CYAA 2019 Winter Series
Congratulations to Kingurra taking out the Race 3 corrected time and line honours. Taking every wind shift and fast kite pops were features of her race. For the best sail and best looking boat of the day you can’t go past Dingo. Under the firm hand of RMYS Club Captain Monica Jones, Jim Hutchinsons Tumlaren Dingo on her first race of the series, was a treat to watch. Particularly on her second time run down to RMYS Mark D. Congratulations to Dingo. Congratulations to Craig Browns team on Cyan for their acceptance of a sad but true story. More coments on notable Race 3 performances across the fleet will follow. Your Handicapper
To claims to the best start of the race Zephyr and Fair Winds Watching Kingurra clear out from the fleet makes their claim a question. Best looking start was by Merlin. Too bad no photo’s of Merlins fine looking bow throwing out water on her way to giving Marie Louise III a hurry up.
Pre race notes for Race 3 to be published Friday AM
Latest listing of boats that have declared their intention to enter 2019 Cup Regatta
Click on the CYAA logo or link to download the 2019 Winter Series Race 2 post race notes.
Results for Race 2. Conducted by RMYS on May 5. Results sheet shows the handicap or elapsed time for each finisher to place equal 3rd. Status of Locker 57 Series and Tumlaren One Design Trophy aggregate status after Race 2 and Marie Louise III Consistency Series Aggregate Trophy after Race 2
Click on the link to check out the Race 2 Pre race notes The notes cover the following items
CYAA 2019 Winter Series
Race two Documentation
Race 2 at RMYS
May 5 weather conditions.
Race 2 fleet
Look who it is
2019 Cup Regatta Intent to enter status
April 6 Day one racing results Two races conducted. Race 2 was abandoned for a resail, Wind dropped out & time limit expired. Race 2 resailed. Three races will be raced on Day two. 10: 30 am EST first race
To view the 48 Henrik Gvelder open water pics of races one and two (abandoned time limit exceeded) click HERE
Pics of day one racing as seen from RMYS Race Committee tower. Through the looking glass.
Update April 5 3:30pm
Saturday on water spectator viewing with Party Cat cancelled .
Sunday session 11:00 am to 2:00 pm still on. BYO lunch and refreshments.
RMYS Notice to competitors April 4. RMYS Mark F not in position. Use Mark R3 in lieu of RMYS. Mark F.
Championship event overview and links to full size image displays click here
Championship race details with spectator viewing options click here.
Note the scheduled date for Race One is April 28, conducted by HBYC.
ABD Group Classic Yacht Regatta Auckland
Click here the CYANZ Sheerlines Feb 2019 wrap up report and 6 minute video about the recent Classic Yacht Regatta conducted for the CYANZ. Reports from all CYAA members who took in this regatta was the big welcome dinner put on by the CYANZ people was particularly special. Fantastic racing conditions made all CYAA visitors saying , “this is next years must do event” . Big take out news from this regatta is the intention of 10 at least CYANZ members are all set for a our 2019 Cup Regatta.
Results of Dragon State Championship series at Metung on M<arch 9 & 10. Here’s a link to a copy of the compilation of the finish times for each race. Names of two sail numbers couldn’t be confirmed from previous MYC results sheet. Dragons 194 and 148. CYAA people have Dragon 101 Gazelle.
March 10 news No racing Sunday No winds
Classic Summer Series Race 8 3rd March 2019 .
Race 8 Pursuit start Results including corrected time analysis using Race 8 handicaps developed for assigning Race 8 group start times. 2018/2019 Summer Series Locker 57 Trophy Aggregate and Marie Louise III Consistency Trophy status. First over the finish honours went to Cam Smith on Manu KaRere. Using spinakkers was the secret that kept them out of the clutches of a hard chasing Marie Louise III. Best time on the course honours went to Mercedes III. Again flying a kite was the key to her pipping Boambillee by 20 seconds for the fastest on course time. Corrected times honours based on actual on course times were used for the Marie Louise III trophy calculations. Best corrected times were Manu Ka Rere, Marie Louise III and Bungoona.
Locker 57 Trophy
Congratulation to the team on the Tumlaren Avian lead by skipper Roger Dundas for taking out the Locker 57 Trophy by 29 points Equal second, each on 31 points, went to Manu Ka Rere and Snow Goose. congratulations goes to Cam Smith who skippered the John Guzzwell Trekka Manu Ka Rere home and to George Low and his team that pushed both Avian and Manu Ka Rere hard right through the 2018/2019 Summer Series.
The Marie Louise III Consistency Trophy is a combined series trophy. The intent of the Trophy is to acknowledge the yacht whose back calculated handicap is consistently close to its allocated handicap.The lead scorer in the series is Avian followed by Snow Goose, Boambillee and Zephyr.
Congratulations to the Classic Fleet on Port Phillip for another display of Classic Yacht racing. The consistency of the support by CYAA fleet for classic Yacht racing is recognised by all the keel boat yacht clubs on Port Phillip. Thanks go to the Race officials at RYCV, RMYS , HBYC and SYC for their support of CYAA racing during the 2018/2019 Summer Series.
2019 Winter Series First Race April 21 2019
Race 8 start time has been re-scheduled to start at 1000 hrs. Notice to Competitors Feb 26 applies. This notice will be posted on Race news notice boards of RYCV, RYMS and HBYC.
Concurrent events conducted BY RYCV on Sunday 3rd March
Tripe and Onions Pursuit start at 11:00am Marina start line at RYCV Marina. Australian Womans Keelboat Racing Regatta (AWKR) resail starting at 11:00am. On water start line.
Tumlaren State Championships 6th and 7th April 2019 at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron
Notice of Race here. 3 races Sat and 2 on Sunday. !030 hrs first race start each day. CYAA Spectator craft welcome to watch on water and for marina tie up lunch on each day
The Race 7 story and details can be seen with this link
Click on link for preliminary results for today Classic race, Race 7. Full results and post race story for Race 7 will be posted after handicappers analysis of the result. Race 8 March 3 Final race of the series, a pursuit start at RYCV.
Light winds with a shortened course made the race a one mark race. Tumlarens featured big time in Race 7. Congratulations go to Dingo for her first on corrected time. Jim Hutchinson with his crew simply blitzed the fleet. A brilliant light wind sail. Mercedes III, with Martin Ryan holding his nerve did a one tack hitch along the shore, was back to her old ways of taking out line honors in a big way. Not be be left behind after her one metre over the start line recall Manuka Rere with Cam Smith on the helm and all fresh from his HBYC Sea Pilots race the previous day didn’t put any of her nineteen feet wrong to take out the third podium placing. A race 7 honorable mention must go to the fourth placing by the Tumlaren Avian. With Mark Chew on the helm all that skill from helming, Paula the Aust. Olympic Re. Dragon.
CYAA Summer Series Race 7 conducted by Hobsons Bay Yacht Club
The Feb 15 Race 7 pre race notes can be seen here
Race 6 Post race notes are here Ticketing for the CYAA/CBA Cocktail function is shut. Booked out with a venue limit of 150 people is the word
RMYS Notice to Competitors Mark F is out of the water. Use R2 as replacement rounding mark for CYAA Courses.
For the latest version of the 2019 Australian Wooden Boat Festival Afloat entries and assigned location directory Jan 26_2 directory click on the link The Ashore entries with assigned location Directory Jan 26_2 can be seen here. These links are to downloadable and key word searchable pdf’s.
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