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Club Marine Elliott 6 in action during the 2008 Club Marine NSW Match Racing Championships

Strong line up for Club Marine NSW Match Racing Championship this weekend

Sunny conditions and moderate westerlies look to greet the strong line up of youth sailors competing this weekend in the Club Marine NSW Youth Match Racing Championship. Nine teams will come together from the youth academies at Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC), Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron (RSYS) and the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) for the two day event to be held at CYCA in its fleet of Elliott 6m boats....

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  • 31 Jul 2009 10:15:00
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JULY 2009

Audi IRC Australian Championship on a hair trigger

Following the announcement of final results in a protest-riddled Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, organised by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, Rod Jones’ Archambault 40 Alegria leads Graeme Wood’s Judel Vrojlik 52 Wot Now by a whisker heading into the final round of the national Audi IRC Australian Championship at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week....

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  • 30 Jul 2009 11:48:00
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Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race Fleet Home, Sanyo Maris Retires and Results Confirmed

At midnight last night Ian Kiernan and Tiare Tomaszewski’s Tasman Seabird Sanyo Maris retired just south of Cape Byron due to wind conditions. Sanyo Maris was expected to arrive at Southport at approx. 8.25am this morning. This meant that The Rum Consortium’s Davidson 12 Phillips Foote Witchdoctor was the last yacht to finish the 24th Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race at 9.31pm on 28 July 2009....

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  • 29 Jul 2009 14:26:00
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CYCA Associates Committee Elects a New President

A change of helm for the CYCA Associates Committee occurred with Pam Messenger handing over the reigns of President to Janey Treleaven at the Associates AGM on 27 July 2009....

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  • 29 Jul 2009 09:46:00
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AFR Midnight Rambler declared the IRC Overall Winner

At 1300hrs this afternoon, Ed Psaltis and Bob Thomas’s modified Farr 40 AFR Midnight Rambler was declared the IRC Overall Winner of the 24th Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race. After a long tough and hard race, but one that was strangely emotional, owner Ed Psaltis was very pleased to be informed of his IRC Overall win by Commodore Matt Allen....

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  • 28 Jul 2009 14:36:00
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Mild Southerly to SW winds pushing Audi Sydney Gold Coast fleet home

The predicted south/sou’westerly winds have arrived and are helping the remainder of the fleet arrive in Southport. At 0830hrs 49 boats had arrived in Southport, with the remainder of the fleet expected to arrive steadily over the course of the day and into the night with the last boat expected to cross the finish line tomorrow at approx. 11.50am....

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  • 28 Jul 2009 09:44:00
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Wild Oats X takes line honours and the battle for IRC Overall continues

Robert Oatley’s Wild Oats X, skippered by Mark Richards has added another line honours win to their ever increasing record list, crossing the finish line of the Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race at 2.29pm in a race time of 2 days, 1 hr, 29mins and 23 seconds. Wild Oats X crossed the finish line with their number 2 headsail and mainsail full of westerly breeze....

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  • 27 Jul 2009 18:57:00
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A photo finish after 50 hours of racing?

As the leading boats in the Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race have rounded Cape Byron, it’s a tacking duel between Wild Oats X and Loki. After 50 hours of racing, could it all come down to a photo finish?....

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  • 27 Jul 2009 11:34:00
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Wild Oats X leading, Shogun retires

Robert Oatley’s Wild Oats X, skippered by Mark Richards has maintained their strong position, leading the fleet of the 24th Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race. She is currently 4 nautical miles SE of Cape Byron and is expected to finish early afternoon....

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  • 27 Jul 2009 09:57:00
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Wild Oats X still leading the fleet, Black Jack and PricewaterhouseCoopers in tacking duel for third

Robert Oatley’s Wild Oats X, skippered by Mark Richards is currently leading the fleet of the Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race. She has picked up some boat speed and is sailing at 10.8 knots....

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  • 26 Jul 2009 16:35:00
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