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"The crème de la crème of twilight racing"

Last night’s Club Marine Wednesday Twilight Race was another superb evening on Sydney Harbour. The four divisions (A, B, C and D), set off in a well-established 15-18 knot Sydney sea breeze, with gusts up to 20, in what was a fairly quick race around the harbour....

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  • 23 Feb 2017 11:33:00
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FEBRUARY 2017

Maker's Mark Monday Twilight - Another perfect evening for sailing

A spectacular Sydney Harbour sunset was on show last night for race 15 of the Maker’s Mark Monday Twilight Series, coupled with perfect sailing conditions in a light 8 knot north easterly breeze. ...

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  • 21 Feb 2017 09:40:00
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Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore - Sydney to Pittwater and return race

Twelve yachts took off from Sydney Harbour on Saturday for the Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore race ten from Sydney to Pittwater. A beautiful 12 to 15 knot southerly breeze sent the fleet out past Sydney Heads, where they then poled out for the run north to Pittwater on Sydney’s northern beaches. ...

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  • 20 Feb 2017 13:41:00
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Balance cleans up in Sydney Newcastle Race

Paul Clitheroe’s TP52 Balance has almost replicated her clean sweep of last year’s Sydney Newcastle race, taking line honours and winning IRC, ORCi and PHS overall, only missing breaking the record she set last year in the Ocean Pointscore Series conducted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia....

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  • 19 Feb 2017 09:40:00
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Club Marine Wednesday Twilight - Race 16 a beautiful evening for all

In one of the biggest fleets of the season, 64 boats competed in last night’s Club Marine Wednesday Twilight in Race 16 of the series. The four divisions (A, B, C and D), set off in a glorious 15 knot north easterly breeze that held in for the duration of the race, allowing the yachts to finish the full course for the evening. ...

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  • 16 Feb 2017 10:44:00
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Karl Kwok believes that Australia attracts the most competitive fleet

The 2017 Australian Yachting Championship will be hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia this March 23 to 26. The regatta returns to News South Wales for the first time since 2014, when Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club hosted the regatta and Karl Kwok won his first Championship with Team Beau Geste....

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  • 07 Feb 2017 08:47:00
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About Time wins game of patience in Port Hacking Race

Julian Farren-Price and his About Time crew persevered to win an agonizingly slow game of patience in Race 6 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s (CYCA) Ocean Point Score (OPS), the Port Hacking Race today....

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  • 04 Feb 2017 20:40:00
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JANUARY 2017

CYCA sailors in the mix at Swan River Match Cup

Harry Price and team sit in equal third on the leader board after day one at the first World Match Racing Tour event in Perth. They have won four out of six races sailed so far in the first stage round robin. The CYCA team this week skippered by Matt Chew, had a tougher day, taking two wins. ...

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  • 24 Jan 2017 09:43:00
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CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year Awards open for nomination

Nominations are now open in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s prestigious Ocean Racer of the Year Awards. The CYCA welcomes nominations from fellow offshore clubs that have suitable candidates they feel would be eligible for these awards....

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  • 18 Jan 2017 10:23:00
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The Australia Day Regatta - Botany Bay Race 2017

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia will again be conducting the City of Sydney Sesquicentenary Ocean Race to Botany Bay and return, on Australia Day 2017. ...

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  • 16 Jan 2017 13:47:00
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