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Vale Lou Abrahams: A tribute from Sandringham Yacht Club

Today we farewell Lou Abrahams; past commodore, life member, skipper, mentor, friend and role-model for so many of our members, who passed away yesterday....

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  • 28 Feb 2014 14:30:00
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FEBRUARY 2014

Transfusion wins fifth Farr 40 national title despite an OCS

Guido Belgiorno-Nettis’ Transfusion team has pulled off a trifecta of Australian titles and claimed a record five National Championships: John Calvert-Jones Trophy crowns since the series’ inception in 2000....

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  • 23 Feb 2014 00:00:00
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JustaDash and Saltshaker score wins in the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore

Philip Dash’s Beneteau First 40 JustaDash took IRC Division 1 honours in the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore Series race, with Peter Franki’s Sydney 36CR Saltshaker taking the double IRC and PHS win in Division 2. ...

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  • 22 Feb 2014 17:45:00
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Trim wins Pittwater to Sydney race

Shaaron Walsh's Trim won the PHS division of the Grant Thornton Short Haul race from Pittwater to Sydney from L'attitude (Jon Short, Miles Bastick and Rob Hunt) with Elusive (Paul Billingham and Pete McGee) in third....

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  • 17 Feb 2014 09:00:00
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Ichi Ban lives up to her name in the Sydney Newcastle race

Matt Allen’s four month old Carkeek 60 Ichi Ban has lived up to her name – number one in Japanese – winning line honours and being declared the overall winner of the Sydney Newcastle Race; the penultimate race of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Ocean Pointscore Series (OPS)....

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  • 16 Feb 2014 10:00:00
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Stormy Petrel wins the double in the Sydney to Pittwater race

Kevin O’Shea’s 44 year old Sparkman and Stephens designed 36 footer Stormy Petrel took the double IRC and PHS win in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Sydney to Pittwater race ...

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  • 15 Feb 2014 18:50:00
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Hell Razor wins Milson Memorial Cup

Prominent Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron member Ian MacDiarmid today sailed his harbour racing yacht Hell Razor to a somewhat rare victory for a RSYS boat in the Squadron’s historic Milson Memorial Cup with David Forbes' Merlin scoring a fine line honours win...

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  • 08 Feb 2014 20:00:00
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Historic Milson Cup key for CYCA and RSYS yachts

Saturday’s running of the historic Milson Memorial Cup will have a significant bearing on overall season results for yachts representing the host club, the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, and the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia....

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  • 07 Feb 2014 00:00:00
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Midnight Rambler wins the Port Hacking race

Midnight Rambler, the Ker 40, owned by Ed Psaltis, Bob Thomas and Michael Bencsik, claimed the overall win in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Port Hacking Race today, edging out defending series title holder Julian Farren-Price and his Cookson 12 About Time and Occasional Coarse Language Too, Warwick Sherman’s GTS Ker 43....

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  • 01 Feb 2014 19:00:00
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