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Nine Dragons and JustaDash come from behind to claim Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship

In big gusty winds, Bob Cox (Nine Dragons) and Phil Dash (JustaDash) came from behind to claim the Division 1 and 2 premier trophies respectively in Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s 37th Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship (SSORC) this afternoon. ...

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  • 30 Nov 2014 19:00:00
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NOVEMBER 2014

Victoire and About Time gun boats at Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship

Darryl Hodgkinson sailed his Cookson 50 to first place on Day 1 of Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s 37th Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship (SSORC), in the race from Sydney Harbour to Lion Island and return today....

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  • 29 Nov 2014 20:00:00
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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 9 December. ...

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  • 27 Nov 2014 12:00:00
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Beneteaus sizzle on Sydney Harbour

Sydneysiders cooked under a spring blowtorch that took the temperature in the CBD past 30 degrees at 9am last Friday morning, November 21, 2014. Out on the harbour the real sizzle came from the class rivalry in the 23rd annual Beneteau Cup Sydney....

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  • 25 Nov 2014 10:00:00
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Films that highlight the history of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Episode 3

We hope you are enjoying the historical video’s we are bringing to you as we lead up to the start of the 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. The 3rd episode of the series features the 1974 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...

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  • 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00
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First over the line for Cyrene 3 in Grant Thornton’s Short Haul Pittwater Passage race.

A strong fleet of 20 yachts lined up on Saturday for the Grant Thornton Short Haul passage race to Pittwater. The fleet started in an east/nor-easterly of 6 knots and clear sunny skies. ...

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  • 23 Nov 2014 00:00:00
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Photo Gallery: Grant Thornton Short Haul Pittwater Race - Day 1, 2014

Today Saturday, 22 November, 20 starters competed in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Pittwater Race. Here are a selection of photos courtesy of Jon Short, L'Attitude....

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  • 22 Nov 2014 16:35:00
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Rolex Sydney Hobart flavour to Morna Cup

The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron’s historic Morna Cup had a distinct Rolex Sydney Hobart Race flavour about it today, with Cup winner Ron Forster’s Ariel an entrant in the blue water classic and runner-up Minerva skippered by the Chairman of the Race Committee, Tim Cox....

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  • 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00
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Whistler wins handicap in 67th TasPorts Maria Island Race despite crew evacuation.

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race entrant Whistler is provisional winner of all three handicap categories of the 67th TasPorts Maria Island Race. ...

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  • 17 Nov 2014 12:30:00
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Films that highlight the history of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Episode 2

In the second instalment of our series celebrating the 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race we take a look back 50 years and present the 11 minute film of the 1964 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...

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  • 16 Nov 2014 14:30:00
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