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Matt Allen's Ichi Ban crowned Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race winner for 2017

Matt Allen's Ichi Ban crowned Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race winner for 2017

Matt Allen’s new TP52 Ichi Ban has been declared the overall winner of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017 – and Allen, the president of Australian Sailing, can hardly believe it....

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  • 30 Dec 2017 08:22:11
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DECEMBER 2017

LDV Comanche secures line honours and the race record

Sport is often determined by fine margins and yachting is no exception. After a phenomenal contest between Jim Cooney’s LDV Comanche and the Oatley family’s Wild Oats XI over the full 628nm of the Rolex Sydney Hobart concluded yesterday in the Derwent River, the line honours title for first to finish was eventually decided today in the protest room. An incident between the two 100-footers, shortly after the start, was adjudged in favour of LDV Comanche....

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  • 28 Dec 2017 20:28:11
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Black Jack makes the most of cards dealt

Black Jack, the light weather flyer of the four 100 foot super maxis racing for line honours in the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart took full advantage of the light, easterly conditions on Sydney Harbour this afternoon to lead her contemporaries out of the Heads....

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  • 26 Dec 2017 23:18:56
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CYCA SOLAS Big Boat Challenge 2017

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s SOLAS Trusts Big Boat Challenge this Tuesday promises to be a sight on Sydney Harbour, with two of the four maxis entered into the Rolex Sydney Hobart set to face off alongside other seasoned competitors....

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  • 11 Dec 2017 12:02:43
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CYCA Trophy Series: Black Jack first across the line as Patrice tops IRC division 1

The sun was splitting the sky for the second and final day of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Trophy Series on Sunday, light airs providing another offshore test for the fleet of 20, many of which will race in the Rolex Sydney Hobart in a few weeks....

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  • 10 Dec 2017 17:17:19
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CYCA Trophy Series Day 1 start

It was a tussle in Sydney Harbour on Saturday for Day 1 of the CYCA Trophy Series. Our thanks to Bow Caddy for sharing their wrap up of the start....

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  • 10 Dec 2017 08:31:29
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CYCA Trophy Series: Oats XI strikes back on Day 1 as Ray White Elizabeth Bay wins overall

Fairly light conditions didn’t take away from a busy start to Day 1 of the CYCA Trophy Series in Sydney Harbour on Saturday, with which boat would come out on top of the Reichel-Pugh 100-footer battle between Wild Oats XI and Black Jack, a major talking point....

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  • 09 Dec 2017 18:30:26
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SOLAS Big Boat 2017 Crew Place Auction

The SOLAS Big Boat Challenge returns in 2017 and you can secure yourself a spot on either Black Jack or Wild Oats X by bidding on our online auction....

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  • 05 Dec 2017 16:40:34
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Blue Water Race 5: Khaleesi top as St Jude cements series lead  

Andrew and Pauline Dally’s DK46, Khaleesi, took the top honours in Race 5 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Blue Water Pointscore, the Bird Island race, the CYCA’s penultimate ocean racing challenge before the Rolex Sydney Hobart on 26 December....

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  • 03 Dec 2017 11:04:00
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Video: Blue Water Pointscore Race 5 start - Bird Island

Thanks to Bow Caddy Media for some fantastic shots of the fleet leaving Sydney Harbour on Saturday morning....

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  • 02 Dec 2017 22:43:34
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