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Nicky Souter and her crew in action on Day One of compasscard Australian Women's Match Racing Championships

Souter leads compasscard Australian Women’s Match Racing Championship with ten wins

Australian Sailing Development Squad member Nicky Souter and her crew of Nina Curtis and Nicole Douglass, representing Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, have a commanding lead in the compasscard Australian Women’s Match Racing Championship, after finishing day one with ten wins....

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  • 31 Aug 2009 18:25:00
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AUGUST 2009

CYCA Season Opening Day - Monica Geddes Memorial Trophy

The Monica Geddes Memorial Trophy is the traditional Summer Season opening event, and this year the race will be conducted on Sunday 20 September....

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  • 31 Aug 2009 13:05:00
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Rod Jones wins Audi IRC Australian Championship for a second time

At the close of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week tonight, Rod Jones from Queensland, the inaugural winner of the Audi IRC Australian Championship in 2006, was announced the winner of the coveted title for a second time....

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  • 31 Aug 2009 12:05:00
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compasscard Australian Women's Match Racing Championships underway

For the ten teams competing in the compasscard Australian Women’s Match Racing Championship, yesterday’s training session conducted on the Youth Sailing Academy’s Elliott 6.0m was vital. The training session was conducted in Rushcutters Bay in strong westerly breezes and proved challenging for crews, especially the six teams who have elected to sail the championship 3-up, the same format as required for the Olympic Match Racing in 2012....

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  • 31 Aug 2009 09:25:00
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Victorian victory once again at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

Melbourne 55-footer Living Doll, launched 10 months ago by Michael Hiatt and sailing for the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria, has finished top scoring boat in IRC grand prix division 1 at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week....

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  • 30 Aug 2009 11:10:00
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Cruisin’ to the finish of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

Following an extremely slow finish in Dent Passage in “ordinary” breeze the final series results were a lottery, according to the eventual Performance Racing division 2 winning skipper and CYCA member Andy Kearnan....

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  • 30 Aug 2009 10:40:00
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A fight to the finish for Audi IRC Australian Championship

With just two days of racing remaining at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, it is going to be a fight to the finish to see which boat and crew will win the last round of the Audi IRC Championship to claim the Perpetual Trophy designed by designed by John Woulfe and the major prize of an Audi A6 allroad Quattro valued at $115,000....

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  • 28 Aug 2009 10:03:00
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Best breeze of the week gave CYCA Member Graeme Wood a win in his division at Hamilton Island

Today the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week fleet of 194 split, the Performance Racing divisions enjoying some round the cans action on the eastern course, the Cruising Divisions setting off at a leisurely pace from Dent Passage for their 12 nautical mile pursuit race and the IRC and Passage Divisions racing a stunning shortened course to Baynham Island in what was the best breeze of the week....

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  • 27 Aug 2009 17:39:00
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First applications received for Rolex Sydney Hobart 2009

Within hours of the release of the Rolex Sydney Hobart 2009 Notice of Race, Cruising Yacht Club of Australia had received its first four applications for entry, and this figure has now climbed to eight....

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  • 24 Aug 2009 15:59:00
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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week underway

Results for yesterday’s opening race for the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week IRC grand prix division 1 boats shuffled overnight following arbitration between Stephen David's Reichel Pugh 60 Wild Joe and Graeme Woods' JV52 Wot Now, and the discovery of a rating office error that has affected Wild Oats X’s handicap placings....

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  • 24 Aug 2009 15:03:00
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