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Matt Allen's Ichi Ban got off to a flying start

Ichi Ban gets her own back with a win and overall victory in CYCA Trophy

Ichi Ban may have been pipped to the post by 98ft Lahana for line honours victory in Race 2 of the CYCA Trophy Passage series today, but Matt Allen and his crew on the Jones 70 got their own back by winning the race overall to clinch the series from Lahana by one point....

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  • 16 Dec 2012 16:00:00
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DECEMBER 2012

Lahana takes double in CYCA Trophy Passage

Lahana, Peter Millard and John Honan’s 98ft super maxi from NSW has taken double honours in the CYCA Trophy-Passage Series’ first race at 1.08.13pm today, making short work of the 18 nautical mile course that took the 24 boats from Sydney Harbour north to Long Reef on the ocean side of Manly....

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  • 15 Dec 2012 17:00:00
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Big small and new for CYCA Trophy Passage

A diverse fleet of 26 yachts ranging from super maxis and new boats to smaller yachts will face the starter’s orders when the two-day CYCA Trophy–Passage series gets underway this Saturday, 15th November from 11.00am, the bulk of competitors using the previously named Rolex Trophy as their final Rolex Sydney Hobart shakedown. ...

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  • 14 Dec 2012 13:30:00
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Darryl Hodgkinson named CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year

Sydney plastic surgeon Darryl Hodgkinson has been named the Ocean Racer of the Year by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, at a gala cocktail party hosted at the Club this evening....

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  • 12 Dec 2012 20:00:00
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SOLAS Big Boat Challenge Video

Check out the BoatsOnTV footage from the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge...

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  • 11 Dec 2012 18:00:00
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Bob Sows His Oats Widely in Solas Big Boat Challenge

Bob Oatley may have to crack two bottles of champagne tonight as his two ocean racing thoroughbreds Wild Oats X and Wild Oats XI shared the silverware from today’s Solas Big Boat Challenge, the dash around Sydney Harbour that has become the traditional curtain raiser to the Rolex Sydney Hobart....

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  • 11 Dec 2012 17:17:00
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CYCA Trophy: Winners Decided as Racing Abandoned in Big Southerly

Racing in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Trophy One-Design was abandoned at 1.00pm today as strong southerlies gusting over 40 knots on Sydney Harbour and outside Sydney Heads showed no signs of abating, so yesterday’s leaders, Old School and Kokomo were crowned winners of the Sydney 38 and Farr 40 series’....

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  • 09 Dec 2012 14:55:00
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Lion Island Botany Bay Race winner disqualified

Ed Psaltis/Bob Thomas/Michael Bencsik’s AFR Midnight Rambler was disqualified from the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s 60 nautical mile Lion Island-Botany Bay race after being initially announced as the winner last Sunday morning. ...

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  • 09 Dec 2012 12:00:00
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That ‘Old School’ Magic in CYCA Trophy

Mark Griffiths, his tactician Steve McConaghy and crew aboard Old School proved a magic potion on the race track again today, adding a further four wins to their almost perfect tally in the Sydney 38 class at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Trophy Series – One-Design sailed on the Manly Circle today....

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  • 08 Dec 2012 19:00:00
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Kokomo and Old School get early jump in CYCA Trophy

Lang Walker’s Kokomo, with London gold medallist Malcolm Page on tactics, has come out on top in the Farr 40 class, while defending champion, Old School (Mark Griffiths) got the early jump in the Sydney 38 class at the CYCA Trophy One-Design series which started on Sydney Harbour today....

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  • 07 Dec 2012 17:40:00
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