International Cadet Nationals 2012 begins Tasmania’s Summer of Sail

The International Cadet Australian Championship 2012
The International Cadet Australian Championship 2012 will be the opening act of Tasmania’s Summer of Sail, drawing elite international cadet sailors in a weeklong event that also serves as a qualifier for the International Cadet World championship. Both events will be held at Sandy Bay Yacht Club in Hobart.

Tasmania's Summer of Sail starts this coming Friday, 20 December, with the opening races for the International Cadet Australian championship at Sandy Bay Yacht Club, Hobart. The nationals is a selection series for the Australian team to contest the International Cadet World championship, also at SBSC.

The Cadets are the first of many championships, regattas and ocean races in Tasmanian waters between late December and mid January.


 Australian and World Sailing Championships (dinghies)

Dates

Event

Club

Fleet size

Dec 22-27

Intl Cadet Aust Champ

SBSC

80

Dec 29-Jan 4

Intl Cadet World Champ

SBSC

68

Dec 28-Jan 4

Intl Laser Aust Champ

RYCT

150

Dec 28-Jan 4

Int 420 Aust Champ

DSS

35

Dec 28-Jan 4

Intl Mirror Champ

MBYC

20

Dec 27-Jan 3

NS 14 Aust Champ

PDYC

30

Dec 31-Jan 5

B14 Aust Champ

TYC

30

Jan 6-10

Aust Youth Sailing Champ

RYCT

150

Jan 7-13

Optimist Aust Champ

SBSC

200+


 Major Ocean Races and Regattas (keelboats)

Date

Event

Clubs

Fleet size

Dec 26-31

Rolex Sydney Hobart Race

CYCA/RYCT

80

Dec 27-30

Launceston to Hobart

DSS/TYC

37

Dec 27-29

Melbourneto Launceston

ORCV/TYC

15

Dec 27-31

Melbourneto Hobart

ORCV/DSS

30 (East & West Coast)

Jan 2

King of the Derwent

DSS

60-80

Jan 4-6

Farr 40 Tasmanian Champ

BYC

8 (incl interstate entries)



Conducting Clubs:
Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania (RYCT), Derwent Sailing Squadron (DSS), Bellerive Yacht Club (BYC), Sandy Bay Sailing (SBSC), Montrose Bay Yacht Club (MBYC), Tamar Yacht Club (TYC), Port Dalrymple Yacht Club (PDYC), Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA), Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV).

Tasmania Summer of Sail 2012
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