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Onshore - Vol 48, 10 December 2012
CYCA Trophy: Winners Decided as Racing Abandoned in Big Southerly

Racing in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's Trophy One-Design was abandoned at 1.00pm today as strong southerlies gusting over 40 knots on Sydney Harbour and outside Sydney Heads showed no signs of abating, so yesterday's leaders, Old School and Kokomo were crowned winners of the Sydney 38 and Farr 40 series'. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL STORY



CLUB NEWS
AUSTRALIAN YACHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Ichi Ban claims Australian Yachting Championship

CYCA Past Commodore Matt Allen and his Ichi Ban Team have another trophy to add to their cabinet after claiming Allen’s second Australian Yachting Championship early in what is shaping to be a bumper 2018.

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CYCA SOLAS TRUSTS
Spies celebrates the important work of SOLAS after the loss of Hollywood Boulevard

Six crew were winched to safety in a sea rescue, after one of the entrants of this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race started sinking in Bass Strait on the return from Tasmania.

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ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACE
Line Honours win in Coffs sets the tone for About Time’s big campaign

While many of the ocean racing fraternity worked their way down the east coast after Christmas, CYCA Member Julian Farren-Price was making his way north at the head of the fleet in the Newport Coffs Harbour Race, securing a win which takes his boat one step closer to a Rolex Sydney Hobart campaign.

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ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACE
Matt Allen's Ichi Ban crowned Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race winner for 2017

Matt Allen’s new TP52 Ichi Ban has been declared the overall winner of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017 – and Allen, the president of Australian Sailing, can hardly believe it.

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ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACE
LDV Comanche secures line honours and the race record

Sport is often determined by fine margins and yachting is no exception. After a phenomenal contest between Jim Cooney’s LDV Comanche and the Oatley family’s Wild Oats XI over the full 628nm of the Rolex Sydney Hobart concluded yesterday in the Derwent River, the line honours title for first to finish was eventually decided today in the protest room. An incident between the two 100-footers, shortly after the start, was adjudged in favour of LDV Comanche.

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ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACE
Black Jack makes the most of cards dealt

Black Jack, the light weather flyer of the four 100 foot super maxis racing for line honours in the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart took full advantage of the light, easterly conditions on Sydney Harbour this afternoon to lead her contemporaries out of the Heads.

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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.

CYCA Associates Christmas Hamper

Tickets are now on sale for the annual CYCA Associates Christmas Hamper - $3 each; 2 for $5; 4 for $10 and 25+5 for $50. The hamper is filled with lots of Christmas fare including: Black Wolf bags; $200 voucher from Bush's Meats; Dick Smith Food Hamper, 6 bottles of sparkling wine donated by Sir James Hardy plus many more delicacies to lay on your table. The raffle will be drawn on Thursday 20th December with all proceeds going to the Starlight Foundation.

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 has been arranged with pick-up at 10.30am from B arm of the CYCA Marina.
 
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

Christmas Day at the CYCA

Don't want to melt in the kitchen this Christmas Day cooking up your family feast? Then come and enjoy a delicious Christmas Buffett at the CYCA. Cost is $96.00 for each Adult (drinks excluded) and $50 for children aged 5-10 years. (Kids under 5 eat free). Bookings essential - click here to view menu and booking form

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

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Club Marine Wednesday Twilight Series
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Australia Day City of Sydney Cup
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Monday Twilight Series
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Club Marine Wednesday Twilight Series
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PONANT Luxury Cruises - information session - LAST EVENT IN THE CLUBHOUSE BEFORE RENOVATIONS
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Mt Gay Ocean Pointscore - Port Hacking
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Monday Twilight Series
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Club Marine Wednesday Twilight Series
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Mt Gay Ocean Pointscore - Sydney Newcastle Race
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