After I returned from NCYC
, I visited a dear friend--a devout Catholic--and told her of my experiences there.
Steve James, PhD, Molecular Biologist at the NCYC, said: "We can advise whether the yeast is likely to have come from a particular ingredient and therefore a supplier problem or if the machinery or facility itself might be contaminated.
Ian Roberts, PhD, Curator at the NCYC, said: "As consumers demand more natural products and ingredients, we are finding an increase in contamination problems associated with yeasts which may be a result of the removal of certain preservatives.
She also scored a PHS divisional win in the Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race that year and was third in the 2012 to 2013 LMYC and NCYC
offshore point scores where she quickly earned a reputation of being a very social boat.
CEO Richard Howard praised his large team of over 30 volunteers involved in the planning phase through to the hosting of 31 top-level international crews.
The yacht was also second in last year's LMYC and NCYC
Over 220 boats in 26 classes on 10 courses contested the event, which MHYC ran with plenty of assistance from clubs CYCA, MYC, NCYC
, RANSA, RPAYC, RPEYC, RSYS, SASC, and SFS, as well as sponsors Helly Hansen and Sydney Ports, Robert Oatley Vineyards and Sydney City Marine.