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Racing up the coast to Pittwater

Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore - Sydney to Pittwater and return race

Twelve yachts took off from Sydney Harbour on Saturday for the Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore race ten from Sydney to Pittwater. A beautiful 12 to 15 knot southerly breeze sent the fleet out past Sydney Heads, where they then poled out for the run north to Pittwater on Sydney’s northern beaches. ...

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  • 20 Feb 2017 13:41:00
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FEBRUARY 2017

Balance cleans up in Sydney Newcastle Race

Paul Clitheroe’s TP52 Balance has almost replicated her clean sweep of last year’s Sydney Newcastle race, taking line honours and winning IRC, ORCi and PHS overall, only missing breaking the record she set last year in the Ocean Pointscore Series conducted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia....

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  • 19 Feb 2017 09:40:00
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Grimes starts off strong at the NESPRESSO Youth International Regatta

Day one of the NESPRESSO Youth International Match Race Cup saw lead changes, wind shifts and the unwelcome rain! The regatta hosted by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) got off to a late start with the teams left on dry land for the morning. Until the wind filled in at 1130, and all 13 teams docked out to start the days’ racing. ...

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  • 17 Feb 2017 09:23:00
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Club Marine Wednesday Twilight - Race 17 a beautiful evening for all

In one of the biggest fleets of the season, 64 boats competed in last night’s Club Marine Wednesday Twilight in Race 17 of the series. The four divisions (A, B, C and D), set off in a glorious 15 knot north easterly breeze that held in for the duration of the race, allowing the yachts to finish the full course for the evening. ...

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  • 16 Feb 2017 10:44:00
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CYCA SOLAS Trusts Board Members

At the CYCA SOLAS Trusts Fundraising Dinner in October 2016, Matt Allen regrettably announced his resignation as Chairman, but welcomed appointment of David Kellett in the role. Matt now joins the Board for the CYCA SOLAS Trusts, along with some other changes....

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  • 15 Feb 2017 08:40:00
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CYCA S2H17 Spirit of Cruising Dinner at the Shippies

Denis Doyle and Lynne Smith from CYCA Cruising Committee, along with Shaaron Walsh, hosted a lively evening at the traditional venue of The Shipwright Arms, Battery Point, Hobart. ...

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  • 13 Feb 2017 16:22:00
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Karl Kwok believes that Australia attracts the most competitive fleet

The 2017 Australian Yachting Championship will be hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia this March 23 to 26. The regatta returns to News South Wales for the first time since 2014, when Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club hosted the regatta and Karl Kwok won his first Championship with Team Beau Geste....

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  • 07 Feb 2017 08:47:00
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CYCA Rendezvous Cruise Sydney to Hobart 2017 Update

A group of 12 boats departed Sydney at various times during January, on a cruise south to visit the Hobart Wooden Boat Festival. Five boats will be participating in the Festival, including Anitra V, Smoky Cape, Lyndenne, Flemingo, Kintail. ...

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  • 06 Feb 2017 08:14:00
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About Time wins game of patience in Port Hacking Race

Julian Farren-Price and his About Time crew persevered to win an agonizingly slow game of patience in Race 6 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s (CYCA) Ocean Point Score (OPS), the Port Hacking Race today....

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  • 04 Feb 2017 20:40:00
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Price finishes fifth at the Warren Jones Regatta

Racing at the Warren Jones started on time on day four, on the now familiar shifty Easterly course in 5 - 8 knots with streaky puffs and plenty of taxing shifts. Late in the afternoon the breeze shifted into the South allowing for a more traditional longer course with fewer boundaries....

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  • 03 Feb 2017 12:27:00
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