Historical Links

Coasters Retreat & the origins of the Sydney to Hobart

Read this excellent ABC article on how three residents of Coasters Retreat (The Basin) were instrumental in founding the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, and the CYC. Did you know that famous actor Chips Rafferty, had a property at Lovett Bay and used to sail with Dicko & the "coasters rebels" ? 

And that John Brogan (son of club house Architect John Brogan) now resides with his wife in Dicko's Cottage at Coasters ?


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