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Team Beau Geste won Stage 2 of the TP52 Southern Cross Cup

Team Beau Geste mounts stunning TP52 Southern Cross Cup defence

The internationally crewed Team Beau Geste from the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club mounted a stunning defence of their first round result in the TP52 Southern Cross Cup, wrapping up stage two this afternoon on Melbourne’s Port Phillip by a whopping 15 points....

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  • 28 Apr 2013 17:32:00
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APRIL 2013

Summer like Conditions for First Race of the CYCA Winter Series

On a day that was reminiscent of summer with balmy temperatures in the mid-20s, 112 yachts took to the start line for Race 1 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Winter Series, which has been part of the club’s sailing calendar for over 65 years....

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  • 28 Apr 2013 16:15:00
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Heartbreak for series leader - Sail Port Stephens 2013

With sunshine and puffy white clouds in the sky and a 10-15 knot forecast Principal Race Officer Denis Thompson's aim was to take the NSW IRC Championship fleet offshore to a relatively sheltered area in Providence Bay behind Yacaaba Head, while the Performance Racing fleets would sail inshore with the Elliott 7 Australian Championship fleet and the Performance Cruising fleets on their various bayside courses. ...

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  • 21 Apr 2013 20:46:00
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Mister Christian wins the Great Veterans Race

David Salter’s Swanson 36 Mister Christian has won the Great Veterans Race from Mercedes IV and Fidelis. The Great Veteran’s Race, is the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s annual tribute to those classic Sydney Hobart Yacht race yachts that sailed south in the 1940s, 50s, 60s and 70s and marks the opening of the CYCA Winter Series....

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  • 21 Apr 2013 17:31:00
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All the Fun and Colour of Opening Ladies Day

Fun and colour was the name of the game on board many of the yachts competing in the Ladies Day race. A selection of images from official CYCA Winter Series photographer SailPix....

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  • 21 Apr 2013 16:00:00
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Sail Port Stephens – Sailing in an East Coast Low

Today Principal Race Officer Denis Thompson was running the IRC NSW titles course. He told the story from a race officer's perspective ‘The first windward leeward was sailed in a south wester with gusts up to 25 knots and right at the end of the race a little southerly came in. We started another in the new breeze but there was a 50 degree shift so I abandoned that race, brought them back and we waited around for the breeze to fill in which it did. ...

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  • 20 Apr 2013 22:37:00
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Kathleen Gillett to compete in the Great Veteran’s Race

Kathleen Gillett, Jack Earl’s famous double ended ketch that competed in the first Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in 1945, will again compete in this Sunday’s (21 April) Great Veteran’s Race, conducted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia....

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  • 18 Apr 2013 10:15:00
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Frantic declared winner of the Gosford Lord Howe Island Yacht Race

Frantic has been declared the official winner of the 39th Hempel Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race with victory in the IRC division. The margin over the second place getter AFR Midnight Rambler was impressive and more than 1hr, with Alegria V third....

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  • 10 Apr 2013 17:00:00
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Frantic is the current clubhouse leader in the Gosford Lord Howe Island Yacht Race

The crew of Frantic have enjoyed an afternoon of hospitality at The Anchorage Restaurant on Lord Howe Island, pondering whether they have done enough to to take out this year’s Hempel Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race...

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  • 09 Apr 2013 15:00:00
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Southern Excellence II takes line honours in Gosford Lord Howe Island Yacht Race

Southern Excellence II crossed the finish line outside the lagoon at just after 3.45 am EST this morning in a time just under 64 hours, making this one of the slowest Lord Howe's in recent times. ...

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  • 09 Apr 2013 07:00:00
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