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Bob Steel's Quest, Yachting NSW IRC Champion, with all crew on the rail during Sail Port Stephens regatta

CYCA Members Triumph at Sail Port Stephens Regatta

In the Yachting NSW IRC Championship, 2008 Rolex Sydney Hobart winner, Quest took out division one, with the Sydney 38, X3, helmed by Commodore Matt Allen for fellow CYCA member Michael McMahon, laying claim to the number one spot in IRC division two....

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  • 27 Apr 2009 12:10:00
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APRIL 2009

Audi Winter Series 2009 – Have You Entered Yet?

The Audi Winter Series 2009 will consists of 11 pointscore races with the first of the pointscore races commencing on Sunday 3 May at 1130hrs. Over 150 yachts have entered the Audi Winter Series thus far....

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  • 27 Apr 2009 10:50:00
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Wild Wild Westerlies for Great Veterans Ladies Day Race

The season opening of the Audi Winter Series – the annual Great Veterans Race and the Ladies Day Race were greeted with wild westerly winds. 50 yachts started in the Ladies Day, with fourteen Veterans taking to the water. Racing commenced on time in an 18-24 knot westerly....

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  • 26 Apr 2009 16:10:00
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Women take over the Harbour for the Opening Ladies Day Race of Audi Winter Series this Sunday

Over 85 yachts will take to the water this Sunday 26 April for the annual CYCA Ladies Day Race, which is sailed in conjunction with the Great Veterans Race, and marks the opening of the Audi Winter Series 2009. Ladies Day sees women skipper yachts to compete for the Jill McLay Trophy....

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  • 24 Apr 2009 10:23:00
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Great Veterans Race Brings Out Southerly

With the weather forecast for Sunday showing moderate westerly winds, the stage is set for the grand dames of yachting to launch the Audi Winter Series with The Great Veterans Race. Among the fleet is Southerly, owned by Don Mickleborough, which first sailed south in 1958, where she almost sank off Bermagui....

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  • 22 Apr 2009 15:47:00
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Admiral’s Cup Forum Report

On Monday evening, 20 April 2009, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, hosted an information forum to discuss the possibilities of the re-establishment of the Admiral’s Cup. Approximately 35 CYCA members, guests and interested parties, heard from Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) CEO Eddie Warden Owen....

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  • 22 Apr 2009 14:25:00
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Richard Grubb Thank You Dinner

Last Friday evening 17 April, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia hosted a dinner to thank retiring Principal Race Officer, Life member Richard Grubb. Richard had served the CYCA for over thirty years, 28 years of which were spent as the CYCA's Principal Race Officer....

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  • 20 Apr 2009 10:54:00
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Information Evening with RORC to discuss the future of the Admiral’s Cup– Monday 20 April from 6pm

I would like to invite members, yacht owners, skippers, potential crew members and other interested parties to attend a forum to discuss the future of the Admiral’s Cup to be held next Monday 20 April at the CYCA, 6pm for 6.30pm start....

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  • 14 Apr 2009 13:52:00
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Ray Roberts Quantum Racing wins 61st Brisbane to Gladstone race, CYCA wins Federation Cup

Champion Sydney blue water yacht racing skipper Ray Roberts successfully steered his high performance Cookson 50 Quantum Racing to an outstanding win in the 61st Brisbane to Gladstone race....

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  • 14 Apr 2009 11:23:00
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Souter takes the crown at the Harken Women’s International Match Racing Regatta

Nicky Souter and her team of Samantha Boyd, Hanna Nattrass and Lilly Taylor (Australian Sailing Development Squad) have today been crowned the winners of the Harken Women’s International Match Racing Regatta, defeating Katie Spithill 3-2 in the Grand Final. Souter caused an upset winning over Spithill who had led the regatta with a record of 17 wins and only one loss for the entire regatta....

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  • 08 Apr 2009 17:20:00
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