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Calling all budding journalists and photographers, we want your material. Here at the CYAA we’re always on the look out for articles and photos from classic yachting happenings whatever and wherever they may be. So

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Zephyr to be sold

Melbourne, 26 November, 2023 Cutting a forlorn figure in a cradle in the back blocks of Altona, Victoria sits Australia’s reputedly oldest yacht, Zephyr. After many years on the hard at Yaringa Boat Harbour, she

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Acrospire III – Seeking Contacts

Col Anderson’s Acrospire III turns 100 years old in February 2024. Considered Royalty amongst the Melbourne fleet, “little Ack”, as she came to be known, was commissioned by malt baron, and St.Kilda Yacht Club Commodore

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2024 Geelong Wooden Boat Festival

March 9-11, 2024 Geelong, VIC The Wooden Boat Festival is back in 2024. Hosted by the Royal Geelong Yacht Club, the waters of Corio Bay will once again be the focus of wooden boat sailors

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History Baranne is a Tasmanian Built 31’6 Huon Pine sloop which was commissioned by John Wedd of Hobart to compete in the 1965 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Gallery Baranne, 2022 Cup Regatta (A J

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Gallery Skipjack nee (Sirocco) Skipjack (nee Sirocco) with Jack Williams on the helm c. 1947 Skipjack (nee Sirocco) c.1950 (RSAYS) Skipjack Skipjack nee (Sirocco) leaving Ferdi’s shed Skipjack (nee Sirocco) Skipjack (nee Sirocco) and Mercedes

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