In addition, the RYCT will be manning and operating the liaison centre, and will offer an array of RYCT merchandise.
The RYCT will continue as normal over this period, including hosting a black-tie dinner on New Year's Eve.
He joined the RYCT
Board in 2009 and was elected Vice Commodore in 2010 and 2011.
To mark the 70th anniversary to the Maria Island Race, the RYCT
is planninga number of lead-up events, including a reunion dinner for past competitors and a pre-race function for skippers and crew members.
These include Justin "Juggy" Clougher on board Perpetual Loyal, David Morris and Louis Noye on Black Sheep, RYCT
Board Member Stephen "Rowdy" McCullum and his son Jack on the beautiful Love and War, Darren "Twirler" Jones on Patrice, Peter Fletcher on Chutzpah and Travis Read on China Easyway, to name a few.
Both the RYCT
and DSS are running class racing for the SB20s in their Sunday winter series.
The focus of the CYCA, with the support of the RYCT
, is towards the 75th running of what is undoubtedly the best known annual ocean yacht race in the world.
will be manning and operating the liaison centre as per previous years along with offering an array of RYCT
is also organising a New Year's Day event dockside in the Rolex Village and the club will also host a Clipper Race crew welcome at the Sandy Bay clubhouse.
The Governor's Cup winner, for outstanding yachting achievement over the past season, is chosen by past commodore's of the RYCT
with vice commodore Matthew Johnston commenting: "Roger has won most of the offshore sailing regattas in Australia and is a member of the Yachting Tasmania Hall of Fame.
The first was the Race Finishing Co-Ordinator, Mr Robert "Biddy" Badenach from the RYCT
. The second recipient was Past Commodore Martin James who has demonstrated a significant contribution to the event for a continuous period since 1999.
Past CYCA Commodore Martin James and past RYCT
Commodore Robert 'Biddy' Badenach were honoured with Meritorious Awards.