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Light Conditions Prevail in a Big Weekend of Summer Sailing

For the Blue Water Pointscore race to Bird Island which commenced 30 minutes after the Grant Thornton Short Haul race, a fleet of 19 started including the defending BWPS champion Syd Fischer on Ragamuffin, Andrew Short in his new Andrew Short Marine (Shockwave) and Paul Clitheroe’s Balance....

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  • 29 Sep 2008 16:12:00
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SEPTEMBER 2008

2008 Nations Cup - Australia take Womens, NZ the Mens

CYCA YSA Team Captain Amanda Scrivenor was part of the winning crew representing Australia at the Nations Cup, hosted aby Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, Auckland. Crew members included Katie Spithill, Nina Curtis and Jessica Eastwell....

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  • 29 Sep 2008 11:21:00
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CYCA opens up lead in Kopsen Cup

After four races, Etchells sailing out of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia fleet have opened up an early lead from Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron-based Etchells for the 2008-2009 Kopsen Cup Interclub Challenge....

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  • 26 Sep 2008 11:15:00
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Applications flooding in for Rolex Sydney Hobart 2008

Six weeks after the Applications for Entry opened for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2008, applications for entry have been flooding in with the receipt of the fiftieth entry today. Race Organisers are now anticipating a bumper fleet of over 100 yachts....

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  • 25 Sep 2008 14:16:00
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  • 25 Sep 2008 09:28:00
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13th Monica Geddes Memorial Trophy – Sydney Harbour Islands Race

The winner of the PHS non-spinnaker division, and hence the winner of the Monica Geddes Memorial Trophy was Privateer, owned by Bill Mirow. “It was a great race for us – we didn’t realise how well we had sailed until we saw the results...

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  • 22 Sep 2008 16:12:00
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CYCA's Will Ryan wins the Australian Youth Match Racing Championship for the second year in a row!

In the final downwind leg, it was Ryan who proved his skill as a downwind sailor, extending his lead to a sizeable margin, defeating Quartly by sixteen seconds and taking his place on the podium as back to back AYMR Champion....

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  • 22 Sep 2008 13:16:00
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