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5 minutes ago, SCANAS said:

Wouldn’t be surprised if they ran it with 20 boats that agreed to Quarantine or turn around & go home 

Race can run just like normal BUT just NOT have anyone aboard a boat from a High Risk area.

It is now down to optics of racing while Xmas is fucked for many and passing the parcel to call it off.

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You are all missing the point you shallow trophy hunting cocks...... It's about participation and going out into nature with the wind in your hair and your bro's by your side..... lol Pease love

The two handed exclusion from the Tattersalls Cup is going to a protest tomorrow. I hope they win the protest.

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As long as Tasmania allows some crews to race too and finish in Hobart, then the race should go ahead.

So what if part of Sydney is locked down and Christmas is fucked for many. I didn't see or expect the rest of the country to cancel their fun when Melbourne was locked up.

Fuck, if I was in Northern Beaches I'd appreciate watching the race start on the TV, even if it is just to see how ch7 handles it when there is no WOIX to follow or potentially any maxis.

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1 hour ago, SCANAS said:

CYCA seem pretty determined. Wouldn’t be surprised if they ran it with 20 boats that agreed to Quarantine or turn around & go home but that could be right @SPORTSCAR & makes more sense than CYCA are at the moment. 

Does the 6 days it will take you guys to get there count towards your quarantine?

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1 hour ago, SCANAS said:

Not if the border shuts Jack!!

Scan borders have NEVER been shut in Australia. Traffic has ONLY been impeded.

The media/public definition of 'shut' is having to quarantine in mandatory state controlled quarantine for 14 days. Border is still open.

The media/public definition of 'partially shut' is having to 'self quarantine' by 'self isolation' for 14 days.  Border is still open.

Except for coming from the nominated Avalon areas of Nth Beaches LGA, Tasmania's border is the latter, or 'partially shut' by media/public definition BUT only to those coming from a nominated high risk area.

Mate your confusion understandable living in and with the Polish woman's state of internment. 

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1 hour ago, LB 15 said:

Does the 6 days it will take you guys to get there count towards your quarantine?

No.

14 days counts upon 'arrival in' Tasmania. 

Question is when do you arrive in Tasmania?

Cross out of international waters being 12 nautical miles offshore? No.

It will be the 3 nautical mile limit of "coastal waters" as defined by Australia's Territorial Sea Baseline (TSB) under Australia's obligations as set out in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

So disregard the weather and from Gabo aim for Flinders Island and when 3 mile off the beach ring up Tasmania Health Dept and tell them you have "arrived in" Tasmania" and your "self quarantine" clock has started. Then finish the race with whatever period that takes subtracted from the 14 days. 

Unfortunately if anyone on board from Avalon they might not accept this. 

So they will have to swim ashore and go into "mandatory state quarantine". At Flinders that is probably the pub on other side of the island so make sure someoneone knows how to steal a car or prepared to give a parks ranger a blow job to secure a lift. Tasmania are not big on equal opportunity.

Maybe take a tinny so the poor cunts don't get eaten by a great white. However there are many sunfish around here so they might be able to walk that 3 mile. 

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6 minutes ago, Mr. Coventry said:

The alternative could be all the crews have to spend 2 weeks mandatory quarantine on arrival into Hobart in designated hotels.

That won't happen as it represents more than the entire number of designated state quarantine places available in Tasmania even if 100% vacant.

Race is over. Just how it is killed off and by who is the only thing left 

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7 minutes ago, Mr. Coventry said:

Tasmania has the surge capacity to increase it’s hotel capacity by a margin.

That margin is called a "bees dick"

7 minutes ago, Mr. Coventry said:

You could get all crews to do a test 2 days before they set for sail.

Only those who test - would be allowed to sail.

That would require Tasmania's CMO to publish a variance to Tasmanias Covid Health Directive. 

I have a better chance of banging a super model in the next 5 minutes than that happening. 

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44 minutes ago, SCANAS said:

Masks handed out in Sydney airport. Sydney arrivals escorted to police checkpoint & temperature check in Brisbane airport. 

Drive.

Turn right at Tenterfield before border check point. Then back roads via Mt Barney coming out of the bush south of Beaudesert. :ph34r:

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12 minutes ago, jack_sparrow said:

Drive.

Turn right at Tenterfield before border check point. Then back roads via Mt Barney coming out of the bush south of Beaudesert. :ph34r:

We used to ride to Tenterfield on a Friday night, grab a room at one of the pubs, doors would close at 10.30 and the publican would stoke up the fire and bring out some fantastic local port and you’d all drink till the early hours. Great roads and even greater people. 

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3 hours ago, jack_sparrow said:

Race can run just like normal BUT just NOT have anyone aboard a boat from a High Risk area.

It is now down to optics of racing while Xmas is fucked for many and passing the parcel to call it off.

This is the only extra CYC will get today from NSW.

Northern Beaches LGA NSW lockdown as per March. So NO ONE ON BOARD from the beaches is now NSW LAW until further notice.

Sydney's Northern Beaches locked down as 13 new cases diagnosed

To pass the buck CYC now need something extra from Tasmania OR that fresh NSW directive is all they have.

Tasmania could help BOTH clubs out by now making those from beaches go to 'mandatory state quarantine' not current 'self quarantine' BUT where they DON'T have those state places 

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A hypothetical here, but would Tassie permit a travel corridor? You finish the race and get straight on a bus to an airport quarantine zone, and then fly back to NSW? 

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5 minutes ago, JonRowe said:

A hypothetical here, but would Tassie permit a travel corridor? You finish the race and get straight on a bus to an airport quarantine zone, and then fly back to NSW? 

Same deal as below...can't hide it from the public...it would be like publishing your own political suicide note.

35 minutes ago, jack_sparrow said:
42 minutes ago, Mr. Coventry said:

You could get all crews to do a test 2 days before they set for sail.

Only those who test - would be allowed to sail.

That would require Tasmania's CMO to publish a variance to Tasmanias Covid Health Directive. 

I have a better chance of banging a super model in the next 5 minutes than that happening. 

 

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34 minutes ago, shaggybaxter said:

We used to ride to Tenterfield on a Friday night, grab a room at one of the pubs, doors would close at 10.30 and the publican would stoke up the fire and bring out some fantastic local port and you’d all drink till the early hours. Great roads and even greater people. 

Yes Shaggy I have that in my mind's eye....you guys all in your your 'tight riding leathers'.... drinking aunties favourite stipel well into the wee hours........you all singing and dancing together....all behind closed doors, 'stoking' something.... 

....to the sounds of Tenterfield's favourite son.

Mate in fact I can't fucking 'unsee' that now.

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24 minutes ago, JonRowe said:

k k haven't followed the specifics of the regs back down under, just wondered if thats the sort of deal the CYC would be going for

In the past the usual deal is with the CYCA is to throw the race director under a bus and issue a statement thanking the directors for their fine handling of the crisis. Next you appoint an ex commodore to hold an enquiry, and then they recommend even further accolades for the Directors. 

It has worked like a charm in past clusterfucks.

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5 minutes ago, LB 15 said:

In the past the usual deal is with the CYCA is to throw the race director under a bus and issue a statement thanking the directors for their fine handling of the crisis. Next you appoint an ex commodore to hold an enquiry, and then they recommend even further accolades for the Directors. 

It has worked like a charm in past clusterfucks.

Club politics is beyond us overseas members, I haven't even been able to check out the reno thanks to covid.

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41 minutes ago, JonRowe said:

k k haven't followed the specifics of the regs back down under, just wondered if thats the sort of deal the CYC would be going for

Think things like there are 40K Australians stranded overseas and it has been like this for over 6 months because of a refusal to change quarantine rules. They won't make it home for Xmas. You lot are actually looking after some of the more needy.

Think as of today the entire population of Sydney's northern beaches and immediate hinterland are locked in and so totally fucking up Xmas plans for them and anyone outside wanting to go in and join them and then come out. 

Public opinion in Australia and public support of politicians gravitates towards those that make tough decisions, be they fight or wrong. They stick to the rules. No them and us rules.

What do you think the public will think of a state Premier who singles out a sport considered that of the 'entitled' for a rule change favouring just them.

How would the public rank that move??

That is the NSW Premier who let's half the race fleet out of NSW and allows them to go to Tasmania (or anywhere) and the Tasmanian Premier who let's them in, by them both varying their state rules.

Hint. It ranks below sodomy with a farm animal.  

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7 minutes ago, jack_sparrow said:

Think things like there are 40K Australians stranded overseas and it has been like this for over 6 months because of a refusal to change quarantine rules. 

 

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2 minutes ago, jhc said:
6 minutes ago, jack_sparrow said:

Hint. It ranks below sodomy with a farm animal.  

We are talking about Aus, and sheep? 

That would be yes!...and race on!

Do you sail? If so your fucking geography sucks. 

Sheep are quite happy in Australia, in NZ nervous.....near a cliff or fence it goes from nervous to "here we go again".

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2 minutes ago, jack_sparrow said:

Do you sail? If so your fucking geography sucks. 

Sheep are quite happy in Australia, in NZ nervous.....near a cliff or fence it goes from nervous to "here we go again".

Jack, sheep outnumber women by six to one in Aus....just sayin'.

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19 minutes ago, jack_sparrow said:

Think things like there are 40K Australians stranded overseas

Well 39'999, some of us are not stranded I chose to come back to the UK as much as I'd rather be back in Sydney I can't say I'm stranded ;)

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32 minutes ago, LB 15 said:

In the past the usual deal is with the CYCA is to throw the race director under a bus and issue a statement thanking the directors for their fine handling of the crisis. Next you appoint an ex commodore to hold an enquiry, and then they recommend even further accolades for the Directors. 

It has worked like a charm in past clusterfucks.

Time does not diminish that.

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16 minutes ago, JonRowe said:
36 minutes ago, jack_sparrow said:

Think things like there are 40K Australians stranded overseas

Well 39'999, some of us are not stranded I chose to come back to the UK as much as I'd rather be back in Sydney I can't say I'm stranded ;)

That is because either you left Australia as an Australian citizen to travel to the UK after 28 March but as a resident of elsewhere or if Australian made a declaration stating special circumstances applied and you weren't intending to return within 6 months at least.

You therefore stranded yourself to get out.

Alternatively if you left Australia before 28 March then you are no different than those stranded if you wished to return. 

Or you are an ex resident but aren't Australian so automatically prevented from returning (even if holding a visa) without exemption. So not stranded but prohibited without exemption. 

You appear to be an ex-resident of Australia...not a national ...mmmmmm ..I wonder where from? :lol:

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1 minute ago, jack_sparrow said:

That is because either you left Australia as an Australian citizen to travel to the UK after 28 March but as a resident of elsewhere or if Australian made a declaration stating special circumstances applied and you weren't intending to return within 6 months at least.

You therefore stranded yourself to get out.

Alternatively if you left Australia before 28 March then you are no different than those stranded if you wished to return. 

You appear to be an ex-resident of Australia...not a national ...mmmmmm ..I wonder where from?

I didn't think that was a mystery to you :lol:

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15 minutes ago, The Dark Knight said:

Tassie Premier is talking now. 

Anyone arriving from Sydney will have to quarantine it seems

So half the fleet becomes all the fleet having to 'self quarantine'. Any Nth Beaches now aren't allowed in OR out so back to half a fleet.

That's about all the CYC are going to get.

Can't kick the decision down the road any further.  

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1 hour ago, Jason AUS said:
1 hour ago, jhc said:

Jack, sheep outnumber women by six to one in Aus....just sayin'.

That’s because when chucked on the grill for 5 minutes a side with some Garlic and rosemary they’re fecking delicious!

Yes Jas and very obvious by their grill markings. 

The 'rosemary' up 'their feckle' bit I tried once.... and got a black eye. 

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14 minutes ago, The Dark Knight said:

Well it's looking like cricket is the only sport we will have to watch on TV on the 26th. Certainly not the OT.

And watching the cricket at the moment I don’t think that would be an enjoyable alternative, lots of grumpy 7 Eleven staff and don’t even think of trying to get an IT issue fixed over the phone

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1 hour ago, JonRowe said:

 

Well 39'999, some of us are not stranded I chose to come back to the UK as much as I'd rather be back in Sydney I can't say I'm stranded ;)

Shhhh. He is on a roll. It seems from Jacks ever increasing tally, the Morrison government is kidnapping Australians and secretly flying them overseas to wait in line to come back. If this goes on for another year there will be 25 million Aussies stranded at Heathrow and only 40 000 living here. I have no idea why the PM would do this, but he did light all those bush fires this time last year. 

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12 minutes ago, Mr. Coventry said:

There isn’t a lot of sympathy for stranded Australians overseas anymore IMV.

"Isn't a lot of sympathy" not just your view and never was by the majority and not just because they aren't personally impacted. 

Post CAP being put on international quarantine spaces in July, it has been politically weaponised, particularly by populist driven leaders, even bullshitting trying to shift the blame to those they abandoned. 

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This is not just my view. 

Morrison has given people plenty of time to come back to Australia.

I believe if you have been away from Australia for more than the visa granted in the country you are staying, the Govt. should be doing very little to get you back.

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23 minutes ago, jack_sparrow said:

"Isn't a lot of sympathy" not just your view and never was by the majority and not just because they aren't personally impacted. 

Post CAP being put on international quarantine spaces in July, it has been politically weaponised, particularly by populist driven leaders, even bullshitting trying to shift the blame to those they abandoned. 

I should know better than to do this but how exactly has the safely manageable quarantine resources been 'Weaponized'? I went to my barber yesterday to get a haircut and she told me she was so busy that she couldn't fit me in until next wednesday. Looks like the bitch has 'Weaponized' her bookings against me.

Like you, I know what it is like to play the victim card be a victim.

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21 minutes ago, Mr. Coventry said:

This is not just my view. 

Morrison has given people plenty of time to come back to Australia.

I believe if you have been away from Australia for more than the visa granted in the country you are staying, the Govt. should be doing very little to get you back.

I think he has fallen asleep again.

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25 minutes ago, Mr. Coventry said:

This is not just my view... 

Is English your second language? 

37 minutes ago, jack_sparrow said:

Isn't a lot of sympathy" not just your view..

 

26 minutes ago, Mr. Coventry said:

Morrison has given people plenty of time to come back to Australia.

Horseshit 

Borders closed in 20 March.

All scheduled flights and their bookings after this date collapsed in a pile of shit. Qantas stopped flying then paid to do repatriation flights, just as a handfull just done.

28 March mandatory quarantine introduced. 

Quarantine CAP of 4k per week applied 10 July and became user paid. 

Less than half those quarantine spaces are available to returning Australians 

Planes not the issue as 3,000 empty seats arrive every day mostly Govt owned airlines.

31 minutes ago, Mr. Coventry said:

believe if you have been away from Australia for more than the visa granted in the country you are staying, the Govt. should be doing very little to get you back.

If you can't get back them your visa expires in the country you are in. 

You aren't pretending are you. 

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40 minutes ago, Mr. Coventry said:

This is not just my view. 

Morrison has given people plenty of time to come back to Australia.

I believe if you have been away from Australia for more than the visa granted in the country you are staying, the Govt. should be doing very little to get you back.

Why would you pack up and leave where you live, giving up your job and return to likely unemployment?

Of course you are going to try and ride out the storm, but sometimes things don't work out and you have no but choice to return.

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17 minutes ago, LB 15 said:

I should know better than to do this but how exactly has the safely manageable quarantine resources been 'Weaponized'?

Bullshitting to say you have returned 50,000 stranded Australians when it actually only a fraction of that. 

Instructing Govt senate members to vote not one but twice against having the quarantine bottleneck fixed.  

19 minutes ago, LB 15 said:

Like you, I know what it is like to play the victim card be a victim.

You know I'm not a victim so now you are bullshitting. 

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1 hour ago, LB 15 said:
3 hours ago, JonRowe said:

Well 39'999, some of us are not stranded I chose to come back to the UK as much as I'd rather be back in Sydney I can't say I'm stranded ;)

Shhhh. He is on a roll. It seems from Jacks ever increasing tally, the Morrison government is kidnapping Australians and secretly flying them overseas to wait in line to come back. ..

Fuck the thread drift, people read your shit and believe it if unchallenged.  

"Morrison government is kidnapping Australians and secretly flying them overseas to wait in line to come back."

Actually very true, even the kidnapping bit as applied to those being held in a country against their will. The only country in the world, at least western world to be doing this.

Border closed on 20 March to incoming and outgoing Australian travel except for Australian nationals arriving and foriegn nationals leaving having auto exemptions.

Those Australian residents given an 'exemption' to leave Australia for business etc are given an 'automatic' guaranteed quarantine place on return. This displaces those stranded Australians who have been lined up for that quarantine place for months, thus fucking their return and them up the arse.

This creates a multiple flight booking nightmare. 'Average' number of seat cancellations per successfull arrival is around three.

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Many returning/entering Australia are NOT Australian nationals at all, with around a 50/50 split.

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This has caused the numbers on those stranded and 'registered' with DFAT wanting to return to RISE from 18K in late August to now around 40K....that is not a fucking drop.

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So numbers don't lie. Computer says No.

LB as you already know all this you are now being an ignorant trolling cunt... I will now defer to Lilly whose njpples are erect so I know she is about to go off.

Lilly says I should withdraw our offer of giving you our second Xmas tree at the end of our hallway.

Lilly also says you must have a miniature  willy, that matches your silly little Xmas tree and that willy only gets small hand action, for you to be such a cunt about your fellow Australians.

3 hours ago, jack_sparrow said:

LB that my Xmas will be better than your Xmas you can't get out of your mind.

Mate release the (head) palm and let that Xmas thought escape.

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1 hour ago, LB 15 said:

Shhhh. He is on a roll. It seems from Jacks ever increasing tally, the Morrison government is kidnapping Australians and secretly flying them overseas to wait in line to come back. If this goes on for another year there will be 25 million Aussies stranded at Heathrow and only 40 000 living here. I have no idea why the PM would do this, but he did light all those bush fires this time last year. 

Because ScoMo is a cunt? He’s “stopped the boats” once before, so he’s clearly weaponised coronavirus, forcing a lock down of the northern beaches and all in a thinly veiled attempt to stop the Sydney Hobart race.

He’s just a boat hating bastard!
 

At least Turnbull sails!!!

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5 minutes ago, jack_sparrow said:

She was dinner and yes I had to pay first. 

I’m not surprised you had to pay up front. Lamb is bloody expensive!

 

Mutton more so. What, with having to block her number afterwards, the antibiotics and the awkward trying to avoid her in the club during twilight season...

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50 minutes ago, dbo said:

Is it a sure sign the S2H is off when this thread turns to commentary on overseas quarantine rule?

As it is state quarantine/cases that will stop the race it a big stretch to drift to international quarantine isn't it.

Actually technically international quarantine applies.

The S2H is sailed mostly in international waters being more than 12 mile offshore.

So theoretically they have left Australia and then returning. However having not cleared customs they haven't left so only state rules apply. 

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All over red rover

Public Health has declared the Greater Metropolitan Area of Sydney a medium risk area (other than the Northern Beaches Local Government Area and specific premises which remains as High Risk).

Travellers arriving in Tasmania from 12.01am on December 20 2020, who have spent time in a medium-risk area in the 14 days prior to arrival, will be required to quarantine for 14 days on arrival, either in a suitable premises or in government-designated quarantine (fees can apply).

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26 minutes ago, Gorn FRANTIC!! said:

Alive has now also withdrawn from the Hobart race due to border restrictions.

And delivery crew (providing they haven't been near NSW hot spots) can return to QLD with test on arrival, then to quarantine until they return a negative result as they are coming from Greater Sydney Area.

How long that window lasts before the Polish woman goes to next step and insists on automatic 14 days in love hotel ???

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You could race to Hobart, turn around and sail back to Sydney without quarantining...

Or maybe a big raft up in Sandy Bay.

Pretty sure we could organise a way to float the necessary beverages out to boats before they left...

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15 minutes ago, Bill E Goat said:

All over red rover

Tasmania updated Greater Sydney Area to self quarantine OR state mandated. Determined when securing access permit. 

That is all CYC are going to get now.

So why fuck around unless ringing owners before public announcement.

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6 minutes ago, jack_sparrow said:

So why fuck around unless ringing owners before public announcement.

Start ringing in alphabetical order. 

50 minutes ago, Gorn FRANTIC!! said:

Alive has now also withdrawn from the Hobart race due to border restrictions.

 

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20 minutes ago, olaf hart said:

You could race to Hobart, turn around and sail back to Sydney without quarantining...

Or maybe a big raft up in Sandy Bay.

Pretty sure we could organise a way to float the necessary beverages out to boats before they left...

Just remembered, there is plenty of space in Quarantine Bay on Bruny Island...

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1 hour ago, Gorn FRANTIC!! said:

Alive has now also withdrawn from the Hobart race due to border restrictions.

ALIVE is no longer competing in the Sydney to Hobart due to the restrictions on entry to Tasmania for our Sydney based crew. We instead plan to compete in the Launceston to Hobart, depending of course on whether the boat will be allowed into Tasmania. If you want to follow her progress down the coast, please visit https://maps.findmespot.com/s/5JL5

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22 minutes ago, jack_sparrow said:

Tasmania updated Greater Sydney Area to self quarantine or state mandated.

That is all CYC are going to get now.

So why fuck around unless ringing owners before public announcement.

Stand by for tomorrow morning's press conference mentioning disappointment and hurt feelings that they weren't consulted before the Tas government made this decision.

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It is with great regret that the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia announces that the 76th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will not be proceeding in 2020.

The impact of COVID-19 that has disrupted sporting events around the globe for so much of the year has added the Great Race to its list; perhaps more frustratingly as we are only six days from the race start.

The primary consideration for the Club continues to be the safety of competitors, Members and staff along with the health and welfare of the people of NSW and Tasmania.

Following the announcement by the Tasmanian Premier, Peter Gutwein, this afternoon, it is now impracticable for the CYCA to conduct the Race under prevailing COVID-19 restrictions.

Yesterday, the Northern Beaches local government area of Sydney had been classified a “High Risk” zone which would prevent any residents from travelling to Tasmania. This afternoon, Greater Sydney was defined as “Medium Risk” whereby people entering Tasmania from Sydney are required to quarantine for fourteen days on arrival. As this restriction would apply to all competitors, families, race management and staff, it is unrealistic to proceed further with planning for the Race.

It is unlikely the restrictions and advice will lift in the immediate future. As such the immense logistics involved in reorganising and running a significant sporting event such as the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, as well as the planning and preparation required by crews, precludes the Club from postponing the race.

Alternative races had been carefully considered by the Club. However, in line with the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s request that all NSW residents limit their non-essential travel and interactions with others, it was felt that there were no other options that would allow for a COVID Safe replacement race.

Thank you for supporting this event in such a difficult year and we share your disappointment of not racing on Boxing Day and celebrating at the finish in Hobart. All the best to your crew and supporters. We look forward to seeing you on the water in 2021.

Noel Cornish AM
CYCA Commodore

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9 hours ago, jack_sparrow said:

Race can run just like normal BUT just NOT have anyone aboard a boat from a High Risk area.

It is now down to optics of racing while Xmas is fucked for many and passing the parcel to call it off.

The parcel arrived.

5 minutes ago, Captain Gumby said:

Following the announcement by the Tasmanian Premier, Peter Gutwein, this afternoon, it is now impracticable for the CYCA to conduct the Race under prevailing COVID-19 restrictions.

8 minutes ago, Captain Gumby said:

This afternoon, Greater Sydney was defined as “Medium Risk” whereby people entering Tasmania from Sydney are required to quarantine for fourteen days on arrival.

 

 

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50 minutes ago, The Dark Knight said:

ALIVE is no longer competing in the Sydney to Hobart due to the restrictions on entry to Tasmania for our Sydney based crew. We instead plan to compete in the Launceston to Hobart, depending of course on whether the boat will be allowed into Tasmania.If you want to follow her progress down the coast, please visit https://maps.findmespot.com/s/5JL5

Launceston to Hobart race starts next Sunday the 27th.

Nothing stopping the boat providing it is there to start.

BUT it won't be competing with anyone aboard who has been in Greater Sydney Area 14 days before entering Tasmania AND who is not ALREADY in Tasmania as at 12.01am tomorrow December 20. 

Those persons have 2 1/2 hours left to enter Tasmania.

Is Duncan and some others now on a plane or already in Tasmania?

Now you need to track both people and boats BEFORE a race to see if they will be racing. 

That's novel :D

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15 minutes ago, jack_sparrow said:

Launceston to Hobart race starts next Sunday the 27th.

Nothing stopping the boat providing it is there to start.

BUT it won't be competing with anyone aboard who has been in Greater Sydney Area 14 days before entering Tasmania AND who is not ALREADY in Tasmania as at 12.01am tomorrow December 20. 

Those persons have 2 1/2 hours left to enter Tasmania.

Is Duncan and some others now on a plane or already in Tasmania?

Now you need to track both people and boats BEFORE a race to see if they will be racing. 

That's novel :D

That would be why I saw them motoring out of Sydney earlier today.. 

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Race cancelled very sad .....on thread drifting. 

This a very typical example of the stranded Australians.

This family stranded for 9 months. 

- So Australian family in Canada when Covid broke.

- Flight home cancelled like nearly all others on 20 March, the day Australia closed its borders for entry to all but nationals and residents and others by exemption. 

- 5 cancelled flights later with two different airlines due to no quarantine places available. 

- Secured a flight last month.

- Left Canada yesterday on first of 4 flights the last leaving Doha to Perth. No guarantee they will be allowed to board until they get to Doha and aircrew/manifest for that flight is approved by Australia in terms of quarantine placement availability (Airservices/DFST/ABF). 

- As of last month when bookings closed that flight had around 100 booked, no-one confirmed and a flight that usually has around only 50 quarantine places available in Perth. 

- Plane touched down in Perth 20 minutes ago with them aboard.

They sent this vid to Qatar Airlines and posted on SM last month. 

 

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We watch the start of the L2H every year on my dads converted Tassie cray boat and usually have no trouble keeping up with the leaders.....might be a different case this year!!

Feel sorry for the handful of Tassie boats that decided to do the S2H instead of the L2H and have already delivered the boats to Sydney.

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4 hours ago, Jason AUS said:

I’m not surprised you had to pay up front. Lamb is bloody expensive!

 

Mutton more so. What, with having to block her number afterwards, the antibiotics and the awkward trying to avoid her in the club during twilight season...

C'mon Jas,  you're now older than the mutton you used to get around with was.

I reckon it's your number getting blocked these days!

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9 hours ago, jack_sparrow said:

Fuck the thread drift, people read your shit and believe it if unchallenged.  

"Morrison government is kidnapping Australians and secretly flying them overseas to wait in line to come back."

Actually very true, even the kidnapping bit as applied to those being held in a country against their will. The only country in the world, at least western world to be doing this.

Border closed on 20 March to incoming and outgoing Australian travel except for Australian nationals arriving and foriegn nationals leaving having auto exemptions.

Those Australian residents given an 'exemption' to leave Australia for business etc are given an 'automatic' guaranteed quarantine place on return. This displaces those stranded Australians who have been lined up for that quarantine place for months, thus fucking their return and them up the arse.

This creates a multiple flight booking nightmare. 'Average' number of seat cancellations per successfull arrival is around three.

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Many returning/entering Australia are NOT Australian nationals at all, with around a 50/50 split.

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This has caused the numbers on those stranded and 'registered' with DFAT wanting to return to RISE from 18K in late August to now around 40K....that is not a fucking drop.

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So numbers don't lie. Computer says No.

LB as you already know all this you are now being an ignorant trolling cunt... I will now defer to Lilly whose njpples are erect so I know she is about to go off.

Lilly says I should withdraw our offer of giving you our second Xmas tree at the end of our hallway.

Lilly also says you must have a miniature  willy, that matches your silly little Xmas tree and that willy only gets small hand action, for you to be such a cunt about your fellow Australians.

 

Numbers went up because a few more changed their minds and suddenly living locked down in a flat with 5 other Australians in Hammersmith and loosing that ‘Fabulous’ job at the BBC wasn’t worth it just for the Facebook likes. You need to find a hobby mate, something to distract you.

Mark Richards 

AIS

Splitters 

 

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6 hours ago, jack_sparrow said:

Race cancelled very sad .....on thread drifting. 

This a very typical example of the stranded Australians.

This family stranded for 9 months. 

- So Australian family in Canada when Covid broke.

- Flight home cancelled like nearly all others on 20 March, the day Australia closed its borders for entry to all but nationals and residents and others by exemption. 

- 5 cancelled flights later with two different airlines due to no quarantine places available. 

- Secured a flight last month.

- Left Canada yesterday on first of 4 flights the last leaving Doha to Perth. No guarantee they will be allowed to board until they get to Doha and aircrew/manifest for that flight is approved by Australia in terms of quarantine placement availability (Airservices/DFST/ABF). 

- As of last month when bookings closed that flight had around 100 booked, no-one confirmed and a flight that usually has around only 50 quarantine places available in Perth. 

- Plane touched down in Perth 20 minutes ago with them aboard.

They sent this vid to Qatar Airlines and posted on SM last month. 

 

Channel 9 have just announced that Jack Sparrow will be filling in for Tracy Grimshaw as host over the holiday period and has asked that the show be renamed ‘A cunt of an affair’. In an Australian Television first, Jack will be hosting the show from an improvised studio he has built out of empty Krispy Kreme packets in the disused Qantas club lounge in terminal 1 at Heathrow airport. 

He will be reporting on the plight of his fellow Australians trapped overseas by the evil Morrison government. His first guest will be Karon from Balmain who lost her job at Boots the chemist and needs to come home now that all the music festivals have been canceled and she is losing followers on ‘the Gram’. 

Nine executives have said the show will trial for a week as early research shows this issue is only of interest to angry old men with good wifi. 

If the show is canned it will be replaced by a more interesting show called ‘dumping down the tube’ - a documentary about the toilets in London’s underground stations. 

 

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7 hours ago, TUBBY said:

C'mon Jas,  you're now older than the mutton you used to get around with was.

I reckon it's your number getting blocked these days!

Probably! It’s amazing how far you get with the phrase “A beautiful young lady like you deserves better than him.”

 

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