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Sanyo Maris wins Lord Howe

Sanyo Maris wins Lord Howe - now for Hobart!

an historic ocean racing victory, Ian Kiernan’s classic timber yacht Sanyo Maris has celebrated the 50th anniversary of her launching with an IRC handicap win in the 414 nautical mile Hempel 35th Gosford – Lord Howe Island Race. ...

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  • 28 Oct 2008 18:34:00
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OCTOBER 2008

Wild Oats XI hauled from airport hangar to begin Rolex Sydney Hobart quest

This morning in Sydney the 98-foot triple Rolex Sydney Hobart line honours winner Wild Oats XI was taken out of moth balls at Bankstown Airport, the first step in the crew’s quest for a record fourth consecutive line honours win in the Boxing Day classic....

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  • 28 Oct 2008 14:18:00
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NOMINATIONS FOR OCEAN RACER OF THE YEAR AWARDS CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY 3 DECEMBER 2008

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia has added a new category in its prestigious Ocean Racer of the Year Awards – Ocean Navigator of the Year. ...

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  • 27 Oct 2008 15:16:00
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One week until Rolex Sydney Hobart applications for entry close

Boat owners planning to be on the start line on Boxing Day, 26 December 2008, for this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race have one week left to submit an application for entry with the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia....

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  • 27 Oct 2008 14:42:00
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Transfusion two for two after Pittwater F40 regatta

Guido Belgiorno Nettis’s and his crew on Transfusion have taken their second title in the Australian Farr 40 2008-09 Circuit in as many weeks. ...

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  • 27 Oct 2008 11:16:00
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Lord Howe honours to ASM-Shockwave 5

CYCA member Andrew Short has skippered his 80-footer Andrew Short Marine-Shockwave 5 to a emphatic line honours win in the Hempel 35th Gosford – Lord Howe Island Yacht Race, underlining her prospects for this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...

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  • 27 Oct 2008 11:11:00
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Maxi yacht streaks away from Lord Howe Island fleet

The maxi yacht Andrew Short Marine-Shockwave 5 has streaked away from the fleet overnight in the Hempel 35th Gosford – Lord Howe Island Yacht Race, opening up a remarkable lead of 75 nautical miles over the second boat, Getaway-Sailing. ...

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  • 26 Oct 2008 11:33:00
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Sanyo Maris setting sail to celebrate 50th birthday

The classic ocean racing yacht Sanyo Maris is coming out of retirement to celebrate the 50th anniversary of her launching – by competing in two of Australia’s toughest races, the Hempel 35th Gosford – Lord Howe Island Yacht Race and the 64th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...

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  • 23 Oct 2008 12:08:00
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Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial recalls 1998 tragedy

Dozens of fishing trawlers and a few yachts and motor cruisers lined the wharves in the small fishing village of Triabunna, on the East Coast of Tasmania, in late October as yacht club commodores, naval officers and civic leaders joined locals and tourists for a moving commemorative service on the waterfront. ...

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  • 22 Oct 2008 11:38:00
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CLUB MARINE 2009 CRUISE

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, with the cooperation of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania is pleased to announce details of an organised Cruise to Hobart to take place in January – February 2009. A non time-based voyage from Sydney to Hobart, the Cruise has been organised to follow a set of communication and safety disciplines with a designated arrival time in Hobart no later than midday on 5 February 2009. ...

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  • 20 Oct 2008 16:24:00
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