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Roger Hickman's Wild Rose is the provisional winner of the Gosford Lord Howe Island Yacht Race

Wild Rose Provisional IRC Winner of the Gosford Lord Howe Island Yacht Race

Leading ocean racing yachtsman and CYCA member Roger Hickman has provisionally won the premier IRC division of the race on corrected time with his 18-year-old yacht Wild Rose. ...

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  • 31 Oct 2011 23:36:00
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OCTOBER 2011

The Stick takes line honours in the Gosford Lord Howe Island Yacht Race

The Hempel 38th Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race has now witnessed The Stick take line honours at the fastest pace in four years. This comes as a reward to owner Richard Christian after a rather disappointing retirement in the 2010 edition of the race....

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  • 31 Oct 2011 14:23:00
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The Stick within sight of Lord Howe Island

The leading yacht in the Hempel 38th Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race, The Stick, at 6.30am today was only 23 nautical miles from the finish of the 414 nautical mile ocean race across the northern Tasman Sea to the World Heritage-listed island....

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  • 31 Oct 2011 07:28:00
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The Stick maintains fast pace across the Tasman Sea

Three yachts entered for this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Race, The Stick, Wild Rose and Quetzalcoatl, are tonight leading heading the line honours, IRC and PHS handicap standings in the Hempel 38th Gosford to Lord Howe Island Race across the Tasman Sea....

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  • 30 Oct 2011 20:50:00
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Wild Rose blossoms overnight in Lord Howe Island Race

Prominent ocean racing yachtsman Roger Hickman has shown his sailing skills overnight to bringing his 25-year-old former Sydney Hobart Race winner Wild Rose into top place on IRC corrected times in the Hempel Gosford to Lord Howe Island Race....

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  • 30 Oct 2011 09:19:00
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The Stick powers to sea in Lord Howe Island Race

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race entrant The Stick is power sailing into the Tasman Sea this afternoon, three hours after the start of the Hempel 38th Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race in Broken Bay....

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  • 29 Oct 2011 16:41:00
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Tom Slingsby named Australian Sailor of the Year

Triple Laser world champion and reigning ISAF World Sailor of the Year Tom Slingsby is on a high after being named Australia Male Sailor of the Year in the Yachting Australia awards against a particularly tough field at a gala event at Luna Park last evening....

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  • 29 Oct 2011 14:47:00
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Past Sydney Hobart winners racing in the Gosford Lord Howe Island Yacht Race this weekend

Two past winners of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Wild Rose and Midnight Rambler, are in the small but high quality fleet setting sail from Broken Bay this coming Saturday, 29 October, in the Hempel 38th Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race....

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  • 26 Oct 2011 12:42:00
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Esimit Europa 2 First Boat Home in the Rolex Middle Sea Race

Early this morning, at 0054 CEST, the maxi Esimit Europa 2, crossed the finish line of the 2011 Rolex Middle Sea Race in Marsamxett Harbour, Valetta, Malta, to take the line honours win. The Slovenian maxi completed the course in an elapsed time of 61 hours, 24 minutes and 35 seconds. In 2010, Esimit Europa2 was also the line honours winner, with an elapsed time of 54 hours, 52 minutes, 32 seconds....

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  • 25 Oct 2011 21:30:00
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One week until Rolex Sydney Hobart applications for entry close

For over 66 years many yachtsmen and women have foregone Christmas celebrations to prepare for the ultimate sailing test – completing a Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – and with just one week to submit an Application for Entry to the host club, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, time is running out for those wanting to take the race off their bucket list....

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  • 25 Oct 2011 15:14:00
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