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Imagination won IRC Division 1 and finished second in PHS Division 1 today

Imagination Wins Gusty Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore race

Robin and Annette Hawthorn’s eleven year old Beneteau 47.7 Imagination has won IRC Division 1 in the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore race and finished second in PHS Division 1. ...

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  • 28 Sep 2013 19:00:00
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SEPTEMBER 2013

New winner declared in Lion Island Race results

Following multiple yachts sailing the incorrect course in the Lion Island Race, hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia last Saturday, results have changed and a new winner declared. ...

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  • 27 Sep 2013 13:10:00
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It is still America's Cup but Kiwis go down fighting

It was an electric atmosphere at Pier 29 as the teams were introduced for the last time in America’s Cup 34....

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  • 26 Sep 2013 09:00:00
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Spithill takes two more races and whoever wins the next one wins the America's Cup

Finally Spithill raced away and at the first mark the lead was a massive 17 seconds. New Zealand’s race was already effectively over before it had begun. Oracle hit the leeward gate at 40 knots and turned upwind....

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  • 25 Sep 2013 10:00:00
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Oracle wins the only race today and moves closer to the comeback of the century

There was the usual discussion between tactician Ben Ainslie and strategist Tom Slingsby on Oracle about which gate to round and what angle to take. This partnerhsip has been one of the revelations of the recent races and was a major contributor to Oracle’s four straight victories....

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  • 24 Sep 2013 09:30:00
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Oracle wins game of snakes and ladders and takes both races comfortably

Oracle was in total control and even good foiling gybes on ETNZ weren’t enough to close the gap. It was stretching to 270 metres as Ben Ainslie lined up the bottom mark for his skipper Spithill. He chose the left gate which would sweep the boat up into the cone of slack water under Alcatraz and force the Kiwis into the flood tide...

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  • 23 Sep 2013 09:00:00
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Flinders Islet Race goes to Wild Rose

Having come so close to winning the Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race and others in recent times, the crew on the vintage Farr 43, Wild Rose, took the bit between the teeth to score overall victory in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s 92 nautical mile Flinders Islet Race, finishing at 5.49.18 this morning. ...

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  • 22 Sep 2013 10:26:00
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No racing on "Showdown Saturday" at 34th America's Cup

It was a strange day in San Francisco. For the first time since February, the city experienced rain. It started as English-style misty rain but then set in for an hour of solid city-cleansing precipitation...

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  • 22 Sep 2013 10:00:00
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Provisional double to About Time in Lion Island Race

Shane Guanaria has kept triple Ocean Pointscore Series (OPS) winner, About Time’s enviable reputation intact, taking line honours and provisionally winning overall the Lion Island Race, hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia today...

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  • 21 Sep 2013 20:25:00
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Kiwis robbed of America's Cup! Time limit expires when holding a 1000 metre lead

It mattered not that the lead over Oracle was 2 minutes 27. The Kiwis had just eight-and-a-half minutes to sail three miles....

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  • 21 Sep 2013 10:00:00
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