This silk program was produced for the 105th Anniversary Regatta held on 6 March 1943. The regatta was organised by the Royal Hobart Regatta Association and commemorates the sighting of the west coast of Van Diemen's Land by Dutch explorer Abel Tasman in 1642. It was held under the patronage of the Governor, Sir Ernest Clark KCB, CBE.
The program details various events including Invitation Fours; School's Race (Fours); Naval Reserve Race; Sea Scout's Race; District Dinghies; Men's C Grade Swimming Race; Cadet Dinghies; Women's C Grade Swimming Race; 12 Square Metre Class; Men's B Grade Swimming; Cruisers; Women's B Grade Swimming Race; Yachted (D Class); Men's A Grade Swimming Race; Yachts (B Class); Women's A Grade Swimming Race; Yacht (A Class); Exhibition of Life-Saving by the Royal Life-Saving society; Life-Saving Rescue Races; Naval Reserve v Army; Water Ballet by members of the Top of the World Swimming Club; Greasy Pole Contest for the championship of Regatta; Naval Reserve Race; Mixed Diving Contest; Pillow Fight in Fancy Costume; Men's B Grade Swimming Race and Mixed Teams Race. It was printed by the Mercury Press, Hobart.