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.
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

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Here's the thing...
30 May 2017, 1:00 am  There’s some serious racing going on. It’s in Bermuda, and you can get all the hot intel about it, right here on For others, it is not the be all and end all, so then as to not to alienate anyone, we’ll move on. Save for one thing, however. Should the Kiwis win with their Aussie Skipper, it will be good for the region.
America's Cup - Images from a controversial Day 3 in Bermuda
29 May 2017, 11:24 pm  Three races were sailed in the third day of Round Robin racing in Bermuda. There were many surprises and the day ended in a major controversy. Here's Sail-World's on the water view of the day's action.
America's Cup - Umpires admit error in controversial win for Kiwis
29 May 2017, 11:00 pm  The Chief Umpire for the America's Cup says that on review a wrong call was made to penalise the Swedish Challenger America’s Cup Race Management (ACRM), the independent organization that oversees the sporting and competitive rules of the America’s Cup, has announced its perspective on the contentious penalty given to Artemis Racing in race 14 of the first Round Robin stage of the Louis Vuitton A
Line 7 Marine announces sponsorship of Etchells Australasian Champs
29 May 2017, 10:39 pm  The championship, which takes place in June in Mooloolaba, brings together the best Etchells competitors from around Australia, and the Pacific region.
America's Cup - Contentious Calls on final day of Round Robin 1
29 May 2017, 9:52 pm  Day 3 of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers was a day of drama with Artemis Racing seeing victory in the second race of the day, against Emirates Team New Zealand disappear with an Umpire call and in which the five challenging teams; Land Rover BAR, Artemis Racing, SoftBank Team Japan, Groupama Team France and Emirates Team New Zealand, had their chance to enhance their positions on the le
America's Cup - Dramatic race decided by penalties
29 May 2017, 9:39 pm  Emirates Team New Zealand lined up against Sweden’s Artemis Racing in the most dramatic race of the first Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers. The race was always going to be a close one, pitting old 49er adversaries Peter Burling and Blair Tuke up against Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen.