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50th Nationals Report

Posted by Rik on February 4, 2016 at 9:35 AM

50th Australian Mirror Championships Report Freshwater Bay was filled with red sails and colourful spinnakers between 28th December 2015 and 3rd January 2016. RFBYC has been home to the State’s strongest fleet of Mirror dinghies for more than a decade so was the obvious choice to host the class’s auspicious 50th Australian Championships. The event attracted 28 entries including one boat and eleven sailors from NSW and a team from SA (not South Australia, but South Africa!) giving...

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50th National Championships - Perth Dec 2015

Posted by Rik on June 2, 2015 at 8:10 AM

Sailors from all over Australia will be coming to Perth this Christmas & New Year to be a part of history.

The 50th Nationals will be held at Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club from December 28th to January 3rd. This is guaranteed to be a fantastic celebration of the Mirror.

The Notice of Race can be downloaded from the Downloads page.

There is an

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MCAWA President is Runner Up in Worlds

Posted by Rik on January 12, 2015 at 10:55 PM

Our esteemed President Simon Barwood has picked up second place in the 2015 World Championships.

The 2015 Mirror World Championships was sailed at Theewaters SC, South Africa, in January. The local favourites and 2013 World Champions, Michaela and Ryan Robinson sailing 'Mirrorjuana', had successfully defended their title without having to sail the final race however there was still plenty of interest on the last day with...

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2015 Mirror Class State Championships

Posted by Rik on December 29, 2014 at 9:00 PM

The 2015 State Championships will be held at Koombana Bay Sailing Club in Bunbury from 28 Feb - 2 Mar (Labour Day long weekend).

The Notice of Race and Entry Form are now posted on the website downloads section.  Please remember that you will need to also be a c...

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Container of Mirrors heads to South Africa

Posted by Rik on October 23, 2014 at 12:40 PM

The International Mirror Dinghy is one of the most enduring and popular dinghy sailing classes worldwide with over 70,000 boats built since it's inception in the 1960s. The Mirror dinghy has since been updated twice and remains popular in the UK, Ireland, Australia, South Africa, Sweden and Canada and is typically sailed by two teenagers or a parent child combination, the latter being particularly prevalent in Australia. World Championships are held bi-annually and in January 2015 are being h...

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National Championships for those staying at home

Posted by Rik on October 6, 2014 at 1:50 AM

The International Mirror Class Association of Australia 49th AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS are being held from 28th December 2014 to 30th December 2014 at Somers Yacht Club in Westernport, Melbourne Victoria.

If you can't make it to Cape Town this will be the next best thing. Charter yachts are available.

The Notice of Race is now available by clicking HERE...

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South Africa Here We Come!

Posted by Rik on October 5, 2014 at 11:55 PM

It is only a matter of days before the contingent of WA Mirror dinghies are loaded into the shipping container for their journey to Cape Town in South Africa for the 2015 World Championships.

The event will be held at Theewater Sports Club in Cape Town. This ISAF event will take place from 28th December, 2014 to 9th January, 2015. In total there will be about 100 boats.

State Championships Finish in Style

Posted by Rik on April 17, 2014 at 10:05 AM

Twenty six Mirror sailors travelled to Safety Bay Yacht Club in the damp chill of the early morning of Sunday 30th March 2014 to contest the final four races of the 2013-14 Western Australian Mirror State Championships. The first four races had been held at Maylands Yacht Club on 27th September 2013 so it had been a long wait to conclude the series and unfortunately five boats that registered didn’t make it to the second round. Af...

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National Championships Results

Posted by Rik on January 5, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Anita Scott Murphy and son Ben Cruse are the 2013/14 National Champions.  WA's only entry, the relentless Rex Henderson, came a creditable 14th in a good fleet of 37 boats.

Final results are available online - please see the link below to the NSW Mirrors website, including a list of trophy winners and photos.

 

The detailed results are

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Royal Perth Mini Series Feb 8/9

Posted by Rik on December 30, 2013 at 6:10 AM

Mirrors will again be represented at the 2014 Royal Perth Mini Series on February 8 and 9.  For more information consult the Mirror Calendar on this website.


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