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Perfect Spring Racing Conditions for the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore Race 1 and Short Haul Series Race 2

“A perfect spring day for yacht racing”… were the constant words of delight sung amongst sailors who competed in the first race of the season in the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore and second in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Series....

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  • 27 Sep 2014 22:00:00
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SEPTEMBER 2014

RIO makes it 70 for 70th race edition

RIO 100, an American entry known better to locals as Zana, Konica Minolta and Lahana, is the 70th entry received for the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race; tying in nicely with the 70th running of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s famous 628 nautical mile event. ...

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  • 22 Sep 2014 11:00:00
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Short sharp Flinders Islet Race goes to…

Tony Kirby’s Patrice has provisionally won the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Flinders Islet Race, but due to an error in her rating certificate, it is believed a revised certificate, due from the UK on Tuesday, will leave her outside the top placings, paving the way for Victorian yacht, Shogun V....

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  • 21 Sep 2014 13:05:00
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Strong numbers for Flinders Islet Race

With the 70th edition of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race looming, a large and varied field of 28 boats is entered for Race 2 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Blue Water Pointscore Series (BWPS) to start off Point Piper at 10.00am on Saturday morning. ...

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  • 18 Sep 2014 11:00:00
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Integrity wins Monica Geddes Memorial Trophy Race

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Sailing Season 2014-2015 has commenced with the traditional season opening race, the 19th Monica Geddes Memorial Trophy – Sydney Harbour Islands Race, being conducted today. ...

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  • 14 Sep 2014 17:30:00
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CYCA Spring Series: It’s a Wrap

It was another beautiful afternoon of racing on Sydney Harbour for the 20 competitors in the final race of the CYCA Spring Series, conducted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia...

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  • 08 Sep 2014 09:00:00
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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week: saving the toughest to last as regatta wraps

The last day of racing delivered enough weather challenges to force changes to the podium places in many of the six divisions racing in the 8th SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week....

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  • 02 Sep 2014 20:00:00
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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week: lighter wind delivers changes in leaderboard

The SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week fleet headed out this morning for the penultimate day of racing in the five-day event and were greeted by soft wind and flat water....

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  • 01 Sep 2014 20:00:00
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50 entries and counting for Rolex Sydney Hobart

It’s all about the numbers for this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, with entries in the 70th edition of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s blue water classic swelling to 50, including classic yachts such as Love & War and the high-tech flying machines like Ichi Ban. ...

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  • 01 Sep 2014 11:30:00
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Biggest Fleet Yet for Race 4 of CYCA Spring Pointscore Series

After almost a week of rain, Sydney turned on the sunshine with moderate south easterly breezes providing the 19 competitors in Race 4 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Spring Pointscore Series a lovely afternoon sailing....

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  • 01 Sep 2014 10:00:00
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