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  • Transfusion wins record sixth Farr 40 national title
  • Sydney storm forces Farr 40s ashore on nationals opening day
  • NSW title honours to Transfusion
  • Offshore Special Regulations Update

Media release - 31 January 2016

Event: Farr 40 National Championship: John Calvert-Jones Trophy, January 29-31, 2016 hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club

Guido Belgiorno-Nettis’ Transfusion overpowered the local contenders for a record sixth time at the Farr 40 National Championship: John Calvert-Jones Trophy.

Master international tactician John Kostecki helped furnish the dominant Middle Harbour Yacht Club crew with the highest accolades once again, a major boost to the team’s Rolex Farr 40 World Championship chances when Sydney hosts an international fleet in a couple of weeks’ time.

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Media release - 29 January 2016

Event: Farr 40 National Championship: John Calvert-Jones Trophy, January 29-31, 2016 hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club

Two races into the Farr 40’s Australian Championship the fleet was ordered ashore for safety reasons as an afternoon storm approached Sydney from the North West, bringing impressive lighting and heavy rain.

The one design fleet of 10, the best roll-up in the class for some time, each have a carbon fibre mast pointing skyward and Principal Race Officer Phil Yeomans considered it prudent they be tied up at Middle Harbour Yacht Club rather than take a risk by staying out on the Sound, the area between North, Middle and South head, when the storm unleashed.

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25 January 2016

Event: Australian Farr 40 NSW title results and National Championship: John Calvert-Jones on January 29-31, 2016 hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club

Farr 40 NSW title honours to Transfusion, next stop the nationals

Guido Belgiorno-Nettis’ Transfusion was the ultimate NSW Farr 40 NSW State Title winner, but didn’t have it all their own way on day two.
After 18 months away from the Farr 40 circuit for health reasons, Kokomo’s owner/driver Lang Walker stood up to Saturday’s 25 knot gusts and light and inconsistent SSE winds on Sunday January 24, 2016, with aplomb.

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January 8, 2016
The 2016-17 World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations were recently released and are available here. The Farr 40 class sails under Category 4 and the changes there are very minor. Please see the following document for our updated inspection sheet. Noticeable changes include the removal of red hand held flare requirements and the addition of a cockpit knife.
We will be implementing a new web-based payment system for class dues and other payments very soon. The new system will be very easy and very secure and we look forward to introducing it. If you wish to pay dues now, please feel free to use the form located here, we will be sure to let you know when the new system is released.
Please remember to register for the upcoming Rolex Farr 40 Worlds by following this link, and thank you to the teams that have already registered. The more teams that register early and fill up the entry list the easier it is for us to attract more teams and sponsors to put on a higher quality event. Additionally there will be a late fee assessed after the 25th, so please make sure to get your entry in early.
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