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Onshore - Vol 47, 3 December 2012
AFR Midnight Rambler wins slow Lion Island Botany Bay Race

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's 60 nautical mile Lion Island-Botany Bay race was won by the Ed Psaltis/Bob Thomas/Michael Bencsik owned AFR Midnight Rambler and will long be remembered for the time it took and the patience required - it became a midnight ramble for the five at the tail-end of the fleet, while three others packed it in, unable to deal with the fickle conditions. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL STORY

2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race as challenging as ever

The 68th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race promises to be one for the true believers; if you admire people who constantly challenge your values, fire your imagination, refuse to quit when the going gets tough, can't be told that they are too old, are too stubborn to give it away and who keep coming back for more, then this year's race is a Christmas present you'll never forget. CLICK HERE FOR FULL STORY

CLUB NEWS
OCEAN POINTSCORE SERIES
Ocean Point Score: Merlin wins successive doubles

The 1972 Star Olympic gold medallist, David Forbes, has done it again, taking the double in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Ocean Pointscore Series, able to keep ahead of a fading toggling breeze that beset most of the fleet taking part in the Club’s short offshore yacht race yesterday.

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GRANT THORNTON SHORT OCEAN POINTSCORE SERIES
Enigma wins the David Burke Memorial Trophy

Enigma, a Farr 40 owned by Gary Adshead has won the David Burke Memorial Trophy, after taking PHS Division 1 honours in the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore Race.

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YOUTH SAILING ACADEMY
Steele wins the Musto International Youth Match Racing Championship

Chris Steele and his crew of Stewart Dodson and Rawiri Geddes, representing Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron have won the Musto International Youth Match Racing Championship after four days of tough competition, hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia.

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SOLAS BIG BOAT CHALLENGE
It’s On Again – the eBay auction for crew spots on maxis racing in the CYCA SOLAS Big Boat Challenge

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia has today launched its eBay auction that provides an exclusive opportunity to bid for places onboard one of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race favourites, when they compete in the CYCA’s SOLAS Big Boat Challenge – the spectacular maxi yacht race around Sydney Harbour on Tuesday 11 December.

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Club Noticeboard

68th Sydney Hobart Merchandise

The officially licensed 68th Sydney Hobart merchandise collection featuring t-shirts, polos, rugby jerseys, jackets, and caps for both men and women is now available for purchase from reception or online for members, guests and competitors. Get your souvenir merchandise today through our new e-store.

SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, Tuesday 11 December - Spectator Ferry

Get on board MV Coast for another first class day of champagne sailing for the famous SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, the precursor to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
 
MV Coast will again be front and centre on the race course for one of the great days on Sydney Harbour, the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge. This is a day not to be missed, no exclusion zone racing means up close and action packed viewing.

Coast welcomes back all our regular sailing aficionados, sailing friends and family of the race competitors. This is the classic Sydney yacht race day. Our first-class commentary team and crew will make your day a memorable one.

Cruise details
Coast will pick up guests at King Street Wharf, No. 9 dock, Darling Harbour, at 10.15am on December 11, and return approximately 3.00pm. Tickets are $60.00, and $50.00 for CYCA members, ticket price includes a welcome glass of sparkling and a snack on board. A CYCA pick up and drop will be advise should there be sufficient demand

Call 0458 888 831, or email coasthc@me.com to secure your place on board, Capped numbers to ensure comfort.

Further information: www.coastcruises.com.au


NEWS FROM L Eat

Bistro Hours and Theme Nights

Summer Bistro trading hours: 8am until 9pm. Don't forget about our Theme Nights:

  • BarraMonday- Every Monday we are offering NT Grilled  Barramundi served with chips and salad for only $15. Available from 12pm until 9pm.
  • Wednesday- Every Wednesday Steak night, 300g Grain-fed Rump Steak served with chips, salad and your choice of sauce for only $15. Available from 5pm until 9pm.
  • Thursday - $12 Members Badge Draw Special. Each week tempt yourself with the fabulous daily special available from 5pm - 9pm. Catch up with your mates after the Members' Badge Draw.

Click here to view the summer menu

 

UPCOMING EVENTS


3 DECEMBER-
25 MARCH




Mount Gay Rum Monday Twilight (Spinnaker)


5 DECEMBER-
27 MARCH




Club Marine Wednesday Twilight (Non Spinnaker)
THURSDAY
6
DECEMBER

18:00 to 19:00

Members' Badge Draw
FRIDAY
SUNDAY

7-9
DECEMBER



CYCA Trophy - Rating and One Design
TUESDAY
11
DECEMBER



SOLAS Big Boat Challenge
THURSDAY
13
DECEMBER

18:00 to 19:00

Members' Badge Draw
SATURDAY
SUNDAY

15-16
DECEMBER



Rolex Trophy - Passage Series


26 DECEMBER-
2 JANUARY




Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
WEDNESDAY
FRIDAY

2-4
JANUARY



Pittwater Coffs Harbour Race - RPAYC


7 JANUARY-
25 MARCH




Mount Gay Rum Monday Twilight (Spinnaker)


9 JANUARY-
27 MARCH




Club Marine Wednesday Twilight (Non Spinnaker)


14 JANUARY-
25 MARCH




Mount Gay Rum Monday Twilight (Spinnaker)
BADGE DRAW
Members Badge Draw - Results from 29 November

The JACKPOT Prize for Thursday 6th December 2012 is $800 Members' Badge Draw LTPS-12-01502 Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm. Thanks to our sponsor ***Pacific Sailing School***

Members drawn on 29/11/2012 were:

  1. Dinah Eagle                   #3895
  2. Berridge Spencer           #1339
  3. Leslie Pongrass              #3900
  4. Alan Kendall                  #2740

Members must be present at the CYCA clubhouse at the time their number is
drawn.  The first number will be drawn at 1815, followed by 1830 and 1845 with
the final number being drawn at 1900.

Following that the usual raffle will take place.  Terms and conditions of entry apply

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