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  Date 6 Apr - 10 Apr
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Is Raw Nerve the fastest Australian offshore yacht? By Rob Kothe, 12:06 PM Tue 10 Apr 2007
Stuart Bloomfield, the principal helmsman of the super fast Australian catamaran Raw Nerve thinks the record she set in the all comers 2004 Brisbane to Gladstone race of 18 hours 55 minutes and nine seconds is going to be hard to beat and to do it the wind angles have to be perfect. ...
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Baltic wins Performance Handicap trophy By Ian Grant, 7:50 AM Mon 9 Apr 2007
Denis Lever, the Strathpine sailor who has had a personal passion for sailing on the open waters of Moreton Bay, lined up with the 53 yacht fleet for his first test of ocean racing when the 59th Brisbane to Gladstone Race started from Sandgate at 11 am on Good Friday. ...
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South Passage's special reward for Redkite By Ian Grant, 6:56 AM Mon 9 Apr 2007
South Passage, on her deck displayed a scene of dancing sailors who deserved to be happy for what they had achieved during a special 36 hour bonding session primarily to raise funds for REDKITE- supporting children with cancer. ...
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Old Yachts dominate Brisbane Gladstone race By Ian Grant, 6:10 PM Sun 8 Apr 2007
The windy and wet 306 n/ml Brisbane to Gladstone race proved to be another triumph for the oldest yachts in the fleet when the 41 year old Brisbane sloop Saltash 11 won her eighth Courier-Mail Cup. ...
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Quantum Racing's shaky grip on Courier Mail Cup By Ian Grant, 8:16 PM Sat 7 Apr 2007
Popular Sydney Ocean racing skipper Ray Roberts held a loose grip on his second Courier-Mail Cup win in the Brisbane to Gladstone yacht race earlier today. ...
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Ichi Ban wins Gladstone monohull line honours By Rob Kothe, 12:23 PM Sat 7 Apr 2007
Matt Allens’ modified Volvo 70 finished the 308 nautical mile Brisbane to Gladstone race at 09:20:45 this morning. It had been a slower than expected night ...
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Two Multihull capsizes in Brisbane to Gladstone race By Rob Kothe, 9:31 AM Sat 7 Apr 2007
The 2007 Brisbane to Gladstone race multihull fleet suffered in heavy weather this morning, with two catamarans capsizing, both crews were rescued by other race competitors. ...
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Records safe in Brisbane to Gladstone Race By Rob Kothe, 6:39 AM Sat 7 Apr 2007
Martin Riley’s Crowther 50 catamaran Raw Nerve was four miles from the Fairway, still 22 nautical miles from the Brisbane to Gladstone finish line abeam of Auckland Creek as the second hand ticked past 05:55:09 in Gladstone this morning. ...
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Raw Nerve set for fourth Gladstone win By Rob Kothe, 4:53 AM Sat 7 Apr 2007
At the 11:35pm radio sked last night Martin Riley’s 50 foot catamaran Raw Nerve was pushing north towards Breaksea Spit, having averaged 15.6 knots until that time, she was just behind record pace. ...
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Ichi Ban still chasing the clock By Ian Grant, 3:26 AM Sat 7 Apr 2007
Matt Allen’s Ichi Ban weathered the Breaksea Spit light shortly after 1-30 this morning to continue with her neck and neck chase to break the Brisbane to Gladstone Race record. ...
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Gladstone record rests with the wind By Ian Grant, 10:44 PM Fri 6 Apr 2007
Matt Allen's 70 footer Ichi Ban has the proven potential to finish in Gladstone Harbour before 7-24 am tomorrow but her crew will need the strong wind warning south east wind to continue as she tracks a course towards the turning point at Breaksea Spit later tonight. ...
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Raw Nerve tracks towards Indian Head By Rob Kothe, 8:13 PM Fri 6 Apr 2007
Triple Line Honours winner Martyn Riley’s catamaran Raw Nerve is currently leading the 2007 Brisbane to Gladstone multihulls up the Fraser Island Coast. ...
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