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Best crew work pays dividends at Sydney Harbour Sprint Series

Best crew work pays dividends at Sydney Harbour Sprint Series

October 16, 2023

Main photo: Bluetack and Toybox 2 at close quarters. Photo by MHYC Although challenging due to changing conditions, competitors enjoyed a beautiful spring day for the first round of the Sydney Harbour Sprint Series (SHSS) 23/24, which commenced with three races starting from midday…

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Hot racing for Superboats  in hot sun at Lake Macquarie

Hot racing for Superboats in hot sun at Lake Macquarie

October 16, 2023

Absolutely so. It was both close and interesting as mechanical issues plagued many a craft, and fortunes were won and lost out on the track. Exactly as it should be… Adam Shulz Councillor Adam Shultz, attended Friday evening’s meet and greet held at Empire…

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Tom Robinson Rescued

Tom Robinson Rescued

October 12, 2023

“As usual, I had been in the nude most of the day, as chafe is always an issue and, in those conditions, it only takes a few days to run out of dry clothes. Once inside the cabin I contemplated closing the hatch, but…

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Manly 16s Club Championships

Manly 16s Club Championships

October 12, 2023

Sail Racing skipper Felix Grech was so ill the night before the start of Manly’s club championship opener, it was touch and go whether he’d make it to the start line. One lap into the first of two races, Grech was feeling even sicker…

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Inaugural Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race gets underway

Inaugural Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race gets underway

October 9, 2023

And they’re off! At 1300hrs AEDT on October 7, 2023, the yachts and crews in the inaugural Sydney to Auckland Yacht Race left Sydney Harbour, bound for Auckland. Their start, adjacent to the famous Sow and Pigs near the Heads of the iconic harbour,…

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18ft Skiffs Spring Championship – Race 1

18ft Skiffs Spring Championship – Race 1

October 9, 2023

Main photo: Australian champion Finport Finance wins Race 1 of the Spring Championship. Photo by SailMedia The Australian 18 Footers League’s 89th consecutive 18ft skiff racing season began on Sydney Harbour when the club staged Race 1 of the 2023-24 Spring Championship, which resulted…

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Classics to return to SHR

Classics to return to SHR

October 4, 2023

A division for classic yachts will return to the Sydney Harbour Regatta after an absence of ten years. The SHR, conducted by the Middle Harbour Yacht Club, will be held on the weekend of March 2 and 3…