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July 12, 2022

Winter Race Three Sailed in Tough Conditions

Nine yachts braved the strong winds and big seas to continue the tradition of winter racing.

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June 27, 2022

Keelboat Winter Racing Begins

Plenty of sunshine and plenty of wind encouraged a big fleet to turn out for the second winter race after the first race a fortnight ago was cancelled.r

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May 22, 2022

Keelboat Racing Presentation Dinner

Whilst the blue may have been disappearing from the tally boards on election night Blue Chip was front and centre at the Keel Presentation Dinner.

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April 11, 2022

Fairway Ocean Race: Season Final

Eighteen yachts went out in rough conditions in search of silverware in the final race of the season.

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April 4, 2022

Mindarie Race for Keelboats April 3 2022

The light northerly breeze faded causing the race to Mindarie to be abandonned however the return race was a close one for all divisions.

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March 28, 2022

MOB Consistency Race for Keelboats

Ex-tropical cyclone Charlotte posed no threats for the annual man overboard race on Sunday March 27th.

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March 21, 2022

North Coast Series Final Day: HYC and ORSSC

A light south-easterly and a stronger sea breeze provided the variety for all yachts to have a chance to succeed, but it ….

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March 14, 2022

Consistency Race (Re-sail)

In a bold move the Race Committee swapped the MOB race for a postponed consistency race due to the light conditions.

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February 27, 2022

North Coast Series Day 4 2022

Bad Habits, Farrouk and Intuition were fastest in their respective divisions and also collected the booty..

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February 20, 2022

Hillarys to Rottnest and Return Ocean Races

Surfer Rosa overcame a slow start to power away to a first and fastest in division one going to Rottnest, however….

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February 13, 2022

Consistency Race 7 for Keelboats

Sophia and Blue Chip both win but by the narrowest of margins, nine and four seconds respectively.

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January 31, 2022

Beneteau by Mansfield Marine Brokers Pot of Gold and Dash for Cash

Successful Surfer Rosa, Lithium and Bad Habits in premier offshore ocean race around Rottnest.

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January 23, 2022

Pot of Gold and Dash for Cash Beckon

The big yachts Crush, Enterprise Next Generation and Weapon of Choice will head a fleet of twenty yachts in next Saturday’s Pot of Gold event.

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January 23, 2022

North Coast Series Day Three

Mulberry had a day out with two fastest times and a win and second placing, however Catabatic scored the double.

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December 19, 2021

Keelboats Consistency Race 5

It was like dodgem cars at the show for the division one fleet on the start-line, three re-started; Bad Habits recovered best.

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December 12, 2021

North Coast Series Day Two

It wasn’t all plain sailing when the sea breeze kicked in for Day 2 of the North Coast Series.

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December 6, 2021

Chris Grant Memorial Race

Original crew member of Chris Grant’s Pandora, Rob Bortot, was aboard Blue Chip to win the coveted trophy in division two.

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November 28, 2021

Consistency Race 3 for Keelboats

A shortened course was necessary to get the yachts home in the third consistency race when the breeze dropped out.

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November 21, 2021

Marmion Reef Race

The thirty knot westerly nearly blasted yachts off course however Seachange recovered to win.

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November 15, 2021

Keelboats Consistency Race 2

Sophia finished behind Whispering Jack however was first ahead of Perle and Bad Habits.

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November 8, 2021

Fremantle and Return Ocean Races

Whispering Jack went one, two, Lithium went fastest as did Covert Operation with first and second.

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October 31, 2021

North Coast Series Updated and Underway

In a departure from previous practice, division one and two started together and put on a show.

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October 24, 2021

First Consistency Race Season 2021/22

After a week of strong winds and rain, crews were eager to embrace the glorious weather and race.

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October 18, 2021

Discover Sailing Day Lures Many

Despite a grey cloudy morning three hundred “discoverers” turned out to try sailing or paddling at HYC.

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October 12, 2021

Opening Day Success

Whispering Jack was fastest but Sophia won the Commodore’s Cup in division one on Opening Day.

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September 6, 2021

Keelboats Final Winter Race

Bad Habits held off fast-finishing Mulberry to record another win in the final race of the winter series.

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August 22, 2021

Keelboats Winter Series Race 6

Whispering Jack sailed through the fleet for first and fastest in division one, Mulberry second.

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August 15, 2021

Winter Race 1 Re-sail August 15

Dolphins came to play with Whispering Jack as she set fastest time but couldn’t catch Mulberry.

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August 9, 2021

Winter Race 5 2021

Blustery conditions took its toll with one yacht losing her mast mid-race.

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July 12, 2021

Racing At Last

It was goldilocks weather for the third winter race for the keelboats despite the forecast of the storm to come.

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