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Near drama in L2H delivery

Near drama in L2H delivery

The winning yacht in the inaugural Launceston to Hobart race came close to missing this year’s 10th annual event during its delivery voyage from Hobart to Beauty Point last weekend. B&G Advantage, Jeff Cordell’s Mumm 36, came “within about 10 metres of ending up on the beach” at Long Point, north of Bicheno,  when gale […]

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Past Winners of the Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race

Past Winners of the Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race

LAUNCESTON TO HOBART YACHT RACE                 PAST WINNERS 2007 Starters: 17 IRC: Host Plus Executive, Mumm 36 (Jeff Cordell, BYC) Asylum, Sydney 38 (Dianne Barkas, RYCT/DSS) X-Rated, X-35 (David Creese, BYC) PHS: Host Plus Executive, Mumm 36 (Jeff Cordell, BYC) Haphazard, Adams/Radford 49 (Nick Edmunds, TYC) Lock on Wood, Dubois 9.5 (Peter Geeves, DSS) […]

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Colleen Darcy back aboard Absolut

Colleen Darcy back aboard Absolut

Back in June this year,  Colleen Darcy,  one of Hobart’s foremost yachtswomen, helmed the borrowed Victorian yacht Absolut to near victory in the Australian Women’s Keelboat Championship on Port Phillip. Next Tuesday, 27 December, Colleen will be sailing again aboard Absolut in the 285 nautical mile National Pies 10th Launceston to Hobart,  a testing offshore […]

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National Pies Launceston to Hobart web site

National Pies Launceston to Hobart web site

National Pies 10th Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race 2016 Start: 10.30am, 27 December, at Beauty Point A record fleet of 48 yachts has entered the National Pies 10th Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race, representing yacht clubs in the north and south of Tasmania and also including entries from Victoria and Queensland. The L2H is a […]

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Sponsor to compete in National Pies L2H

Sponsor to compete in National Pies L2H

Foiler Moth champion sailor Rob Gough, arguably the fastest man afloat on the River Derwent, is going ocean yacht racing in late December, competing in the event his company sponsors,  the 10th Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race. Gough is the current world masters champion in the high flying foiler Moths and is a past world […]

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