After a night virtually stuck in a windless Banks Strait, the front runners in the Riversdale Estate Wines Launceston to Hobart have finally “turned the corner” and are heading down the East Coast before a fresh northerly breeze.
The White family have been living, playing cricket and football and sailing at Beauty Point on the Tamar River for generations, and today the Whites will be on the water again, competing in the 11th Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race.
David Aplin, the new owner/skipper of Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race contender Team Whistler, has no plans about taking the helm during next week’s long offshore race. “I’ve been the mastman on Whistler and other yachts for years and that’s where I intend to be mostly during this race,” Aplin said yesterday. “I have three […]
This year’s Riverstone Estate Wines Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race will be the 11th edition, but for prominent Bellerive Yacht Club member Jeff Cordell and two of his crew of B&G Advantage this will be the their 10th.