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Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship: Double Celebration for Victoire

Darryl Hodgkinson and his crew on Victoire had two causes for celebration this afternoon after taking Division 1 of the Lion Island Race in Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s annual Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship (SSORC)....

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  • 30 Nov 2013 18:44:00
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NOVEMBER 2013

CYCA Opens eBay auction for crew spots on maxis racing in the CYCA SOLAS Big Boat Challenge

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia has once again launched its eBay auction that provides an exclusive opportunity to bid for places onboard one of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race favourites, when they compete in the CYCA’s SOLAS Big Boat Challenge – the spectacular maxi yacht race around Sydney Harbour on Tuesday 10 December. ...

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  • 29 Nov 2013 17:00:00
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Grand prix racing fleet said to be best for years

A fleet of 95, said to be the strongest in years, will assemble in Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day December 26, their aim to knock Bob Oatley’s Wild Oats XI from the top of its perch in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...

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  • 26 Nov 2013 15:00:00
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L'Attitude scores first IRC win in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Race to Pittwater

A strong fleet of 21 yachts lined up on Saturday 23 November for the start of the Grant Thornton Short Haul passage race to Pittwater. A light south easterly made for a slow but steady start for the trip north heading into a very threatening looking sky. ...

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  • 25 Nov 2013 00:00:00
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Team Beau Geste’s hat trick

Two bullets and a second capped off Team Beau Geste’s Sydney City Marine TP52 Southern Cross Cup round three victory and series hat trick, with one stage remaining....

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  • 24 Nov 2013 18:00:00
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  • 19 Nov 2013 00:00:00
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Family victory beyond ‘Imagination’

Today’s Morna Cup race off Sydney Heads could be best described as ‘beyond imagination’ for the Hawthorn family and their Beneteau 47.7 Imagination...

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  • 16 Nov 2013 20:00:00
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Hickman makes it three in a row with Cabbage Tree Island victory

Roger Hickman has sailed his 28 year-old Wild Rose to three consecutive wins in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s annual Blue Water Pointscore after winning the 180 nautical mile Cabbage Tree Island Yacht Race this weekend, rating him a favourite for the upcoming Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...

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  • 10 Nov 2013 12:00:00
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About Time makes a comeback in Port Hacking Race

Julian Farren-Price skippered his Cookson 12, About Time, to an overall win in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Port Hacking Race today, holding off a challenge from last year’s winner, Olympic gold medallist and America’s Cup yachtsman, David Forbes, at the helm of his Kaiko 52 Merlin....

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  • 09 Nov 2013 19:00:00
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Fast and Fresh in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Night Race

A fresh north north easterly breeze of 25 knots provided a fast race around Sydney Harbour, last evening, Friday 8 November, for the 12 competitors in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Night Race; with Crosshaven taking IRC honours and Sante winning on PHS....

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  • 09 Nov 2013 12:30:00
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