race in Bass Strait.
Sundays three races were held offshore in ideal conditions with 5 to 15 knot winds and small waves allowing for close racing.
Winners in the singles division was Hobart sailors Rod Viney from Bert Somssich second with Castra skipper Ian Dickenson third.
In the hotly contested two up division Wynyard young sailors Ethan Price fresh from the National and World 420 championships in Fremantle over Christmas with Nick Jones as crew were winners from Chris Symonds and Edward Cartwright taking second place after a countback from Mike Darby and Ela Klinger who finished in third place.
Interstate competitors who normally sail on Perth’s Swan River and Ballarat’s lake Wendouree were challenged by our Bass Strait conditions but thoroughly enjoyed the regatta.
The Hansa 303’s have recently being selected as the next Para Olympic class are such an inclusive boat with the championship competitor ages ranging from Hobarts 94 year old Ted Moule to 11 year old Nick Jones. The 303 allows for those with disabilities to complete equally with abled boded persons.
The Wynyard Yacht Club based championships would not have being so successful without the large volunteer support crew both on land and water to ensure safety of the fleet in sometimes challenging conditions.
The regatta proved good training for local Para sailor Chris Symonds and Perth’s Genevieve Wickam as they prepare for the Para World sailing championships in the US in September.Link to event photos can be found here.https://sailabilitytas.org/
Tas Canoe club held tier annual river race today with 68 participants from all over the state competing.
On water support, hot soup and coffee supplied by WYC members.
Today WYC hosted the Try Skills program with participants returning for a second day. Huge thanks to all the WYC volunteers who helped in supporting both on and off water activities.