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Graeme Wood’s Wot Now won the first day of the SSORC before heading offshore for a night sail, all part of their preparations for Hobart

CYCA Members Place Well in Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship

After yesterday’s two wins from three races and a punishing night sail in atrocious conditions including lightning and rain squalls, the Julian Freeman helmed Wot Now lost none of its momentum on the race track today, winning two from three and beating Syd Fischer’s near sistership Ragamuffin by eight points once the final results for the six-race series were tallied....

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  • 30 Nov 2008 19:06:00
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NOVEMBER 2008

Salt water action in SSORC

Conditions for day one of the two-day Championship were fluky with plenty of south to south east puff out of Rose Bay for the passage race start at midday, while the IRC fleets offshore found themselves languishing in an uncomfortable chop and an easing breeze that was clocking left then right midway through race 2....

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  • 29 Nov 2008 18:24:00
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Kiwis Take Bavaria Yachts International Youth Match Racing Regatta in a Dramatic Final

Will Tiller and his team of Daniel Pooley and James Maloney from Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron have taken out the Bavaria Yachts International Youth Match Racing Championship in shifting conditions that required the course to be re-laid several times during the day....

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  • 28 Nov 2008 18:37:00
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OCL Crew Dinner at ARIA

18 crew, partners, friends and wives of Occasional Coarse Language (OCL) arrived at Aria at 8pm on Friday 28 November to finally enjoy the long awaited Matt Moran dinner - that was provided by Audi Australia to one lucky divisional winner from the Audi Winter Series....

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  • 28 Nov 2008 13:36:00
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CYCA TO HOST THE 2009 AUSTRALIAN WOMENS MATCH RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) is proud to announce it has been given the rights to be the Organising Authority to host the Australian Womens Match Racing Championships by Yachting Australia....

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  • 28 Nov 2008 09:26:00
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NEW OFFSHORE TRACKING PROCEDURES FOR COASTAL VOYAGES

The Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol has implemented new Offshore Tracking Procedures as introduced by the NSW State Rescue Board from 1 December 2008....

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  • 27 Nov 2008 16:13:00
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FROM TWILIGHTS TO GRAND PRIX - REPORT ON CRUISING INFORMATION NIGHT

On 25th November the CYCA Cruising Committee hosted an information evening entitled "From twilights to grand prix", a presentation by Michael Spies, Julian Plante, and Michael Coxon....

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  • 27 Nov 2008 13:59:00
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Final Sail for Two Sydney Hobart Winning Skippers of the 1960s

Two renowned NSW yachtsmen and Sydney Hobart Yacht Race winning skippers in the 1950s and 1960s, Graham Newland and Alby Burgin, have set sail for the final time....

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  • 27 Nov 2008 10:15:00
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One Month to Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Start

In exactly one month’s time, Sydney Harbour will come alive as the second largest Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet in a decade sets off for the annual summer blue water classic....

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  • 26 Nov 2008 16:32:00
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CYCA teams finish 4th and 8th in the Harken International Youth Match Racing Regatta

The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club Club Team of Tom Spithill, Nina Curtis, Ian McKillop, Sam Sexton and Josh Dawson have won the 2008 Harken International Youth Match Racing Championship following a dramatic day (yesterday) on Pittwater which saw rain, sunshine, calms and gusts up to 30+ knots....

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  • 24 Nov 2008 15:29:00
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