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Team Premier take Racing Class Honours on Day 1 in their Sawadee.com Regatta debut

Despite a full fleet of matched boats trying to knock Matt Allen's Beneteau 44.7 Zhik Ichiban from top spot in the IRC 1 class, they were not perturbed, and although six boats beat them across the finish line they still managed to claim Race 1 handicap honours by 27 seconds - although the fleet have clearly signaled their intentions....

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  • 31 May 2011 01:15:00
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MAY 2011

Entries Now Open for Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race 2011

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, together with sponsor Audi Australia are pleased to release the Notice of Race for the 384 nautical mile Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race to start on Sydney Harbour at 1pm, Saturday 30 July....

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  • 24 May 2011 12:42:00
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Strong CYCA team selected for New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup

A strong crew from the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia will contest the second edition of the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex, to be sailed at Newport, Rhode Island, USA, from September 10-17....

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  • 18 May 2011 10:20:00
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Sato Makes a Move in Lighter Conditions on Day Two

Close racing kept umpires and the race committee busy today in day two of the ISAF Nations Cup Regional Final Oceania, hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia. Maiko Sato (JPN) and her team were the big improvers of the day, settling in to match racing and the Elliott 6.0m boats....

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  • 14 May 2011 08:44:00
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CYCA team finishes third in Australian Teams Racing Championships

The CYCA team of Seve Jarvin, Ash Rooklyn, Marcus Ashley-Jones, Caitlin Tames, Grace Shipway and Ruby Harrison sailed well in light conditions to finish 3rd overall in the Australian Teams Racing Championships, conducted by Woolahra Sailing Club over the weekend of 9-10 May 2011....

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  • 09 May 2011 16:52:00
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Audi Winter Series fleet gets an early mark on Mothers’ Day

A beautiful autumn day signalled the opening race of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Audi Winter Series, and what it lacked in breeze was more than made up for in warm sunshine for a perfect Mothers’ Day on the water....

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  • 08 May 2011 17:59:00
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Aussies take top honours at Top of the Bay Regatta

Eight to ten knots of breeze provided the perfect conditions for the last day shootout, off Jomtiem beach in the Gulf of Thailand for the Top of the Bay Regatta, where several classes were relying on today's results and a race drop race to settle the overall series scores, while others, such as IRC 2, were well and truly decided, Aussie Matt Allen leaving the course undefeated...

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  • 04 May 2011 18:00:00
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Limit smashes Siska's 30-year-old Fremantle to Bali record

Limit added yet another trophy to Alan Brierty’s cabinet when she claimed line honours in the Visit Indonesia Fremantle Bali 2011 international yacht race. In the process, she shattered Rolly Tasker’s 30 year old record for the race, finishing in a little over six days and 5 hours....

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  • 03 May 2011 14:03:00
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Sun Shines on Great Veterans and Ladies Day Race

Phillip Denison’s Cavalier 39 - Salthouse Gusto won the Great Veterans race and will have his name engraved on the historic Windward trophy. This year is Gusto’s first Great Veterans race having ‘come of age’ recently and qualifying by having competed in the 1989 Sydney Hobart....

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  • 01 May 2011 17:46:00
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Winter Season at Youth Sailing Academy

A busy weekend at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia saw the winter season commence. On Saturday, parents and sailors enrolled in the YSA winter squads gathered for the Welcome Breakfast function. More than eighty sailors came together, many returning from 2010, to join the winter program of fleet racing, match racing and regatta competition in the YSA fleet of 10 Elliott 6 keel boats....

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  • 01 May 2011 12:22:00
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