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Tel: 61 2 9998 3700

 
 

RPAYC sailors in some "extreme" sailing in Melbourne

When Mother Nature is feeling cantankerous sailors feel the effects more than a lot of athletes. Day four of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne produced the most thrilling action yet off the front of Sandringham Yacht Club, and the most drama.

Southerly winds were manageable at an average 22-24 knots, it was the vertical rouge waves and cranky sea-state that brought on some seasickness, cancelled starts and reduced the original racing timetable.
Four classes from the first session were sent out - Nacras, Lasers, 2.4mR and SKUD18 - and they all managed to put two more scores on the board.

Maxi Beau Geste lining up for Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs race

The addition this week of Karl Kwok’s 80 foot maxi Beau Geste to the Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race starting line-up is the event’s first big boat entry for a number of years, and a very real threat to Wild Oats IX’s longstanding course record.Credit: Daniel Forster Credit: Daniel Forster

For twelve months Kwok and his campaign manager Gavin Brady were running a busy two-boat program with the Botin 80, built and based in New Zealand, and Team Beau Geste, the unbeatable TP52 that delivered Kwok and his crew the prestigious Audi IRC Australian Championship class A title at their final event at Hamilton Island in August.

Blinder for Farr 40 newcomer

Rod Jones’ one design comeback with his new Farr 40 called Kindergarten scuttled the familiar finish order of Transfusion then Kokomo, who are both long-standing Farr 40 classmates and pacesetters.

Entry closing for Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs race

The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club has extended the closing date for the first round of Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race entries by a week to Friday December 12, 2014. After the cut-off a late fee will apply to owners who wish to be part of the New Year coastal classic.

Star performance seals Blackmores MC38 Open win

 

 

Australian MC38 class President John Bacon and his Dark Star crew proved consistency is the key to winning a high performance one design series when they clinched the Blackmores MC38 Open regatta that wrapped up on Pittwater today, Sunday November 30.

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