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Articles from Offshore Yachting (October 1, 2012)

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All hail Cahalan: Adrienne Cahalan has been honoured as the first woman to complete 20 Sydney to Hobart races while 11 others were inducted into the 25 Hobarts Club. Cahalan, Adrienne 824
At the helm. Piggott, Howard 920
Audi Winter Series 2012 prizegiving. 261
Aurian Viva Bird. Obituary 182
Battle of the Beneteaus: light airs and a slow start didn't dampen the spirits of the fleet of Beneteaus that took their places at the top of the leaderboard. Pearson, Di 399
Bernard Alleck. Obituary 167
Chasing the sun: it's a fact of life that not all those who dream of sailing are able to, or even want to, front up for a yacht of their own. Luckily, lack of a boat isn't a landlocked life sentence. Sailing holiday chartering companies can realise the most exotic sea dreams for a fraction of the price of a new yacht. 1466
Cruise of the Sirius 1935-1937: editor at large Peter Campbell recently researched the first circumnavigation of the world by an Australian yacht, the Sirius, 75 years ago. One of the crew, Dick Nossiter, this year celebrated his 102nd birthday with a champagne toast to that epic voyage with his father and brother. Campbell, Peter 1255
Cruising essentials: what are the things you don't know you'll need? Cruising expert Nancy Knudsen tells us about some of the gear she wishes she'd started with when setting out for long-range cruising. Knudsen, Nancy 1570
Dockside threads: spring has sprung and summer is around the corner. It's such a good time of year to refresh the casual nautical wardrobe we thought we'd give a little inspiration. Buyers guide 445
Girls don't cry: our silver girls didn't cry ... They just dripped, reports Peter Campbell of Australia's sterling effort at the London 2012 Olympics. Campbell, Peter 819
Harken gets behind youth. 153
Island nation: apart from being an outstanding week for great racing and onshore fun for everyone, Audi Hamilton island race week 2012 proved to be the perfect launching pad for next year's 30th anniversary edition of the great regatta. Mundle, Rob 1086
Jeanine Barnard: Peter Campbell bids a fond farewell to one of the soothing voices of marine radio communications. Campbell, Peter 896
Just the ticket: as older salts find hauling the sails and lines a bit beyond them, some are making the transition from sail to power. Kevan Wolfe chats with one of the converts to motor yachting, substituting racing sails and heeling for the ease of purring motors and the luxury of a flat-floored saloon in their golden years. Wolfe, Kevan 1556
Key to victory: Loki continues her successful Blue Water Pointscore Campaign, following her Audi Sydney Gold Coast win with a double victory at the Flinders Islet Race. 379
New look CYCA website: the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia has launched a new-look club website. Website overview 369
Noakes commit long-term. Brief article 126
Ocean Racer of the Year Awards. 118
On top of the world: Australia's sailing team rescued the nation from collective embarrassment, after a worse than expected start at The London Olympics. In doing so, they were thrust into the public arena as superstars--and quite deservingly. Craig Heydon takes a look at how it all went so right for sailing at London 2012. Heydon, Craig 1957
Publisher's note. Twibill, Anthony 495
Races and regattas: keep track of this season's important events with offshore yachting's calendar. Calendar 712
Rally cry: around the world, likeminded sailors are getting together and embarking on waterborne journeys. While yacht rallies are nothing new, their popularity is on the rise, with big-name brands launching larger and bolder rallies and having a raging good time doing it. Nick Jones takes a look at the fun, friendship, and learning experience that is the modern yacht rally. Jones, Nick 2019
Rooklyn rising: one of the CYCA's promising youth members has convincingly won the Club Marine NSW Youth Match Racing Championships. 420
Round the world cruising: world cruising club, the organisers of the ARC and other trans-ocean sailing rallies, has reported an upswing, in the numbers of Australians taking part in bluewater cruising. With a favourable economy, people are taking advantage of exchange rates to buy new or used boats in Europe then enjoy an extended delivery back home. Martin, Nick 1655
Social sailing at Hamo. Photograph 203
SOLAS Trusts dinner. 144
Summer of sail in Hobart: Hobart and the river Derwent will be awash with sailors this summer as yacht and sailing clubs host Australian and world championships. Campbell, Peter 293
Sweet salvation: Chris Caswell does some soul searching by dinghy, chatting idly with passing yachties he finds relaxed while moored at anchorages half a world apart. What he finds though is much more; in fact no less than salvation offered every man by simply sailing the sea as the years slip by in our wake. Caswell, Chris 1041
Sydney to Hobart via the world: The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will see some new faces competing this year, including the first ever boat from Lithuania. 569
Top three smash race record: it was white-knuckle sailing much of the way, but the same southerly wind that brought waves over the bow also sent the boats up the coast faster than ever before. Pearson, Di 266

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