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CYCA Dominate CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Championships

IMG 0648 webThe Cruising Yacht Club of Australia has taken out first and second place in the CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Championships. Henry Kernot and his team of Sam Ellis and local Wellington sailor Adam Middleton continued their excellent form throughout the week to beat Murray Jones, Harry Price and Ben Robinson in the final. Kernot and his team lost only one race in the whole regatta.

CentrePort 2015 Day 3

IMG 3949Racing is underway for the 2015 CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Championships. Click title for updates and results.

 

CentrePort Youth Match Racing Championships Set to be a Trans-Tasman affair

IMG 3949The 2015 CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Championships are set to take place from the 18th to 22nd of February.

 

RPNYC 1st and 2nd at CentrePort Champs

IMG 1693 Adam Middleton, Michael Cook and William Eastman sailing for Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club have convincing won the 2014 CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Championships. Over four days of racing the team dropped only one match in a dominant all round performance across a range of conditions.

A long day on the water at the CentrePort Youth Match Racing Champs on day two

12 It was a long day on the water for the sailors in the CentrePort Youth Match Racing Champs as the race officer Ken Burt pushed through the end of the first round robin and twelve flights of the second round robin ahead of a predicted storm on day three.

Fog lifts for a solid ten flights on day one of the CentrePort Youth Match Racing Champs

17 There was a gloomy outlook for day 1 of the CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Championship with Wellington harbour covered in a thick blanket of fog that showed few signs of moving. Luckily, just before midday, the fog made way for a beautifully steady 10-15 knot southerly which allowed Race Officer Ken Burt to fire through 10 flights of round robin 1.

2014 CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Event underway

13The Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club has completed the final preparations for the 2014 CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Championships and the event is underway.  This is the 11th edition of this Youth Match Racing Regatta to be held in Wellington, New Zealand with racing action taking place right in front of the city.  The event will also be running alongside the annual Line 7 Marine Port Nicholson Regatta.

 

2014 CentrePort Youth Match Racing Championship

2013YouthMR A strong list of contenders is lining up in Wellington to fight for the title of the 2014 CenterPort Youth Match Racing Champions. The action will be intense all week right in front of the city offices. Get yourself prepared by reading some of the stories from last year's event here

Gilmour wins CentrePort champs in closest final ever

Xchamps Sam Gilmour’s team from the Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club have won the 2013 CenterPort International Youth Match Racing Championships in the closest final seen for many years on the Trans Tasman Youth Match Racing Circuit. Racing could not have been closer against Ash Rooklyn’s team from the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia in the final series which went to an unprecedented sixth match.

Semi finalists are confirmed on day three of the CentrePort champs

DSC 3151 Sailors were treated to a 10-12 knot northerly and cloudless skies for day three of the 2013 CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Championship. Racing got away on time with the race committee rolling through the final matches of the second round robin and progressing on to the sail offs.

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