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									                                                                  ON BOXING DAY at 10.15 Eos set sail from Davis Marina
                Diary Dates                                                                                                                                                                                                            Issue No.1 February 2005

                                                                                                                                                MYC NEWS
                                                                  bound for Rose Bay in order to get there by 11.00 when
 Sun 20 Feb Centre Board APS 4                                    the Exclusion Zone came into force. With the flags of all                                                                                                                        2005 Season
              Yachts Div 1 & 2 APS 4                              the nations on the fore stay, the BIG MYC burgee flying at
 Fri 25 Feb   Yachts Twilights 14                                 the masthead and her tattered 1994 Hobart Race pennant
 Sat 26 Feb   MJs Teams Racing                                    flying from the back stay she made the three original crew                                                              CONGRATULATIONS
              Sailability BIRDS
                                                                  members on board feel quite proud.                                                                                      CRISTAL D'ARQUES .                     President’s Report
                                                  The seven crew members on board today ranged in age from two months                                                                  FOR TEN YEARS OF SUPPORT                    The design of our new hardstand
              and General Sailing                 (Madeline, Eos' granddaughter) to seventy seven years (the immortal                                                                    FOR WOMEN IN SAILING                    has been completed and we will soon
 Sun 27 Feb Yachts Div 1 & 2 WST 3                Bruce Hitchman). Eos, the Greek Godess of old, had an insatiable desire                                                                                                        be preparing submissions to Council
              OK Dinghies                         for young men and this has resulted in Eos, MYC5, being a potent fertility    Cristal D’Arques Tenth Anniversary Women’s Challenge                                             and the Waterways Authority for
 Mon 28 Feb Sailing Committee Meeting             icon for young women. In the 1994 one of the crew, after having trained       SUNDAY 13TH MARCH 2005                                                                           approval to commence construction.
                                                  on Eos for several weeks, discovered that she was pregnant the day                                                                                                             The approval process may take a few
 Fri 04 Mar   Yachts Twilights 15                                                                                               The Cristal D’Arques Women’s Challenge is celebrating its tenth year at Manly
                                                  before the start of the big race. Having completed the race she went on to                                                                                                     months but we hope to have
 Sat 05 Mar MJs APS 3 and CC4                     produce 4 children including one pair of twins. Little Madeline is the        Yacht Club. This popular racing event is run in Manly Cove and on the Sound.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 construction underway during this
 Sun 06 Mar Centre Board APS 5 & CC5              second child of the other female crew member on that race and the             Join us for a day of exciting racing and an evening of prize giving,food and
              Yachts Div 1 APS 5 & CC 8           youngest person to sail on Eos as far as I know. Lashed to the                frivolities on the deck at Manly Yacht Club. Cristal D'Arques have generously
                                                  compression post below decks or being cuddled by the Skipper she had          donated many beautiful cristal prizes. We also have other supporting sponsors so                   We are also working on the
              Yachts Div 2 APS 5 & FL 8                                                                                         every crew member has a chance to win.                                                           construction approval for the toilet
                                                  a most enjoyable day.
 Mon 07 Mar Board Meeting                                                                                                       Racing is open to all yachts in the following divisions:                                         and shower for our Sailability
                                                  At Rose Bay Eos was presented with a red O flag which permitted entry
 Fri 11 Mar   Yachts Twilights 16                 into the Exclusion Zone and from there we sailed slowly up to the start       DIVISION 1 Yacht, Female helmsperson and all female crew                                         members. We hope to commence
 Sat 12 Mar Sailability General Sailing           line. Trouble was we could not find it. The port end of the line was marked              - spinnaker allowed                                                                   construction of this over winter also.
 Sun 13 Mar Cristal D’Arques                      by the Middle Harbour Y.C. committee boat but there was no mark at the        DIVISION 2 Yacht, Female helmsperson - spinnaker allowed                                         If all goes to plan we will have
                                                  other end. So when the starting gun fired a ragged line of veterans           DIVISION 3 Yacht, Female helmsperson and all female crew                                         significantly improved facilities by the
              Women’s Challenge
                                                  headed north up the harbour.                                                             - spinnaker not allowed                                                               next sailing season.
 Fri 18 Mar   Withdrawal Cup 1
                                                  In MYC races Eos would be the most ponderous yacht in the fleet, but in       DIVISION 4 Yacht, Female helmsperson - spinnaker not allowed                                       I need to provide feedback to
 Sun 20 Mar Centre Board APS 6                                                                                                                                                                                                   the Council on the new parking
                                                  the company of yachts like Astor and Kathleen Gillette she was                DIVISION 5 Manly Junior, Female helmsperson - spinnaker allowed
              Yachts Div 1 APS 6 & CC 9           transformed into a nimble little racer. Although once wound up both these                                                                                                      restrictions in force around the Club.
                                                                                                                                DIVISION 6 Centreboard, Female helmsperson - spinnaker allowed
              Yachts Div 2 APS 6 & FL 9           yachts were much faster through the water, Eos could tack faster and                                                                                                           Would members please let me know
                                                                                                                                DIVISION 7 Access Dinghy, Female helmsperson
 DUTY ROSTER CREW:                                point higher ensuring she stayed in front of them the whole way up the                                                                                                         their thoughts on this issue.
                                                  harbour. There was no finish line so we sailed out to the rounding marks      Contact: Ivana McAlpine Ph: 9948 6124                                   2004 from the deck to
 Call Ann Webber on 9948 6724.                                                                                                                                                                                  the start boat     The Council is promoting "Meet
 Please double check your 2004-2005 Handbook      and then turned back. The only rule was that we had to be outside the         Email: - Web.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       they were all Grinners    Your Street", an initiative of the
                                                  Exclusion Zone by 12.45.We anchored in Watsons Bay, uncorked                                                                                                                   Neighbourhood Renewal Committee.
PACIFIC BREEZE ROLLED                                                                                                           AUSTRALIA DAY AT MYC
                                                  the bubbly, spread the food out in the cockpit and watched the start of the                                                                                                    The Council hopes to encourage
The MYC Offshore Race Series concluded            big race.                                                                     Dinghies and centreboards hit the water with great enthusiasm (and a
                                                                                                                                touch of trepidation) to be a part the Regatta. Four MJs, four Access                            Manly residents know and better
with a spectacular finale at Port Stephens.       It was a great day, the sun shone, there was a pleasant breeze, finding a
                                                                                                                                Dinghies and five (yes, five!) centreboards formed one of the largest and                        understand their neighbours by
The Sailing Commitee is treating this             good anchorage was easy, Madeline behaved perfectly, as did Bruce,                                                                                                             getting them together and sharing
                                                                                                                                most colourful fleets seen for a long time. Racing was friendly and fair
incident seriously and an internal enquiry        and the food was tasty.                                Brian Wilson                                                                                                            ideas. The scheme has been
                                                                                                                                with conditions being close to perfect. The light winds kept everyone on
is being organised. The Club Newsletter                                                                                                                                                                                          successfull in six neighbourhoods.
                                                                                                                                their toes. Racing was close with the different classes and sail colours
will keep you up to date on the outcome.           THE NEW YEAR AND THE NEW POINTSCORES                                         creating a real ‘picture’ on the water. The two race series gave the                               The Council would like all streets in
Two days after the incident Bruce                  Welcome back to MYC sailing after the layoff and the trip, for many, to      younger sailors the terrific experience of sailing in a bigger fleet. Three                      Manly to hold a "Meet Your Street"
Hitchman left for Hobart on board the              Port Stevens, and back.                                                      Lasers and the Tasar nearly gave Blue a run for his money. It was a very                         event on Sunday 3 April 2005.
James Craig wearing dark glasses and a             The new year will bring new challenges to most of us and not the least       successful day and all are looking forward to a bigger fleet next year.                          For further information, contact
hat. His crew sailed the Breeze back in            of which will be the Friday twilight and Sunday races. So, with the          Thanks to Steve G, Peter W and Maz T for their assistance, and also to                           the Council’s Events Assistant on
company with Pensive to be greeted by              resolution you made to do better this year the list below contains           all the regular support crews from Sailability and the MJ mob.                                   9976 1752.
the Twilight fleet on Friday, 4 Feb.               the names and numbers of members looking to crew and help you
                                                   achieve your goal. Let's get going with the Autumn pointscore!                                                                                                                  The bollard lights at the front
             B. Wilson, Commodore
                                                    Alex Arrey           0424 624 702      Jesus Jiminez     0401 890 564                                                                                                        entrance to the Club need replacing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 with more robust units. If there is a
             We all wish Ann Webber our             Charlotte Sorensen   0424 624 702      Nicole Dehler     0409 397 236
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 member who is a licensed electrician
             Principal Race Officer a speedy!       Craig Clark          0405 320 035      Sara Wright       0404 372 931
             recovery and look forward to                                                                                                                                                                                        and would like to assist with the
             seeing her sailing Hap Hazard!         Debbie Knox          0438 326 921      Shaun McKinnon    0418 243 161                                                                                                        replacement of these lights, please
                                                    Granger Wallis       0425 250 058      Sophie Lipscomb   0405 320 035                                                                                                        phone me on 9977 5710
  Life Member Gene Scott is home after an           Heidi                  9938 6714                   Happy New Crewing!
  operation last week and “Aussie Rules”                                                                                             JOURNAL OF
  and crew, along with the MYC members                                                                                             MANLY YACHT CLUB
  wish you well and sailing again real soon.                                               Available for sale                                                                  Medal Winner Angus Clarke 1st MJ Div,
                                                                                         from the MYC office                      P.O. Box 22 Manly NSW 1655                            Australia Day Regatta 2005.

Many MYC Members have forgotten the old                                                   Burgee’s $25.00ea                             Tel: 02 9977 4949
                                                                                                                                        Fax: 02 9977 3573                                                                          Keith
saying....“Do the right thing” Please use the                                                Caps $15.00                                                                                                                           Woodward
recycle bins on the deck and down stairs in the                                                SHIRTS                              Email:
correct manner the Manly Council now charge                                             MJs & Sailability $20.00                                                                                           President
the MYC for contaminated recycle bins.                                                  other Members $25.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ORDER FORM
                                                  The 5.5 World Championships was only
                                                                                                       ack on the water after to much
                                                  one of numerous championships that we
                                                  were contesting during this regatta. We
                                                  were racing the RSYS’s Christmas
                                                  Regatta, Scandinavian Gold Cup, Royal
                                                                                                B      indulging over the Christmas
                                                                                                       period, seemed to help the
                                                                                                boat trim of the centreboard hotshots
                                                  King Kaag Cup, Australian Gold and            as the Autumn series got under way.
                                                  Silver Cups, not to mention the other         Strong winds for the first race
                                                  trophies and pots to be won.                  depleted the fleet in numbers but
                                                  The first event was the Squadrons Xmas        enhanced the competitiveness on            Contact Name                                         ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                  Regatta starting Dec 26, 2004. For the        the water between Blue Robinson
              Pam’s Skipper: - Peter MacDonald,   5.5’s it was the elimination event for the    and Iain Cameron who look to be set
                  Mainsheet: - Matthew Walker,                                                  in battle for the rest of the series.      Ph • Fax • Mobile                                                 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                  Scandinavian Gold Cup and the King
                          Foredeck: - Alan Sims
                                                  Kaag Cup. Only one boat from each             The second race brought more
            hen we were dragging PAM off                                                                                                   Delivery Address
W                                                                                               boats on to the water and the                                                                               -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                  country can be represented in these
            the bottom 15 years ago, the          events. PAM was in a good position to be      improvement in racing ability due to
            last thing in our minds was how       the representative for the King Kaag Cup.     competing in previous club series          Delivery Instructions                                                              -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
she would perform against her peers on
                                                  The first 4 days of the XMAS Regatta          was evident, as Peta Smith beat
an international stage. Just keeping her
                                                  were raced in 25- 30 knts. These "oh my       Jason Arruzia on the water. The            METHOD OF PAYMENT
afloat was the highest thing on our
                                                  God I think we are going to die"              centreboard fleet seems to be
priority list.
                                                  conditions were not good on an old open       maintaining a core group of sailors        s Cash                                          s Cheque                                                                  s Visa                                                              s Bankcard                                                                              s Mastercard
Five years later, we still had no idea of         5.5. Two of those days had sustained          which we hope will build over the
her performance capabilities. We were
still in the huge process of restoration,
                                                  gusts of 36knts. Just getting to the start
                                                  line from our mooring in north harbour
                                                                                                series with visitors competing
                                                                                                alongside club members and club
                                                                                                                                           Card Number                                             ssss ssss                                                                                                                                                 ssss                                                                            ssss
which was much bigger than we first               was an endurance event.                       boats.
thought. As the years and local regattas
went by, her potential was slowly                 We had never popped a kite in 30 knts         There is still a club laser or Tasar       Signature .......................................................................................................................................................................................... Expiry Date                                                                                    ssss
unveiled. We all think we can sail our            before (and never again), but it was a        available for club members with
own boats pretty well, you know, ‘big fish        take no prisoners event. As we rounded        centreboard sailing experience who
                                                  the top mark on the first of the ‘dogs off                                                   WINE SPECIALS*                                                                                                         Region                                                                              R.R.P.                                        $ Bottle                                        $ Case                                      Qty                    Sub Total Total
little pond thing’. Every once in a while                                                       would like to compete in the series
however, an opportunity raises its ugly           chains days’, my forward hand reached
                                                                                                (not necessary to enter all races, just
head.                                             back to remove the Spinnaker pole from                                                       St Hallett Gamekeepers Reserve Barossa, SA                                                                                                                                                                   13.99                                            11.99                                            9.99
                                                                                                book boat beforehand due to your
                                                  its spot on the boom. He was seriously
When the Australian 5.5 Metre                                                                   availability).
                                                  thinking of popping a kite. I mentioned                                                      St Hallett Poachers Blend                                                                                               Barossa, SA                                                                          13.99                                            11.99                                            9.99
Association won the right to host the             the foolishness of his actions in typical     Phone Chris Stockdale
2005 Worlds on Sydney Harbour, we had             Aussie, "you’ve got to be @%$^*&#             0409 447871 for details.
no idea what it would entail. As some of          kidding". At that moment, both crew
                                                                                                                                                                                                     *Purchase a case (12) of either of these Wine Specials* and receive a
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                                                  looked aft and simultaneously said                                                                                                                       complimentary magnum of St. Hallett Poachers Blend.
nightmare let alone an international                                                            with centreboard boats know about
                                                  "Death before Dishonour" and raised the       the MYC racing series and invite
meeting.                                          panic pennant (or as we now call it "death                                                   SPARKLING WINE                                                                                                         Region                                                                              R.R.P.                                        $ Bottle                                        $ Case                                      Qty                    Sub Total Total
                                                                                                them to take part as a visitor for one
The planning committee meetings                   in a bag").                                   off races or the series. Small entry
started well over a year ago. At first            At that moment I realised the crew of                                                        Croser                                                                                                                 Adelaide Hills, SA                                                                    35.99                                           27.99                                          25.99
meeting once a month, then as the event                                                         fee to race payable at the race office
                                                  PAM were committed (or should be              on the day for a 2pm start. Racing
got closer once a week. Then in the last          committed). We only had one serious                                                          WHITE WINES                                                                                                            Region                                                                              R.R.P.                                        $ Bottle                                        $ Case                                      Qty                    Sub Total Total
couple of weeks it seemed to be an -                                                            dates in MYC handbook.
                                                  broach in that event and had her on her
every waking hour - thing.                                                                           SAFETY BOAT PRACTICAL
                                                  side a couple of times. No gear                                                              Wither Hills Sauvignon Blanc                                                                                            Marlborough, NZ                                                                      25.99                                           19.99                                          17.99
Of course there was an overabundance                                                              TRAINING FOR CLUB MEMBERS
                                                  breakage, but some seriously hair-raising
of people with advice, but not the                                                                WHO ATTENDED THE ONSHORE
                                                  moments with tangled spinnaker                                                               Tatachilla Growers Blend                                                                                                McLaren Vale, SA 15.99                                                                                                               13.99                                           11.99
willingness/time to help. For those                                                                   SAFETY TALK GIVEN BY
                                                  halyards and a top speed of nearly
(mainly 5 of us) who did volunteer, it felt                                                        JULES LAWSON, A PRACTICAL
like we were running the Olympics                                                                    SESSION WILL BE RUN ON                    RED WINES                                                                                                              Region                                                                              R.R.P.                                        $ Bottle                                        $ Case                                      Qty                    Sub Total Total
                                                  During these strong days, each race was        SATURDAY 19TH March 9.00 - 12.00
Games.                                            a don’t make any mistakes, concentrate               INCORPORATING THE                       Tatachilla Partners Blend                                                                                               McLaren Vale, SA 15.99                                                                                                               13.99                                           11.99
The first International 5.5’s started to          or you’ll come unstuck in a big way, old           MANLY JUNIOR FLEET AND
arrive in their containers just before            boat, down hill, strong wind, dead square           CENTREBOARD BOATS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TOTAL $
Xmas. Our job was to unload and trailer           kite runs and lots of other competitors                WHERE POSSIBLE.
them to the RSYS. There they awaited              crossing your path. All these things           THE AIM OF THE SESSION IS FOR                                                     FAX ORDERS to (02) 9905 7397 FREE DELIVERY TO MANLY LOCAL AREA (CHECK CHRISTMAS DEADLINE)
their stinking rich owners to unwrap and          however, made for an exciting debut to            EACH INDIVIDUAL TO HAVE                                                                     Promotion through Brookvale Cellars until the 24th December.
rig them.                                         our regatta.                                    CONTROL OF A POWER DRIVEN                                                                                                                                                      Please note that there is always a single bottle purchase price
As they slowly grew in numbers on the             The good news was, we were one of the              CRAFT AND EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                                        AND a bottle price if you purchase a mixed or straight dozen.
Squadron hardstand, so did the                    only boats not to break any gear in this        MANOEUVRING AND MANAGING
realisation that all our hard work was                                                             A CAPSIZED BOAT SITUATION,
going to pay off. Our very small local 5.5
                                                  first event. As for our position at the end
                                                                                                   BRINGING PEOPLE ONBOARD                              TWILIGHT RACES - ONLY 4 MORE TO GO...
                                                  of the Xmas regatta, PAM was 5th
Association of about 12 boats was just            overall. It also meant we won the right to          FROM THE WATER AND
                                                                                                          TOWING CRAFT.
                                                                                                                                          So there’s still time to be a winner. Be on the MYC deck to collect your
about to start this very exciting event.          represent Australia in the King Kaag Cup
The nerves were also increasing as each           starting Jan. 2, 2005. (to be continued)             Thanks Jules Lawson                    St Halletts wine prize and enjoy your meal with a glass or two
international team arrived on our shores.                         Peter MacDonald                                                                      of St Halletts wine with the rest of your crew.
                             MYC RESULTS                                                                                MYC CENTREBOARD - SPRING SERIES 2004
                                                                                                                        Crew name         Boat Name Sail No Class Race                                    Race    Race   Race     Race   Race              Race
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Race Series

                                                                                                                        Blue Robinson     Mickey Finn Aus 21 Finn DNS
                                                                                                                                                                       1                                  2
                                                                                                                                                                                                          1       1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   3     4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         AUTUMN STARTS WITH A BANG!                                                      2004-2005 TWILIGHT SERIES - RACE 10 RESULTS - RACE 10 - 28 Jan-05 - Course 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SPONSORED BY SYDNEY SAILING and St Hallett Wines
                                                                                                                        Jules Lawson      Gumbaru         123247 Laser DNS                                3       DNS    3        DNS    DNS               2                      2     =3                                                                                                                        Yacht Name       Sail No    Helsman                St Times Fin Time Elapd Tim
OFFSHORE RACING 2004-2005                                                                                               Kate Pinnock/     Golden Syrup 796       Tasar DNS                                7       DNS    5        DNF    5                 4                      DNF    6                       Dogs were being blown off their chains but that didn't deter the six boats and          1        Sprint IV        6323       Graham Radford 18:28:00 19:30:44 1:02:44
RESULTS - OCEAN RACE 2 - MANLY to PITTWATER                        Date:26/01/2005       Start Time: 10:35              Fiona                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2        Cape Fear        MH22       Kevin Boxhall          18:25:00 19:30:55 1:05:55
Place Sail No Boat Name Elapsd AHC Skipper                       Class          Score   Fin Time Corr Time     ETOrd    Iain Cameron      Seanile         156731 Laser 1                                  2       DNS    DNS      1      DNS               DNS                    1     2                        their crews that braved the elements for the first race of the Autumn Point             3        Shear Magic      WP69       R.Steffens/H.Sullivan 18:19:00 19:32:02 1:13:02
1     8686    CROW BAR     04:13:02 0.915 Bruce Thomas           Masram 940 1.0         14:48:02 03:51:31      4        Peta Smith        Rampage         156769 Laser 3                                  4       3      7        6      DNS               3                      4     4                                                                                                                4        Phoenix          5137       Tony Hayman            18:11:00 19:37:38 1:26:38
2     MYC200 SLIPSTREAM 04:38:18 0.845 Bob Buchanan              Sigma36        2.0     15:13:18 03:55:09      8        Richard Donaldson Kookaburra 167060 Laser 2                                       6       DNF    8        5      4                 6                      DNS   5                        Score on January 16. Race starter Peter Wilkins's wind thingymagig was red-             5        Chocolate Eclare MH480      Clare Matthews 18:16:00 19:38:37 1:22:37
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         6        Local Hero       1236       Peter Mosely           18:29:00 19:39:59 1:10:59
3     MYC5    EOS          04:53:56 0.820 Brian Wilson           Brittany Sloop 3.0     15:28:56 04:01:01      9        Nicole Donaldson Kartoffelpuffer 103623 Laser DNF
                                                                                                                        Joe Meagher       AWOL            128646 Laser DNS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  DNS =3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8                        lining on 180 degrees and so he sent the Div 1 bravehearts off on the No.4              7        Hagar            727        Rod Childs             18:11:00 19:42:05 1:31:05
4     MYC32 PACIFIC BREEZE 04:07:14 0.975 Bruce Hitchman         Farr 11.6      4.0     14:42:14 04:01:05      2
5     2090    MORNA        04:34:25 0.885 Greg Zyner             Cavalier 35    5.0     15:09:25 04:03:03      7        Jamie Roberts     Laso            101479 Laser DNS                                DNS     DNS    4        4      DNS               DNS                    DNS   7                        South course - a testing beat to the Eastern Channel Mark. The three starters           8        Xcess            4524       Oliver Rees            18:20:00 19:44:36 1:24:36
6     1060    TEN SIXTY    04:23:26 0.930 Phil Vidler            Radford 10.6 6.0       14:58:26 04:04:59      5        Rod Wills & Angus Sonic           69     Laser DNS                                DNS     DNS    DNS      DNS    3                 DNS                    DNS   9                                                                                                                9        Aussie Rules     MYC1       Gene Scott             18:06:00 19:45:14 1:39:14
7     4863    TWO CAN      04:24:58 0.925 Stephen Teudt          Masram 920 7.0         14:59:58 04:05:05      6        Angus Clarke                      101454 Laser DNS                                DNS     DNS    DNS      DNS    DNS               5                      DNS =10                        soon became two when Shear Magic's outboard cover reportedly blew off in                10       Manyana          MYC20      David Fairclough 18:05:00 19:46:20 1:41:20
                                                                                                                        Jason Arruzia     Kartoffelpuffer 103623 Laser DNS                                DNS     DNS    DNS      DNF    DNS               DNS                    3   =10                                                                                                                11       Flying Carpet    AUS113 Nick Chatham               18:11:00 19:46:23 1:35:23
              DÉJÀ VU
                           04:12:33 0.975 Jim Thomas
                           05:48:50 0.710 Robert Fagan
                                                                 Cavalier 395 8.0
                                                                 Arends 33      9.0
                                                                                        14:47:33 04:06:14
                                                                                        16:23:50 04:07:40
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the 25-plus knot southerly and they decided discretion was the better part of           12       Pam              KA16       Peter McDonald 18:24:00 19:46:24 1:22:24
10    MYC10 PENSIVE        04:04:18 1.030 Bruce Davis            NSX38          10.0    14:39:18 04:11:37      1                                                                                                                                                                                                 valour and headed back to the mooring. Onwards plugged Sprint IV and the                13       It's Mine        929        Harold Hooper          18:05:00 19:47:13 1:42:13
11    5643    VETO         05:37:04 0.905 Graham Brown           Cavalier 37    11.0    16:12:04 05:05:02      10       Australia Regatta Sailability Division Race 1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    14       Reality          MYC47      Keith Woodward 18:09:00 19:48:34 1:39:34
                                                                                                                        Class            Helms Name Crew Name                                      Start Time    Finish Time     Elapsed Time Adj Time                                                 Placing   plucky Slangivar mob across the whitecapped Sound as the Div 2 crowd got                15       Attiler          6131       Steve Witton           18:11:00 19:51:20 1:40:20
RESULTS - OCEAN RACE 3 - PITTWATER to NEWCASTLE                    Date: 27/01/2005     Start Time: 11:05               Access Dinghy Evelyn              Deidre                                   11:32:00      12:00:04        28.0667                                                               2                                                                                                 16       Eos              MYC5       Brian Wilson           18:11:00 19:52:03 1:41:03
Place Sail No Boat Name Elapsd AHC Skipper                       Class         Score    Fin Time Corr Time     ETOrd    Access Dinghy Jill                Steven                                   11:32:00      DNF             0.0000                                                                4         ready for their gun. Carinya IV had a couple of attempts at starting after              17       Paldies          6012       B Payton               18:20:00 19:52:21 1:32:21
                                                                                                                        Access Dinghy Jesica              Ivan                                     11:32:00      12:04:00        32.0000                                                               3                                                                                                 18       J Curve          MYC24      J.Morrison/P.Sainsbury 18:16:00 19:52:35 1:36:35
1     4863    TWO CAN      11:57:10 0.911 Stephen Teudt           Masram 920 1.0         23:02:10 10:53:20     4
                                                                                                                        Access Dinghy Greg                Declan                                   11:32:00      11:59:36        27.6000                                                               1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 confusing the flags but by the third go finally got it right. First over the line was   19       Hap Hazard       6747       Croxon/Cotton/Webber 18:11:00 19:52:42 1:41:42
2     1060    TEN SIXTY    11:49:32 0.941 Phil Vidler            Radford 10.6 2.0       22:54:32 11:07:38      3
3     MYC32 PACIFIC BREEZE 11:29:00 0.975 Bruce Hitchman         Farr 11.6     3.0      22:34:00 11:11:46      2                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bill Spence and his opera-mad crew on Aida but the race wouldn't be over till           20       Good Intent      MYC820 Peter Bennell              18:04:00 19:54:16 1:50:16
4     MYC10 PENSIVE        11:16:55 0.995 Bruce Davis            NSX38         4.0      22:21:55 11:13:31      1        Australia Regatta Sailability Division Total Scores                                                                                                                                                                                                                              21       Aida             MYC6       Bill Spence            18:11:00 19:54:47 1:43:47
5     MYC200 SLIPSTREAM 13:16:20 0.868 Bob Buchanan              Sigma36       5.0      00:21:20 11:31:13      6        Class            Helms Name Crew Name Race 1                                             Race 2        Total     Total Time                                                    Place     the fat lady sang. Third over the line was Greg Zyner and his crew on Morna,            22       Ratty            6383       Ian Dennewald          18:09:00 19:55:18 1:46:18
                                                                                                                        Access Dinghy Evelyn              Deidre        2                                        2             4         56.5667                                                       2                                                                                                 23       Jabiru           MYC99      Greg Middleton 18:15:00 19:56:42 1:41:42
6     8686
              CROW BAR
              DÉJÀ VU
                           12:40:48 0.945 Bruce Thomas
                                     0.955 Jim Thomas
                                                                 Masram 940 6.0
                                                                 Cavalier 395 12.0
                                                                                        23:45:48 11:58:57
                                                                                                                        Access Dinghy Jill                Steven        4                                        4             8         DNF                                                           4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 a Cavalier 35, hot on the heels of Carinya. Up ahead in Div 1+1 the big                 24       Top Odds         A73        David Busvine          18:08:00 19:57:02 1:49:02
      MYC8    GRANUAILE              0.695 Robert Fagan          Arends 33     12.0     DNF                             Access Dinghy Jesica              Ivan          3                                        3             6         62.2667                                                       3         question was: Would Bruce Davis, guest steerer of Sprint IV, throw caution to           25       Yevanna          MYC259 Susan Strath               17:59:00 20:08:59 2:09:59
      MYC11 MANLY TOO                0.950 Andrew Robinson       Bavaria 44    12.0     DNF                             Access Dinghy Greg                Declan        1                                        1             2         52.7500                                                       1                                                                                                 26       Out There        375        Greg/Gabrielle James 18:17:00 20:09:11 1:52:11
      2090    MORNA                  0.880 Greg Zyner            Cavalier 35   12.0     DNF                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the wind and launch a spinnaker at the ECM? The bigger question was: If he
      5643    VETO                   0.720 Graham Brown          Cavalier 37   12.0     DNF
                                                                                                                        Whitworth Summer Trophy 2004-2005                                                       RESULTS SHEET - 06/02/2005                                                                       did, was there an ambulance equipped with a defibrillator parked on Dobroyd             2004-2005 TWILIGHT SERIES - RACE 11 RESULTS - RACE 11 - 4-FEB-05 - Course 1
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RESULTS - OCEAN RACE 4 - NEWCASTLE to PORT STEPHENS                Date:29/01/2005      Start Time: 11:05               Division 1 Race 2 WST2                                                                  Course: 1                                                                                        Head (where Sprint's owner Graham Radford was glued to his binoculars)?                          Yacht Name       Sail No    Helsman                St Times Fin Time Elapd Tim
Place Sail No Boat Name Elapsd AHC Skipper                       Class         Score    Fin Time Corr Time     ETOrd    Place Sail No Boat Name    Class                                          Skipper         Start Time Finish Time Score                                                                                                                                                           1        First Light      4384       S.Rice/N.Ewell         18:23:00 19:48:34 1:25:34
1     4863    TWO CAN      06:19:45 0.925 Stephen Teudt          Masram 920 1.0         17:24:45 05:51:16      2        1     5779    déjà vu      Cavalier 395                                   Jim Thomas      12:47:00   15:50:40    1.0                                                                     Bruce wisely chickened out and Graham's blood pressure was never tested as              2        Déjà Vu          5779       James Thomas 18:21:00 19:52:55 1:31:55
2     8686    CROW BAR     06:28:43 0.935 Bruce Thomas           Masram 940 2.0         17:28:43**05:58:46     3        2     6323    Sprint IV    Radford Sprint                                 Graham Radford13:11:00     15:53:33    2.0                                                                                                                                                             3        Eos              MYC5       Brian Wilson           18:10:00 19:57:22 1:47:22
3     MYC200 SLIPSTREAM 07:02:40 0.856 Bob Buchanan              Sigma36       3.0      18:07:40 06:01:48      4        3     KA16 Pam             International 5.5                              Peter McDonald 12:44:00    15:53:47    3.0                                                                     Sprint ran downwind with a reef and No.3 headsail. There were no reefs for              4        Cape Fear        MH22       Kevin Boxhall          18:31:00 19:57:48 1:26:48
                                                                                                                        4     M366 Windy Point Adams 8                                            Andy Cooper     12:42:00   15:54:07    4.0
      MYC10 PENSIVE        06:12:02 0.992 Bruce Davis
      MYC32 PACIFIC BREEZE 07:05:53 0.975 Bruce Hitchman
                                                                 Farr 11.6
                                                                                        17:17:02 06:09:03
                                                                                        18:10:53 06:55:14
                                                                                                               5        5     MH22 Cape Fear       Cape 35                                        Kevin Boxhall 13:04:00     16:01:37    5.0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hector and Sorrell on Slangivar, just heaps and heaps of backstay, and they             5        Hagar            727        Rod Childs             18:11:00 19:59:03 1:48:03
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         6        Atalanta         KA55       Mark Griffiths         18:11:00 19:59:10 1:48:10
6     1060    TEN SIXTY    07:38:35 0.944 Phil Vidler            Radford 10.6 7.0       18:43:35 07:12:54      6        6     MYC32 Pacific Breeze Farr 11.6                                      Bruce Hitchman 12:55:00    16:21:38    6.0                                                                     also chose the no-kite option. Aida, which had set the early pace in Div 2+1,           7        Attiler          6131       Steve Witton           18:10:00 19:59:18 1:49:18
      MYC8    GRANUAILE             0.695 Robert Fagan           Arends 33     9.0      DNF                                   6232    Rumba        Northshore 370                                 Robert Carr     12:57:00   DNC         13.0                                                                                                                                                            8        Xcess            4524       Oliver Rees            18:20:00 19:59:20 1:39:20
      5643    VETO                  0.720 Graham Brown           Cavalier 37   9.0      DNF                                   WP69 Shear Magic Adams 10                                           Robert Steffens 12:46:00   DNC         13.0                                                                    started to struggle in the slop and swell between the Heads and handed the              9        Manly Too        MYC11      Andrew Robinson 18:19:00 20:00:27 1:41:27
                                                                                        ** 5 minute redress                   1236    Local Hero   Sydney 36                                      Peter Mosely 13:04:00      DNC         13.0
                                                                                                                              AUS32 Avanti         Soling                                         Chris Shead     12:35:00   DNC         13.0                                                                    lead over to Morna which was sailing low but fast with her headsail in a couple         10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Chocolate Eclare MH480
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Aida             MYC6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Clare Matthews 18:16:00 20:01:19 1:45:19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bill Spence            18:10:00 20:01:37 1:51:37
                                                                                                                              5137    Phoenix      Phantom 40                                     Tony Hayman 12:40:00       DNC         13.0                                                                    of rolls and a reef in the main. Carinya had slipped into second carrying a No.3        12       Ten Sixty        1060       Phil Vidler            18:20:00 20:01:56 1:41:56
Whitworth Summer Trophy 2004-2005                            RESULTS SHEET - 11/01/2005                                       1060    Ten Sixty    Radford 10.6                                   Phil Vidler     12:48:00   DNC         13.0                                                                                                                                                            13       Sprint IV        6323       Graham Radford 18:37:00 20:02:10 1:25:10
Division 1 Race 1 WST1
Place Sail No Boat Name    Class               Skipper
                                                             Course: 3
                                                               Start Time Act/Start Time      Finish Time   Score
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and full main and was revelling in the hard beat. Morna was first around the            14       Madama Butterfly MYC3       Michael Troy           18:08:00 20:02:40 1:54:40
                                                                                                                        Division 2 Race 2 WST2                                                                                  Course:3                                                                                                                                                                 15       Pacifica         893        Chris Rogers           18:05:00 20:04:42 1:59:42
1     M366 Windy Point Adams 8                 Andy Cooper     12:39:00   12:39:03            15:08:03      1.0         Place Sail No Boat Name                                 Class             Skipper            Start Time Finish Time                         Score                                        top mark but ... ooops, it was the wrong top mark. They had gone around the             16       Aussie Rules     MYC1       Gene Scott             18:06:00 20:04:50 1:58:50
2     MYC32 Pacific Breeze Farr 11.6           Bruce Hitchman 12:55:00    12:55:07            15:12:02      2.0         1     1152    Bokarra                                   Santana 22        Colin Cameron      12:40:00   15:47:54                            1.0
3     6232    Rumba        Northshore 370      Robert Carr     12:56:00   12:57:10            15:12:15      3.0         2     MYC24 J Curve                                     J24               Jack Morrison      12:56:00   15:48:42                            2.0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Beashel Buoy, just south of the Sow and Pigs, and didn't hear the calls of the          17       Reality          MYC47      Keith Woodward 18:08:00 20:05:49 1:57:49
4     5779    déjà vu      Cavalier 395        Jim Thomas      12:49:00   12:49:30            15:14:02      4.0                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          18       J Curve          MYC24      J.Morrison/P.Sainsbury 18:15:00 20:05:58 1:50:58
5     WP69 Shear Magic Adams 10                Robert Steffens 12:45:00   12:46:02            15:15:12      5.0
                                                                                                                        3     903     Apres Moth                                Contessa          Barry Miflin       12:54:00   15:49:31                            3.0                                          Carinya crew. Carinya and Aida rounded the correct ECM and set off in pursuit           19       Hap Hazard       6747       Croxon/Cotton/Webber 18:10:00 20:06:01 1:56:01
                                                                                                                        4     MYC6 Aida                                         S80               Bill Spence        13:00:00   15:54:52                            4.0                                                                                                                                  20       Ratty            6383       Ian Dennewald          18:08:00 20:07:14 1:59:14
6     MH22 Cape Fear       Cape 35             Kevin Boxhall 13:06:00     13:06:24            15:15:21      6.0         5     MYC5 Eos                                          Brittany          Brian Wilson       13:00:00   15:55:58                            5.0                                          but by now Morna was miles ahead and went on the repeat the blue again.                 21       Lautrec          MYC33      Helen Ebeling          18:12:00 20:08:17 1:56:17
7     1236    Local Hero   Sydney 36           Peter Mosely 13:09:00      13:09:10            15:21:08      7.0         6     3683    Ratty                                     Northshore 27     Ian Dennewald      12:55:00   15:57:02                            6.0
8     6323    Sprint IV    Radford Sprint      Graham Radford13:16:00     13:16:09            15:22:51      8.0         7     MYC20 Manyana                                     Cole 26           David Fairclough   12:49:00   16:00:00                            7.0                                          The downwind runs to Manly East and West YA marks were great fun, with                  22
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Flying Carpet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MYC20      David Fairclough 18:05:00 20:11:02 2:06:02
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   AUS113 Nick Chatham               18:11:00 20:13:37 2:02:37
      AUS32 Avanti         Soling              Chris Shead     12:31:00                       DNC           13.0        8     MYC9 Saint Maybe                                  Daydream 27       David Parsons      12:42:00   16:01:16                            8.0
      KA16 Pam             International 5.5   Peter McDonald 12:44:00                        DNC           13.0        9     MYC375 Out There                                  Cavalier 375      Greg James         12:59:00   16:11:18                            9.0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Carinya hitting over eight knots and rolling the milk out of our coffee. Imagine        24       Isaea II         MYC202 Matt Collis                18:01:00 20:15:00 2:14:00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jabiru           MYC99      Greg Middleton 18:14:00 DNF
              Ten Sixty
                           Phantom 40
                           Radford 10.6
                                               Tony Hayman 12:36:00
                                               Phil Vidler     12:46:00
                                                                                                                              MYC33 Lautrec                                     Passage 33        Helen Ebling       13:01:00   DNC                                 22.0                                         what Sprint would have done with a spinnaker, Bruce? (She probably would                         Yevanna          MYC259 Susan Strath               17:58:00 DNF
                                                                                                                              2090    Morna                                     Cavalier 35       Greg Zyner         13:05:00   DNC                                 22.0                                                                                                                                          Out There        375        Greg/Gabrielle James 18:16:00 DNF
                                                                                                                              MYC1 Aussie Rules                                 Cavalier 975      Gene Scott         12:57:00   DNC                                 22.0                                         have ended up halfway up the Corso!) A few gusts on the next upwind leg                          Good Intent      MYC820 Peter Bennell              18:03:00 DNF
Division 2 Race 1 WST1                                        Course:3                                                        6747    HapHazard                                 Moody 31          John Webber        12:53:00   DNC                                 22.0
Place Sail No Boat Name      Class             Skipper          Start Time   Act/Start Time   Finish Time   Score             929     It's Mine                                 Catalina 32       Harold Hooper      12:54:00   DNC                                 22.0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 were around the 30kt mark, but the usual Sunday arvo tacking duel with the                       Paldies          6012       B Payton               18:19:00 DNF
1     3683    Ratty          Northshore 27     Ian Dennewald 12:48:00        12:48:02         14:50:56      1.0
2     MYC33 Lautrec          Passage 33        Helen Ebling     12:56:00     12:56:20         14:51:14      2.0
                                                                                                                              MYC47 Reality                                     Passage 33        Keith Woodward     12:54:00   DNC                                 22.0                                         ferry from Tasmania was the major highlight. Final placings were Sprint IV first
                                                                                                                              5216    Starship                                  Hudson 32         Peter Richter      13:01:00   DNC                                 22.0
3     903     Apres Moth     Contessa          Barry Miflin     12:50:00     12:50:09         14:54:47      3.0               MYC259 Yevanna                                    Cavalier 26       Susan Strath       12:36:00   DNC                                 22.0                                         on scratch in Div 1 with Slangivar claiming the handicap win, and in Div 2 it           Presented at last years Twilight 2004 results
4     MYC6 Aida              S80               Bill Spence      12:58:00     12:58:26         14:56:37      4.0               MYC200 Slipstream                                 Sigma 36          Bob Buchanan       13:02:00   DNC                                 22.0
5     2090    Morna          Cavalier 35       Greg Zyner       13:05:00     13:05:18         14:59:48      5.0               A73     Top Odds                                  Northshore 27     Peter Hocking      12:50:00   DNC                                 22.0                                         was Morna first over the line but retiring after finishing for her course error with    to alleviate any concerns over handicapping
6     MYC20 Manyana          Cole 26           David Fairclough 12:50:00     12:50:21         15:06:50      7.0               MYC820 Good Intent                                Clansman 30       Peter Bennell      12:52:00   DNC                                 22.0                                                                                                                                 methodology.
7     MYC5 Eos               Brittany          Brian Wilson     13:04:00     13:04:16         15:11:52      9.0               951     Eclipse                                   Endeavour 24      Ben Howell         12:38:00   DNS                                 10.0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Carinya taking the handicap win from Aida.
      MYC1 Aussie Rules      Cavalier 975      Gene Scott       12:56:00                      DNC           20.0                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         13 races finished, 48x boats entered.
      951     Eclipse        Endeavour 24      Ben Howell       12:35:00                      DNC           20.0                                                                                                                                                                                                 As usual, the plea goes out for more boats to turn up for the next race.                31x 3rd+, 21x 2nd+, 12x 1st, 1x 1st twice.
      6747    HapHazard      Moody 31          John Webber 12:52:00                           DNC           20.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Jim Nixon               Top 3x boats had no 1st.
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      929     It's Mine      Catalina 32       Harold Hooper 12:53:00                         DNC           20.0
                                                                                                                                                          Score Fin Tim ETOrd






      MYC24 J Curve          J24               Jack Morrison 12:58:00                         DNC           20.0                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Winning boat best race was 5th.
                                                                                                                                                                                            Cavalier35 1.0 15:13:10
                                                                                                                                                                                D Parsons Daydream 2.0 15:36:08
                                                                                                                                                                                                          3.0 15:15:37

                                                                                                                                                                                D Ebling Passage33 5.0 15:23:38

                                                                                                                                                                                                          7.0 15:29:05
                                                                                                                                                                                                          4.0 15:21:34

                                                                                                                                                                                B Howell Endeavour24 6.0 15:45:35

                                                                                                                                                                                C Cameron Santana22 8.0 15:52:06

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Deadline for the March issue: Thursday 10th March.
                                                                                                                                                          1.0 15:37:40 2
                                                                                                                          0.959 R Steffens Adams10 2.0 15:35:16 1

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Score Fin Tim

      MYC47 Reality          Passage 33        Keith Woodward 12:53:00                        DNC           20.0
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      MYC9 Saint Maybe       Daydream 27       David Parsons 12:39:00                         DNC           20.0                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Handicapping is AOK!
      5216    Starship       Hudson 32         Peter Richter 13:01:00                         DNC           20.0
                                                                                                                           CC 6 Division 1 Keel TOT HC results

                                                                                                                                                                                Division 2 Keel TOT HC results

      MYC259 Yevanna         Cavalier 26       Susan Strath     12:33:00                      DNC           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                                H Hooper Catalina32 14.0
                                                                                                                                                                                I Dennewald SpaceSailer24 14.0
                                                                                                                                                                                P Richter Hudson32 14.0
                                                                                                                                                                                K WoodwardPassage33 14.0

      MYC200 Slipstream      Sigma 36          Bob Buchanan 13:01:00                          DNS           11.0                                                                                                                                                                                                 7TH NOVEMBER 04 "TRY SAILING DAY" we had lots of local kids who had shown interest in learning to sail. They were
                                                                                                                                P Mosely Sydney36 7.0


                                                                                                                                M Walker International5.5 4.0

      A73     Top Odds       Northshore 27     Peter Hocking 12:48:00        12:48:21         RAF           11.0
      MYC820 Good Intent     Clansman 30       Peter Bennell 12:51:00        12:51:18         RAF           11.0                                                                                                                                                                                                 invited back a few weekends later to come out on a Manly Junior and experience sailing first hand. Our current sailors took
                                                                                                                                                                                B Buchanan Sigma36

                                                                                                                                                                                B Wilson Brittany
                                                                                                                                A Cooper Adams8


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 visitors out and we swapped all of them around. Richard said we got lots of positive comments so hopefully later in the 2005
                                                                                                                          0.930 S Lambie Soling

                                                                                                                                C Shead Soling

                                                                                                                                                                                B Spence S80
                                                                                                                          CHC Skipper Class

RACE 2 [30/01/2005] APS 2 Autumn Point Score 2004-2005              Division 1   Keel TOT HC results
Place Sail No Boat Name Elapsd AHC      HC Cor'd T CHC              Skipper      Class            Score Fin Tim ETOrd                                                                                                                                                                                            season we will have some new members joining us.
                                                                                                                                                                                G Zyner

                                                                                                                                                                                J Nixon

      AUS166 SLANGIVAR 02:32:40 0.933 02:22:26 0.933
      6323    SPRINT IV  02:11:06 1.111 02:25:39 1.103
                                                                    S Lambie
                                                                    G Radford
                                                                                 Soling           1.0 15:37:40 3
                                                                                 RadfordSprint 2.0 15:16:06 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 13th November 04 Second round of the Spring Pointscore. The weather was perfect for sailing, a sunny day with a light
3     WP69 SHEAR MAGIC 02:30:16 0.980 02:27:16 0.972                R Steffens   Adams10 3.0 15:35:16 2                                                                                                                                                                                                          Nor-Easter. We had two short races on a triangular course. There was a work to Manly, a run to Fairlight then a reach to the

DNC 1236      LOCAL HERO          1.120                             P Mosely     Sydney36 9.0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 finish at Manly East. In our first race we all got off to a good start. The Swick Too was the first MJ round the first mark and led

DNC AUS32 AVANTI                  0.900                             C Shead      Soling           9.0
DNC M366 WINDY POINT              0.940                             A Cooper     Adams8           9.0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 for the rest of the race. Keen new crew member Will Langley continues his beginner's luck! Titanic with Alex and Emily on
                                                                                                                          Place Sail No Boat Name Elapsd AHC HC Cor'd T

                                                                                                                                                                                Place Sail No Boat Name Elapsd AHC HC Cor'd T

DNC MH22 CAPE FEAR                1.100                             K Boxhall    Cape35           9.0
                                                                                                                          RACE 6 [30/01/2005] Club Championship 2004-2005

                                                                                                                                                                                                            01:58:10 1.065 02:05:51
                                                                                                                                                                                      MYC9 SAINT MAYBE02:21:08 0.892 02:05:54
                                                                                                                                                                                              CARINYA IV 02:00:37 1.050 02:06:39
                                                                                                                                                                                                            02:06:34 1.009 02:07:42
                                                                                                                                                                                                            02:08:38 1.023 02:11:36
                                                                                                                                                                                                            02:30:35 0.881 02:12:40
                                                                                                                                                                                                            02:14:05 1.023 02:17:10
                                                                                                                                                                                                            02:37:06 0.913 02:23:26
                                                                                                                          1.00 AUS166 SLANGIVAR 02:32:40 0.930 02:21:59
                                                                                                                          2.00 WP69 SHEAR MAGIC 02:30:16 0.974 02:26:22

DNS KA16      PAM                 0.950                             M Walker     International5.5 5.0                                                                                                                                                                                                            board came second. The second race had a much tighter start with all boats jostling for position. Again The Swick Too was
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Flotto Lauro 2004-2005

Division 2 Keel TOT HC results                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the first boat away, rounded the pin first and took line honours again (this time we even beat the handicapped Laser). There




Place Sail No Boat Name Elapsd         AHC       HC Cor'd T CHC      Skipper    Class       Score Fin Tim ETOrd
1     MYC202 ISAEA II       02:33:10   0.790     02:01:00 0.799    M Collis    Bluebird22 1.0 15:48:10 8                                                                                                                                                                                                         was a collision amongst 3 other MJs and a Sailability yacht on the second leg and unfortunately there was a capsize for one.
              MORNA         01:58:10
              CARINYA IV 02:00:37
                                                 02:04:04 1.056
                                                 02:04:50 1.039
                                                                   G Zyner
                                                                   J Nixon
                                                                               Cavalier35 2.0 15:13:10 1
                                                                               Carmen       3.0 15:15:37 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Joc managed to get away from the tangle and sailed well to catch up and take second with Broadreach finishing third. There
4     MYC6 AIDA             02:06:34   1.002     02:06:49 1.000    B Spence S80             4.0 15:21:34 3                                                                                                                                                                                                       is hot competition for this year's pointscore! Beginners Claire and Jas on Blue Stripey show great determination finishing both
                                                                                                                          DNC M366 WINDY POINT

5     MYC9 SAINT MAYBE 02:21:08        0.900     02:07:01 0.900    D Parsons Daydream 5.0 15:36:08 6
                                                                                                                                                                                DNC MYC200 SLIPSTREAM
                                                                                                                                        LOCAL HERO

                                                                                                                                                                                              T4 GRANTED

6     951     ECLIPSE       02:30:35   0.870     02:11:00 0.863    B Howell Endeavour24 6.0 15:45:35 7                                                                                                                                                                                                           of the races.
                                                                                                                                                                                              IT'S MINE
                                                                                                                                                                                      MYC33 LAUTREC

                                                                                                                                                                                DNC MYC47 REALITY

7     MYC33 LAUTREC         02:08:38   1.020     02:11:12 1.012    H Ebling    Passage33 7.0 15:23:38 4
                                                                                                                          DNC AUS32 AVANTI

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 18th December 04 Christmas Fun. Crews planned their environmentally-friendly decorations, costumes and carols. Without
                                                                                                                                                                                RACE 6 [30/01/2005]

8     MYC375 OUT THERE 02:13:15        1.030     02:17:15 1.017    G James     Cavalier375 8.0 15:28:15 5
                                                                                                                                                                                      MYC6 AIDA

                                                                                                                                                                                      MYC5 EOS

9     1152    BOKARRA       02:37:06   0.900     02:21:23 0.889    C Cameron Santana22 9.0 15:52:06 9
DNC 929       IT'S MINE                0.980                       H Hooper Catalina32 15.0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Charlie Mott we were wondering who would be in the Santa boardshorts for Christmas 04?....and the boardshorts fitted Morris
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Gillet perfectly and what a fun day it was for all the mums, dads and of cause the MJ kids. ANGUS MCKENZIE-WILLS
                                                                                                                          DNS KA16

DNC 3683      RATTY                    0.920                       I Dennewald Northshore27 15.0
                                                                                                                          DNC 1236



                                                                                                                                                                                DNC 5022
                                                                                                                                                                                DNC 5616


                                                                                                                                                                                DNC 929

DNC 5616      STARSHIP                 0.950                       P Richter Hudson32 15.0
DNC MYC47 REALITY                      1.000                       K Woodward Passage33 15.0
DNC MYC200 SLIPSTREAM                  1.033                       B Buchanan Sigma36       15.0
RACE                          Australia Day marked the start of the MYC Manly to Port Stephens series,                                                After a two night sojourn in Newcastle, Saturday’s final leg to Port Stephens started in the harbour with a S/SE breeze of around 10
                              consisting of three races over four days. Sunny skies and a gentle Easterly                                             knots and a reduced fleet of eight. With the exception of the now kite-less Ten Sixty we enjoyed a good kite run across the Stockton
                              greeted the dozen or so contenders for the first leg to the RMYC in Pittwater.                                          Bight, with Twocan mostly stuck in the middle of what we dubbed the "Bruce Triangle", between Pensive, Pacific Breeze and Crowbar.
                                                                                                                                                      With some of the fleet hugging the coast while others stayed higher and went further out it was difficult to tell who was in front. At Point
                             The start was set by race official David Parle so as to make a kite run down to the
                                                                                                                                                      Stephen it became clear as the fleet converged and Pensive (unfortunately minus its mast head spinnaker which tore in half mid race)
                             first mark - the channel marker in the sound – somewhat improbable.
                                                                                                                                                      led us into the entrance under sunny skies, followed by Twocan, Pacific Breeze, Crowbar and Slip Stream.
                             Nevertheless a few boats attempted it, but without great success. On Twocan
 we’ve never done a drop so soon after a hoist, though we had the satisfaction of forcing Pensive up from the                                         There was a substantial Easterly ground swell pushing into the gap between Tomaree and Yacaaba and the tide was rushing out of
 start as we attempted to set a less shy course for the spinnaker. Never mind.                                                                        Port Stephens, creating an area of breaking surf across the entrance. Pensive and Twocan negotiated a narrow area of quieter water
                                                                                                                                                      to the left. Pacific Breeze, however, took a course further to the north.
 Surprising everyone including himself, Bruce Thomas of Crowbar was first around the mark and continued to
 sail well throughout the reach up to Barrenjoey, which can best be described as a drag race. It was a mainly                                         The boat became trapped in the surf on the Entrance Shoal and the boat appeared to pitch pole before turning broadside. It seemed
 uneventful day apart from the freakish winds in Pittwater causing some havoc including a shredded spinnaker                                          all five crew members including Bruce Hitchman were thrown overboard into the white water. Two crew managed to clamber back on
 for Ten Sixty.                                                                                                                                       board and the other three crew members were picked up by a jet skier, including Bruce Hitchman. They were taken to a nearby launch
                                                                                                                                                      and then ashore. The Coastal Patrol was alerted, an ambulance dispatched and the rest of the fleet warned. All three crew were taken
 After arriving mid afternoon members of the fleet enjoyed a few drinks, results presentation (Crowbar winning
                                                                                                                                                      to the Poly Clinic where Bruce received about 30 stitches and the other two were checked over and discharged.
 on handicap) and meal at the RMYC, which was heaving with people joining in the Australia Day festivities.
                                                                                                                                                      Crowbar, who was next in line to enter the bay, temporarily abandoned the race and stood by to assist. Valiantly, the remaining crew of
 On Thursday morning the winds remained from the East and lighter. We steamed up Pittwater to the start off
                                                                                                                                                      Pacific Breeze knowing that the other three were safe shrugged off the offer of a tow and elected to finish the race, eventually coming
 Palm Beach, marked by Eos who left the fleet to return to Sydney. After a clean start the fleet soon divided into three groups, with Pensive,
                                                                                                                                                      fifth. After consulting the Racing Rules of sailing and in the absence of any protests the Race Officer recorded Pacific Breeze as a
 Pacific Breeze, Déjà Vu and Ten Sixty in the first group, Crowbar and TwoCan in hot pursuit and the rest following.
                                                                                                                                                      finisher. As they couldn’t find the engine key they did get their tow (after crossing the finish line) into the Anchorage marina.
 At first it appeared that it would be a slow reaching course all day punctuated by a couple of rain clouds that brought fresher breeze. North
                                                                                                                                                      Bruce returned to the boat that evening and the next morning as stoic as ever, directing his crew and other MYC members as
 of Norah Head the wind tended slightly towards the NE for a while before dropping back to nothing by the time we were in sight of Red Cape.
                                                                                                                                                      everything was taken off Pacific Breeze and the boat hosed down. A check by a diver revealed no apparent hull damage, but the
 We bobbed about on the swell for a while in the late grey afternoon, watching Crowbar apparently heading for the Pacific Islands amid the            headsail that was up at the time was torn.
 waiting freighters. Some time later we began to feel the slightest of Southerly breezes and
                                                                                                                                                            Thanks must go to the race director, Stephen Teudt, race official David Parle, the helpful people at RMYC, NCYC and the
 popped our fractional to take better advantage of each puff, with the person on the boom getting
                                                                                                                                                            Anchorage, plus the skippers and crews who have helped make this a successful and (mostly) fun event.
 a sore rump as the swell snapped the main back and forth. But it seemed to be working, so as
 night fell we did a perfect peel to our masthead spinnaker (that alas nobody else saw) and inched                                                          Offshore sailing is a great sport and we encourage other boats in the Manly fleet to get your Cat 4 safety up to date and join us
 on towards Nobby’s.                                                                                                                                        for the final ocean race in the 04/05 series on Good Friday for the run up to Pittwater, which is generally followed by a few days
                                                                                                                                                            cruising around the bays, rafting up with other boats at night and partying.
 Meanwhile in the 21:05 sked we learnt that four boats had decided they were bored and had
 pulled out of the race to motor up to Newcastle. Twocan was now ahead of Crowbar and closing                                                                                                                                                                BY DAVID MCEWEN ON TWOCAN
 fast on Ten Sixty. Not too long after Pensive and Pacific Breeze finished we had Ten Sixty in our
                                                                                                                                                           Top Left to right: Sydney Harbour Start. An exciting spinniker run. Leaving Newcastle Harbour. No guessing who was first to the showers!
 sights and might have made it if the race had been a little longer. As it was we were hit by a squall
                                                                                                                                                           Race Director, Stephen Teudt and Ellis Teudt keen to jump aboard Pacific Breeze, with Race Official David Parle at Port Stephens.
 right off the finish and as the rain came down in sheets had to make an emergency jibe when we
                                                                                                                                                           Sally Hitchmen and crew on Pacific Breeze drying out after the hose down at Port Stephens.
 thought we saw breaking waves ahead. Still, it was worth it as we came first on corrected time.
 As we straggled in late Thursday night the nice folk at the NCYC greeted the weary mariners with
 shots of rum and welcome news that the Albion Hotel was still serving dinner.

                                                                                                                                26th January the
                                                                                                                                4 Sailability boats
                                                                                                                                and the volunteers
  December 18th, Race and Christmas Party.                        26th January, we were ecstatic to be invited to
  5 boats had a fun race, followed by a Christmas                 take part in the MYC Australia Day Regatta.
  Party. Evelyn and Dierdre won in Sunrise,                       Roger Blake, one of our Sailors with a Disability                                                                                                TEAMS CHALLENGE.
  Roger and Bob took second place in Greg Mott,                   was off sailing in the offshore race, taking out                                                                                                 Sunday, 30th January saw MYC host the MJ Teams Challenge
  Jackie and Malcolm were third in Dolly Wallis.                  3rd place along with the crew of Eos, while on                                                                                                   an event that recognises MYC as the historical home of the MJ. 3
  Thanks to all the helpers and families who                      Manly Cove 4 boats participated in the Regatta.                                                                                                  Boats from 4 Teams contested the event. Our team of The Swick
  turned up on the day, and a special thanks to                   Greg and Declan were the winners, Dierdre and                                                                                                    Too (Angus & William), Two Fruits (Angus C & Hugh) and Blue
  Jackie who provided and excellent lunch.                        Evelyn second, Ivan and Jessie, third. Jill and                                                                                                  Stripey (Jaz & Claire) were pitted against the cream of MJ sailing
                                                                  Steven did not finish, as the heat was a little too                                                                                              in Australia (National Champions and Top State boats). Teams
  12th January, 2005, we expected would be a
                                                                  much for Steven.                                                                                                                                 raced each other, two teams per race in a short series that was
  light day, with lots of our people away on
                                                                  29th January, we had a magnificent group of                                                                                                      sailed up near Fairlight. It was a new and worthwhile experience
  holidays. We had another think coming, when
                                                                  helpers, and an unprecedented number of                                                                                                          Congratulations to the team from Manly 16s who have their name
  16 people with disabilities arrived, all eager to
                                                                  sailors with disabilities. All 6 303's were on the                                                                                               added to the impressive trophy. Congratulations to our sailors and
  get out on the water, so we were kept busy in
                                                                  water, and each went out at least 3 times. A total                                                                                               thank you for representing our club with commitment and
  the strong winds. All pronounced it a
                                                                  of 32 people all up were taken out on Manly                                                                                                      sportsmanship.
  memorable day.
                                                                  Cove.                                                                                                                                            And, as Angus McKenzie-Wills stated after the presentation,
  15th January was like a rest day, in
                                                                      Well done everyone!!!!           ELI DEMENY                                                                                                  "Well, that makes us the 4th best Team in Australia!"
  comparison, with easy to sail weather, a
  harmonious team of helpers, and a smaller                             Evelyn on 99762134 or Eli on 99762747
  group of sailors.

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