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Rolex Sydney Hobart entrants in historic Gascoigne Cup

The winner of Saturday’s Gascoigne Cup will have its name engraved on the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron’s historic yachting trophy but it’s doubtful if it will receive the same accolade as the first winner of the Cup, Magic....

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  • 30 Oct 2014 16:00:00
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OCTOBER 2014

Botany Bay Race more than a victory for Great Xpectations

Rod Wills’ Great Xpectations went above and beyond this afternoon to beat Julian Farren-Price’s about Time for a win in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Botany Bay Race, the second of the Club’s Ocean Point Score Series – but today’s victory spilled over into something else for Wills. ...

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  • 25 Oct 2014 19:00:00
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Luna Sea denotes 100 entries for Rolex Sydney Hobart

With only nine days remaining until the close of entries, one of the smallest, most audacious and memorable yachts in the history of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, appropriately became the 100th entry. ...

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  • 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00
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New super maxis gear up for Rolex Sydney Hobart

While Syd Fischer continues to prepare his super maxi Ragamuffin 100 for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race after the new hull was delivered 19 days ago, American Jim Clark has launched his colourful new Comanche in the USA and trials are underway. ...

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  • 20 Oct 2014 17:00:00
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Lion Island Race: About Time starts season with a bang

In last year’s opening Ocean Point Score race to Lion Island and return, Shane Guanaria skippered Julian Farren-Price’s About Time to a line and overall win, only having to retire after sailing the wrong course – but her owner made sure the mistake did not occur twice, and his care paid off when the Cookson 12 was declared overall winner of that race today...

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  • 11 Oct 2014 18:00:00
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Tight racing continues to be the theme with picture perfect conditions in Grant Thornton Short Haul Race.

Sydney yet again turned on perfect spring yacht-racing conditions for the fourth race in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Series. ...

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  • 11 Oct 2014 00:00:00
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Wilparina 80th entry for Rolex Sydney Hobart

A traditional yacht and one of the smallest in the fleet, it is fitting that Nick Cannar’s S&S 34 Wilparina is the 80th entry to be received in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the 70th edition of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s famous annual event. ...

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  • 08 Oct 2014 10:21:00
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Shogun V makes it two on the trot with Newcastle Bass Island win

Rob Hanna has sailed Shogun V to successive wins in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Blue Water Pointscore Series (BWPS), this morning being declared winner of the Newcastle Bass Island Yacht Race, the third race of the series....

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  • 05 Oct 2014 11:00:00
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Tight finish for the lead boats in Grant Thornton Night Harbour Race

Sydney turned on clear conditions for race three, a night harbour race, in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore....

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  • 04 Oct 2014 17:00:00
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Fleet vies for inaugural Newcastle Bass Island win

Twenty yachts are expected take part in the 200 nautical mile Newcastle Bass Island Yacht Race, which kicks off at 7.00pm this Friday evening local time and is a new addition to the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s prestigious Blue Water Pointscore Series (BWPS). ...

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  • 02 Oct 2014 10:00:00
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