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Onshore - Vol 47, 1 December 2014
Brasell makes it Three in a Row for RNZYS at the Musto International Youth Match Racing Championship

New Zealander George Brasell today was crowned Champion of the 2014 Musto International Youth Match Racing Championship, after defeating local Harry Price in a four-match thriller this afternoon. A clearly elated Brasell was “over the moon” with a performance that sees the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron take the title for the third consecutive year.

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Nine Dragons and JustaDash come from behind to claim Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship

In big gusty winds, Bob Cox (Nine Dragons) and Phil Dash (JustaDash) came from behind to claim the Division 1 and 2 premier trophies respectively in Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s 37th Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship (SSORC).

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CLUB NEWS
YOUTH SAILING ACADEMY
Photo Gallery: Musto International Youth Match Racing Championship - Day 4

Images from Day 4 of the Musto International Youth Match Racing Championship.

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MEMBERS' NEWS
Enjoy hospitality on Sydney Harbour onboard The Island at the Extreme Sailing Series 13 & 14 December 2014

Don’t miss your chance to get up close and personal with World, Olympic and Americas Cup champion sailors as they go head to head in high performance Extreme 40 Catamarans, built for speed. Racing on short courses at the edge of control with one hull flying high above the spray, dramatic wipe outs, collisions and capsizes come with the territory.

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ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACE
Films that highlight the history of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Episode 4

This week we bring you part 1 of the 3 part documentary titled “50 Golden Years of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race” produced to celebrate the 50th race in 1994.

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SOLAS BIG BOAT CHALLENGE
CYCA Opens eBay auction for crew spots on maxis racing in the CYCA SOLAS Big Boat Challenge

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia has once again 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 9 December.

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Club News

70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Crew Party - Saturday 20 December, 5.00pm to 11.30pm

Come and celebrate the 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart.   Free to all Rolex Sydney Hobart crew and CYCA members (bring your crew pass or club membership card). 

Click here to find out more

Non-crew and non-members $20 at the door.   Happy Hour is from 5.00pm to 7.30pm (Freya & Morna Rooms only) with entertainment from the Wolverines commencing at 7.00pm.   Bistro will be open with $15 international food specials.    Come dressed in your crew shirt!!

70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Merchandise

The much anticipated official licensed 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race merchandise collection featuring t-shirts, polos, rugby jerseys, fleeces and caps for both men and women is now available for purchase.

Items are available from the Club through reception, or order online at the CYCA Shop with shipping available interstate or overseas.

The perfect Christmas gift for family, friends and crew.   We recommend that you get in early as sizes are limited.

Hurry, time is running out!!   Remind your family and friends that there is no better time to become a  full member of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia – Entrance fee reduced to only 70 cents!

As part of the Club's 70th Anniversary celebrations the Board has resolved to significantly reduce the entrance fee for Full Membership from $500 to only 70 cents for all new membership applications received from now until 31 December 2014.

Furthermore, the member who introduces the most new full members wins four tickets on board the Club’s spectator vessel located inside the exclusion zone to watch the start of the 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race on Boxing Day.

The challenge is out to all members eligible to propose and second new members to the Club and to encourage family, crew, business associates and friends to join our great Club during the promotional period and join in the celebrations of our 70th Anniversary year.

Applications forms can be downloaded directly from the club website at /join-the-cyca/membership-application/

SOLAS BIG BOAT CHALLENGE - TUESDAY 9 DECEMBER, 2014  

Spectator Vessel Information

The team from Coast Cruises will once again run a spectator vessel for the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, Tuesday 9 December.

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.

COAST will embark guests  at King St #9 at 1045 hrs on Tuesday Dec 9, and return approx 1530 hrs.

Tickets are $60.00 each or $50.00 for CYCA members and ticket price includes a welcome glass of sparkling and a snack on board.  Extra lunch can be ordered prior to the event.

For further information click here and to book click here

OR Call 0458888831 or e mail coasthc@me.com to secure your place on board, Capped numbers to ensure your comfort. This is the hottest sailing event on the harbour calender.

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014 Spectator Vessels - Bookings Now Open

Bookings still available for the spectator vessel for the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

Magistic II - BOOKED OUT!

John Cadman III departs from McKell Park Public Wharf, Darling Point but will not have access to the exclusion zone.  Tickets are $110 per adult, $65 per child aged 5-12 years and children under 5 are free of charge!   Ticket price includes finger food, lunch, dessert buffet and tea & coffee complete with soft drinks, beer, wine and champagne.  BOOK YOUR TICKETS ONBOARD JOHN CADMAN III TODAY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT

NEWS FROM L Eat

Bistro Hours and Theme Nights

Bistro trading hours: Effective 8 October 8am until 9pm. Click here to view the menu.

Don't forget about our Theme Nights:

  • BarraMonday- Every Monday enjoy NT Grilled  Barramundi served with chips and salad for only $15!   Available from 12pm until 8pm or until sold out.
  • Wednesday Steak Night - Enjoy a 200g Grain-fed Rump Steak served with chips, salad and gravy for only $15! Available from 5pm until 8pm.
  • Thursday Members Badge Draw Special - $12 to $15. Each week tempt yourself with the fabulous daily special available from 5pm - 8pm. Catch up with your mates after the Members' Badge Draw. Please collect your token from Bar Staff prior to placing your order at the Bistro

 

UPCOMING EVENTS
MONDAY
1
DECEMBER

18:30 to 20:00

Mount Gay Rum Twilights (Spinnaker)
WEDNESDAY
3
DECEMBER

18:00 to 20:00

Club Marine Wednesday Twilight (Non Spinnaker)
THURSDAY
4
DECEMBER

18:00 to 19:00

Members Badge Draw
SATURDAY
6
DECEMBER

10:00 to 23:00

Blue Water Pointscore Race - Bird Island
SATURDAY
6
DECEMBER

12:00 to 18:00

Grant Thornton Short Ocean Race (CYCA) David Burke Memorial
SUNDAY
7
DECEMBER

14:00 to 16:00

Children's Christmas Party
MONDAY
8
DECEMBER

18:30 to 20:00

Mount Gay Rum Twilights (Spinnaker)
TUESDAY
9
DECEMBER

13:00 to 17:00

SOLAS Big Boat Challenge (SSI)
WEDNESDAY
10
DECEMBER

18:00 to 20:00

Club Marine Wednesday Twilight (Non Spinnaker)
THURSDAY
11
DECEMBER

18:00 to 19:00

Members Badge Draw
SATURDAY
SUNDAY

13-14
DECEMBER



CYCA Trophy - Passage Series (SSI)
THURSDAY
18
DECEMBER

18:00 to 19:00

Members Badge Draw
BADGE DRAW
Members Badge Draw - Results from 28 November 2014

The JACKPOT Prize for Thursday 4 December 2014 is $1400 Members' Badge Draw LTPS/14/01430 Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm. Thanks to our sponsor ***Carlton United Cascade***

Members drawn on 20 November 2014 were:

  1. Paul Patos                       #2751
  2. Warwick Sherman            #1472
  3. Martin Hoogland              #1794
  4. Nina Beale                      #549

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

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