2014 Melbourne Tassie Trio races start tomorrow

The Melbourne to Hobart Westcoaster, The Melbourne to Hobart Eastcoaster, and Melbourne to Devonport oceaN YACHT races start at 12:30pm at Portsea pier tomorrow after Saturday 27th December, 2014.  There are great vantage points to watch the fleet from Portsea pier, Point Nepean, Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale Light.

Hope to see you there tomorrow.

Hobart

Monday, 31 December 2018 10:00

2018 Melbourne to Hobart WestCoaster Race: Post-Race Crew interviews   Michael Pritchard OSKANA Line Honours winner   ABC TV News Hobart speak to Michael Pritchard, skipper of OSKANA who won Line Honour David Aplin and Joanna Breen WHISTLER   ABC TV News Hobart speak to speaks to David Aplin, Skipper and Jo Breen, Navigator WHISTLER, clean sweep winner of all Handicap Divisions AMS, IRC and PHS.  

Saturday, 29 December 2018 12:09

2018 Melbourne to Hobart WestCoaster and Melbourne to Devonport Races: Drone footage of Start Drone Pilot Steb Fisher. Combined Start for 2018 Melbourne to Hobart WestCoaster and Melbourne to Devenport Rudder Cup Races. Fleet hoists spinnakers shortly after the start. Many thanks to Steb Fisher and Southern Peninsula Rescue Squad for hosting us on their boat.

Saturday, 29 December 2018 11:10

2018 Melbourne to Hobart WestCoaster Race: Pre-Race Crew interviews   Annette Hesselmans RED JACKET   Media Officer Jennifer McGuigan speaks to Annette Hesselmans skipper of RED JACKET just prior to leaving Blargowrie for the start of the race Richard McGarvie ADDICTION   Media Officer Jennifer McGuigan speaks to Richard McGarvie skipper of ADDICTION, in his 13th WestCoaster, just prior to leaving Blargowrie for the start of the race  

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 10:28

Shorthanded Racing is here – 4 crew plus Autohelm The ORCV is pleased to announce that it will be introducing short handed racing with autohelm with a maximum of 4 crew as part of the main fleet in all offshore races next season 'Four + Autohelm'. This development reflects the findings of research into race participation conducted by ORCV earlier this year. More details on the research and related initiatives will be released in a future article but the decision on short handed racing reflects two key findings. First, in an open question on “matters considered when deciding whether to participate in an ocean race”, time and cost rate a mention but the two overwhelming considerations were:- The availability of suitably experienced crew and The suitability of the yacht for the event, with emphasis on competitiveness against the expected fleet. Skippers were also asked if they would be interested in, or support, short handed crews racing with Autohelm under normal...

Friday, 26 December 2014 21:12

2014 Melbourne Tassie Trio races start tomorrow The Melbourne to Hobart Westcoaster, The Melbourne to Hobart Eastcoaster, and Melbourne to Devonport oceaN YACHT races start at 12:30pm at Portsea pier tomorrow after Saturday 27th December, 2014.  There are great vantage points to watch the fleet from Portsea pier, Point Nepean, Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale Light. Hope to see you there tomorrow.