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 22 Jul 2011

Win a $14,000 holiday and boat - Enter NOW!! Closing soon!

Most boaters and fishers have been to many boat shows, finding it a rewarding, informative and fun experience.

Boat Show organisers spend the entire year working to deliver a better experience for showgoers and exhibitors alike. To make sure they are putting their emphasis on the things that will have you coming back they need to understand the marine interests of those who go to their boat shows and others and they need to know about why some boaters just don't go to Boat Shows.

So they need YOUR feedback... and they will make it worth your while!! You can win a prize package to the value of $14,000.

Win a holiday and boating package  

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show in conjunction with (that's us) have prepared a set of surveys so they can better understand what you like, don't like and want in the future.

So please take a few minutes.... you will be eligible to win an incredible prize package for two people to Hayman Great Barrier Reef including airfares and some spending money, plus a ZODIAC Cadet RIB 260, a sturdy and spacious 2.6m three person tender with a light weight, compact Honda 5hp engine.

and more  

And to make your holiday and boating experience even more fun you will also win six RFD Cyclone 150N life jackets, a Kannad 406 EPIRB, six sets of Liquid Image Camera Goggles, six sets of Barz Optics polarised sunglasses, a $500 voucher for Shock & Oar nautical apparel and four pairs of Sperry boat shoes.

Total Prize pool value $14,000.

Closing soon - enter now for a chance to win yourself a fantastic prize.

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Cruising Yacht Club of Australia announces new Board of Directors
Jennifer Crooks,
Members of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, last evening Tuesday 19 July, elected a new Board of Directors at the club's sixty seventh annual general meeting. Commodore Garry Linacre was re-elected to serve a second year of office as senior flag officer of Australia's leading ocean racing club.... [more]
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Audi concludes sponsorship of Audi Sydney Harbour Regatta
MHYC media,
Following five successful years as title sponsor of the Audi Sydney Harbour Regatta, organised by Middle Harbour Yacht Club (MHYC), Audi Australia's sponsorship term has come to an end.... [more]
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TeamVodafoneSailing hove-to in Tasman Sea gale
Zoe Hawkins,
TeamVodafoneSailing is expected to arrive in Sydney tomorrow or Saturday, after an eventful crossing where they met fifty knot gales. The boat is currently about 350 nautical miles from Sydney. 'They are okay, they were not able to run under bare poles, so they have been hove to since approximately 11pm last night, and may be for another 24 hours,' says boat manager Patrick O'Reilly.... [more]
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Chicago-Mackinac Race—100 Knots and Off the Clock

Hearing that it's windy and rainy is one thing. Hearing that water is vaporizing all around you is a completely different tale of horror. Descriptions of the 'strobing' lightning and 'white water everywhere' are on an entirely different level than anything that racing sailors in North America have seen in many, many decades.... [more]
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RS Feva Allen and Magic Marine Worlds 2011 preview
Golly Tucker,
The RS Feva Allen & Magic Marine Worlds 2011 will soon be underway. The event is slated as possibly being the largest doublehanded, single class, dinghy event in the world this year. Certainly with 158 boats expected it isn't a small event. The RS Feva Worlds 2011 are lucky to have such magnificent sponsors as Allen & Magic Marine on board to enable this to happen.... [more]
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Extreme Sailing Series returns to Cowes
Extreme Sailing Series,
The Extreme Sailing Series for the fifth consecutive year will return to Cowes. Twelve Extreme 40 catamarans, with world-renowned sailors from 15 nationalities, will line up on 6 August for seven days of high-octane ‘stadium sailing' action the circuit has become renowned for.... [more]
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Another great year for the Lake Ontario 300 Challenge!
Sail-World Canada,
A significant contrast from the 2010 event, the nearly 130 racers who participated in this year's Lake Ontario 300 Challenge were greeted with excellent weather and fabulous sailing conditions throughout most of the race.... [more]
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St. Moritz Match Race 2011 - Pressure takes its toll on Bruni
World Match Racing Tour,
St. Moritz Match Race 2011 - World Match Racing Tour leader Francesco Bruni has revealed his strategy for success at the next stage of the Tour – taking a break from sailing. The Italian skipper and his crewmates will step away from the water in the run-up to St Moritz Match Race so they can come back to racing 'fresh' with '100 per cent energy'.... [more]
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America's Cup World Series: Out of the box at Cascais
Gilles Martin-Raget,
Gilles Martin-Raget provides this gallery of images from Cascais as some of the teams take delivery of their new AC45's and start the assembly process... [more]
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International OK Dinghy National Championships day 2 racing postponed
Mike Edwards,
International OK Dinghy National Championships 2011 day two promised much but in the end failed to deliver. The fleet launched on time in an Easterly breeze of up to 23 knots which resulted in an exciting full on reach out to the Race Area but unfortunately by the time the fleet arrived there a Northerly wind began to fight the Easterly resulting in very confused conditions.... [more]
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America's Cup World Series: Images of Cascais
Gilles Martin-Raget,
Top international photographer, Gilles Martin-Raget went touring around Cascais, Portugal, ahead of the first event of the America's Cup World Series, with shots of the town and coast... [more]
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Volvo Ocean Race: The making of Camper's mast at Southern Spars
Join Camper skipper, Chris Nicholson, as he takes us behind the doors of Southern Spars new factory and shows a mast under construction for the Volvo Ocean racer to be sailed by Emirates Team New Zealand. This is a rare look at just how these spars are made - and gives us a look at the impeccable interior of the state of the art Southern Spars facility. And then there's an onboard video... [more]
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Images of the Volvo Ocean Race: Around the teams - 100 days to go
A gallery of images from the seven teams entered in the 2011/210 Volvo Ocean race which starts in just 100 days.... [more]
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Glorious day 1 at Techno Windsurfing World Championships 2011
David Wells,
A glorious day one at the 2011 Techno Windsurfing World Championships. After what looked to be a near perfect day of racing for the Practice Race the day prior, San Francisco only upped the ante delivering exceptional racing conditions for the regatta's first official day of action.... [more]
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Success of ex-Optimist sailors at ISAF Youth Worlds
Secretary Optimist class Sally Burnett,
Five of the six gold medallist skippers at the recent ISAF World Youth Championships had previously sailed at Optimist World Championships. Remarkably two of them, Carlos Roble (ESP) in the 29er and Martin Lowy (BRA) in the SL16 only left the Optimist class seven months ago, having participated in the Optimist Worlds at the end of 2010.... [more]
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U.S. Grand Slam Match Race Series invitations complete
Chicago Match Race Center,
All the excitement of ISAF Grade 2 match racing is coming soon to the U.S. with the Chicago Match Race Center's Grade 2 Invitational as the lead-off event in a four-week, four-regatta series called the U.S. Grand Slam Match Race Series.... [more]
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Int OK Dinghy National Championships off to great start in Scotland
Mike Edwards,
International OK Dinghy National Championships 2011 - Racing got under way today with great conditions for the 42 competitors to enjoy. The UK boys were joined by 16 foreign sailors here early to warm up for next week's World Championship. A north westerly breeze of around 10 knots meant that the Race management Team could set a full championship course in the race area... [more]
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Audi MedCup Region of Sardinia Trophy 2011 - Tough conditions expected
Sabina Mollart-Rogerson,
Audi MedCup Region of Sardinia Trophy 2011 - Despite some lacklustre overall finishes so far this season the Audi Azzurra Sailing Team approach this third regatta of the season buoyed by a level of confidence because they are sailing on waters they know well and have been successful on, not just in the 52 Series but also in other classes.... [more]
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Laser Standard Junior World Championship 2011 – Australians in top 11
Peter Campbell,
Laser Standard Junior World Championship 2011 - Australians Raphael Sulkowski and Luke Elliott are in the top 11 placings overall in the Laser Standard junior world championships being sailed off La Rochelle, France.... [more]
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Wild Oats X1 aims to rewrite the record books
Ian Grant,
Bob Oatley's super–maxi Wild Oats X1 remains poised to rewrite the record books. Wild Oats will be contesting the Audi Sydney to Gold Coast and the Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel in coming weeks.... [more]
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Contender Worlds 2011 Days 1 and 2 - Johnsen leads
Duncan Ellis,
Contender Worlds 2011 day 1 started with 30 knots on the harbour wall so all racing was postponed until 1pm. The 144 sailors headed out to the bay for the first of the two races. The wind moderated and was patchy with variable strength.... [more]
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Doyle Sails 20% Boat Show Special - Time to get a Quote!
Guy Waddilove,
With the countdown to the Sydney International Boat Show now standing at just over a week it's time to start seriously thinking about taking advantage of Doyle Sails Australia's fantastic special offer. Doyle Sails Aus is offering a 20% discount on sails ordered at the boat show, as well as a 20% discount on Bamar furlers and Tuff Luffs bought in conjunction with a new sail.... [more]
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Press Conference with Chicago Yacht Club's Greg Freeman
Chicago Yacht Club,
Chicago Yacht Club's 103rd Race to Mackinac. Press Conference audio - Greg Freeman, Chair of the Race to Mackinac Comittee... [more]
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