A sailing dinghy to suit everyone.
The “Tamar Class”, as the small yacht was designed and initially built within the immediate Tamar Valley.
The design was by a local yachtie, Grahame Titmus, and later built by the students of Port Dalrymple School
The reason the small yacht was designed was to provide a vessel that could be handled by young “yachties”. (Club Juniors)
Now On Display
They were mainly based at the Tamar yacht club in Launceston but raced at other venues on the river. Southern parts bee sailing clubs in south. Some appeared in both Sydney & Darwin & also in New Guinea
Films to see
The Bass and Flinders Centre is operated by volunteers under a trust arrangement and is self funded.