CYAA News June 9

CYAA 2019 Winter Series

CYAA (Vic) Winter Series Race 3 May 26 2019 Race 3 Results Locker 57 Series status ML III Consistency Status A race 3 summary for the HBYC News letter can be seen here

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.

Zephyr on her way to a fine Race 3 start
Fair Winds goes behind Snow Goose after her fast statt

Pre race notes for Race 3 to be published Friday AM

Race 3 May 26 Sailing Instructions and Race 3 Entries with allocated handicaps now available.

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

Race 2 May 5 at RMYS. Race 2 Sailing Instructions and Entries with allocated handicaps now available

Race 1 Results including The Locker 57 Series aggregate and the Marie Louise III Consistency aggregate Take a look at the post race notes for race 1

Race One Entries with handicaps and Race 1 Sailing Instructions

CYAA 2019 Winter Series Notice of Race Series Entry form word doc Series Entry for in pdf

Race 1 April 28 Sailing Instructions (HBYC)

2019 Tumlaren State Championships wrap up story

Link to images of Tumlaren Fleet Day one

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.

2019 Championship Sailing Instructions now posted

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.

CYAA 2019 Winter Series Notice of Race and Series Entry form now posted.

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.

CYAA News March 10

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.

Click on the links to download the Race 8 Group Start times, Race 8 Sailing Instructions

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

Links to the Race 7 Results, plus status of Summer Series Rust Shackle Aggregate (with no worst score drop) including the Tumlaren Series status and the Marie Louise III Consistency Trophy.

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

Click on links to download Race 7 Sailing Instructions and Race 7 Allocated Handicaps.

Summer Series Race 6 Results including what if’s, Series and Consistency aggregates

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

Click on this link for the latest CYAA news. Pre race notes for Race 6 Feb 3

Race 6 pre race notes Jan 22 2019

Click on these links to download the 2018/2019 Summer Series Race 6 Sailing Instructions plus the Race 6 Entries with assigned handicaps 

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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Click here to purchase tickets to be part of the CYAA/CBA Association’s 2019 AWBF meet up at Brooke Pier

Fair Winds is already down there and Scimitar is likely to join them late January. You can follow both journeys on this website. Serifa is also on her way to Hobart.             

Let Martin Ryan know if you will be in Hobart as there is an additional function planned.So far, we have 16 Victorian and NSW members attending, joining up with our Tasmanian members.We will provide updates in late January.

Fair Winds adventures in Tassie continued, her Hobart arrival, Jan 3 2019

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2018 Cock of the Bay and S2H start photos

Congratulations go to Kingurra for her brilliant start in the 2018 the Cock of the Bay. Unfortunately the light wind conditions didn’t do her any favours.

From his comfortable viewing and sitting spot, a rock on Middle Head, Phillip Brown supplied images of the 2018 Sydney to Hobart start. Lot’s of close quarter maxi action.

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2019 Hobart Wooden Boat Festival

Click here to purchase ticketsto the joint Association AWBF meet up

Fair Winds is already down there and Scimitar is likely to join them late January. You can follow both journeys on this website. Serifa is also on her way to Hobart.             

Let Martin Ryan know if you will be in Hobart as there is an additional function planned.So far, we have 16 Victorian and NSW members attending, joining up with our Tasmanian members.We will provide updates in late January.

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2018/2019 Summer Series Race 5 Dec 9

Race 5 Results

Race 5 Pursuit start results as posted by RYCV.   Corrected times using actual on course times.   Series Aggregate after Race 5.   MLIII Consistency Aggregate after Race 5

When available a race 5 summary will be posted.

Pre race notes for race 5

Race 5 is a pursuit start conducted by the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria on Dec 9 . Start line is at the RYCV Marina with a scheduled warning signal for 10:25am. Click on the links to download the Race 5 Group start time of all entrants and Race 5 Sailing Instructions

2018/2019 Summer Series entry form

Race 4 Post race notes can be seen here

Results for Race 4 Nov 25 2018  

Marie Louise III Consistency Trophy status after Race 4

Series and Tumlaren Aggregate Status after Race 4

New entry list for Race 4 Sunday. Alwyn a late entry

The pre race notes for Race 4 are seen here. These notes also comments on the Australian National Maritime Museum HMB Endeavour voyages and a comment about short duration Classic Yacht sailing on Sundays.

Race 4 will be conducted by the Sandringham Yacht Club. Scheduled start time 10:30am. Click on the links to download the Race 4 Sailing Instructions with courses and Race 4 Entry list with

Allocated handicaps.   SYC Courses for CYAA races Seperate Course description sheet

Merlin is looking for crew to help race her at Sandringham this weekend. Contact Rosalie Counsell at 0429 955 421.

Handicappers Alwyn racing to Portarlington this Saturday. Opportunity for a classic thrill ride.

Race 3 Results  Series Aggregate status after Race 3 2018 Marie Louise III Consistency Trophy Status

Race 3 Pre race notes can be downloaded here

Race 3 Sailing Instructions Rev 3  Race 3 Entries and handicaps Rev 4

The big take away is the reschedule of the Race 3 start time from 1030 hours to 1115 hours to recognize and honour the centenary of the World War One Armistice and Remembrance day

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2018 Cup Regatta

2018 Cup Regatta Results and Col Bandy Perpetual Trophy status after Race 2
Tony Blake Perpetual Trophy Aggregate Status after Race 2


2018 Cup Regatta Notice to Competitors Issue 2 Posted on RYCV Notice Board Nov 3 0800hrs
2018 Cup Regatta Notice #2  Nov 2 5:00pm
RMYS will be conducting a club race starting at 2:00pm Sat Nov 3. Club rounding marks will used.
Parks Victoria Notice to Mariners 301(T) – 2018. The isolated danger mark that normally sits off St Kilda, north of RMYS D Mark  is currently on St Kilda beach next to the pier.
2018 Cup Regatta Notice #1 Nov 2 12 noon
“CYAA and RYCV Race director have discussed the current BOM Forecast  for strong wind strength conditions on  Port Phillip for Saturday Nov 3.
The current BoM forecast for strong wind conditions for Saturday indicate the local forecats wind strength to moderate overnight . Based on the predicted westerly wind strength of 19 knots by BoM Met Eye for Hobsons Bay on Saturday 2018 Cup Regatta racing will proceed as scheduled. Briefing at 0845.
CYAA and RYCV Race Director will monitor BoM Port Phillip forecasts for any changes that will be adverse to Cup Regatta racing on Saturday.”
Cup Regatta Race 1 Entries and allocated handicaps. Handicaps for Races 2 to 4 will be based on the previous race Changed Handicap Calculation. Race 5 Group start time allocations will be based on the race 4 results. for a race of 90 minutes average fleet duration

Tony Blake Perpetual Trophy Aggregate Status Before Race 1

Take a look at the pre launch status of the 2018 Cup Regatta

Last notes prior to launch of 2018 Cup Regatta

2018 Cup Regatta Program. Program only version

A five page edition of the 2018 Cup Regatta event program has been posted

Click here for the official 28 page full version.  Contains all Cup Regatta sailing Instructions and course descriptions and maps. This program book is now posted.  Hard copies will be presented to skippers at the Cup Regatta dinner and at the Saturday 0845 pre-race briefing.

To know more about the race schedule and course of the Trailable Yacht and Sports Boat Championship event take a look at the Sailing Instructions for this event

Cup Regatta mail out Oct 23

2018 Cup Regatta Sailing Instructions now posted

2018 Cup Regatta Entries and allocated handicaps for Race 1

2018 Cup Regatta Notice of Race

Entry form for racing and social event booking 

Tony Blake Perpetual Trophy Aggregate status after Summer Series Race 2


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2018/2019 Summer Series

Race 3 Nov 11 Sailing Instructions    Race 3 Nov 11 Entries and Handicaps

Race 2 Full Results    2018 Summer Aggregate Status     2018 ML III Consistency status

2018 Cup Regatta Tony Blake Trophy status. 

Corrected time congratulations to Cyan, Manuka Rere and Ettrick. Frances took out line honours, An easterly shift to her local north wind sent Frances 10 degrees off the rhumb line and to the end wrong end of St. Kilda break water. Cost her the 5 minutes to make a podium finish. Most of the following fleet were knocked down from the Rhumb but nowhere as bad as Frances. Sometimes the fleet leaders don’t get the breaks. The smart money was on Ettrick and Avian who tacked early after the last rounding mark and pick off Snow Goose with the northerly shift. Martini almost laid the mark.
Manuka Rere is leading the series aggregate with Dingo up front in the consistency. Martini and Ettrick are dead heating in the Cup Regatta Tony Blake aggregate

2018 Cup Regatta Entry Form  for Racing and social events

Check out Cup Regatta page for aggregate status of the Tony Blake Perpetual Trophy after Summer Series Race 1

Summer Series Race 2 Documentation

Race two Sailing Instructions                Race two entries and allocated handicaps

Race One Oct 7 Full Results                       Summer Series Series Aggregate Status

Consistency Trophy Status

Notes for Summer Series race 1

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