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Wild Oats XI, line honours winner of the 2006 CYCA Big Boat Challenge

Countdown to the close of eBay bidding for the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge

Sixteen bids amongst eight bidders vying for the guest places on Wild Oats XI, which will be sailing in its debut race with a brand new rig, have so far reaped more than $1,000 for charity....

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  • 30 Nov 2007 06:32:00
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NOVEMBER 2007

Ocean Racer of the Year nominations closing

Nominations for the 2007 Ocean Racer of the Year Awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition of achievements in ocean racing by Australians, close next Monday....

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  • 26 Nov 2007 11:56:00
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CYCA yachts winners in Savills SORC

Bob Steel’s latest yacht named Quest is a real winner, the Transpac 52 outsailing a small but elite grand prix ocean racing fleet in the IRC Racing Division 1 at the Savills’ 30th annual Short Ocean Racing Championship, sailed off Sydney Heads over the weekend. ...

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  • 26 Nov 2007 10:55:00
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Geoff Lee AM OAM sails his final voyage

Prominent CYCA member and yachting benefactor Geoff Lee AM OAM has died after an extended illness. ...

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  • 25 Nov 2007 10:08:00
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Mixed day for Rolex Hobart aspirants in Savills SORC

Prominent contenders for IRC handicap honours in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race had mixed fortunes in today’s opening races of the Savills 30th Short Ocean Racing Championship sailed off Sydney Heads. ...

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  • 24 Nov 2007 22:25:00
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Rolex Sydney Hobart favourites in Savills SORC

Three of the leading contenders for IRC overall handicap honours in this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Yendys, Wot Yot and Limit, will line up this weekend in the 30th annual Savills Short Ocean Racing Championship. ...

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  • 23 Nov 2007 08:34:00
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Bidding for the chance to sail on an ocean racing thoroughbred underway

For the high profile Wild Oats XI, skipper Mark Richards is anticipating the 30m monster and its top crew will only be back on the water for their first training sail with the new mast a couple of days before the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge....

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  • 22 Nov 2007 11:16:00
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Winning celebrations on C Marina

CYCA-based harbour racing yachts are regular winners in races conducted by other clubs, but last Saturday four took of them took top honours competing with the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron. ...

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  • 19 Nov 2007 17:36:00
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Relish IV tops the inaugural Passage Race Series Pointscore

Shorthaul newcomer Bill Bailey's Relish IV scored a third and a second over the weekend to lead the five-race Passage Race series....

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  • 19 Nov 2007 08:47:00
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MacKenzie's Bavaria Yachts International win fifth in a row for the host club

MacKenzie fought all the way through the semis and finals from his fourth place in the round robins before taking the final race by half a spinnaker, sealing victory for the host club for the fifth consecutive year....

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  • 18 Nov 2007 19:40:00
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