Please select your home edition
Edition
RS Sailing 728x90 AUS

NCYC winter series starts on the 26th May 2013

by Richard Howard on 23 Apr 2013
Novocaine - 2013 Newcastle to Port Stephens Race Craig Wakefield
The Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club (NCYC) will be conducting its annual winter series each Sunday from 26 May 2013 to Sunday 7 July 2013.

Racing will be conducted over seven weeks with the intention being that four of the weeks will be offshore windward-leeward courses (two races per day) and the remaining three weeks will be around NCYC’s standard offshore courses (single race per day with harbor start and finish). The series will be scored on PHS and IRC and yachts can elect for PHS to sail non-spinnaker if desired.

There is no cost associated with entering the series which is via Top Yacht Entry system – Click here to enter .

For non-NCYC yachts, (that is, yachts that do not regularly berth at NCYC) berthing for the duration of the series will be provided free of charge conditional upon each visiting yacht agreeing to compete in all seven scheduled winter series race days.

NCYC is anticipating to have a fleet of 9-15 race yachts competing in this year’s winter point score and welcomes visitors from other Clubs to compete in the series. Vaughn Stephen’s Beneteau 40.7 Novocaine and defending PHS winter series champion has indicated his intention to defend his crown. However, with the first five placegetters in the 2012 winter series finishing within a six point margin and many yachts hot off Sail Port Stephens Novocaine and crew have quite a challenge in front of them.

For more information please NCYC’s sailing office on 4940 8188 or sailing@ncyc.net.au.

Racing beings at 10.30am on 26 May 2013.
Zhik AkzoNobelb 660x82Pittwater to Paradise 2018 660x82X-Yachts AUS X4 - 660 - 1

Related Articles

Volvo Ocean Race – Martin Strömberg joins Turn the Tide on Plastic
Strömberg who will be a watch captain, helmsman and trimmer, adds round the world race experience and winning motivation Strömberg says he’s passionate about the prospect of passing along his knowledge to the next generation, along with bringing Turn the Tide on Plastic team’s message of sustainability to an international audience.
Posted on 19 Sep
Volvo Ocean Race - Two week Assembly Period begins today
The Volvo Ocean 65s come out of the water on 18 September for final checks and a last chance for the Boatyard The Volvo Ocean 65 fleet will be returned to the caring hands of the Boatyard technicians in Lisbon before the start of the race. All systems on the boats will serviced and the boats will receive their measurement certificates. the Assembly Period gives Volvo Ocean Race teams some invaluable time on shore – and they'll head to Newcastle, UK for a rigorous sea survival course.
Posted on 18 Sep
America's Cup - Bob Fisher scans the Challenger scene
Bob Fisher responds to the news the AC is heading back to monohulls, following three editions in multihulls. OK, the decision has been reached – the next America’s Cup will be held in monohulled yachts. The announcement was made jointly by the holders, the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, and the Challenger of Record, the Circolo della Vela Sicilia, but there were no further details.
Posted on 15 Sep
Volvo Ocean Race - Abby Ehler and Andrew Cape to join Team Brunel
Team Brunel adds Britain’s Abby Ehler and Australian Andrew Cape to their squad for the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18. Team Brunel adds Britain’s Abby Ehler and Australian Andrew Cape to their squad for the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18. For Ehler it will be a reunion with Annie Lush having sailed the previous Volvo Ocean Race together with Team SCA. Cape isn’t new to the team either. He has sailed two Volvo Ocean Races with Bekking before and was the Team Brunel navigator in the previous edition.
Posted on 13 Sep
Volvo Ocean Race - Rio medalist uses Volvo OR to build into Tokyo 2020
On the waters of Rio de Janeiro, Murphy won not only an Olympic silver medal in sailing's Laser Radial class Ireland's Olympic hero Annalise Murphy sees the Volvo Ocean Race as perfect preparation for a gold medal charge at Tokyo 2020. In Rio de Janeiro, Murphy won not only an Olympic silver medal in sailing's Laser Radial class – Ireland's first in the sport since 1980 – but also the hearts and minds of sports fans all over the globe.
Posted on 13 Sep
Volvo Ocean Race - Two boat or not two boat?
For the first time since 2008, Volvo Ocean Race teams are allowed to undertake what's known as 'two boat testing' For the first time since 2008, Volvo Ocean Race teams are allowed to undertake what's known as 'two boat testing' – that's where two boats pair up to compare and optimise performance before the race – although for the first time this involves competing teams sparring against each other, rather than teams with two boats training in-house.
Posted on 12 Sep
Volvo Ocean Race - Chuny exits Team AkzoNobel
Team AkzoNobel has reported that Spanish sailor Roberto Bermúdez de Castro has withdrawn from team AkzoNobel Team AkzoNobel has reported that Spanish sailor Roberto Bermúdez de Castro has withdrawn from team AkzoNobel’s 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race campaign. “Chuny” – as he is best known to everyone – made the decision to stand down from his position as helmsman and sail trimmer late last week
Posted on 12 Sep
America's Cup - Emirates Team New Zealand confirm monohull for Cup
Emirates Team NZ confirm that the next America’s Cup will be sailed in high performance monohull yachts. Following comments attributed to Luna Rossa principal, Patrizio Bertelli, Emirates Team New Zealand have confirmed that the next America's Cup will be sailed a high performance monohull yacht. The statement reads: 'Emirates Team New Zealand can confirm Patrizio Bertelli’s suggestion today that the next America’s Cup will be sailed in high performance monohull yachts.'
Posted on 11 Sep
Turn the Tide on Plastic announced 2 more sailors for Volvo Ocean Race
Dublin-born Murphy took silver in the Laser Radial class at Rio 2016, and was named Ireland’s Sportswoman of the Year. Both under 30, the pair join skipper Dee Caffari’s mixed and youth-focused campaign after successful trials, and take the total number of confirmed sailors in their squad to 10 with just 44 days to go until the start of the race.
Posted on 8 Sep
Volvo Ocean Race - MAPFRE presented to HM King Juan Carlos
The Spanish team was officially presented at the Real Club Náutico in Sanxenxo in the presence of HM King Juan Carlos The complete MAPFRE team have been presented today at the Real Club Náutico in Sanxenxo, the team’s training base, in the presence of His Majesty King Juan Carlos of Spain, the team’s CEO Pedro Campos, and MAPFRE CEO, Antonio Huertas.
Posted on 8 Sep