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Ichi Ban’s quick dash from Geelong for Blue Water win

A carefully-calculated, fast 480 nautical mile motor-sail around south-eastern Australia from Geelong to Sydney paid off handsomely on Saturday for Matt Allen’s Ichi Ban, when the Farr 52 arrived in time to start in, and win race six of the CYCA’s Blue Water Pointscore. ...

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  • 31 Jan 2005 15:02:00
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JANUARY 2005

Cydon wins Sydney 38 OD Australian title

Cruising Yacht Club of Australia member Leon Christianakis has won the 2005 Sydney 38 One Design Australian championship, adding another victory to the impressive record of he and his crew in the class. ...

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  • 27 Jan 2005 14:42:00
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Victory to Vanguard on Australia Day

Innovative Cruising Yacht Club of Australia yachtsman Dick Cawse is sailing from success to success with his new 60-footer, Vanguard, yesterday adding the traditional Australia Day ocean race to his victories since launching the 60-footer late last year. ...

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  • 27 Jan 2005 13:36:00
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Michael Spies wins Skandia Geelong Week

Cruising Yacht Club of Australia member Michael Spies has steered his latest First National Real Estate, a Beneteau 44.7, to a convincing win in the premier Scotchman’s Hill IRC Division of the Skandia Geelong Week in Victoria. ...

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  • 25 Jan 2005 21:14:00
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Brindabella seeking back-to-back Australia Day wins

Sydney yachtsman George Snow is out to make yachting history tomorrow by sailing his famous maxi yacht Brindabella to back-to-back wins in the traditional Australia Day ocean race from Sydney to Botany Bay and return...

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  • 25 Jan 2005 19:02:00
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Chinese delegation visits CYCA

Delegates holding various positions of responsibility with the city of Qingdao, (host city of the sailing for the 2008 Beijing Olympics) visited Sydney and the CYCA last week....

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  • 25 Jan 2005 12:21:00
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First National looks good for first Skandia Geelong win

Should Spies, winner of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in 2003, be successful in his mission to win this series, he will be the third person from NSW to do so in the past three years....

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  • 24 Jan 2005 18:30:00
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Michael Coxon wins Etchells Nationals

Steering North Sydney, with the accomplished father-and-son combination of Ed and Will McCarthy as crew, Coxon's National title in Australia’s largest one-design keelboat class adds yet another trophy to the Sydney sailmaker’s remarkable sailing career....

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  • 24 Jan 2005 09:05:00
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Peter Kurts, a great yachtsman, sails his final voyage

One of Australia’s greatest ocean racing yachtsmen of the past three decades, Peter Kurts, has sailed his final ocean race. The two-times winner of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and six-times Australian Admiral’s Cup team representative died in Sydney yesterday after a brief illness. ...

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  • 20 Jan 2005 07:00:00
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