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An interview with David Kenny

Of the thirty confirmed entries in the 2018 event, two of them are from Perth. 2018 M2O 出場確定30チームの内、2人はパースからです。 On his recent trip to Fremantle Yacht Clubfor the M2O Roadshow, George Shaw caught up with both of these competitors for a chat. The first of them is with David Kenny who has one of the smaller boats in the fleet a Sunfast 3200 called The Edg [ ... ]

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2016 ORCV WINTER SERIES Once again the ORCV Winter Series, the longest running Winter Bay sailing event, is on again so why not come out and join in the fun! Offering a great variety of windward-leeward, triangle and passage races and together with a cruising division, there is something there to please all sailing tastes. The first race is at 1030 hours on Sunday July 3 and as usual it will be [ ... ]

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2016 Overall Off-Shore Championship   After the Port Fairy Race, the progress scores for the overall ORCV Off-Shore Championship were incredibly close, with only one point ( after two drops ) separating the first three boats and the next two boats within striking distance. Not unusually, the final result came down to the Apollo Bay race last weekend. The race to Apollo Bay can often be quit [ ... ]

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NoR Amendment 1 - Competitor cap lifts to 30 Announcing the exciting news that the competitor cap has been lifted to 30.  Amendment 1 to the Notice of Race contains all the details. Along with the lift in the cap, we also announce that the cap will not include Japanese boats. Another important change is the bringing forward of the date for final payment.  This is designed to give entr [ ... ]

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Apollo bay race review

Apollo Bay Race review What a fantastic race we had in the 2016 Apollo Bay ocean race.  With a stiff north westerly breeze the fleet made short work of the exit from the heads, bearing off into a fast broad reach.  With boat speeds noted on the AIS up to 20K.  Lord Jiminy had a great debut, chasing down Peccadillo who had the advantage of an extra hull.  It was exciting to wat [ ... ]

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Apollo Bay harbour advice from the harbour master

Advice from the Harbour Master   Advice from the Apollo Bay harbour master, note cross swell running, keep to the centre or western side, not eastern side which has sand buildup. Aim for the boat ramp coming in.

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2016Apollo Bay weather update Friday

Apollo Bay Weather Update What a great time the sailors in this year’s Apollo Bay race are going to have. A cloudy start to the day with a sunny afternoon and a maximum of 21 degrees. The weather looks perfect for those who would like to stop in Apollo bay and enjoy the hospitality. The Synoptic Situation A high pressure system is moving across Australia centered to the north of Sydney. This  [ ... ]

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Multiple Osaka Cup entrant Jon Sayer (Premier Yachts) has just  entered the M2O 2018 for a record 5th time. Following the Brisbane Roadshow a few weeks ago, Jon said that his aim is to design and build a yacht to his own specification (a Sayer 11), to take on the challenge again. He is in the negotiation stage with a shared owner, who has been talked (hopefully) out of his motor boat build an [ ... ]

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25 entrants confirmed, plus details of the waiting list

25 entrants confirmed, plus details of the waiting list
Thanks largely to you all, the Osaka race supporter community, the interest in the race has been sensational. We not only have our 25 confirmed (deposit paid) entries, we also have had a number of requests to be put on the waiting list.
The Organising Authority is pleased to announce details of the waiting list. We will use the Osaka Race [ ... ]

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