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FORK IN THE ROAD HAS DONE IT AGAIN!

FORK IN THE ROAD HAS DONE IT AGAIN!

Hobart sailor Gary Smith has again taken out line honours in this year’s Riversdale Estate Wines Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race. Smith sailing his Bakewell-White yacht Fork in the Road Yachting has defended his title for his 8th consecutive line honours win. Racing between Victorian yacht Dream, and Fork in the Road has been extremely close since […]

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Impressive start at Launceston to Hobart Race 2019

An impressive fleet of 19 yachts have crossed the start at Beauty Point for the 13th year of the Riversdale Estate Wines Launceston to Hobart yacht race. Weather conditions for the 285 nautical mile race are favourable for both line honour favourites, Gary Smith’s, Fork in the Road and Ken Gourlay’s, radical Pogo 40, Green. […]

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ALL CALM ON THE L2H FRONTLINE

ALL CALM ON THE L2H FRONTLINE

Offshore racing can challenge even the hardiest sailors, but what motivates two outdoor adventurers used to climbing and skiing in rugged terrain to leave the land and turn to offshore sailing? Professor Ian Snape and Greg Kuehn had minimal sailing experience but have taken to sailing like ducks to water and are racing in this […]

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L2H Race Entries Open

L2H Race Entries Open

The 2019 Riversdale Estate Launceston to Hobart yacht race has this year moved to online entries via TopYacht. Entries can be made at https://www.topyacht.com.au/db/kb/1182 and are open until Friday 8th November 2019.

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Congratulations to our amazing sponsor Riversdale Estate

Congratulations to our amazing sponsor Riversdale Estate

Riversdale Estate this month won 8 trophies at the Royal Hobart Wine Show. A fantastic result from 1350 entries. The award were for: Best Shiraz Best Riesling Best Tasmanian Wine Best Dessert Wine Best Tasmanian White Best Individual Wine Best Tas Exhibitor Most Successful Exhibitor The wines on show were: 2012 Riesling ‘Cygnus’  2017 Syrah […]

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Race History

2007 – Inaugural year Starters: 17 IRC:1. Host Plus Executive – Mumm 36 – Jeff Cordell, BYC2. Asylum – Sydney 38 – Dianne Barkas, RYCT/DSS3. X-Rated – X-35 – David Creese, BYC PHS:1. Host Plus Executive – Mumm 36 – Jeff Cordell, BYC2. Haphazard – Adams/Radford 49 – Nick Edmunds, TYC3. Lock on Wood – Dubois 9.5m – Peter Geeves, DSS Line honours:  1 […]

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Philosopher confirmed Overall L2H winner

Philosopher confirmed Overall L2H winner

It’s official, Shaun Tiedemann’s Australian champion yacht Philosopher was this afternoon declared the Overall winner of the Riversdale Estate Wines L2H 2018. The official results of the race were announced at the prizegiving at the Derwent Sailing Squadron with Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC, presenting trophies.

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