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About Time's win did not come easy

About Time wins Port Hacking Race

Julian Farren-Price won the Port Hacking Race, the second race of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Ocean Pointscore Series (OPS) today, with his Cookson 12, About Time – and it was all about time, with the CYCA member taking overall honours by a mere 20 seconds from long-time rival St. Jude....

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  • 24 Sep 2011 18:53:00
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SEPTEMBER 2011

Caprice of Huon takes another IRC win the Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore Series

David Champtaloup’s 60 year old Robert Clark designed Caprice of Huon has secured her second consecutive win in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore Series taking the IRC win of the Night Harbour race yesterday evening....

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  • 24 Sep 2011 10:02:00
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Australian Match Racers to race for Bronze at ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final

Australian sailors are set to race for the Bronze medal on the final day of the ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final after a hard fought semi-final in Sheboygan, Wisconsin....

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  • 18 Sep 2011 11:10:00
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Penultimate Day Sees First Repeat Race Winner at the NYYC Invitational Cup

The Chamber of Commerce could not have arranged a more spectacular day for the 22 competing yacht club teams, representing 16 nations from six continents, than what was delivered today after a cold front that passed through the area overnight left behind a classic New England fall day to tantalize competitors at the 2011 New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex....

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  • 18 Sep 2011 11:00:00
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New Day, New Winners at the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup

A lack of breeze and fog contributed to a brief postponement ashore this morning to push back the start of the third day of racing at the 2011 New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex. By noon, however, the 22 competing yacht club teams had returned to now-familiar territory north of Newport’s Pell Bridge and, with two winners in the two races held today, continued the established pattern that has now seen eight different teams win the eight races sailed thus far in the series....

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  • 17 Sep 2011 09:56:00
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Australian sailors hit the front at ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final

The Australian crew of Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty sailed consistently well in variable conditions to move from their overnight fourth position to end the round robin phase of the event first overall with nine wins from 10 starts....

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  • 16 Sep 2011 17:05:00
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Leaders Locking In at the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup

After several days of late summer breeze and sunshine, thick fog rolled into Narragansett Bay, greeting competitors of the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex and forcing a short postponement to today’s racing. Twenty-two yacht club teams from 16 countries are here in Newport to contest the second edition of this biennial event....

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  • 16 Sep 2011 10:19:00
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Royal Canadian Yacht Club has the Midas Touch at the NYYC Invitational Cup with CYCA in 8th position

Returning to upper Narragansett Bay for the second day of the 2011 New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex has proven beneficial for at least one of the 22 yacht club teams – Royal Canadian Yacht Club – which again displayed remarkable consistency on the race course....

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  • 15 Sep 2011 12:51:00
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Aussies prepare for Nations Cup Grand Final

Australian sailors Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty are finalising preparations for the ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final, with racing set to get underway in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, on Wednesday....

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  • 13 Sep 2011 14:39:00
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Ocean Racer of the Year Awards – Two Weeks Until Nominations Close

Two weeks to go until nominations close in the CYCA's prestigious Ocean Racer of the Year Awards. The 2011 Ocean Racer of the Year Awards will be announced on Wednesday 14 December 2011 and the CYCA welcomes nominations from fellow offshore clubs that have suitable candidates that they feel would be eligible for these awards. Nominations close on Friday 18 November....

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  • 12 Sep 2011 17:28:00
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