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Bill Wild's Wedgetail

Sydney Mooloolaba and Sydney Mackay Yacht Race NORs published

Bill Wild, owner of the Queensland Welbourn 42 Wedgetail, which has performed outstandingly over the last six months, David Pescud (KAZ), and Nick De Laine from the new Stomp 38 Stomp put their hands up for the Sydney Mackay Notice of Race....

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  • 30 May 2006 09:44:00
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MAY 2006

Wotif.com 2006 Australian Match Racing Championships - first time on Sydney Harbour

This year the Yachting Australia endorsed ISAF Grade 3 event will be hosted by the CYCA, which is again expected to field a strong team, this time with the home advantage....

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  • 29 May 2006 16:47:00
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Ever changing gusty southerly winds challenge Advanced Squad sailors in Kellett Shield

Racing in Rushcutters Bay, the southerly winds challenged the sailors with the strength varying from 8 to 18 knots and oscillating. At one point a huge gust swept over the fleet as they sped downwind under spinnakers....

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  • 29 May 2006 14:07:00
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CYCA members at Koh Samui

"With our number 2 headsail gone, there was a gap in our performance in the 12 and 16 knot wind range and we knew we needed to work hard to keep up in those winds"....

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  • 29 May 2006 10:27:00
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Light air leaves BMW Sydney fleet stranded

Race 5 of the BMW Sydney Winter Series once again showed promise early on but for the second consecutive week, the mid-afternoon changeover blanketed the morning westerly breeze only this time, the fleet had already passed through the gate....

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  • 28 May 2006 20:54:00
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2006 Rolex Sydney Hobart NOR now available

"On behalf of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, it is my pleasure to invite owners and charterers of eligible boats to participate in the 62nd running of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race," says Commodore Geoff Lavis....

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  • 22 May 2006 16:21:00
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1945 Sydney Hobart crewmember sails his last voyage

The CYCA was saddened to learn of the passing last week of Mr Gordon Elliot who was one of the few remaining ‘old salts’ from the inaugural 1945 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race....

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  • 22 May 2006 14:55:00
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Two CYCA teams compete in Interclub Challenge

“The Interclub Challenge is a fantastic opportunity for sailors from the youth training squads from the three clubs to come together in a racing situation to consolidate their learning so far"....

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  • 22 May 2006 14:50:00
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Summer returns to Winter Series

It was nonetheless a stunning Sydney autumn day and those competing had plenty of time to appreciate the unseasonably warm temperatures and the backdrop of Sydney Harbour as they drifted around the first lap before Race officials called it a day....

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  • 21 May 2006 19:24:00
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Ichi Ban starts its northern hemisphere campaign

"We were very happy with our speed, especially considering the flat water and lighter airs that are common in Annapolis." ...

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  • 15 May 2006 13:38:00
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