CYAA News 28th July 2021

CYAA (Vic) Winter Series on Port Phillip
Race 4 Sailing Instructions and Entry list with allocated handicaps scheduled for 1st August 2021 at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron now posted.
Watch Sundays race 4 start live at 10:30am using the live RMYS Race tower camera.

Here’s a link to a Pearling Lugger ANNIKA and her proposed restoration story put out by our ABC news. For another Pearling Lugger story featuring the ISA PEARL go to Mark Chews Top 42 Australian Wooden Sailing Boats publication page 73



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Link to the British Classic Week 2021 web site. Use the adjacent QR code to join up with the British Classic week Regatta Whatsapp group to receive the Race Office latest event instructions. The stuff coming down the line puts you into the moment by moment race office regatta picture.




2021 Winter Series Race 4 postptoned to 1st August

Vic Govt. Covid -19 5 day lock down and quarantine restrictions issued 15th July are now in force State wide till 20th July, Tuesday, evening. The CYAA (Vic) 2021 Winter Series Race 4 event scheduled for 18th July at RMYS has been postponed to 1st August at RMYS.

Amended CYAA (Vic) Racing on Port Phillip event schedule 4th July issued. Series now in the one race drop zone.



Based on today’s (3rd July) 4:40pm BoM Forecast for Port Phillip on 4th July, conditions forecast for waters adjacent to RMYS are deemed unsuitable for Classic Yacht racing.
Race 4 scheduled for 4th July postponed to 18th July.
Peter Costolloe CYAA (Vic) Handicapper.


CYAA (Vic) 2021 Winter Series Race 4 scheduled for 10:30am start at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron Entries and Race 4 Sailing Instructions now available.

Image to the left shows Kingurra blasting through the Port Phillip shoaling water slop off St. Kilda. Kingurra, a Dr. Peter Joubert Black Swan design, is a many times and one of the toughest yachts to compete in the Sydney to Hobart race. In her idle moments, she circumnavigates Tasmania.

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CYAA Web site home page views over last 34 months now approaching 80, 000.

Mail received from Camper & Nicholsons Archive 23rd June. Take a look
June 2021 C&N Newsletter

CYAA 2021 Winter Series
Race 3 20th June results and series score
Additional photo’s by Jane Williamson added to the Race 3 Mark Chew photo montage

Some quick Race 3 comments.
Congratulations to skipper and crew Boambillee. Fast kite sets and picking the lifting breeze lines was the name of the game was the post race report Boambillee’s skipper George Fisscher. It was conditions Boambillee was designed for. Race 3 had Boambillee’s name stamped all over it .

Across the race fleet post race comments were it was a perferct day for classic sailing on Port Phillip.

The Tumlaren Avian put in a notable performance. On the run back to RYCV she was holding on to Boambillee for a short while. That is till her kite head cringle said no more.

Acrospire III put on a great PR show for the classic cause with her sailing along the Beaconsfield Parade foreshore. Kingurra still has a significant lead in the series aggregate but she better watch out, Boambillee,Mercedes III and Avian aren’t done yet.

Thanks goes to RYCV admin people for their work to make Race 3 happen.

Take a look at the Mark Chew and Jane Williamson Race 3 photo’s. They show on board Acrospire III action and some of the Classic Race 3 fleet. We can include additional Race 3 photo’s.

Race 3 comments will be generated later.

Pre race notes for 2012 Winter Series Race 3 are here
Race 3 Entries and Sailing Instructions are here

CYAA (VIC) Winter Series Race 3 20th June Pursuit start race.
Status: 16th June 1:20 pm
RYCV on advice from Sailing Australia will be conducting Race 3 as scheduled. Face masks recommended if 1.5 distancing cannot be maintained
Link to June 16 Covid-19 restrictions
Click on this link to access the race 3 documentation

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