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Preliminary Notice of Race
The running of the 9th Melbourne to Osaka Yacht Race scheduled to start in Melbourne in March 2025 has excited
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Spreading the Word
A great opportunity to promote the 2025 Melbourne Osaka Double Handed Race took place on the evening of February 17th.
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Spirit of Downunder for Sale
A regular competitor in the race to Osaka in recent years has been Spirit of Downunder with veteran skipper Laurie Ford.
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A chat with ORCV Double Handed competitors
Double Handed racing may be new for Sydney but the ORCV has conducted races to both Devonport and Hobart each
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Double Handed, heading for Syd Start
For the first time, Double Handed crews will race in the Sydney to Hobart and one of the entries is
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Hydrogen Field Demonstration in Osaka
Toyota Mirai fuel cell technology hits the water as powertrain for a Yanmar boat. The 2025 Melbourne to Osaka yacht
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Prize Winners
To celebrate the announcement of our first sponsors for the 2025 Melbourne to Osaka, Musto and Bolle, George Shaw catches
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The Brig CYPRUS
How a convict mutiny became the first Australian sailing ship visit to Japan. The rich history of the Melbourne to
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2013 Official Race Record
A long overdue task from the 2013 Melbourne Osaka Double Handed Yacht Race has been the production of the Official
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Navigation Course
For those who would like to learn how to win ocean races, the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria is presenting
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Race start amended to align with World Expo Osaka in 2025
The next Melbourne to Osaka yacht race has been rescheduled to 2025, following the announcement that Osaka will host the
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Heading Towards 2023
As we travel out of 2019 and into the New Year, we move another step closer to the next Melbourne
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