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Mal Pirret’s Champagne and Angus Fletcher’s Tevake II had a great battle around the course on Day 3, but Tevake II found enough speed downwind to get in front of Champagne on the line and on handicap.

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week: well worth the wait on Day 3

It was worth the long wait for the breeze to fill and deliver a superb short course afternoon of racing in the SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week....

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  • 31 Aug 2014 19:30:00
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AUGUST 2014

Nominations now open for the 2014 Ocean Racer of the Year Awards

Nominations are now open in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s prestigious Ocean Racer of the Year Awards. The 2014 Ocean Racer of the Year Awards will be announced on Thursday 11 December 2014 and the CYCA welcomes nominations from fellow offshore clubs that have suitable candidates they feel would be eligible for these awards. ...

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  • 26 Aug 2014 16:30:00
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A Sunday afternoon Stroll for Race 3 of CYCA Spring Pointscore Series

It was a beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon with light easterly breezes providing the 17 competitors in Race 3 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Spring Pointscore Series with a pleasant Sunday afternoon stroll around Sydney Harbour....

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  • 24 Aug 2014 17:30:00
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Saving the best ‘til last at Hamilton Island Race Week

The best of winter sailing in the Whitsundays capped off racing at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. Bucket loads of sunshine and puffy 18-20 knots of SSE tradewinds farewelled the fleet from Dent Passage for the final time this series....

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  • 23 Aug 2014 17:00:00
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Octogenarian Leslie Green crowned MC38 Australian champion

After playing bridesmaid at both Audi Hamilton Island Race Week and the Australian Championship last year, Octogenarian Sydney yachtsman Leslie Green and his Ginger crew were today crowned the MC38 Australian champions for 2014, at Hamilton Island....

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  • 23 Aug 2014 16:30:00
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Octogenarian on verge of being named MC38 Australian champion

With only one race remaining in the 12-race series, octogenarian Leslie Green and his Ginger crew are on the verge of being crowned the MC38 Australian champions for 2014, following two windward/leeward races at Hamilton Island Race Week today. ...

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  • 22 Aug 2014 17:00:00
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Thrill and spill metre set to rise at Hamilton Island Race Week

The tradewinds are steadily building at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week towards the business end of the six day regatta, and with up to 25 knots due on Saturday the thrill and spill metre is on the rise...

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  • 21 Aug 2014 19:00:00
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Hamilton Island Race Week halfway mark

The Whitsundays turned on the best yet for the 182-strong fleet at the midway point at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. Three days down, a well-earned layday tomorrow then three more to wrap up the premiere series....

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  • 19 Aug 2014 19:00:00
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MC38 Australian Championship: Ginger leaps into lead after three bullets

Leslie Green skippered Ginger to three bullets from three races in the MC38 Australian Championship at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week today, snatching the lead from Chris Hancock’s Vino, which led after yesterday’s two windward/leeward races. ...

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  • 19 Aug 2014 17:00:00
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Whale-deserved show on day 2 at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

Playful humpback whales on the racetrack at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week breaching next to the race boats in Whitsunday Passage spiced up the on-water action on day two of the six day series....

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  • 18 Aug 2014 20:00:00
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