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Technically Challenging Day for the Grant Thornton Short Haul & Short Ocean Races

On a cool cloudy day, over 30 yachts took to the start line in tricky weather conditions. The weather & wind conditions were dominated by a strange high pressure system and ridge, which produced the forecast NE breeze, which then swung to an easterly breeze for the start of racing....

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  • 23 Feb 2009 15:29:00
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FEBRUARY 2009

Transfusion wins the 2009 Hamilton Island Farr 40 Australian Championship

Guido Belgiorno Nettis’s Transfusion has taken the double by winning both the 2009 Hamilton Island Farr 40 Australian Championship and the 2008-09 Australian Farr 40 Circuit after racing wrapped up today....

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  • 22 Feb 2009 17:58:00
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CYCA Victorian Bushfire Disaster Appeal

An opportunity to donate money to the Victorian Bushfire Disaster Appeal is available at the CYCA via reception, or at the Sydney Hobart Bar. Monies raised will be donated to the Red Cross, the organisation the Victorian Government has selected to administer its emergency response....

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  • 18 Feb 2009 14:41:00
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Wet and Wild for Grant Thornton Short Haul Fleet

For Trim owner Shaaron Walsh, Saturday’s race was the boat’s first outing as owner. Whilst she wasn’t onboard for Saturday’s race, her crew did an exceptional job to come from second last to cross the start line to finish second behind Cmist...

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  • 16 Feb 2009 15:08:00
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CYCA's Jay Griffin finishes fifth in National Bank Youth International Match Racing Championships

CYCA's Jay Griffin finished fifth in National Bank Youth International Match Racing Championships hosted by Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron from 11 - 15 February 2009....

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  • 16 Feb 2009 12:17:00
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Not so warm summer sailing for the Farr 40 Sprint Series

After two days and eight races in wet and cold conditions on Sydney Harbour Ivan Wheen’s Sputnik has won the annual Farr 40 Sprint Series. Both days of racing were intense with soggy and shifty conditions being served up on the iconic Sydney Harbour. The swell just inside Sydney Heads made for tough tactical decisions on Saturday and the swinging breezes on Sunday created headaches for the race committee....

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  • 16 Feb 2009 11:32:00
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Race 8 Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore race report

Because of heavy seas and strong easterly winds offshore which made mark laying difficult, race officer Peter Hemery elected on a harbour course for the fleet, with the breeze ranging between 14 and 22 knots on a cool, wet and windy ‘summer’s day’....

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  • 16 Feb 2009 10:51:00
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Club Marine Cruise to Hobart - Tales from the sea

After taking part in the Inaugural CYCA Cruise to Hobart Denis Doyle and Benjamin on 'Sextant' are currently enjoying the waters of the D’Entrecasteaux Chanel in Tasmania and on Saturday night reported they were anchored off Bruny Island enjoying oysters natural and Kilpatrick for dinner. Now that's cruising!...

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  • 15 Feb 2009 13:34:00
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CYCA YSA student Olivia Price makes history with a win in NSW Flying Eleven State Championship

At each mark, 1363 Crunchie (Olivia Price) had increased her lead on the fleet and by 1:50:51pm crossed the line over a minute ahead of 1338 Intergalactic Cookie Monster in second place with 1334 Ace 33secs behind them in third place....

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  • 15 Feb 2009 11:56:00
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