CYC News

Annual General Meeting of Canberra Yacht Club

Members are advised that the Annual General Meeting of ACT Sailing Inc, (trading as the Canberra Yacht Club) will be held at the Canberra Yacht Club at 7:30 pm on Tuesday 20th October 2015. Read more about the meeting here, and download the committee position nomination and proxy forms here.

ACT Flying Fifteen Championships 3-4 October 2015
Eight Championship races were held over the two days, the results can be found here.

2015 Inter dominion Championships
The final day led to an all Kiwi affair. Kerikeri High School from Northern NZ were dominant and equally the girls from New Plymouth came out on top of the Women’s Division. A huge crowd on the shore providing a great atmosphere, and thanks to all competitors, umpires and volunteers for a great weekend of racing. See our Facebook page for more and the results can be found here.

CYC Summer Sailing
The Canberra Yacht Club summer racing season has commenced, the notice of race can be found here. The very popular Short Course races, two back to back, 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 can be found here. See the racing information page for an entry form.
Instructor Position Vacancy
The Canberra Yacht Club has a position vacant for an 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 shortly. 
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.
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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