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Sputnik best placed Aussie Farr 40 at Rolex World Championship

It was a tough day for tacticians on the Oresund Strait on day one of the Rolex Farr 40 World Championship....

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  • 29 Aug 2007 23:06:00
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AUGUST 2007

Commodore Matt Allen reports on the Rolex Farr 40 Pre-Worlds

"The last two races went well for us with a second and a first. Cocko (Michael Coxon) was doing a great job at the back not only picking the shifts of 30 degrees but seeing the pressure veins as well, not an easy job. Seve Jarvin was assisting with strategy, great to see a former YSA yachtsman working at this level."...

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  • 27 Aug 2007 10:17:00
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Youth Sailing Academy teams first and third in Malaysia

Competing in an essentially all-male competition, on physically demanding Platu 25 keelboats, both teams overcame any weight or strength challenges by demonstrating superb communication and teamwork....

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  • 27 Aug 2007 09:45:00
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Four Australian boats in Rolex Farr 40 Worlds

Four Australian yachts, including two representing the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, will contest the Rolex Farr 40 World Championship in Copenhagen, Denmark, starting this coming Wednesday 29 August and running through to Saturday, 1 September,...

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  • 26 Aug 2007 13:00:00
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Audi Hamilton Island IRC Racing title to Yendys

Yendys, Geoffrey Ross’ China-built Reichel/Pugh 55, has won the prestigious IRC Racing division of the 2007 Audi Hamilton Island Race in a significant lead-up to this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...

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  • 25 Aug 2007 19:06:00
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Wallaby sets sail with skiff champion for a good cause

Between now and December, Witt and his yachting aficionados including John Roe, the current Queensland Reds captain, are going to teach six rugby players who have never sailed before the basics of handling a powerful yacht that was built to sail around the world....

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  • 25 Aug 2007 16:00:00
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Two-boat race for IRC honours at Audi Hamilton Island

Saturday’s final race of the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week will be the decider in at least four of the nine divisions of the huge regatta being sailed in the Whitsunday Islands of Far North Queensland. ...

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  • 24 Aug 2007 18:44:00
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Whitehaven Beach - the perfect place to finish

In a light east sou’easterly breeze, the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week IRC Racing and Performance Racing divisions today strutted their stuff over a 16 nautical mile course while backpackers, boaties and bona fide sailors were melding together at the famous Whitehaven Beach Party. ...

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  • 23 Aug 2007 18:41:00
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Yendys takes overall lead at Hamilton Island

CYCA member Geoff Ross in Yendys, his Reichel/Pugh 55, has taken the overall pointscore lead in the IRC Racing division at the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week with an impressive win in today’s 21 nautical mile race around the picturesque islands of the Whitsundays. ...

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  • 22 Aug 2007 19:12:00
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Quantum Racing heads IRC at Hamilton Island

Bob Oatley’s Reichel/Pugh 60 Wild Oats X has this afternoon set a high bar for future contestants by finishing the 59.9 nautical mile Club Marine Classic Edward Island Race in a fast time of 5 hours 11 minutes 27 seconds. ...

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  • 20 Aug 2007 19:52:00
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