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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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DECEMBER 2017

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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CYCA SOLAS Big Boat Challenge 2017

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s SOLAS Trusts Big Boat Challenge this Tuesday promises to be a sight on Sydney Harbour, with two of the four maxis entered into the Rolex Sydney Hobart set to face off alongside other seasoned competitors....

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  • 11 Dec 2017 12:02:43
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CYCA Trophy Series: Black Jack first across the line as Patrice tops IRC division 1

The sun was splitting the sky for the second and final day of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Trophy Series on Sunday, light airs providing another offshore test for the fleet of 20, many of which will race in the Rolex Sydney Hobart in a few weeks....

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  • 10 Dec 2017 17:17:19
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CYCA Trophy Series Day 1 start

It was a tussle in Sydney Harbour on Saturday for Day 1 of the CYCA Trophy Series. Our thanks to Bow Caddy for sharing their wrap up of the start....

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  • 10 Dec 2017 08:31:29
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CYCA Trophy Series: Oats XI strikes back on Day 1 as Ray White Elizabeth Bay wins overall

Fairly light conditions didn’t take away from a busy start to Day 1 of the CYCA Trophy Series in Sydney Harbour on Saturday, with which boat would come out on top of the Reichel-Pugh 100-footer battle between Wild Oats XI and Black Jack, a major talking point....

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  • 09 Dec 2017 18:30:26
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All in for CYCA Trophy Series

The line-up is jam packed full of action for the CYCA Trophy Series this weekend, including Rolex Sydney Hobart big names Black Jack, Wild Oats XI, Wild Oats X, Beau Geste (HKG) and Wizard (USA). With Saturday looking like a dying southerly breeze, and Sunday seeming light before a late seabreeze, it will be a tough task to win the series....

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  • 07 Dec 2017 16:38:42
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SOLAS Big Boat 2017 Crew Place Auction

The SOLAS Big Boat Challenge returns in 2017 and you can secure yourself a spot on either Black Jack or Wild Oats X by bidding on our online auction....

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  • 05 Dec 2017 16:40:34
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Blue Water Race 5: Khaleesi top as St Jude cements series lead  

Andrew and Pauline Dally’s DK46, Khaleesi, took the top honours in Race 5 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Blue Water Pointscore, the Bird Island race, the CYCA’s penultimate ocean racing challenge before the Rolex Sydney Hobart on 26 December....

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  • 03 Dec 2017 11:04:00
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Video: Blue Water Pointscore Race 5 start - Bird Island

Thanks to Bow Caddy Media for some fantastic shots of the fleet leaving Sydney Harbour on Saturday morning....

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  • 02 Dec 2017 22:43:34
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