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SOLAS Big Boat Challenge: Black Jack wins thrilling Harbour match up

Just 43 seconds separated near-sister ships Black Jack (Peter Harburg) and Wild Oats XI (the Oatley family) in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s SOLAS Big Boat Challenge on Sydney Harbour today, when the black Queensland boat, skippered by Mark Bradford, swooped across the finish line first at Fort Denison in a fresh north-easterly breeze....

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  • 13 Dec 2017 12:49:07
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DECEMBER 2017

Blue Water Race 5: Pressure mounts on Hobart countdown

There’s much to lose but even more to gain as the CYCA’s Clue Water Pointscore heads into the penultimate round with Race 5 – the Bird Island Race, starting on Saturday morning at 1000hrs....

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  • 01 Dec 2017 16:35:15
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NOVEMBER 2017

Langman crowned in Noakes 7s Series

In 2016, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia introduced a new twilight racing series onboard the CYCA Youth Sailing Academy’s Elliott 7s as another way for members to develop and build their sailing skills. The fun but short, high intensity races in the vicinity of Rushcutters Bay giving the perfect competitive environment....

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  • 24 Nov 2017 14:35:09
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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2017 Preview Video

Watch the preview video to this year's race as we countdown to the main event...

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  • 22 Nov 2017 09:04:31
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Ocean Pointscore Race 3 - Port Hacking

The rain didn’t stop the fun being had in Race 3 of the Mount Gay Ocean Pointscore Series. The 20 knot north-westerly breeze provided a thrilling downwind run to Port Hacking, before the 14 boat fleet made their way back upwind towards Sydney Harbour....

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  • 20 Nov 2017 12:17:20
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Blue Water Race 4: GO overall winner as Black Jack takes line honours

Just months after purchasing the boat, Zoe Taylor’s Cookson 12, G.O., took the win in Race 4 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s prestigious Blue Water Pointscore – the Cabbage Tree Island Race - topping IRC, ORCI and PHS divisions....

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  • 13 Nov 2017 10:05:13
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100-footer face off: Blue Water Pointscore continues with Race 4 – Cabbage Tree Island

A substantial fleet of 36 will battle it out in Race 4 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Blue Water Pointscore - the Cabbage Tree Island Race - on Friday night, with a mouth-watering clash between Wild Oats XI and Black Jack set to be the main event....

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  • 09 Nov 2017 17:05:31
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Short Haul Pointscore fleet in Pittwater return

The past weekend saw more CYCA on-water competition with Races 5 and 6 of the Short Haul Pointscore Series....

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  • 07 Nov 2017 08:58:07
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Nine Dragons takes Race 3 of the Short Ocean Pointscore

It was a DK46 first and second in Race 3 of the Short Ocean Pointscore on Saturday, Bob Cox’s Nine Dragons taking the win and Andrew and Pauline Dalley’s Khaleesi second in Division 1, where just four points separate second to sixth in the overall standings....

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  • 06 Nov 2017 17:32:21
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