CYAA News 16th May 2022

CYCA Great Veterans race on Sydney Harbour 14th May 2022

Fidelis racing to her
2022 Great Vets trophy win.
Photo Andrea Francolini
Click on image for full size view

Congratulations to Nigel Stokes and his Fidelis crew for their taking home the 2022 Great Vets trophy by 54 seconds over Love and War. Nicole Shrimpton with her crew on the Ernie Digby designed 8 metre Defiance took out the third podium placing.
Click on this link for a full report and ressults of the event.

.Click here to go the the CYAA Sydney news for more Great Vets news

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The 30 Sq. Metre skerry cruiser Pastime II and her crew enjoying the Race 2 conditions
Zephyr on the way to her first time rounding of RMYS G Mark

2022 Winter Series Race 2 Results Congratulations to the Folkboat Seabird. Three corrected time seconds over Kingurra shows how well Seabird went.

Todays Classic’s winter series race two
will be conducted as scheduled.
10:30am start

All welcome to our post race two social on the RMYS Marina. Approx 12 noon.

Link to the 2022 Winter Series Race 2 entries. This link can be used for view Race 2 results.

Link to 2022 Winter Series SI’s applicable to race 2

Link to the 2022 Winter Series Race one post race notes

Casual Entries for all 2022 Winter Series races 2 – 9 accepted

2022 Winter Series Race 1 results

Excerpt from C&N Newsletter SHAMROCK V, THE FIRST TO THE AMERICAN “J’ CLASS RULE, WAS THE LAST CHALLENGER TO HAVE THE THREE HEADSAIL RIG, USED FOR OVER 100 YEARS.

Check out the 2022 Winter Series Race one notes and pic page for real time race news and pics on Sunday 1st May.
RMYS Live Cam site. (watch the start of classic race one live. 10:30am)

Camper and Nicholsons April 20 22 News letter No 8
Charles Nicholson after the First World War

CYAA 2022 Winter Series Race one. Pre race notes

CYAA 2022 Winter Series on Port Phillip waters
First Race Sunday 1st May 10:30am.
Time to sort out your entry
2022 Winter Series entries and results on this link
CYAA 2022 Winter Series Sailing Instructions now available
The Classic’s post RMYS race tradition continues.
After race BYO get togethers on the RMYS Marina.

2022 Winter Series Notice of Race is now available
Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron is the organiser of our 2022 Winter Series.
Series entry using the RMYS Top Yacht Entry system is now open.

Click here for more information

Sydney Great Veterans Race on Sydney Harbour 14th May 2022 Click here for more news.

Check out the nine digitised Yachting Monthly magazines from the 1930’s.

Akala with David McNeice on the helm.
13th April 2022 RMYS Mid-Week Mariner series

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Two Classics on our for boats for sale list. Marie Louise III and a new listing for Ventura owned by our member Jonathon Crockett. Check out the links.

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Sydney Amateurs Gaffers day 16th October 2022 news

Click HERE to open up the 2022 Winter Series notes 30th March 2022

30th March news
2022 Winter Series notes 30th March 2022
A brave new world of classic yachting

News 28th March

A Nesting Pram Dinghy for Akala

Received news from David McNeice of Akala. Launching of a his home built Covid-19 project.

2022 Geelong Wooden Boat Festival Trophy winners

2022 Geelong Wooden Boat Festival Trophy Presentations

CYAA congratulates these members
Ruth Plummer Grand Parade Trophy Best looking boat ACROSPIRE III Col Anderson.
Lin Larry Pardy Concours dÉlegance under 30 Ft. SIROCCO Charlie Salter.
Geelong Connected communities Corio Bay race for Tumlarens SIROCCO Charlie Salter.
Cayzer Boats Concours dÉlegance of Power Boats MARGARET PEARL Jim Woods.
Vic Sail Geeloing Passage Race ASTRUD Rob Pullin
Special mention for Phillip Rhodes designs FAIR WINDS Mark Chew SCIMITAR Damian Purcell.

Geelong Wooden Boat Festival Passage Race Sailing Instructions

Link to SWS Cup Regatta story by Charlie Salter, skipper of the Tumlaren Sirocco. Best performing Tumlaren at the CYAA (Vic) 2021/.2022 Cup Regatta.

21st Feb 2022
Click HERE for Cup Regatta race results and series score

Barannes skipper Pete Jerabeck receives the Col Bandy Trophy from the handicapper Peter Costolloe

Congratulations to Baranne and her skipper Pete Jerabeck for taking out the Col Bandy trophy for best performing boat of the 2021/2022 Cup Regatta.

The Tony Blake trophy for the best performing boat of our Summer and winter serries and the Cup Regatta went to Boambillee

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Cup Regatta Race 4 start

Race4 Division Three start
Acrospire III overtakes Mercedes III after crossing the Race 4 start line
Cyan giving the committee boat fits

2021/2022 Cup Regatta
A light wind start for Race 3 start. The 10:00am start saw Seabird with Cam smith on the move well across the line to fall into a no wind hole. Martina and Akala had start line approach problems. Cyan made a dramatic appearance to the race committee boat as she crossed the start line. Best pursuit start went to Avian and Ettrick. Kingurra start was at the pin end by a smidgon. Acrospire III had all down on the lee side to start her fleet chase.

First round the Race 3 topmark is Pastime II with Acrospire III in hot pursuit followed by Mercedes III and Boambillee

Latest Cup Regatta news leter 18th Feb 2022

Link to 2021/2022 Cup Regatta news posted on the SailWorld web site

Link to 2021/2022 Cup Regatta race one entry status

Clcik on map for full size image
Shamrock IV
Shamrock 1 International 23 metre

Camper and Nicholsons Feb 2022 Archive
Yachting in Wartime and the Shamrocks
Our Summer Series on Port Phillip Race 5 story with pics will arrive shortly.

Meanwhile our Cup Regatta activity is hotting up.
Latest entrant LUPA WYLO from Geelong
Cup Regatta racing is all for 19th and 20th February 2022.

2021/2022 Summer Series Race 5 @ Hobsons Bay Yacht Club.
Link to Race 5 QR Codes
Race 5 Sailing Instructions plus Race 5 entries and allocated handicaps now available.

Race 5 news and notes dated 4th February are here

News items 31st January 2022

Kingurra at Queenscliff YC after her voyage to Apollo Bay Jan 27 2022
Tumlaren Dingo. Best on Race 4 corrected time

Race 4 @RMYS Results plus Race 5 @ HBYC 6th Feb. Entries and allocated handicaps now posted. Go to Top Yacht Index of CYAA racing events

Congratulations to Jim Hutchinson with his crew of Monica Jones and Janet Wilks for their non stop concentration to bring dingo home for the Race 4 best on corrected time. Brilliant kite launch at RMYS Mark B was noted by the race committee.

27th Jan news

CYAA Summer Series Race 4 @ RMYS
30th January 2022
Sailing Instructions
Race 4 notes and Cup Regatta news


2021/2022 Cup Regatta Sailing Instructions and course descriptions now released. A printed copy and a division flag will be passed to entrants prior to start of Cup Regatta racing.
PDF Version
Dual page flipbook version

Click on the link to organise your
2021/2022 Cup Regatta entry.
Click link to view CYAA (Vic) Cup Regatta Entries and Series results on Top Yacht at 25th Jan 2022.

2021/2022 Cup Regatta Racing Schedule Jan 25 2022

Akala at Geelong Click here for full size imag

A short classic yacht voyage story.
Akala from St. Kilda to Flinders & return 15th Jan 2022

CYAA News 17th Jan 2022

2021/2022 Summer Series. Race 4 30th January
Start time 10:30am at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron.

QR Code Link to Cup Regatta Entry form

CYAA News Notes 10th Jan 2022

2021/2022 Cup Regatta scheduled for 19th to 20th February 2022

Cup Regatta Entry form here.
Use one of these four entry options.
1. Full entry payment, $100 by EFT. No entry form submission required. Payment by EFT is agreement to comply with conditions of entry.
2. Individual race entry, $25.00 per race by EFT, email entry form to CYAA show race number(s) entered.
3. Entry fee waiver. entry form and email to CYAA indicating a full or individual race entry with race number.
4. Full or individual race entry payment by credit card, Complete and email entry form.

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Notice of Race now available here.
Cup Regatta Entry promotion here.
Cup Regatta Entry form here..

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CYAA News 26th December

The scene at Mossiface with Lady Harriett and her barge Tanjil

From our friends at the Paynesville Maritime Museum we have the provenance story on the Gippsland Lakes steamer Lady Harriet and her attendant barge Tanjil.
Click here for the Mossiface today story

News at 21st December 2021

Jinny the Queen Tumlare 1935

A Nigel Sharp story about his family’s Tumlare, Jinny the Queen found in the August 1998 issue of Classic Boat magazine.

15th December 2021
Couta Boat Association coffee table book
The Tradition lives On – A Register of the Historic Couta Boats
Click on this link for a glimpse of the books contents, its story and how to purchase a copy.


12th December news

CYCA Sydney to Hobart Classic Yacht Regatta news

Camper and Nicholsons News Letter December 2021

10th December

2021/2022 Summer Series on Port Phillip

Link to Summer Series Race 2 report

Link to CYAA 2021 AGM Presidents and Race Director report

5th December 2021

Race Three Results. First home congratulations go to Acrospire III with skipper Col Anderson and his crew led by Tony Hoppe.
Another brilliant day of classic yacht racing on Port Phillip.

Race 3 and Melbourne’s Beaconfield Parade foreshore with Acrospire III at max waterline speed
passing Mercedes III Click here to view full size image Jane williamson photo
After three mile of close racing the six Tumlarens (Dingo not in picture) and the Arthur Robb designed Akala still together while Cyan is carving her way through the fleet. Click here for full size image.
Photo Jane Williamson
Tumlaren Sirocco leads the Tumlarens Snow Goose and Avian to the race three finish line. Click here for full size image
Photo Jane williamson

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