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Onshore - Vol 49, 17 December 2012
Ichi Ban gets her own back with a win and overall victory in CYCA Trophy

Ichi Ban may have been pipped to the post by 98ft Lahana for line honours victory in Race 2 of the CYCA Trophy Passage series today, but Matt Allen and his crew on the Jones 70 got their own back by winning the race overall to clinch the series from Lahana by one point. CLICK HERE TO READ THE 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 this Thursday 20th December with all proceeds going to the Starlight Foundation.

Rolex Sydney Hobart Skippers Gift Bag

Once again a number of companies contributed items for the Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 skipper's gift bags. The club and competitors thank the following organisations for their generosity:

Balance Water - Balance Water can now be home delivered around Australia through the
website
Cadbury - A selection of chocolates and Natural Confectionery Company jellies
Club Marine - caps, magazines and stubby holders
Gatorade
Fosters Group- Crown Lager cooler bags
Harken Australia - assorted Harken branded merchandise
Know Your Own Skin - Lip Balm and sunscreen
Magners Cider - USB Keys
Mizone Formulated Sports Water
Mount Gay caps - thanks to Monday twilight sponsor Mount Gay
Musto
Noakes Group
Ocean Media - Offshore Yachting magazine
Sony BMG - selection of CD's thanks to Sony BMG chairman and CYCA member Denis Handlin
Village Roadshow - selection of DVDs, thanks to Village Roadshow chairman, CYCA
member and YSA sponsor John Kirby
XS Protein Bars and Drinks

Christmas New Year Trading Hours
Members are advised the Club will be open every day over the Christmas New Year Period. The list below details the services that will be available.

Available Throughout the Period

* Marina Office and Tender Service open weekdays from 08:00-16:00; Public Holidays 08:00 -
17:00; New Year's Eve 08:00 - 0100 (1/1/13)

* Bistro - 08:00 - 21:00 with the exception of Christmas Day 08:00-15:00hrs and then 17:00hrs-20:00hrs; and Boxing Day 06:30 - 21:00hrs

Bar Trading Hours

Monday 24th December
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 08:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - 08:00 until close
* Coasters Retreat - 13:00 until close

Tuesday 25 December
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 10:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - CLOSED - ice and soft drink only, No takeaways
* Coasters Retreat - 10:00 until close - No Happy Hour

Wednesday 26 December - BOXING DAY
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 07:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - 07:00 until close
* Coasters Retreat - 11:30 until close - No Happy Hour

Thursday 27 December
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 10:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - 10:00 until close
* Coasters Retreat - 16:00 until close - No Happy Hour

28 - 30 December
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 10:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - 10:00 until close
* Coasters Retreat - 16:00 until close

Monday 31 December
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 08:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - 08:00 until close
* Coasters Retreat - 13:00 until close

Tuesday 1 January 2012
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 10:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - 10:00 until close
* Coasters Retreat - 13:00 until close - No Happy Hour

There will also be no happy hour in Coasters Retreat on 2 January 2012.

CYCA Reception will be open the following hours:

Monday 24 December - 08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday 25 December - 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 26 December - 07:30 - 17:00
Thursday 27 December - 08:30 - 17:30
Friday 28 December - 08:30 - 17:30
Sat-Sun 29 - 30 December - 08:30 - 17:00
Monday 31 December - 08:30 - 17:30
Tues 1 January - 08:30 - 17:00

The Sailing Office will be open from 09:00- 17:00 on 27, 28 and 31 December. The office will be closed from 29 and 30 December; and 1 January 2013 and re-open on 2 January 2013 from 9am.

The Youth Sailing Academy will be contactable throughout the period via ysa.admin@cyca.com.au

The next edition of Onshore will be published 14 January 2012. Keep in touch with all the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race action via the new-look official race website www.rolexsydneyhobart.com

We wish all members a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

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

New Year's Eve
The Bistro will be open from 0800 - 2100hrs (subject to demand) on New Year's Eve

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
MONDAY
22
JANUARY

18:30 to 20:30

Monday Twilight Series
WEDNESDAY
24
JANUARY

18:00 to 20:30

Club Marine Wednesday Twilight Series
FRIDAY
26
JANUARY

11:00 to 22:00

Australia Day City of Sydney Cup
MONDAY
29
JANUARY

18:30 to 20:30

Monday Twilight Series
WEDNESDAY
31
JANUARY

18:00 to 20:30

Club Marine Wednesday Twilight Series
WEDNESDAY
31
JANUARY

18:00 to 20:00

PONANT Luxury Cruises - information session - LAST EVENT IN THE CLUBHOUSE BEFORE RENOVATIONS
SATURDAY
3
FEBRUARY

10:00 to 22:00

Mt Gay Ocean Pointscore - Port Hacking
MONDAY
5
FEBRUARY

18:30 to 20:30

Monday Twilight Series
WEDNESDAY
7
FEBRUARY

18:00 to 20:30

Club Marine Wednesday Twilight Series
SATURDAY
10
FEBRUARY

12:00 to 18:00

SOPS - Short Ocean Race (MHYC)
MONDAY
12
FEBRUARY

18:30 to 20:30

Monday Twilight Series
WEDNESDAY
14
FEBRUARY

18:00 to 20:30

Club Marine Wednesday Twilight Series
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