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Merlin displaces AFR Midnight Rambler in Lord Howe

A day of frustrating light winds in the Tasman Sea yesterday has cost Cruising Yacht Club of Australia members Ed Psaltis and Bob Thomas first place in the IRC handicap division of the Hempel 33rd Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race....

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  • 31 Oct 2006 07:36:00
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OCTOBER 2006

Rolex Sydney Hobart Applications for Entry close this Friday, 3 November

The smallest canting keel boat planning to race south, Andrew Buckland and Andrew Hunn's Mr Kite 40, has been nominated for its debut Rolex Sydney Hobart as has the first Italian entry for many years, a Swan 45 called DSK Comifin to be skippered by Danilo Salsi....

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  • 30 Oct 2006 12:01:00
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Back to back divisional wins in Asia for HSBC Strewth

Strewth has a good record in Asia having won last year’s Hong Kong – Hainan and this year Kho Samui and now the China Coast and Hong Kong to Vietnam Race....

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  • 30 Oct 2006 11:26:00
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Win number two for Ichi Ban at the Rhodes Waterside Farr 40 Regatta

The final day of racing at the Rhodes Waterside Farr 40 regatta and Matt Allen’s Ichi Ban has made it two from two in the opening regattas of the Australian Farr 40 season....

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  • 30 Oct 2006 07:42:00
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Getaway-Sailing.com first to Lord Howe but outside record

Getaway-Sailing.com, sailing for the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, reveled in the galeforce winds of the first afternoon and night at sea, handling the winds and sea conditions well....

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  • 30 Oct 2006 07:39:00
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AFR Midnight Rambler on line for Lord Howe IRC win

The Sydney yacht AFR Midnight Rambler is well placed to give Cruising Yacht Club of Australia members Ed Psaltis and Bob Thomas their second overall handicap win the Hempel 33rd Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race. ...

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  • 30 Oct 2006 07:38:00
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Lord Howe Island race leader expected tonight

The Volvo 60 Getaway-Sailing.com is expected to take line honours late tonight in the Hempel 33rd Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race, but lightening winds in the Tasman Sea appear to ended her chances of a race record. ...

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  • 29 Oct 2006 18:44:00
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Galeforce winds easing in the Tasman Sea

The 18 yachts in the Hempel 33rd Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race have all weathered a rough night out in the Tasman Sea, with the galeforce winds easing to under 25 knots this morning....

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  • 29 Oct 2006 08:16:00
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Strong winds provide a fast getaway into the Tasman

Surfing downwind before galeforce winds, the Volvo 60 Getaway-Sailing.com has opened up an early lead in the Hempel Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race, which started from Broken Bay early this afternoon. ...

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  • 28 Oct 2006 20:03:00
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UBS Wild Thing pulls out of Lord Howe Island Race

After carefully assessing the coastal and ocean weather forecasts, Race Director David Slingsby will go ahead with the scheduled start of the 414 nautical mile Hempel Gosford to Lord Howe Island Race from Broken Bay at one o’clock this afternoon. ...

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  • 28 Oct 2006 10:04:00
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