Ballina’s Richmond River club opened its season on Sunday, 6 September in a perfect 12-knot sou-easter.
Duncan Dey Ballina’s Richmond River club opened its season on Sunday, 6 September in a perfect 12-knot sou-easter. Four fleets started their hour-plus races, with each fleet containing a variety of boat types, so race times are adjusted to achieve... Read More →
To sail or to stay? That was the decision that Craig Plummer and Claudia Schick from Bangalow had to make when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and they sailed into an Indonesian port, from Thailand.
The Tweed Valley sailing club hosted its first meeting since the pandemic began when a group of members and visitors enjoyed pleasant racing on the lower Tweed River the Sunday before last.
Main Arm resident Duncan Dey, sailing with the Richmond River Sailing and Rowing Club has won the RS100 national championships held at Toronto, on Lake Macquarie, late last month.
Eleven boats enjoyed easy and fast sailing, with many under spinnakers for race 10 of the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s Summer Series. Fastest on the day was Kate Yeomans on her Laser Bluey. Kate excelled in the conditions, leaving second place three minutes behind. Second finisher was Laser Silent Partner (John Heywood) and third was another Laser Siesta (Gary McCrohan).
Junior and teenaged sailors took a step up to the next level last Sunday morning at Fingal when visiting Australian Sailing instructor Connor Pilcher and coach Melanie Watson led an inspiring session for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club (TVSC).
The Tweed Valley Sailing Club at Fingal Head on the Tweed River is now nearly eight years old and 2018 was another packed year with both winter and summer seasons of regular Sunday Learn to Sail sessions, afternoon racing, as... Read More →
Only six boats out of a fleet of 14 sailed by 25 crew were able to complete the fifth race of the Tweed Valley Sailing Club summer series as strong winds reaching up to 26 knots hit the Tweed River... Read More →
Close competition marked the first race of the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s Summer Race Series on Sunday October 8 when 19 boats took to the water. Line honours went to father and daughter team John and Saffron Cooke on their... Read More →
Bill Fenelon and Alison Blatcher The TVSC is having a good run marked by ideal sailing conditions two Sundays ago as a fresh northerly gusting to 18 knots, and blue skies, made for a refreshing afternoon. With 18 boats on... Read More →
Local councillor and Richmond River Sailing Club member Duncan Dey took 4th place in the Annual Tumbulgum Passage Marathon Race along the Tweed River from Condong to Fingal Head. Dey competed against 35 other boats, both dinghies and cruising yachts,... Read More →