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Cross, Lion, Bird and Cabbage Series - Race 1 preview


'Newcastle Harbour with NCYC visible represents start and finish Race 1 of NCYC’s Cross, Lion, Bird & Cabbage Series 2013'    Newcastle Port Corporation    Click Here to view large photo

Cross, Lion, Bird and Cabbage Series Race 1, hosted by Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club, gets underway on Saturday 30th November 2013. Rob and Jan Howard’s Schouten Passage will again line up in NCYC’s fleet of five with an intention of re-capturing the Cross, Lion, Bird and Cabbage Trophy which was last year won by NCYC Commodore Phil Arnall on Anger Management. After winning the series of coastal races two years ago on count back Schouten Passage did not compete in last year’s series with Jan and Rob instead cruising their Beneteau 40.7 to Cairns.

Race 1 of the series has the yachts sailing from Newcastle around Bird Island on the Central Coast and Cabbage Tree Island off Port Stephens before finishing back in Newcastle.

Kym Butler’s Archaumbault 40, One for the Road and She’s the Culprit will be using the 99 miler as a final shake down before competing in this year’s Rolex Sydney to Hobart.

The smallest boat in the fleet is John Streeter’s Bull 9000, Raging Bull, which has recently returned to racing at NCYC. Raging Bull’s crew certainly go into the series with good form prior to their hiatus during which children and work took precedence having scooped much of the NCYC pool of trophies two seasons ago.

'We’re looking forward to being back out on the water and giving the bigger boats some curry on Saturday night' Streeter commented with a cheeky grin.

Race 1 in the series commences at 10am on Saturday morning in what is currently predicted to be a softening Southerly airstream.

Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club website


by Richard Howard

  

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