Bellerive Yacht Club members Jeff Cordell and Ian Stewart are normally arch rivals when it comes to yacht racing, but on Sunday they will join forces in a bid to win the Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race.
Hobart yachtsman Gary Smith is quietly confident he can emulate, or at least again achieve his sailing successes of last summer, by taking line honours for the fourth time in Tasmania’s longest offshore race, the Launceston to Hobart.
Hobart yachtsman Peter Cretan has two loves – singing and sailing – but for the moment sailing in the Launceston to Hobart offshore race has taken priority over singing with the highly acclaimed Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (TSO) Choir.
Race Facts Official Name: National Pies Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race 2015 Conducting Club: Derwent Sailing Squadron, Hobart, with the co-operation of the Tamar Yacht Club, Beauty Point. Start Time: 13:30 hours, 27 December 2014 Starting Line: From a line off Inspection Head Wharf, Beauty Point on the Tamar River. […]