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Family, friends, colleagues and sailors mourn Gary Ticehurst

Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries rang out through a Sydney park today as mourners paid affectionate tribute to larger-than-life ABC chopper pilot Gary Ticehurst....

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  • 30 Aug 2011 17:58:00
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AUGUST 2011

Spirited Challenges from Southern Hemisphere Teams

When racing begins on Tuesday, September 13, at the 2011 New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex, most of the 22 participating yacht club teams will be fresh from racing at the peak of the sailing season in the northern hemisphere. However, three teams – the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, Royal Cape Yacht Club and Yacht Club Argentino – which hail from below the equator, will be coming from winter to summer to race in Swan 42s for the championship title....

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  • 27 Aug 2011 11:35:00
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One race to go for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011

On the penultimate day of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, two premier divisions have all but been run and won while the rest have one race remaining to make a final grab for points before the curtain closes tomorrow....

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  • 26 Aug 2011 17:17:00
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Memorial Service for Gary Ticehurst, Tuesday 30 August 2011, 11:30am

On behalf of Gary's widow Teresa, daughter Michelle and son Matthew, they would like to advise CYCA members that a memorial service for Gary will be held in Rushcutters Bay Park on Tuesday 30 August 2011, commencing at 11:30am....

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  • 26 Aug 2011 14:33:00
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Hooligan holds firm in Audi IRC Australian Championship

Multiple Laser world champion and Rolex ISAF World Sailor of the Year Tom Slingsby has been part of many different race programs. When asked what he believes is the magic ingredient, the explanation for Marcus Blackmore’s mind boggling success at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week with his TP52 Hooligan, Slingsby says it’s the team....

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  • 26 Aug 2011 09:14:00
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Boats fly in big winds at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

From all the screaming spinnaker runs to Double Cone Island in today’s fresh sou’easter, David Turton’s Mooloolaba based FT10 Likatiger had one of the most exhilarating rides at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week....

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  • 23 Aug 2011 19:01:00
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Loki's luck runs out

Second on the IRC Class A Grand Prix pointscore heading into day four, Stephen Ainsworth’s RP63 Loki was the highest profile casualty, less than five minutes after their start in Dent Passage. Gear failure resulted in one of the mast’s sweptback spreaders punching a giant hole through the mainsail, the cloth torn to pieces like a cannon ball had been shot through it....

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  • 23 Aug 2011 15:55:00
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RÁN: First Back to Back Victory in 50 Years of the Rolex Fastnet Race

For the first time in more than 50 years, the Rolex Fastnet Race has a back-to-back handicap winner. Following on from her victory under IRC in 2009, this afternoon the Royal Ocean Racing Club has confirmed that Niklas Zennström’s Rán (GBR) is once again the overall winner of the Rolex Fastnet Race and the prestigious Fastnet Challenge Cup. ...

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  • 19 Aug 2011 03:27:00
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Monohull Record Falls in the Rolex Fastnet Race 2011

Surprisingly the new record went not to Mike Slade’s 100 foot supermaxi ICAP Leopard (GBR), which had established the record of 1 day, 20 hours, and 18 minutes in 2007, but the smaller Volvo Open 70 Abu Dhabi (UAE), skippered by double Olympic silver medallist, Ian Walker. ...

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  • 16 Aug 2011 23:20:00
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Brisbane to Keppel Race all done and dusted for another year

The fifth annual Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race is done and dusted for another year. The crews have ventured off to their next port which is either home or onto Airlie Beach or Hamilton Island for race weeks....

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  • 08 Aug 2011 14:07:00
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