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New chapter for the New Caledonia Groupama Race

A change of date for the Groupama Race, around the French Pacific Island island of New Caledonia, will mean that the CYCA’s Sydney Noumea Yacht Race and three other races will act as feeders in what will be an exciting new chapter for next year’s 654 nautical mile race....

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  • 23 Jun 2017 16:56:27
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JUNE 2017

Great conditions take the 2017 Land Rover Winter Series to a season high

The exciting weather conditions were the big story of Race 7 of the Land Rover Winter Series on Sydney Harbour on Sunday. A strong breeze with some even bigger gusts mixing up the fleet and dishing out some unexpected results across the groups....

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  • 19 Jun 2017 17:07:05
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2017 Land Rover Winter Series heats up at the halfway stage

A consistent southerly breeze greeted the 100-boat fleet on a glorious sunny day for Race 6 of the Land Rover Winter Series on Sydney Harbour. After six races, there’s proof that every point counts in the overall pointscore, and it’s tight at the top. ...

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  • 05 Jun 2017 00:00:00
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MAY 2017

Welcome winds of change for Race 5 of Land Rover Winter Series

The final autumn race of the Land Rover Winter Series went off with a bang for the 102-boat fleet, in a solid 12-18 knot north westerly breeze on Sydney Harbour....

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  • 29 May 2017 00:00:00
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Race 4 Frustration as Light Winds Rule Land Rover Winter Series

Race 4 of the CYCA Land Rover Winter Series was a mixed bag for competitors in the light autumn southerly wind, with the aim of avoiding the holes of no wind across the course. Hard work didn’t always pay off during the race, but a warm and sunny Sydney Harbour made it worthwhile. ...

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  • 22 May 2017 00:00:00
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Patrice makes perfect in Race 3 of the Land Rover Winter Series

After another tricky day on Sydney Harbour for Race 3 of CYCA’s Land Rover Winter Series, Tony Kirby showed just how fast his Ker 46 Patrice is, taking the win for the second week in a row. ...

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  • 15 May 2017 00:00:00
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Difficult day tests patience at the CYCA Land Rover Winter Series

The strong morning westerly winds made for a crazy day on Sydney Harbour for the Race 2 of the Land Rover Winter Series. The 96 yacht fleet started in a 13-18 knot west south-westerly wind, but the volatile conditions rapidly changed, causing mayhem and congestion around the course. ...

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  • 08 May 2017 11:00:00
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Tight at the top as The Goat claims the first win in the Land Rover Winter Series

The first pointscore race of the Land Rover Winter Series, hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, was greeted with sunny skies and building south, south westerly breeze. The 95 starters on the day jostled for the final placings in each division, where just seconds separated some. ...

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  • 01 May 2017 10:00:00
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APRIL 2017

Glamour conditions open the Land Rover Winter Series with Great Veterans and Ladies Day

Sydney Harbour put on a spectacular day for the opening races of the 2017 Land Rover Winter Series. After a one-hour delay for the Ladies Day competitors, all fleets were off and racing at 12:30pm in a light 5 knot east south-easterly breeze. The light wind created some congestion at the rounding marks, until an increase to 10 knots was welcomed by the fleet on the shortened course. ...

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  • 24 Apr 2017 10:00:00
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Crew From Calibre Fires Up In New Addition To The Top Jocks Regatta

The CYCA Top Jocks Regatta came down to a battle of the Sydney 38 teams with Richard Williams Team Calibre securing the title of 2017 Champion of Champions ahead of the Phil Tomkin’s Team Next in glorious Autumn conditions on Sydney Harbour. ...

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  • 24 Apr 2017 09:30:00
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