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Onshore Volume 49 - Monday 21 December, 2015
Race Day Brunch

Boxing Day. The wait is over. Santa has come and gone. And the countdown to the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is only hours away.

Join yachting enthusiasts, the rich and the famous, the curious and international media at Sydney Race Village, where you will have the box seat to the calm before the storm.

Iconic French Champagne House Mumm has partnered with the acclaimed winner, Best Caterer Sydney 2015, Blond Catering, to prepare a delicious grazing brunch served to the captivating backdrop of Sydney Harbour, the city skyline and the CYCA marina hosting sailing's toughest competitors waiting for their start in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

There is no better place to share in the excitement of the race than Sydney Race Village where all of the action of day one will be broadcast on the big screen.

COST: $90 (Includes a wine or beer on arrival and buffet lunch)

Places are limited: CLICK HERE to book

CLICK HERE for more information



CLUB NEWS
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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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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ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACE
Rolex Sydney Hobart 2017 - Official Launch Party

Skippers, dignitaries and friends of the CYCA were in attendance in the Sydney race village as the countdown to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017 enters its final stage.

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SUNDOWNER BAR

Race Village Champagne Drinking

SAVE THE DATE: MONDAY 21 DECEMBER and WEDNESDAY 23 DECEMBER 5PM to 10PM

The city heats up as the sun goes down this December at Sydney's hottest new waterfront pop-up bar where hip meets fabulous. The CYCA opens its doors to the Sydney Race Village and its stunning Sundowner Bar.

Partnered with the acclaimed winner, Best Caterer Sydney 2015, Blond Catering, Sundowner Bar serves sexy cocktails and luscious bites under the open-air night skies on the water's edge. While our DJ spins cool tunes, enjoy sailboats and sunsets against the captivating backdrop of Sydney Harbour and her beautiful city skyline.

COST: $65 (Includes a wine or beer on arrival and choice of one substantial food)
Places are limited: CLICK HERE to book

CLICK HERE for more information

 

71st Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Merchandise

Musto Word Mark

The official licensed 71st Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race merchandise collection produced by Club sponsor's Musto featuring polos, rugby jerseys, jackets, t-shirts and caps is now available for purchase.

The range caters for both men and women.

Items are available from the Club the Sydney and Hobart Race Villages, or order online at the CYCA Shop with shipping available interstate or overseas - Makes the perfect Christmas gift for family and friends, or keepsakes for race fans, get in quickly as sizes are limited.

 

Christmas Lunch at the CYCA

Due to the change in catering arrangements at the CYCA, if you have reserved a booking for Christmas Day we ask that you please reconfirm at your earliest convenience.

For more information please CLICK HERE

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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