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Carl Crafoord’s Amon Ra Winner of the 2016 Great Veterans Race

Entry opens for 2017 Land Rover Winter Series

Online entry has opened and the Notice of Race is available for the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s annual Land Rover Winter Series, which opens with the Windward Trophy Great Veterans Race and the Jill McLay Ladies Day on Sunday 23 April. ...

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  • 30 Mar 2017 11:00:00
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MARCH 2017

Team Beau Geste secure win fourth year in a row in IRC at 2017 Australian Yachting Championship

Team Beau Geste have secured their fourth IRC win in as many years at the 2017 Australian Yachting Championship that concluded today, Sunday 26 March. After four days of racing outside the Sydney Heads, Karl Kwok’s ‘Team Beau Geste’ took the win in Division A IRC. ...

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  • 26 Mar 2017 19:00:00
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Short course races impact leaderboard for day three of 2017 Australian Yachting Championship

Conditions lightened off for day three of the 2017 Australian Yachting Championships when the near 200 sailors ventured out of the Heads for the second last day of racing for the regatta....

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  • 25 Mar 2017 18:00:00
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Tricky conditions continue on day two of Australian Yachting Championship

Yesterday’s breeze settled overnight leaving a confused sea state and 5 to 8 knots for day two of the Australian Yachting Championship. Similar to yesterday, today’s racing consisted of a 19nm passage race to Coogee Beach and back....

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  • 24 Mar 2017 18:00:00
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Thrills and spills for day one of the 2017 Australian Yachting Championships

After a night of squalls and southerly breeze, competitors of the 2017 Australian Yachting Championships had a tough stage set for day one. With a solid 15 – 20 knots of breeze in a sea state that resembled that of a dishwasher, sailors needed to strategise how best to complete the near 30 mile passage race to Botany Bay and back....

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  • 24 Mar 2017 11:00:00
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Balance wins double in Lion Island Race - About Time takes Series

Paul Clitheroe’s TP52 Balance took line honours and won the Lion Island Race by nearly 13 minutes, but lost the series on countback to perpetual Ocean Pointscore winner, About Time (Julian Farren-Price) - the two crews celebrating back at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia late on Saturday. ...

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  • 20 Mar 2017 10:00:00
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Testing Conditions for Race 8 of the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore Series

Sailing can be like swinging on a pendulum, one minute the weather is text book perfect, the next, its survival. After the 35 knot howler felt in last weekend’s Sydney Harbour Regatta, in comparison, the eighth race of the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore Series - Short Ocean Race (MHYC) offered a welcome change from the previous week's conditions. Saturday saw a mild 8-14 knots breeze oscillating from the North East around through to a South South Easterly. ...

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  • 13 Mar 2017 16:00:00
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Elliott 7 Twilight Series

The second ‘Elliott 7 Twilight Series’ will take place over two weeks on Tuesday 21, Thursday 23, Tuesday 28 and Thursday 30 March before daylight savings ends....

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  • 09 Mar 2017 11:00:00
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Sydney 36s – Part of the Sydney Harbour Regatta Line Up

Back in 2015, the Sydney 38s held their annual one design national championships. Prior to the event, the organisers decided to email some of the Sydney 36 boat owners to ask them if they wanted to compete in their own division. The data base of contacts to choose from wasn’t great and the turnout not much better with only five boats competing. Pete Franki’s Saltshaker was the overall winner. ...

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  • 06 Mar 2017 17:00:00
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