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Spies celebrates the important work of SOLAS after the loss of Hollywood Boulevard

Six crew were winched to safety in a sea rescue, after one of the entrants of this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race started sinking in Bass Strait on the return from Tasmania....

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  • 15 Jan 2018 12:08:18
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JANUARY 2018

Line Honours win in Coffs sets the tone for About Time’s big campaign

While many of the ocean racing fraternity worked their way down the east coast after Christmas, CYCA Member Julian Farren-Price was making his way north at the head of the fleet in the Newport Coffs Harbour Race, securing a win which takes his boat one step closer to a Rolex Sydney Hobart campaign....

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  • 12 Jan 2018 13:30:25
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DECEMBER 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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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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Rolex Sydney Hobart 2017 - Official Launch Party

Skippers, dignitaries and friends of the CYCA were in attendance in the Sydney race village as the countdown to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017 enters its final stage....

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  • 22 Dec 2017 12:51:46
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Virtual Regatta registrations continue to build in debut year for the Rolex Sydney Hobart

With just days until the Boxing Day start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race (RSHYR), registrations have been mounting for what will be the blue water classic’s first year of partnership with Virtual Regatta, the world's leader in cutting edge sailing simulation games....

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  • 20 Dec 2017 14:26:25
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Commodore's Stella Artois Beer and Prawn Night 2017

The Commodore's Stella Artois Beer and Prawn Night 2017 further built the excitement for the fast-approaching Rolex Sydney Hobart with tasty food and refreshing beverages keeping the guests at the race village entertained throughout the evening....

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  • 19 Dec 2017 09:19:51
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Wendy Tuck gears up for Rolex Sydney Hobart with Clipper Race victory

CYCA member Wendy Tuck, the Australian Skipper of Sanya Serenity Coast, has claimed a hometown victory following a photo finish to the fourth race of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race....

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  • 15 Dec 2017 14:34:56
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“Just like old times!” The Admiral’s Cup 50th Anniversary Regatta – Sydney 2017

The CYCA and its members played a major role in the creation and staging of this unique event. David Salter reports...

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  • 13 Dec 2017 17:30:27
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