sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Sail-World.com : Teenagers star at 176th Royal Hobart Regatta
Teenagers star at 176th Royal Hobart Regatta


'176th Royal Hobart Regatta - Teenagers star at 176th Royal Hobart Regatta'    Dane Lojek

A highlight of the 176th Royal Hobart Regatta yachting on the River Derwent yesterday was the performance of a crew of four teenage boy and girl dinghy sailors from Sandy Bay Sailing Club, sailing an SB20 sports boat and scoring a fine victory against adult sailors.

The team, all present or past International Cadet dinghy sailors, with former national champion Sam Teidemann at the helm, sailed Building Concept to a fourth in fleet and first on corrected time in the Group 4 fleet of keelboats.

Sailing with Teidemann were Ollie Burnell, Samantha Bailey and Charlie Connor as part of Derwent Sailing Squadron’s youth program in the high performance SB20 class, using a boat loaned to the club by prominent SB20 sailor Brett Cooper.

Under the scheme, Teidemann has been taking a crew from schools that have sailing programs, including Hutchins, St Virgils and Friends, out in Building Concepts to compete the Thursday evening racing for the SB20 class.

Yesterday, the youngsters sailed brilliantly in the 12-18 knot seabreeze on the Derwent, including beating two leading SB20 adult crews, Stephen Catchpool’s Hypertronics and Scott Brain’s Brainwave, around the course.

On corrected time, they won from the keelboats, Eliza (Kevin Jacobson) and Pirates Pride (Peter Masterton) with the other two SB20s placing fifth and sixth.

Building Concept, with Teidemann as skipper and the same crew from SBSC, will contest the SB20 Tasmanian championship to be held as part of the Crown Series Bellerive Regatta over the weekend of 22-23 February,

A fleet of nearly 50 yachts contested the Hobart combined clubs harbour series sailing for the historic Lipton Trophy as part of the 176th Royal Hobart Regatta. Winner of the prized silver trophy has yet to be announced by Derwent Sailing Squadron which conducted yesterday’s yachting.

In Group 1, Andrew Hunn and Lloyd Clark’s Farr 40 Voodoo Chile showed her speed in the lead-up to the Farr 40 class Tasmanian and Australian championships which start on the Derwent next Friday.

Voodoo Chile outsailed the fleet and on corrected time won both the PHS and IRC categories of Group 1. In the PHS category she beat TasPaints (Ian Stewart) and Nexedge (John Mills), winning IRC from Don Calvert’s Intrigue and rival Farr 40 War Games (Wayne Banks-Smith). TasPaints won the AMS category on corrected time.

176th Royal Hobart Regatta - Teenagers star at 176th Royal Hobart Regatta -  Dane Lojek  


by Peter Campbell

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=119185

4:14 AM Tue 11 Feb 2014GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







News - USA and the World

























HUD Vision: An interview with Afterguard Marine’s Alex Moret *Feature by David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Seattle














America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, NZ
















Congressional Cup - Victory for Taylor Canfield and crew by Rich Roberts (As Amended by ISAF),




2014 Halifax – Saint-Pierre Ocean Race by Patricia Nelder, Nova Scotia








Earth Day boater tips
Anna Tunnicliffe - from CrossFit to Extreme 40's
Charleston Race Week - Photos by Chris Howell
Image Gallery: Stratis SL33 flies on the Waitemata
Audi Melges 20- Sperry Topsider Charleston Race Week - Light final day
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - PSP Logistics prepares for USA
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères - Crème of the crop to compete
Congressional Cup: Luna Rossa makes podium in first event
Int 14 World Championships 2015 launch new event website
International Optimist Regatta Clinic and Team Race - Register now!
Congressional Cup: World top rankers finish that way in Long Beach
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week Day 3 finale
America's Cup: Gino Morrelli outlines the new AC62 design
Doyle Sails New Zealand signs Andrew Brown as One Design Manager
America's Cup: Dean Barker's Blog - A sail with the Duke and Duchess *Feature
29er World Youth Sailing Week Easter regatta - Day 1 and 2 overall
C Thomas Clagett Jr Memorial Clinic/Regatta - Entries start to roll in
50th Congressional Cup: See the delayed coverage and media conferences
Clipper Race 10 Day 27: Closing stages - Qingdao to San Francisco
Canfield, Williams, Bruni, Swinton in Congressional Cup final four
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week - Day 2   
Audi Melges 20 Charleston Race Week - Perfect conditions in Charleston   
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Full on ocean conditions for day 3   
PWA World Tour - A taste of things to come at La Torche + Video   
Women's International Match Racing Series kicks off in June   
Melges 32 Audi Tron Sailing Series - Action shots by Max Ranchi   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Frustrating conditions   
Man rescued after falling overboard in Pacific taken to hospital   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2014 - Youth leading Melges 20   
Congressional Cup - Canfield leads toward Congressional Cup sailoffs   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2014 - Perfection for Day 1   
America's Cup: Coutts claims ISAF Jury on a crusade, backs Kiwi report *Feature   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Will light winds hamper progress?   
Les Voiles de St. Barth - Preparing to rock Saint Barthélemy waters   
Clipper Round the World Race - OneDLL and Qingdao now in San Francisco   
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ up against funding hurdle for year *Feature   
Melges 32 Sailing Series Napoli - Day 1 images by Stefano Gattini   
50th Congressional Cup: View the Live racing here   
Melges 32 Sailing Series - Napoli action shots by Max Ranchi   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica launch new boat   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
X6XL NEW US