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International Giant Backs Iconic Race

The iconic Marlay Point Overnight Race (MPONR) will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year and preparations are already underway. Organisers at the Lake Wellington Yacht Club (LWYC) are expecting a large and varied fleet on…
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Paynesville Set To Become A Boating Paradise In March, 2018

Two iconic boating events will go back to back on the Gippsland Lakes in March next year, with the Paynesville Classic Boat Rally taking place 3 and 4 March and the C.H Robinson 50th Marlay Point Overnight Race on…
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Sailor Races Marlay Point For 26 Years Straight

The C.H Robinson 50th Marlay Point Overnight Race will take place on the Gippsland Lakes, Victoria on 10 March, 2018. Over 200 trailable yachts and multihulls are expected to compete in Australia‚Äôs best known…
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Multihulls Invited To Compete In Overnight Race

Traditionally recognised as the Sydney-Hobart for trailable yachts, a growing number of trailable multis are entering the race and the competition between them is fierce. Tony would like to see this number continue
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Classic Division Introduced To 2018 Marlay Point Overnight Race

The countdown is on until the CH Robinson 50-year anniversary of the Marlay Point Overnight Race (MPONR), which will take place on March 10, 2018. This iconic annual event starts at sunset and…
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Classic Yacht A Dream Come True For John Mulkearns

IF SAILING is about chasing your dreams, then Paynesville resident John Mulkearns has nailed it. After 35 years living and sailing in Darwin, John returned home to Victoria in 2016. Living on the water in Paynesville helped him…
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Strong Entries For 50th Marlay Point

“The atmosphere at the start with a large fleet is very exciting and tense as crews find the best way to get clear of their competitors, but once things settle down there is time to appreciate the beauty and peace of sailing through the night and into the new dawn…
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