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Alby Burgin at aged 80, sailing in the short handed yacht race from Sydney to lord Howe Island, 1995
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…Media … Alby Burgin at aged 80, sailing in the short handed yacht race from Sydney to lord Howe Island, 1995 … Photo Ref: 21032 … This work by Lake Macquarie City Library is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License … Related search terms … sailing … yacht …
Alby Burgin 1915-2008
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…, in 1933 with Barry Steel in a V.J. called Rival. After WWII he began sailing with the Lake Macquarie Yacht Club and completed many coastal ocean races. … Vanessa was his first wholly owned yacht - a 34ft lake boat he had converted into an ocean racer in 1954, winning many lake and coastal races………
Speers Street
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… was at the rear of his house. Steel is remembered for building the 35 foot cutter 'Rani' the winner of the first Sydney to Hobart yacht race in 1945. … This work by Lake Macquarie City Library is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License… Speers Street … Originally………
Cockle Creek News
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…Media … Cockle Creek News … Cockle Creek News … (0.75Mb pdf) … Related search terms … boolaroo … boolaroo … cliff marshall (photo) … cockle creek … dave isaacson (photo) … lake macquarie yacht club … lapwing (photo) … lead … pasminco … smelter … sulphide … swansea bridge … ted carlier (photo) … yacht race…
Cockle Creek News
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Royal Motor Yacht Club, Toronto
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…Royal Motor Yacht Club, Toronto … Parent Club - RMYC Rose Bay … The Motor Boat Club of New South Wales was formed on 6 July 1905, by a group of Motorboat Owners at the Aaron's Exchange Hotel in Sydney. The aim of the Club was to promote motor boating, including racing and social activities. In 1927………
Speers Point
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…. It has since been renamed Biddabah Public School. … Town: … The winner of the first Sydney to Hobart yacht race, a 35 foot cutter named Rani, was built just after the second world war at Speers Point by Les Steel. The present park site at Speers Point was originally applied for in 1887 by a Mr. E………
Opening of racing season, Royal Motor Yacht Club
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…Media … Opening of racing season, Royal Motor Yacht Club, … Photo Ref: 3355 … Toronto 5/10/1929 … In 1927 a Memorandum of Agreement was signed between the Toronto 16ft Sailing Club and R.M.Y.C. Rose Bay, and the Royal Motor Yacht Club Newcastle Branch was formed and opened on Saturday 1st November…
Opening of racing season, Royal Motor Yacht Club
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…Media … Opening of racing season, Royal Motor Yacht Club, … Photo Ref: 3356 … In 1927 a Memorandum of Agreement was signed between the Toronto 16ft Sailing Club and R.M.Y.C. Rose Bay, and the Royal Motor Yacht Club Newcastle Branch was formed and opened on Saturday 1st November at its present location…
Opening of racing season, Royal Motor Yacht Club
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…Media … Opening of racing season, Royal Motor Yacht Club, … Photo Ref: 3357 … In 1927 a Memorandum of Agreement was signed between the Toronto 16ft Sailing Club and R.M.Y.C. Rose Bay, and the Royal Motor Yacht Club Newcastle Branch was formed and opened on Saturday 1st November at its present location…