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Rob Hanna's Shogun V is the Audi IRC Australian Class A Champion

Cliff hanger decides Audi IRC Class A Australian Champion

The Audi IRC Australian Class A Champion for 2013 has been decided with local entry, Rob Hanna’s Shogun V hitting the jackpot in a cliff hanger countback finish to the nine-race series. ...

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  • 27 Jan 2013 19:00:00
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JANUARY 2013

Melges Champion Northshore Marine Turns Sights to World Domination

Northshore Marine claimed victory in the Melges 24 championships by the narrowest of margins, marking the end of an era for the class that’s been dominated by Bandit for the past two years....

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  • 27 Jan 2013 18:30:00
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Gretel II wins 177th Australia Day Regatta

More than 43 years after her historic challenge for the America’s Cup at Newport, Rhode Island in the USA, the International 12-metre class yacht Gretel II today showed her class with a fine win in the 177th Australia Day Regatta on Sydney Harbour....

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  • 26 Jan 2013 22:00:00
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Melges - Keeping it in the Family

Family ties proved too strong for defending Melges 24 champion Bandit, with a husband and wife duo aboard Accru claiming two wins from three races at the Festival of Sails today....

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  • 26 Jan 2013 19:30:00
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Smiling assassin closes the gap but Hooligan still leads

Rob Hanna, skipper of the local favourite Shogun V looked like the smiling assassin when he came ashore this afternoon at the Festival of Sails. Today’s two wins and a third has kept Hanna in second place on the standings after seven races, but importantly narrowed the gap to two points shy of Marcus Blackmore’s overall lead with Hooligan in Audi IRC Australian Championship division 1. ...

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  • 26 Jan 2013 19:00:00
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Melges 24 Battle Looming in Geelong

Melges 24 team, Bandit, is preparing to continue their success at the sixth Melges 24 Australian Championship to be held at Royal Geelong Yacht Club. The regatta will be a part of Geelong’s annual Festival of Sails regatta....

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  • 21 Jan 2013 11:00:00
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Audi IRC Australian Championship 2013 prizes announced

For the second year the Audi IRC Australian Championship will be a single event staged in conjunction with one of the nation’s pre-eminent regattas, this time the Festival of Sails on Geelong’s Corio Bay, January 24-28....

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  • 10 Jan 2013 16:00:00
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A fitting end to the 2013 Club Marine Pittwater & Coffs Harbour Regatta

Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s Philip Dash’s Beneteau First 40 Just a Dash has won the IRC division in the 2013 Club Marine Pittwater & Coffs Harbour Regatta one point ahead of Darryl Hodgkinson’s Beneteau 45 Victoire as the regatta drew to a close today in Coffs Harbour....

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  • 07 Jan 2013 09:00:00
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Victoire, IRC boat of the day in the 2013 Club Marine Pittwater & Coffs Harbour Regatta

Daryl Hodgkinson’s Beneteau 45 Victoire took the IRC boat of the day honours to storm into IRC contention on day one of the two days of racing in Coffs Harbour as part of the 2013 Club Marine Pittwater & Coffs Harbour Regatta...

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  • 05 Jan 2013 19:00:00
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Wedgetail takes out line honours in the 2013 Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Race

Bill Wild’s Queensland RP55 Wedgetail has crossed the finish line at 8:53am this morning to take line honours in the 2013 Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour yacht race in a time of 19 hrs 53 min 3 secs, three and a half minutes in front of the TP52 Ragamuffin, in one of the closest finishes in the Coffs race. This was the second fastest time in the history of the race, an hour and a half outside the race record....

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  • 03 Jan 2013 13:00:00
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