CYC News

2017 CYC Winter Racing
The popular CYC Winter Racing Series is underway. Please keep these dates free - May 7th, May 21st, June 4th, June 18th, July 2nd, July 16, July 30, and August 13. Join us for some great winter racing! The NOR can be viewed here.
Online Membership & Boat Parking Now Available
The Canberra Yacht Club provides easy online membership registration. This facility is hosted by Australian Sailing's "myClub" . To Register online all you need is the email address currently registered with Australian Sailing. Simply click on the link below, select the number of people you are registering and click the "I already have an Australian Sailing Number, but need to set my password" button. Please note you do not need to know your AS number to register. Membership and Boat Parking for the 2016-17 Season
CYC Sailing School Enrolment Open
Enrolments now open! The CYC's very popular family, adult and children's sailing courses plus youth sailing squad places are now available for application. Places fill quickly! Book online today - Adults/Family  & Children.
Buoyed Up at the Canberra Yacht Club
Buoyed Up with Tackers, is an initiative which assists vulnerable children aged 7-12 years to participate in the Junior Sailing program as a way to build confidence, self-esteem and engage in an active lifestyle. The program provides children from disadvantaged backgrounds with a unique fun-based opportunity that will enhance their general life skills and capabilities. Please click here - for a video about Buoyed Up and how you can help this important initiative. The Australian Sports Foundation supports the CYC’s Buoyed Up with tax deductability for your donation – please click here to find out more.
YACT Pleasure Boat Insurance
Yachting ACT has joined forces with Nautilus Marine to deliver the very best insurance packages for yachtsmen. Every time a YACT member takes out a policy, valuable funds are returned to both YACT and the member's sailing club. Find out more here.
CYC Boat Shop
The CYC Boat Shop has a comprehensive range for all your sailing requirements. We stock boat fittings, wire, clothing, fiberglass repair kits, nuts & bolts, rope, paint, bags, and much more. We are located in the Sailors Cabin downstairs on the Lake side of the CYC. Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 4.00pm - Saturday 9.30am to 12.00pm - Phone 6273 4777  boatshop@canberrayachtclub.com.au




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Bermuda Soundings - We'll know tomorrow
27 May 2017, 3:18 am  The 35th America's Cup is expected to get underway tomorrow, May 27 at 1408hrs local time. The start of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers was delayed by a day due to strong winds - which did eventuate but not at the level expected.
First golden medals in 470 for Sozykin with Gribanov & Hanson in Laser
27 May 2017, 2:51 am  Tonight, the first medal races have been sailed. Both 470 and Laser races were exciting to the end. In the 470, the Russian Pavel Sozykin and Denis Gribanov were unbeatable, a fair win for this duo. Elliot Hansen wins the gold in the Laser after some close racing in the medal race.
A Few Rays – Hypo-allergenic sunscreens, a must have for some
27 May 2017, 2:14 am  Allergic reaction to sunscreen can be avoided if you know what to use A standard hypo-allergenic sunscreen will be designed to reduce the chance of allergic reaction by limiting ingredients in the formulation that cause the irritation.
America's Cup - All teams to race twice in extended Day 1 & 2 schedule
27 May 2017, 12:19 am  After losing the first day of racing at the 35th America's Cup, the rescheduled series will get underway on Saturday May 27 at 2.00pm (1400hrs) local time and will continue until 5.00pm/1700hrs local time. An 8-12kts westerly breeze is expected for the start of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers. Each team will now race twice a day
America's Cup - Emirates Team New Zealand on the pedal power gamble
26 May 2017, 10:04 pm  All the other teams still have the view that Emirates Team NZ took a design risk by using bicycles, rather than more conventional pedestal grinders, to power their AC50. Although the human legs do have more power than the arms, there were a wide array of factors to consider, and it was not a decision taken lightly as Emirates Team NZ's Mechanical Engineer Tim Meldrum explains.
America's Cup - Brits put on Game Face as racing stalled for a day
26 May 2017, 9:48 pm  Sir Ben Ainslie, Team Principal and Skipper remarked: “We are feeling good about starting the competition. It’s been documented that we’ve struggled with straight line speed in some of the practice races and that is something we are working really hard to rectify.

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