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Balance on her way to overall honour

Balance declared winner

After a long day and overnight wait, Paul Clitheroe’s TP52 Balance was declared the overall winner of the 2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Clitheroe’s major rival for the Tattersall’s Cup, Quikpoint Azzurro gliding over the finish line in Hobart at 07.37.59 hours this morning to claim third place....

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  • 31 Dec 2015 09:00:00
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DECEMBER 2015

Tuck wins Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Clipper class

Wendy ‘Wendo’ Tuck, the first female Australian Skipper in the history of the Clipper Race, has clinched first place in the Clipper 70 class of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race....

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  • 30 Dec 2015 19:00:00
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American victory as Comanche takes line honours in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

When Comanche crossed the finish line of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race at Castray Esplanade in Hobart, Tasmania, at 9:58:30 hours tonight, history was created, because Kristy Clark became the first female owner to take line honours in the blue water classic. ...

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  • 28 Dec 2015 22:00:00
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Da Nang - Viet Nam holds onto lead as conditions calm

Da Nang - Viet Nam, led by Australian Skipper and CYCA member Wendy Tuck, has held its lead overnight, benefitting from stronger south westerly winds by being on the east side of the course. ...

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  • 28 Dec 2015 10:00:00
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Revamped Wild Oats XI reclaims Harbour while Chinese Whisper roars

Overcast skies and a modest breeze robbed the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s annual Solas Big Boat Challenge bash around Sydney Harbour of some of its drama this year, but the flat waters and light winds were made to order for the slim, elegant Wild Oats XI. ...

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  • 15 Dec 2015 16:30:00
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SOLAS Big Boat Challenge LIVE Stream

If you can't be on the Sydney Harbour today you can watch all of the action live streaming to cyca.com.au...

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  • 15 Dec 2015 08:30:00
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Australia versus USA for SOLAS Big Boat Challenge

Last year Australians had their first taste of watching Wild Oats XI, Perpetual Loyal and new American yacht Comanche go head-to-head in the SOLAS Big Challenge - and the 22nd edition tomorrow will be just as suspenseful when George David’s much touted Rambler from the USA takes on her larger Australian adversaries for the first time....

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  • 14 Dec 2015 12:00:00
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Ichi Ban and Flying Cloud consolidate to claim CYCA Trophy–Passage Series

Matt Allen (Ichi Ban) and Howard Piggott (Flying Cloud) came into the final day of the CYCA Trophy–Passage Series as the leaders of Division 1 and 2 respectively, following their wins yesterday, and repeated their performances in Race 2 to claim their Trophy wins in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia series held ahead of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race....

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  • 13 Dec 2015 18:30:00
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First of Clipper Fleet Arrives At CYCA

A fleet of twelve identical 70-foot ocean racing yachts, with 225 crew representing 27 different nationalities has started to arrive at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, in Sydney Harbour this weekend, ahead of its participation in the 2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race (RSHYR)....

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  • 13 Dec 2015 11:00:00
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Ichi Ban and Flying Cloud in front seat at CYCA Trophy–Passage Series

Matt Allen steered his TP52 Ichi Ban to a Division 1 win the CYCA Trophy Passage Series today, posting a near six minute win over Paul Clitheroe’s Balance, with a further two minutes to Tasmanian entry Cougar II, owned by Anthony Lyall, while the CYCA immediate past commodore, Howard Piggott, cleaned up Division 2. ...

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  • 12 Dec 2015 17:30:00
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