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Brannew is all fired up for the Rolex Sydney Hobart after winning the IRC Division of the Gascoigne Cup

Gascoigne Cup gets Brannew fired up for Rolex Sydney Hobart

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race entrant Brannew is looking all fired up for her second race south this year, scoring an impressive IRC win in today’s Gascoigne Cup short ocean race off the Heads....

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  • 26 Oct 2013 20:00:00
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OCTOBER 2013

Eleven Days Until 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart Entries Close

With just 11 days until entries for the 69th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race close, 84 entries have been received by the organising authority, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia....

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  • 21 Oct 2013 11:30:00
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Imagination scores second win in the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore Series

Robin and Annette Hawthorn’s eleven year old Beneteau 47.7 Imagination scored a second consecutive win in IRC Division 1 of the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore race. ...

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  • 19 Oct 2013 18:00:00
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New record and line honours victory for Syd Fischer in Hong Kong to Vietnam race

Eighty six year-old Syd Fischer and his Team Ragamuffin broke the Audi Hong Kong to Vietnam race record this morning, beating Skandia's (Grant Wharington, AUS) 2004 time of 42h 45m 41s by just over 4 minutes, arriving at the Nha Trang finish line at 08:1120 this morning local time (11:11:20 Sydney time)....

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  • 19 Oct 2013 14:00:00
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Team Ragamuffin ahead of record pace in race to Vietnam

Syd Fischer and his crew on the super maxi Ragamuffin 90 were blessed with the record breaking conditions forecast for the Audi Hong Kong to Vietnam Race and today are ahead of record pace after starting off Hong Kong yesterday at 13:30 hours local time....

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  • 18 Oct 2013 13:20:00
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Fischer has Hong Kong Vietnam race record in his sights

With a forecast all yachties dream for, Syd Fischer and his crew on the super maxi Ragamuffin 90 will this week have a crack at the 656 nautical mile Hong Kong Vietnam Race record set by fellow Australian, Grant Wharington, with the 98 foot Skandia (now Wild Thing)....

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  • 17 Oct 2013 09:00:00
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Botany Bay Race: Brannew on a roll - OCL2 takes control

Chris Bran has followed up his overall victory in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race in July with a win in the second race of the Club’s Ocean Point Score this afternoon, but it’s Race 1 winner, Warwick Sherman (Occasional Coarse Language 2), who retains the Series lead after finishing fourth today. ...

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  • 12 Oct 2013 19:45:00
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Hickman makes it two in a row with Bird Island Race victory

Roger Hickman and his Wild Rose crew have made it two wins in a row in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Blue Water Pointscore Series, with victory in the 85 nautical mile Bird Island Race this afternoon. ...

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  • 12 Oct 2013 18:45:00
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One More No More takes IRC and PHS double in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Night Race

Ian Guanaria’s Beneteau 35 One More No More achieved the IRC and PHS double win in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Night Harbour Race last evening and narrowly missed taking line honours by 34 seconds....

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  • 12 Oct 2013 11:00:00
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Fast pace to set tone in Bird Island Yacht Race

After so many light weather races over the past 10 months, finally some decent breeze is predicted for this weekend’s Bird Island Race, hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, and looking at the Bureau of Meteorology’s weather models, the pocket rockets of the fleet will be the beneficiaries. ...

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  • 10 Oct 2013 09:15:00
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