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Loki is gunning for glory

Last chances for some in Lion Island Botany Bay Race

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s 60 nautical mile Lion Island-Botany Bay race could be the last chance for those who have their eye on the Club’s prestigious Blue Water Pointscore Series (BWPS), as the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in December is the decider....

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  • 29 Nov 2012 11:51:00
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NOVEMBER 2012

2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race as challenging as ever

The 68th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race promises to be one for the true believers; if you admire people who constantly challenge your values, fire your imagination, refuse to quit when the going gets tough, can’t be told that they are too old, are too stubborn to give it away and who keep coming back for more, then this year’s race is a Christmas present you’ll never forget....

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  • 27 Nov 2012 10:30:00
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Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship: Winners decided after winds go on strike

Winners were decided with one final race at Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship today, when the foretold weather did not play ball, forcing Principal Race Officer, Denis Thompson, and his race crews to wait for the north-easterly wind to fill in....

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  • 25 Nov 2012 19:00:00
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Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship: Shogun takes Lion Island Race double

Once again, a TP52 has shown superior speed with Rob Hanna’s Shogun V from Geelong in Victoria taking line honours in the time of 4 hours five minutes and 55 seconds, finishing at 14:05:55 this afternoon and scoring an overall win in Division 1, making it a double win....

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  • 24 Nov 2012 20:00:00
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SSORC Seven Islands Race: Rush gets the gun but veterans steal the show

Graham Coffey’s well named Thompson 8, Rush, won Division 1 of Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s Seven Islands Race around Sydney Harbour, but John Walker and Tig Thomas were undoubtedly the star attractions of the pursuit-style race that started of the Club today....

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  • 24 Nov 2012 19:00:00
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Cabbage Tree Island Yacht Race: Loki takes overall honours

While Bob Oatley, Mark Richards and the crew of Wild Oats XI were savouring their record breaking line honours win in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Cabbage Tree Island Race this afternoon, the battle for overall honours raged throughout the day with Stephen Ainsworth finally adding another trophy to his collection when his reliable Loki was declared the overall winner this evening....

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  • 17 Nov 2012 21:00:00
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Port Hacking Race: Merlin takes the double

Olympic gold medallist and America’s Cup yachtsman, David Forbes, has sailed Merlin to double victory in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Ocean Point Score Race 3 to Port Hacking return this afternoon, taking out line and IRC overall honours. ...

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  • 17 Nov 2012 19:00:00
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Katinka wins the IRC and PHS double in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Night Race

Paul O’Connell’s 32 year old Cole 35 Katinka won the IRC and PHS double in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Night Harbour Race last evening. ...

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  • 17 Nov 2012 10:30:00
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Wild Oats XI smashes her Cabbage Tree Island Race Record

Wild Oats XI shaved 1 hour 57 minutes 40 seconds of the 14 hours 13 minutes 35 seconds record it set in 2010, crossing the Rushcutters Bay finish line at 07:15:55 this morning, to set a new record time of 12 hours 15 minutes 55 seconds....

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  • 17 Nov 2012 07:30:00
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Ragamuffin-Loyal and Wild Oats XI to face off in Cabbage Tree Island Yacht Race

Syd Fischer's Ragamuffin-Loyal and Bob Oatley's Wild Oats XI will face off for the first time since their Rolex Sydney Hobart stoush tonight from 7.00pm, when the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's Cabbage Tree Island Race starts - and a new record could be in the offing....

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  • 16 Nov 2012 00:00:00
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