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Lahana takes line honours in the Bird Island Race, Syd Fischer’s TP52 Ragamuffin wins IRC Division

Peter Millard and John Honan’s 98ft maxi Lahana has won line honours in the 85 nautical mile Bird Island race early on Saturday morning in a race time of 9 hours, 38 mins and 37 secs, outside of race record time. Syd Fischer’s TP52 Ragamuffin took first place in the IRC Division, winning the Janzoon Trophy....

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  • 28 Sep 2009 14:24:00
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SEPTEMBER 2009

Ocean Pointscore Series Commences

The first race of the Ocean Pointscore series, the Lion Island race, was unable to be sailed due to the strong westerly winds and rough offshore conditions on Saturday 26 September. An alternate three lap harbour race was sailed....

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  • 28 Sep 2009 12:14:00
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First international entrant arrives for Rolex Sydney Hobart 2009

Charisma, the S & S 57 owned by Spanish banker Alejandro Perez Calzada, sailing under the burgee of Royal Nautical Club of Barcelona, has arrived in Sydney three months prior to the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2009. Charisma will be the second Spanish yacht ever to have applied for entry to compete in the Rolex Sydney Hobart, adding to the strongest international line-up in years to contest the 628 nautical mile ocean classic....

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  • 25 Sep 2009 14:59:00
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13 Year Old Bird Island Race Record in Jeopardy

A 27 strong fleet will continue their preparations for this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in this weekend’s 85 nautical mile Bird Island Race. With strong winds predicated over the weekend, the 13 year old race record of 7 hours, 42 mins, 15 secs could be in jeopardy....

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  • 24 Sep 2009 16:53:00
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CYCA's Will Mackenzie wins the Australian Youth Match Racing Championship after a tough battle

Andrew Plympton, President Yachting Australia presented the Australian Youth Match Racing Cup to Will Mackenzie and his CYCA team of Ted Hackney, Sean O’Rourke and Kurt Griffiths and their coach, Seve Jarvin....

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  • 21 Sep 2009 13:29:00
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CYCA Sailing Season 2009-2010 opens on a picture perfect Spring Day

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Sailing Season 2009-2010 commenced with the traditional season opening race, the 14th Monica Geddes Memorial Trophy – Sydney Harbour Islands Race, conducted on Sunday in brilliant spring conditions. The race also marked the start of the Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore Series, with a fleet of 52 yachts taking to the start line....

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  • 20 Sep 2009 16:53:00
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Mackenzie leads in Australian Youth Match Racing Championship

CYCA's Will Mackenzie and his team of Ted Hackney, Kurt Griffiths and Sean O’Rourke have finished day one of the championship undefeated after eight flights were completed in Day One of competition....

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  • 20 Sep 2009 09:18:00
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Clubhouse Party with the Wolverines a Great Success!

Over 200 members and guests hit the dance floor at the CYCA on Friday evening to rock the night away with the famed Australian band The Wolverines at the Clubhouse party organised by the CYCA's Associates Committee....

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  • 19 Sep 2009 11:59:00
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Two teams represent the CYCA at the Australian Youth Match Racing Championship

Two teams will represent the CYCA at the Australian Youth Match Racing Championship, hosted by Sandringham Yacht Club over the next four days....

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  • 17 Sep 2009 17:37:00
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Winners of the CYCA Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Trusts Raffle 2009 Announced

The CYCA SOLAS Trusts Raffle was drawn on Friday 11th September at the Quite Little Drink raising $8,000 for the charity. “Thanks to all the supporters who donated prizes for the raffle. Congratulations to all the lucky winners. Thank you to everyone who dug deep and purchased raffle tickets and to our team of raffle ticket sellers for donating their time. The money raised has exceeded our expectations,” said Commodore Allen....

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  • 14 Sep 2009 16:19:00
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