CYC News

CYC Summer Sailing - Notice of Racing

Summer racing is just around the corner with the Championship and Pointscore Series commencing on September 6th. The Notice of Race can be found here. The very popular Short Course races, 2 per day, commence on September 13th. NOR here. During the summer CYC members and visitors also enjoy the Twilight races on a Wednesday evening commencing at 6pm. Find the NOR here. A full club calendar of racing events and other activities will be available on this site shortly.

Head Instructor Position Vacancy
The Canberra Yacht Club has a position vacant for a Head Instructor for the 2015/16 Summer season. In this position you will be the lead instructor of our many different programs, including primary and senior school groups, tackers programs, adult learn to sail, coaching the youth sailing academy and our popular holiday programs. Job description here. Please send a cover letter and CV to
CYC to Host January 2016 Flying Fifteen Nationals
The CYC is to host the 54th Australian Flying Fifteen Championship from the 3rd to the 8th of January 2016.  The championship was last conducted by the CYC in January 2011.  A Notice of Race for the 2016 Championship can be found here and also on the Flying Fifteen International - Australia website, On-line entry will become available on this site from 1 September. 
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. The YACT policy is provided by Nautilus Marine, an Australian owned agency that provides insurance programs for the marine industry. Find out more here.
Report an Incident
Incidents can occur in any form of sailing; instruction, coaching, racing or cruising, or in any support activity. An important role in administering the sport of sailing is the review of incidents to ensure any lessons are captured. Find out more here.
Buoyed Up at the Canberra Yacht Club
Communities@Work has a major new partnership in Australia to support disadvantaged children and young people through sailing. It's a special introductory sailing program designed to provide young people aged 7-12 years with a fun, confidence building sailing experience. More information 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 10.00am to 4.00pm - Saturday 9.30am to 12.00pm - Phone 6273 4777

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