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First Training Session
The first training session for competitors in the 2025 Melbourne to Osaka Double Handed Yacht Race was held on Wednesday
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One Year to Go BBQ
As the sun dipped below the Melbourne skyline on Sunday, March 17th, the air was filled with the sizzle of
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13,000nm shakedown for Roaring Forty
In the website post ‘Who’s lining up’ in July 2023, we mentioned that Kevin Le Poidevin was in Spain preparing
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Meet & Greet Online Session
We invite all who have expressed an interest and those who have entered the race to come along to our
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Archive Clip from 1995
Back in 1995, there was a great deal of interest in the Melbourne Osaka Cup, as competitors readied themselves for
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Dave & Paul line up Again
Dave Kenny and Paul Schultz raced to Osaka in 2018 aboard one of the smallest boats in the fleet –
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Temporary Marina for Race
Things are definitely starting to align with 16 months to go to the start of the Melbourne to Osaka Yacht
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“Quest” crew gets ready
  Rod Gunther (left) and Peter Tardrew, were pictured recently on board Quest their Nelson Marek 43, getting ready for the 2025
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Who’s Lining Up
With 18 months preparation time until the start on March 9, 2025, Thirty yachts (60 sailors) are now entered for
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Launch Event Video
A special event held to mark the launch of the 2025 Melbourne to Osaka Double Handed Yacht Race, featuring dignitaries
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Official Launch Event for 2025
An event held to mark the official start to the Race to Osaka in 2025 was held in Melbourne at
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News Letter Sep 2022
This news letter was recently sent to all crews who have registered an expression of interest in the 2025 Melbourne
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