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Win News L2H Start

Some great coverage of the Riversdale Estate Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race start thanks to WIN News Tasmania. Follow the yachts on the YB Tracking at http://yb.tl/l2h2018 LAUNCESTON TO HOBART YACHT RACE LAUNCESTON TO HOBART YACHT RACEThe start of the 2018 Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race was postponed this morning due to a lack of […]

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L2H start line moved down Tamar

L2H start line moved down Tamar

The start of the Riversdale Estate Wines L2H Yacht Race, scheduled for 09:00 hours today, has been postponed. The start line is being moved down the Tamar River to a new position either abeam of Low Head Lighthouse or into Bass Strait, east of the river entrance. Tamar Yacht Club race officer Tom Baines made […]

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Sailing in the wake of Bass & Flinders

Sailing in the wake of Bass & Flinders

November 3 this year marked the 220-year anniversary of the historically significant discovery of Port Dalrymple, the starting area for next week’s Riversdale Estate Wines L2H Yacht Race Yacht Race. When the 26 boat fleet sets sail on Thursday, 27 December, the modern-day sailors will be traversing the six nautical miles between Beauty Point to […]

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Former Sydney Hobart winners in L2H fleet

Former Sydney Hobart winners in L2H fleet

This year’s 26-boat fleet for the Riversdale Estate Wines Launceston to Hobart Race certainly can boast some class, including two past overall winners of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and a runner-up in the famous bluewater classic. The heydays of L2H 2018 entrants, Filepro, Ultimate Challenge and Lawless, go back many years but these evergreen […]

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Force Eleven Enters L2H Race

Force Eleven Enters L2H Race

Tamar Yacht Club adventure sailor Tristian Gourlay has entered his much-travelled yacht Force Eleven in this year’s Launceston to Hobart (L2H) Yacht Race, lodging a late nomination yesterday. Gourlay and Jamie Cooper sailed Force Eleven, an Adams 11.9, in this year’s Melbourne to Osaka Two-handed Yacht Race. The gruelling voyage from Australia to Japan added […]

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Fine fleet of 26 entered for L2H race

Fine fleet of 26 entered for L2H race

A fine fleet of 26 yachts has entered for this year’s Riversdale Estate Wines Launceston to Hobart race, the 285 nautical mile race along the rugged northern and eastern coastline of Tasmania. Yachts from southern and northern clubs, and one from Victoria, will contest Tasmania’s longest offshore race, a highly successful venture now its 12th […]

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