Event Calendar

Bruny Island Race

The Bruny Island Race is an 89 nautical mile circumnavigation of the elongated island south of Hobart originally called ‘The Ocean Race’. The Bruny Island Race is the oldest, continuously (almost) conducted inshore/offshore race in Tasmania, arguably in Australia, providing the challenge of inshore sailing through the winding reaches of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and the […]


Hobart Regatta Grounds McVilly Drive, Hobart, Tasmania

The 185th Regatta will see the return of the Lipton Cup to be held Saturday 11 February. Entrants should review information listed here in and on the Rowing Tasmania website via the link to the right. Enquires can be directed to rowing@royalhobartregatta.com

Two Bridges Kayak Race

Hobart Regatta Grounds McVilly Drive, Hobart, Tasmania

A notable paddlers race on the Ricer Derwent the ‘Two Bridges’ race see’s kayakers travel from the Tasman Bridge to the Bowen Bridge before returning to the finish line at the Royal Hobart Regatta grounds. Totalling 15 kilometres this event is perfect for seasoned/ experience paddlers and boasts a hardy prize pool.

Junior Pageant

Hobart Regatta Grounds McVilly Drive, Hobart, Tasmania

Held in harmony with the annual Ambassador Program the Junior Pageant is a tremendous way for the junior members of our community to participate in all the hallmarks that are the Royal Hobart Regatta and its proceeding 185 years. The pageant will be held on Saturday 11, February 2023. Interested parties are encouraged to review […]

Riverside Festival

Hobart Regatta Grounds McVilly Drive, Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart's newest summer festival is here! Brought to you by the Royal Hobart Regatta, the Riverside Festival is being held in the heart of Hobart on the shores of the Derwent River, with headline tunes from the most awarded country rock duo ever in Australia, Tasmania's very own THE WOLFE BROTHERS. Festival life gets no […]

Trans Derwent Swim

Hobart Regatta Grounds McVilly Drive, Hobart, Tasmania

The Trans Derwent Swim is a staple of the Royal Hobart Regatta; and in 2023, as the Regatta celebrates 185 years, the swim will return on Sunday 12 February. The traditional swim comprises a 1.5km route across the Derwent River, commencing in Montagu Bay and finishing at the Regatta Grounds within the allocated 45 minutes. […]

Lipton Cup

Hobart Regatta Grounds McVilly Drive, Hobart, Tasmania

There are two racing categories, one for spinnakers and the other for those skippers who prefer to sail without a spinnaker. Each category is separated into two Divisions. The start line for all races is directly in front of the Regatta Grounds which is a fantastic vantage point for spectators. The spinnaker Divisions start at […]