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Record numbers for Australia’s oldest yacht race

A change of start date and the large numbers taking part in the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria’s (ORCV) 50th Melbourne to Hobart Yacht Race (Westcoaster) has prompted record numbers for the Club’s annual Melbourne to Devonport Race - or ‘Rudder Cup’ as it famously known.
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Fired up and ready to race at Festival of Sails

A variety of entries for Royal Geelong Yacht Club’s (RGYC) 2023 Festival of Sails  include newly minted Australian Yachting Championship winners, who look forward to racing at the annual event from 26-29 January when it celebrates the 180th edition of the Passage Race.
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Women skippers get behind 50th ‘Westcoaster’

Seasoned and respected women sailors are among those so far signed up to compete in the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria’s (ORCV) 50th Melbourne to Hobart Yacht Race - or ‘The Westcoaster’, as it is simply known to most - which starts at midday on 27 December, 2022. 
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VLA Try Laser Day

The Victorian Laser Association (VLA) had a successful Try Laser 4.7 Day for junior sailors of off the beach classes at Melbourne's Albert Sailing Club on a Sunday in late August. The Try Laser 4.7 Day was part of the Victorian Laser Association's 2022/23 program for sailors ranging from those in their early teens to Great Grand Masters.
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Local sailor opens Festival of Sails proceedings

No sooner had the Notice of Race and entry form for the 2023 Festival of Sails (FOS) hit the official website, local Geelong sailor, Brendan Garner, clicked to enter for his 36th year of competition at Australia’s oldest and largest keelboat regatta in the southern hemisphere.
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CitySail 2022

CitySail is back and is busy preparing for our upcoming Regatta on 10-11 September 2022.
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YRSA Boat Weighing Day

YRSA will be conducting a weighing day on Sunday 18th September 2022 from 9am at Sandringham Yacht Club for boats that wish to obtain or update their measurement ratings certificates – AMS, ORCc endorsed and IRC.
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