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You're Hired sailing in Audi Winter Series 2008

Competition Fierce in Race 12 of the Audi Winter Series

“It was a very exciting race for us today. We had a couple of casual entries (Wild Joe and Shortwave) in our Division, which added to the already competitive spirit of the Division,” said Andrew Banks, joint owner of You’re Hired. “With a very fickle wind, it was teamwork that ensured we won today. We made no mistakes and we were able to cross the line first, with Wild Joe hot on our heels - only eleven seconds behind!.”...

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  • 29 Jun 2008 17:55:00
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JUNE 2008

Alfa Romeo Beats The World's Best In The Super Yacht Regatta

“Alfa Romeo 2 has been notching up wins since 2005, showing that she was perfectly planned from a technical point of view and that she still provides a cutting-edge sailing solution capable of top speeds, thanks to the performance of her very skilful crew. I'll be coming back to Porto Cervo at the beginning of September for another Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. Some new and very fast yachts will be taking part, and so this promises to be a fantastic event with the highest level of competition.”...

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  • 27 Jun 2008 13:21:00
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30 Plus Entries and Counting for Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race 2008

“We have learnt a lot about the new boat since its launch in January and as a result improved our boat speed dramatically. As a result we are now starting to challenge the TP52s and Cookson 50s and the Gold Coast Race is a great opportunity to again sail against some of the best 50 footers in the world,” said Flirt’s owner Chris Dare...

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  • 26 Jun 2008 11:28:00
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CYCA Member Andrew Short and his new boat Shockwave 5 take Bermuda Division Line Honours

Sailing the Newport to Bermuda Yacht Race in his newly aquired boat Shockwave 5, Andrew Short successfully competed against the ‘big boys’ and won! Although Shockwave 5 was the fourth boat to cross the finish line, she took line honours in the St. David’s Lighthouse Division, the largest division in the regatta, representing 123 of the 198 yachts entered in the Newport Bermuda Race....

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  • 26 Jun 2008 11:15:00
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Last Rani crewman Ray Richmond dies at 88

Lt Ray Richmond RN (ret), the last surviving member of the winning crew of Rani, the line and handicap winner of the inaugural Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in 1945, has died at the age of 88....

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  • 23 Jun 2008 13:10:00
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Strong Southerly Winds Made for a Great Race 11 of the Audi Winter Series

“For us, today’s conditions were perfect. Apres Vous is more an ocean racing boat – so she suited the heavy conditions perfectly. Our teamwork on the boat is getting better and better – which is a testament to our placing first. I love sailing Apres Vous in these testing conditions,” said owner John Griffin....

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  • 22 Jun 2008 17:04:00
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A Clear Winner but a three way tie for second to fourth placing in Navionics Regatta

The regatta was convincingly won by Jay Griffin and his crew of Will Parker and David Thackray who did not lose a match all day. The Umpires and Race Committee found themselves with an unbreakable tie for places second to fourth and reverted to a draw to finalise the positions....

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  • 21 Jun 2008 12:41:00
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