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Plaque donated by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) and named "Mickleborough's Corner" in honour of yacht racing legend Don Mickleborough.

A member of the CYCA for 55 years, Mickleborough owned the now 75 year-old famous Huon Pine yacht ‘Southerly’ for 53 years, before passing it to his crew mates, McAuley and Sheridan in 2011 after steering his 73-year-old Southerly to worthy third place in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s annual Great Veterans’ race on Sydney Harbour at the age of 86.

Mickleborough and his yacht "Southerly" competed in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race 34 times.

Location

Address:1 New Beach Road , Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, Darling Point, 2027
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.874093
Long: 151.233991
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 9th August, 2013
Source: MA
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