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Sail Sydney Regatta

Twelve A’s took part in Sail Sydney last weekend, joining many boats of other classes, sailing a course from Georges River Sailing Club on the south western corner of Botany Bay. This was the final regatta leading up to the … Continue reading

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2011 Victorian Catamaran Championships

McCrae Yacht Club Inc. In association with Yachting Victoria and Australian High Performance Catamarans present the 2011 Victorian Catamaran Championship on the 19th and 20th of November 2011. All cats $75 Jnr $50 Includes Sat dinner, Sun Breakfast & prizes. … Continue reading

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The Great Race

The A-Class sailing season in NSW kicked off yesterday with The Great Race at Sydney Flying Squadron. Five A-Class sailors joined the Formula 18s, 18 foot skiffs and a lone Moth to find the fastest boat on the harbour. The … Continue reading

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The Winner’s Perspective – Steve Brewin on the Worlds

Of course I enjoyed the worlds, I have read the other guys thoughts and agree with a lot of them, but not all, but then we are all entiled to an opinion. The only advice I can give anyone is … Continue reading

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Jack Benson’s Perspective on the Worlds

The worlds was a great event on the water with a mix of conditions and some very close racing for everyone.  There was not a lot to do off the water but the club did what it could to put … Continue reading

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Scott Anderson’s Perspective on the Worlds

The sailing venue was reasonable on the water though many observed we should be choosing warmer regions. The ramp was poor which resulted in about 20 boats moving to a ‘beach’ area , which segregated the fleet and reduced atmosphere. … Continue reading

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Landy’s Perspective on the Worlds

For a while it was anyone’s race. The breeze was so unstable and changing direction so much it was really just a matter of nailing the first work. This was basically a gamble as there was no consistent side of … Continue reading

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2012 NSW State Titles Dates Announced

The 2012 NSW State Titles will be held at Mannering Park (south end of lake Macquarie) over the weekend of March 17-18. The titles will again be held in conjunction with the NSW Taipan State Titles.

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Kiel Week Update from Landy

Here are some more details on Kiel Week from Landy: “Basically it was cold and windy. Jack sailed really well. “Dodging square riggers and sailing head on into big powerboat ways was the name of the game, but it was … Continue reading

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Formula 18 Worlds Have Started

The Formula 18 worlds started this week in Balatonfured, Hungary. Darren Bundock, back on a doublehanded boat with Jeroen van Leeuwen, dropped to second place after the third race, but is only one point from the lead. The next best … Continue reading

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