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Sanyo Maris wins Lord Howe

Classic yacht looking for another clean-up in the Hempel Paints Gosford Lord Howe Island Race

Yachtsman and founder of Clean-up Australia, Ian Kiernan, is confident he can achieve another ‘clean-up’ in this year’s Hempel Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race with his classic boat Sanyo Maris....

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  • 29 Oct 2009 14:06:00
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OCTOBER 2009

Musto wins rights to CYCA clothing merchandise

Musto Australasia has been awarded the rights to provide clothing merchandise and staff uniforms to Cruising Yacht Club of Australia. Additionally, Musto joins the family of CYCA Youth Sailing Academy sponsors through its sponsorship of an Elliot 6.0m training yacht and the Musto International Youth Match Racing regatta....

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  • 28 Oct 2009 12:14:00
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Rolex Sydney Hobart applications for entry close in one week

You’ve got to be in it to win it! Those wanting to conquer the Mount Everest of ocean racing – the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – have just one week left to submit an application for entry...

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  • 26 Oct 2009 15:22:00
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Alfa Romeo Smashes 13 Year Kiwi Race Record en Route to Rolex Sydney Hobart

CYCA Member Neville Crichton’s Reichel Pugh designed 100 ft maxi, Alfa Romeo, is leaving a trail of smashed race records across the Pacific as she heads towards a head to head battle with Robert Oatley's Wild Oats XI in December’s Rolex Sydney Hobart. The Kiwi yacht demolished the race record at the weekend (23 October 2009) in New Zealand’s HSBC Coastal Classic, following the annihilation of the TransPac Race Record in July....

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  • 26 Oct 2009 10:01:00
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Rolex Middle Sea Race concludes

Top prize of the event, the Rolex Middle Sea Race Trophy and Rolex Yacht-master Chronometer for finishing first overall under IRC Handicap went to Andres Soriano, skipper and owner of the 69-foot Mills designed Alegre....

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  • 24 Oct 2009 23:53:00
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101st Gascoigne Cup to Soundtrack

The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron’s historic Gascoigne Cup sailed into its second century today with victory going to prominent yachtsman Tim Cox in his J35 Soundtrack, with son Edward at the helm....

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  • 24 Oct 2009 19:19:00
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Lion New Zealand returns to Rolex Sydney Hobart

Twenty-five years on from its line honours victory in the great Australian ocean classic, iconic Kiwi yacht Lion New Zealand has this week been stamped the 60th applicant for entry for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2009....

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  • 23 Oct 2009 09:21:00
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101st race for RSYS Gascoigne Cup

This Saturday, 24 October 2009, will see the 101st race for one of the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron's most historic trophies, the magnificent Gascoigne Cup. The 2009 Gascoigne Cup will mark 124 years since it was first presented in 1886, as it was not awarded during the war years. This will also be race three in the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore Series (CYCA)....

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  • 22 Oct 2009 10:38:00
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Rolex Middle Sea Race - Course Record Eludes Line Honours Winner

ICAP Leopard (GBR) was first home at the 2009 Rolex Middle Sea Race taking the award for line honours. Try as they might, Mike Slade's all-star crew were unable to crack the nut that is Rambler's course record....

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  • 20 Oct 2009 08:37:00
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Thai Airways renews their sponsorship of the CYCA Youth Sailing Academy

Thai Airways International has renewed its sponsorship of Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Youth Sailing Academy for a further two years. Thai Airways is one of nine Elliot 6.0m sponsors and has been a sponsor since 2007. General Manager Australia, Korakot Chatasingha said he was proud to be associated with the CYCA and its youth development programs....

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  • 19 Oct 2009 14:53:00
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