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Vale John Messenger

It was with great sadness the Board of the CYCA recently announced the passing of John “Messo” Messenger, an active member for over 30 years, a life member and former commodore who gave his heart and soul to the club....

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  • 22 Sep 2017 08:53:11
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SEPTEMBER 2017

Wendy Tuck claims the win in Race 1 of Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

CYCA Skipper Wendy Tuck claimed line honours today into Punta del Este, Uruguay, in the longest ever opening leg of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race, one of the world’s toughest endurance challenges....

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  • 22 Sep 2017 08:40:47
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From US to AUS and back to US - CYCA Member Matthew Ramaley in strong form ahead of Etchell Worlds

With a background in ocean racing, CYCA member Matthew Ramaley has been making waves in the local Etchells regattas....

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  • 08 Sep 2017 12:56:43
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AUGUST 2017

A Short History of the QLD

The Quiet Little Drink (QLD) was the definition of yachty hedonism. And even better, it was “all for a good cause”. Started in 1969 this was the kind of event that counted the number of beers consumed during each iteration....

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  • 28 Aug 2017 18:56:43
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Homecoming Queen : Record setter Lisa Blair back in Sydney

Lisa Blair who returned to Rushcutters Bay on Saturday after becoming the first woman to sail solo and unassisted around Antarctica, crossing all tracks south of 45 degrees South....

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  • 22 Aug 2017 15:25:30
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JULY 2017

Live drone video coverage of the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race this weekend

The CYCA will be live streaming the start of the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race for friends, families and sailing enthusiasts around the world to watch with drone video and live commentary adding a new dimension to one of Australia's biggest offshore races....

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  • 24 Jul 2017 14:42:22
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Board re-elected at AGM

At the AGM on 18 July the office-bearers of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia were re-elected unopposed to serve for 2017-2018. Similarly the four directors from the 2016-2017 Board were also re-elected....

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  • 19 Jul 2017 08:25:52
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Bienvenue PONANT! Luxury expedition cruise line sign on for the PONANT Sydney Noumea Yacht Race

On Bastille Day of all days, the world leader in luxury expeditions, PONANT, has been confirmed as the title sponsor of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s PONANT Sydney Noumea Yacht Race (PSNYR), due to take place next year....

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  • 14 Jul 2017 13:04:48
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RIP Graeme "Frizzle" Freeman

Graeme Freeman, known in the sailing world as “Frizzle”, has died in Hobart after battling pancreatic cancer. He was one of Australia’s most respected offshore sailors, boat maintenance professional and yacht-building project manager through local and overseas campaigns including three American Cup campaigns and the Admiral’s Cup international teams racing championships....

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  • 13 Jul 2017 12:09:35
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CYCA Builder Belmadar Confirmed as YSA Sponsor

Currently undertaking Phase 1 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s redevelopment, construction company Belmadar has been welcomed as a new sponsor of the Youth Sailing Academy....

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  • 10 Jul 2017 16:38:35
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