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Race 4 Frustration as Light Winds Rule Land Rover Winter Series

Race 4 of the CYCA Land Rover Winter Series was a mixed bag for competitors in the light autumn southerly wind, with the aim of avoiding the holes of no wind across the course. Hard work didn’t always pay off during the race, but a warm and sunny Sydney Harbour made it worthwhile. ...

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  • 22 May 2017 00:00:00
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MAY 2017

Patrice makes perfect in Race 3 of the Land Rover Winter Series

After another tricky day on Sydney Harbour for Race 3 of CYCA’s Land Rover Winter Series, Tony Kirby showed just how fast his Ker 46 Patrice is, taking the win for the second week in a row. ...

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  • 15 May 2017 00:00:00
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Difficult day tests patience at the CYCA Land Rover Winter Series

The strong morning westerly winds made for a crazy day on Sydney Harbour for the Race 2 of the Land Rover Winter Series. The 96 yacht fleet started in a 13-18 knot west south-westerly wind, but the volatile conditions rapidly changed, causing mayhem and congestion around the course. ...

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  • 08 May 2017 11:00:00
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Tight at the top as The Goat claims the first win in the Land Rover Winter Series

The first pointscore race of the Land Rover Winter Series, hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, was greeted with sunny skies and building south, south westerly breeze. The 95 starters on the day jostled for the final placings in each division, where just seconds separated some. ...

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  • 01 May 2017 10:00:00
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APRIL 2017

Glamour conditions open the Land Rover Winter Series with Great Veterans and Ladies Day

Sydney Harbour put on a spectacular day for the opening races of the 2017 Land Rover Winter Series. After a one-hour delay for the Ladies Day competitors, all fleets were off and racing at 12:30pm in a light 5 knot east south-easterly breeze. The light wind created some congestion at the rounding marks, until an increase to 10 knots was welcomed by the fleet on the shortened course. ...

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  • 24 Apr 2017 10:00:00
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Crew From Calibre Fires Up In New Addition To The Top Jocks Regatta

The CYCA Top Jocks Regatta came down to a battle of the Sydney 38 teams with Richard Williams Team Calibre securing the title of 2017 Champion of Champions ahead of the Phil Tomkin’s Team Next in glorious Autumn conditions on Sydney Harbour. ...

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  • 24 Apr 2017 09:30:00
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Allen’s Ichi Ban, Robert’s Hollywood Boulevard and Crafoord’s Sail Exchange.com.au Perform Strongly to Secure the Federation Cup Teams Trophy for the CYCA

The mix of a fast finishing race combined with the revived Yachties Party resulted in a full Yacht Club when the winner of the 69th Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race was announced as President of Australian Sailing and CYCA Past Commodore Matt Allen and his Ichi Ban crew....

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  • 19 Apr 2017 11:00:00
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CYCA’s Evan Walker takes Coconut Grove Cup at Final Turn

In a day filled with leaderboard upsets, the event winner was decided rounding the final mark in the final race of the World Match Racing Tour Coconut Grove Cup held 14 – 16 April. Australia’s Evan Walker and his Team KA Match struck lucky on the last beat to win the final cross and pop a wheelie on the finish line to take the win in style in Miami, USA....

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  • 18 Apr 2017 13:30:00
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CYCA’s Harry Price Steals The Show in Miami

At times the young Australian looked to be struggling at the World Match Racing Tour - Miami Match Cup held in Miami, USA from 11 – 13 April. After leading the qualifying session during the first two regatta days, today Price had a series of losses at the end of the qualifying series, but kept his calm when it mattered to sweep through the knockout stages and clinch the title. It was American Nevin Snow that Price took in the final, however both finalists earn a ticket to World Match Racing Tour Championship level event, Match Cup Sweden....

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  • 18 Apr 2017 13:00:00
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2017 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race Entry Opens

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) is pleased to announce online entry is open and the Notice of Race available for the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, which starts at 1300 hours on Saturday 29 July, 2017....

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  • 12 Apr 2017 10:00:00
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