Henley Boat Races in Australia

Hobart Granton Spectacular

The Hobart Granton Spectacular Race

The Hobart Granton Spectacular is a series of action-packed powerboat racing competitions that typically runs for two days.

Where Does the Hobart Granton Spectacular Hold?

For the 2021 Hobart Granton Spectacular event, the races’ location is at the Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania, Granton, Tasmania.

When Does This Event Hold?

This remarkable event holds for two days, from Saturday 6th March to Sunday 7th March 2021. The races begin promptly at 10:30 am. We encourage you to be available early to ensure that you do not miss any aspect of the race.

What Are the Requirements for General Admission to the Hobart Granton Spectacular?

Entry costs $25 for one day. For the full two days that the event would span for, it costs $35.

How Do I Locate the Motor Yacht Club Of Tasmania?

The address of the MYCT is 1 Ford Parade, Lindisfarne TAS 7015, Australia. To get to it from the nearest landmark, the Chemist Warehouse Lindisfarne (which is located at 6 Franklin St, Lindisfarne TAS 7015, Australia), follow these directions:

Following Wellington Road, head south towards Lincoln Street. Lincoln Street is the right turning. Turn right onto it and head-on. Take the left turn onto Park Road and drive straight until the Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania comes into sight. Drive into it.

The Motor Yacht Club is located at the Lindisfarne Bay entrance, so it offers sheltered anchorage for boats. These several boating facilities include facilities for slipping, refuelling, and launching.

The MYCT has a clubhouse that offers splendid views that look over the River Derwent, has great facilities for functions and indoor events, and offers spectacular catering function. 

What Major Races Or Events Does the Hobart Granton Spectacular Hold?

  • The Australian 25hp Championships
  • The Riverland Trophy
  • The Hayes Wood Trophy
  • The Dulux Trophy
  • The 105mph Australian Championships

Please, note that:

  • Racing begins at 10:30 am.
  • Tickets are required for entry to The Hobart Granton Spectacular.
  • Only registered vessels, competitors and personnel are allowed in the racing zones on the competitions’ day.
  • All spectators, competitors, and personnel, are obligated to adhere to DHHS stipulated COVID-19 precautions. Masks are mandatory, and you must exercise social distancing. This is to ensure adequate protection of lives and prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
  • All dates, and venues, are tentative due to the sensitiveness of a pandemic period. In the event that we cannot go on, we will communicate the rescheduling or cancellation to you.
  • We will examine all boats before being allowed to tread the competition waters.
  • The series of competition holds at the Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania, Granton, Tasmania.
  • The vessels tread the Derwent waters.
  • Tractors will be available for pulling the boats in and out of the water.
  • MYCT has an effective and effectible evacuation plan to be exercised in case of emergency.