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Obsession victory in today’s Derwent Sailing Squadron’s Winter Series race on the River Derwent was a real family affair by a crew of just four,  owner/skipper David Creese being joined by his wife Allison and teenage sons Dion (15) and Lachie (13) in winning line and handicap honours in Division 1.

  Hobart’s three Mumm 36s are within one point of each other after three of the five race series in Bellerive Yacht Club’s Eastern Autobody Winter Series.

The next Winter Series rce is July 13th, sponsored by Eastern Autobody
- Automotive collision repairs,
- All insurance claims & private work
- free pick up and delivery of vehicles
- Life time guarantees on all repairs & paintwork


This year’s 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will mark 21 years since the Lyons 40 Micropay Cuckoos Nest battled through south-westerly gales to win the IMS overall division on corrected time. 

Fresh from winning Division 1 of the Derwent Sailing Squadron’s Autumn Two-Handed Series, Chris Sheehan today sailed his Young 88 Saga to a first-up Winter Series victory back with his home club, Bellerive Yacht Club.

“We cracked a port-hand start and led all the way,” said Sheehan, a past sailing secretary of BYC.

View and order all the snaps from the BYC Prize Night by clicking on the link below:-
Prize Night Photos
Photos courtesy of Andrew Viney Photography

Two husband-and-wife crews were among the winners in the Derwent Sailing Squadron’s record-breaking fleet that opened the club’s annual autumn two-handed yachting series on the River Derwent today.