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InCahoots grabs another PHS Win in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore Series

Patrick and Roberta Easton’s Beneteau 473 InCahoots scored their second straight PHS win in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore Series; with Jon Short and Miles Bastick’s Farr 34 MRX securing another IRC win....

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  • 27 Feb 2011 11:48:00
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FEBRUARY 2011

No Confusion, It's Transfusion

What a day, what a finish. The nail-biting ended at 4pm, when the Italian yacht Nerone crossed the line three boats behind the Australians on Transfusion. The separation was enough to give Transfusion’s owner Guido Belgiorno-Nettis revenge for last year’s defeat at the hands of the Massimo Mezzaroma and Antonio Sodo Migliori. More importantly it gave him the Rolex Farr 40 World Championship title....

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  • 27 Feb 2011 10:06:00
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To The Wire Again

Another fascinating day of dog eat dog at the 14th Rolex Farr 40 Worlds. Two races, two intriguing tales and all square at the top. A more enthralling setting for a final day of a world championship? Get the master of suspense, Hitchcock, to write it better. Defending champions Massimo Mezzaroma & Antonio Sodo Migliori’s Nerone (ITA) holds a one-point advantage over the local heroes, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis’ Transfusion (AUS). No one else is in sight....

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  • 25 Feb 2011 21:34:00
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Damage Limitation Proves Difficult

Consistency and minimizing damage have always been watchwords at the Rolex Farr 40 Worlds. No less so this year, as the 14th class world championship moves beyond the halfway point. None of the leading three got it completely right. Each bled more points than they would have liked over the course of three testing races. ...

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  • 24 Feb 2011 23:31:00
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Tight at the Top of the Rolex Farr 40 World Championship

Martin and Lisa Hill, with Estate Master (AUS), hold top honours thanks to two impeccable races and a 1-8-1 series. Defending champions Massimo Mezzaroma’s Nerone (ITA) showed a crack in their recent cloak of invincibility; a premature start in the day’s third race blotted an otherwise impressive scorecard. Finishes of 2-1-10 leaves them in third overnight....

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  • 23 Feb 2011 22:50:00
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New class president masters day one of the Rolex Farr 40 Worlds

Martin and Lisa Hill and their youthful Estate Master crew, which includes some of Australia’s finest sailing talent, hold top honours after the opening day of the Rolex Farr 40 World Championship following today’s 1,8,1 results....

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  • 23 Feb 2011 18:27:00
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Loki to seal Blue Water Pointscore Series win in the Audi Sydney Offshore Newcastle Yacht Race

Stephen Ainsworth’s perennial podium darling Loki looks set to add another victory to her growing list of sailing accolades - a win in the CYCA’s Blue Water Pointscore, provided she performs well in the upcoming Audi Sydney Offshore Newcastle Yacht Race....

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  • 23 Feb 2011 12:00:00
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Rolex Farr 40 World Championship 2011: It’s about to get serious

Tomorrow morning the hearts and minds of the crews of the twenty Farr 40s berthed at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron will be focused on one thing: the 2011 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship. The word on the dock is that this championship is there for the taking. There is no clear favourite, figuring the top three proving as hard as guessing the top ten. ...

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  • 22 Feb 2011 21:14:00
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Jay Griffin wins CentrePort International Youth Match Racing 2011

The stage was set for the battle of the Sydneysiders (Griffin V Reece) for 1st and 2nd and the batlle of the Wellingtonians (Coltman v Porebski) for 3rd and 4th. Griffin got off to a great start to the finals taking match one with Porebski doing the same in his match....

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  • 21 Feb 2011 09:17:00
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Italians Nerone win the 2011 Farr 40 Australian Championship

Massimo Mezzaroma’s Italian team Nerone has won the 2011 Farr 40 Australian Championship after three days of racing off Sydney Heads. Nerone, who are the defending Rolex Farr 40 World Champions, recorded a scorecard of 6,1,6,1,1,1,6,3, after the eight race series was wrapped up today....

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  • 20 Feb 2011 21:50:00
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