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BMW Sydney Winter Series 2006 Race 1

‘Typical’ winter/autumn day for first BMW Sydney pointscore race

Sydney Harbour today turned on typical winter/autumn sailing weather for the first pointscore race in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s BMW Sydney Winter Series – beautiful sunshine, little and elusive wind, and for sailor’s - too much wash from powerboats charging through the fleet. ...

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  • 30 Apr 2006 19:12:00
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APRIL 2006

Rare opportunity to hear round-the-world yachtsman speaking at the CYCA

Still only 38 years of age, Nick has raced around the globe three times, in three different ways, and on the way set an outright round-the-world non-stop World Speed Sailing Record....

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  • 27 Apr 2006 14:18:00
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New Zealand claims victory in the ISAF Nations Cup regional qualifier

Jarvin and his team, who had dominated the regatta from the beginning, could not hold out the strong New Zealand team in the finals. ...

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  • 24 Apr 2006 08:40:00
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Veteran skipper wins the Great Veterans Race

Veteran yachtsman Nick Cassim, a member of the Cruising Yacht Club for 46 years, today won the club’s Great Veterans Race with Lolita, a classic wooden yacht he has owned for 44 years. ...

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  • 23 Apr 2006 18:46:00
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Alfa Romeo wins first European race

CYCA member Neville Crichton has skippered his 30m super maxi Alfa Romeo to a first-up victory in Europe, taking out the opening round of the Hublot Palmavela regatta in Spain. ...

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  • 21 Apr 2006 18:55:00
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Veteran Hobart yacht’s comeback with French skipper

Sylphide, a Sydney Hobart racing yacht of more than four decades ago, will return to competition on Sunday in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Great Veterans Race on Sydney Harbour. ...

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  • 21 Apr 2006 18:40:00
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Australia takes on Oceania in the Nations Cup qualifier

Jarvin, who moved to 28 in the latest ISAF Open rankings and third highest ranked Australian, and his team will pit themselves against teams from New Zealand, New Caledonia, Tahiti, Japan and the Cook Islands....

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  • 18 Apr 2006 10:26:00
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Upsets in Brisbane to Gladstone Race

Queensland yachts Heaven Can Wait and Corum took line honours and IRC top honours respectively in the Brisbane to Gladstone Race sailed over the Easter weekend. ...

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  • 17 Apr 2006 18:40:00
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Two non-spinnaker divisions for BMW Sydney Winter Series

Australia’s most popular winter yacht racing event, the BMW Sydney Winter Series on Sydney Harbour, gets underway this Sunday, 23 April, with the two traditional opening day events, the Ladies Day Race and the Great Veterans Race. ...

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  • 17 Apr 2006 16:29:00
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2005-2006 Tasman Pointscore to Pretty Fly II

In only their second season in long ocean racing, CYCA members Colin and Gladys Woods have finished a close third overall with Pretty Fly II in the 2005-2006 Blue Water Pointscore, decided on IRC ratings, and also won the Tasman Pointscore on PHS handicap....

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  • 10 Apr 2006 15:08:00
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