CYC News

2017 Canberra Yacht Club Presentation Dinner
Join us for our annual Presentation Dinner, Sunday 9th  April, 6.30PM  at the Canberra Southern Cross Yacht Club in Yarralumla. It is a great opportunity to enjoy good food and good company whilst awarding fellow sailors on their achievements throughout the season. Bookings can be made here via our Web Shop or by contacting the office
CYC Summer Sailing
The Canberra Yacht Club summer sailing season includes Championship and Pointscore racing, the NOR can be found here. The very popular Short Course races back to back, NOR is 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 calendar of racing events and other activities can be found here. See the racing information page for an entry form. Visitors are very welcome!
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  & Children.
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.
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.
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 12.30pm - Phone 6273 4777  boatshop@canberrayachtclub.com.au




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Princesa Sofia Iberostar– Breeze shuffles fleet but Karpak still leads
28 Mar 2017, 5:56 pm  The first race of the day was won by Hungarian, Zsombor Berecz, from Alessio Spadoni of Italy and Piotr Kula of Poland. Max Salminen of Sweden, then won the second race from Alican Kaynar, of Turkey and Ondrej Teply, of the Czech Republic.
Seattle returns as host and partner in Clipper Round the World Race
28 Mar 2017, 5:04 pm  Making its debut in the 2015-16 edition of the race, which saw the city’s name and iconic skyline emblazoned on one of the race’s twelve 70-foot ocean racing yachts, Visit Seattle promoted the city as a destination for leisure, tourism and business during its eleven month, 40,000 nautical mile journey around the globe.
The America's Cup Superyacht Program – A true highlight
28 Mar 2017, 4:42 pm  Superyachts are a very important part of the America’s Cup and, reflecting the high value of their role in the events that will take place in Bermuda in May and June, a dedicated America’s Cup Superyacht Program was created by the America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA), in conjunction with BWA Yachting.
Meet Clipper 2017-18 Race skipper Tristan Brooks
28 Mar 2017, 6:55 am  Tristan Brooks first took to the water at the age of ten, spending his childhood fine tuning his dinghy skills on the Menai Strait in North Wales, and has spent the past 13 years working as a professional skipper, mate and engineer.
Hydrofoil Pro Tour 2017 - Registration and Day 1
28 Mar 2017, 5:17 am  Registration took place at Casa Tara Retreat on March 25th with a sunset view and steamy jacuzzi, a different venue to kick off the event. Riders and manufacturers have flown in from various corners of the world to attend. At times, there are half a dozen languages being spoken at the breakfast table.
An Int’l fleet race ready for BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival
28 Mar 2017, 4:08 am  Many of this year's participants in the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival made their way ashore today to register for a week of world-class racing out of Nanny Cay, Tortola. The Marina is alive with activity - old friends catching up and first-timers partaking of the infamous Mount Gay rum drinks at the beach bar. With the breeze looking light for Tuesday's annual Round Tortola Race

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