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MRX had her first IRC division win today in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore Series

Westerly Winds Blow Cobwebs Away

Strong westerly winds blew away the winter cobwebs as the combined fleets of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's Grant Thornton Short Haul and Short Ocean Pointscore Series' took to Sydney Harbour today....

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  • 29 Sep 2012 17:00:00
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SEPTEMBER 2012

2012 Ocean Racer of the Year Awards – Nominations now open

Nominations are open for the CYCA's Ocean Racer of the Year Awards. The 2012 Awards will be announced on Wednesday 12 December 2012 and the CYCA welcomes nominations from fellow offshore clubs that have suitable candidates that they feel would be eligible for these awards....

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  • 24 Sep 2012 11:10:00
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Loki takes Flinders Islet Race line and overall double win

Stephen Ainsworth sailed Loki to yet another exceptional line and IRC overall double win, this time in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's 92 nautical mile Flinders Islet Race, in which she broke the record in 2010, which still holds....

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  • 23 Sep 2012 09:34:00
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Victoire wins battle of the Beneteaus in Lion Island Race

Reigning Blue Water Pointscore champion, Darryl Hodgkinson and his Beneteau 45, Victoire, have taken out the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Lion Island Race, the first race of the Club’s annual Ocean Pointscore Series (OPS)....

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  • 22 Sep 2012 19:30:00
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Designed to Win - Rolex Farr 40 World Championship

After more than a dozen times racing in the world championship, it seems fitting that Jahn claims the 2012 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship title while racing from his home club, Chicago Yacht Club, against a backdrop of the city that is graced by some of his work....

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  • 21 Sep 2012 12:00:00
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Record breaking Loki top tip for Flinders Islet Race

Loki will head the line-up for Race 2 of the Blue Water Pointscore Series, the Flinders Islet Race, starting on Sydney Harbour at 10.00am this Saturday....

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  • 21 Sep 2012 09:00:00
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CYCA SOLAS Trusts Donate to the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Trust has made a donation to the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopters of $32,240 to fund a new Search and Rescue Direction Finder (RT-600) for Sydney’s Lifesaver 1 Helicopter....

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  • 20 Sep 2012 13:00:00
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Strong International Interest for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Ever since the release of the Notice of Race for the 68th edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, applications for entry for Australia’s blue water classic have been rolling in from all over the globe and as of today, number 30....

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  • 20 Sep 2012 12:00:00
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On Time - Rolex Farr 40 World Championship

This year marks the 15th edition of this annual competition – a testament to the enthusiasm and support of a strict owner-driver rule that puts the emphasis on amateurs....

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  • 20 Sep 2012 11:48:00
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It Pays to be Consistent - Rolex Farr 40 World Championship

With a storm clearing the area overnight, crisp air and a sparkling Lake Michigan set the stage for an action-packed second day of competition at the 2012 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship. ...

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  • 19 Sep 2012 11:00:00
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