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Tel: 61 2 9998 3700

 
 

Sydney Harbour Regatta 2014 - entries open

Middle Harbour Yacht Club (MHYC) has opened entries for its increasingly popular yearly Sydney Harbour Regatta, which will be contested over the weekend of Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 March.

To enter the Sydney Harbour Regatta and for further information, go to: http://www.shr.mhyc.com.au  and click on ‘Enter Online Now’ in left hand panel.

2014 Auto Advantage Newcastle Port to Stephens Yacht Race – It’s on Again!

8 January 2014
For Immediate Release

2014 Auto Advantage Newcastle Port to Stephens Yacht Race – It’s on Again!
Entries have opened for the 2014 Auto Advantage Newcastle to Port Stephens Race to be held on 6 April 2014.
Matt Fensom’s Farr, 40 Long Time Dead, was quick off the mark entering the 2014 edition of the Newcastle to Port Stephens coastal dash only hours after entries opened yesterday. It is believed that Fensom is interested in taking off where sister yacht John McNamara’s Iota, also berthed at NCYC, left the race last year after stamping a dominance on the 2013 race on both IRC and line honors.
The Auto Advantage Newcastle to Port Stephens Race has become usual suspect on the NSW keel boat racing calendar as a result of the races close links with RPAYC’s Pittwater to Newcastle race held the day prior and both races feeding yachts from Sydney and Newcastle into the Sail Port Stephens Regatta held later the same week.
Last year’s light conditions saw the race finished at the Point Stephens gate, an initiative that was included in the sailing instructions to ensure a race was guaranteed notwithstanding the light and at times variable conditions that can be experienced late in the sailing season.
Further details regarding the race are available on NCYC’s website – www.ncyc.net.au
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Photo 1 – Iota crossing the finish line in the 2013 Auto Advantage Newcastle to Port Stephens Race. Photo by Mic Eggelston (NCYC)
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Further information:
Richard Howard
NCYC Chief Executive Officer
m. +61 419 479 190
e. richard.howard@ncyc.net.au
 

Pittwater to Coffs race start then a southerly change

Tuesday 31 December

By Lisa Ratcliff & Damian Devine

The Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Race fleet of 38 will only have a couple of hours to settle down after their 1pm start this Thursday January 2nd, 2014, before a southerly change quickly catches up to the boats and propels them northwards.

Dragon overpowers the Cougar

15 December 2013

By Lisa Ratcliff/TPSCC media
Karl Kwok’s Team Beau Geste completed a series whitewash in the inaugural Australian TP52 Southern Cross Cup with a fourth and final outright win in the three-day Pittwater regatta, December 13-15, 2013.

New kid in TP town causing ripples

Saturday 14 December

By Lisa Ratcliff/TPSCC media   
    
Team Beau Geste from Hong Kong, skippered by Karl Kwok and helmed by Gavin Brady, is striving for a series whitewash in Australia’s inaugural TP52 Southern Cross Cup. But the pesky new kid in town is causing ripples for the international visitors.

Shogun V dismasted at TP52 Southern Cross Cup

Saturday 14 December
By Lisa Ratcliff/TPSCC media

In 18 knots of southerly breeze, Rob Hanna’s TP52 Shogun V was dismasted off Palm Beach on Sydney’s Northern Beaches on day two of the Premier Composite Technologies TP52 Southern Cross Cup Regatta, Saturday 14 December 2014.

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About RPAYC

The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club - RPAYC is a yacht racing and sailing club based on Pittwater.

The yacht club offers year round inshore and offshore racing, cruising, centreboard dinghy racing, sail training and courses plus has a large marina accommodating up to 352 vessels.

There is also a modern boatyard with comprehensive marine services to help maintain your vessel.

Membership, including family membership is now available.

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