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Ashley Minato takes on an Ocean Challenge

05.12.2017
Clipper Round the World Race In 1996, an 11 year old Ashley Minato joined the Albury Wodonga Yacht Club along with his older brother Ben (13 years) and parents Robert and Shirleen.  Ashley was quite a keen sailor and grew up crewing on Tasar dinghies prior to skippering many classes of boats up...

OCEAN RACING UPDATE – 14 November 2017

14.11.2017
THAT Offshore Moment. WHY DO YOU DO IT?  The most common question I am asked as an offshore racer. To be honest it is a question I often ask myself.  Then “THAT” Offshore Moment comes. There is one in almost every race; it can be a moment, an hour or a half day.  That one experience...

POWER YACHT PRIZE NIGHT DINNER – 14 October 2017

17.10.2017
Master of Ceremonies Vice Commodore David Barton presided over an evening every bit as successful as the 2017 Time Trialling season itself.  After toasts, he called on Commodore Phil Warwick to welcome guests before handing the evening over to Power Captain Amanda Watson and Vice Captain John...

Flying Fifteen Update 10.10.17

10.10.2017
Flying Fifteen update 8th October 17 Last Sunday saw the fleet sailing under almost idyllic conditions- it could have been a little warmer though! The breeze was very consistent averaging between 11 to 13 knots from the south west. John Wilson and Matt Summers on Ffast Lane 4 sailed very...

FLYING FIFTEEN UPDATE – Opening Day 1 October 2017

03.10.2017
It was great to see 13 starters line up on Opening Day.  All promises to be a great season with good numbers for fifteeners, given that not everyone was able to sail on the day.  I am expecting four more to sail once people return from holidays and complete their winter refits. A big...

POWER SECTION: CLOSING DAY – 30 September 2017

03.10.2017
“Novelty Event” was how Closing Day’s final time trial for 2017 was billed!  So we all knew Starter Garry Morrison had some tricks up his sleeve but we did not expect the start to be delayed by 15 minutes due to "technical difficulties".  A quick recalculation and most of the fleet started...

FLYING FIFTEEN PRE-SEASON REGATTA 2017

26.09.2017
Over the weekend just gone the Flying Fifteen section held its annual pre-season regatta. In spite of the ominous weather forecast, there were six boats who braved the cold conditions.  We welcomed Simon and Aileen Lucas sailing Forever Young who had travelled from Albany to participate as well as...

POWER SECTION: PATRON’S PERPETUAL TROPHY – 23 September 2017

26.09.2017
The Patron’s Perpetual Trophy, the last Consistency event for the season capped off a busy weekend.  The Coffee Point Marine Services CPYC 2017 State Time Trial Awards Night Dinner was held at Claremont Yacht Club on Friday night and South of Perth Yacht Club hosted a Friday Night Fundraiser for...

POWER SECTION: CPYC State Prize Night Dinner – 22 September 2017

26.09.2017
CPYC State Prize Night Dinner and the Official Close of the Strudel Hunting Season Claremont Yacht Club hosted the Coffee Point Marine Services 2017 CPYC State Time Trialling Championship Prize Night dinner on Friday night.  On behalf of the CPYC committee, Chair Troy Dalglish welcomed guests...

POWER SECTION: LADY SKIPPERS’ DAY – 17 September 2017

19.09.2017
Strudelhunter strikes again! This time with Skipper Dilana Ramirez and Navigator Dee Kelly – well done ladies! Ladies Luncheon Group representative Luciana Giancristofaro presenting the Lady Skippers Trophy and First Place flags to ‘Strudelhunter’ Skipper: Dilana Ramirez; Navigator: Dee...
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