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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Australian National Championship – Team Beau Geste comes out on top
26 Mar 2017, 2:41 pm  Gavin Brady, who runs the Beau Geste Team, invite me to be the helmsman for two series down here in Oz. Gavin and I sailed together on AmericaOne in the 2000 America’s Cup and again on Money Penny in 2008.
Andrea Francolini takes us onto the winner's dais
26 Mar 2017, 11:42 am  This year’s event will consist of four days of racing off Sydney Heads comprising of two days of windward/leeward courses, and two days of passage racing.
Team Beau Geste secure win at Australian Yachting Championship
26 Mar 2017, 11:13 am  Paul Cayard, skipper of Team Beau Geste, joined the team this year and was happy to add this win to his already impressive CV that includes sailing in the 2004 Olympic Games, 2006 Volvo Ocean Race and numerous Americas Cups.
Ayr, Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays to meet Cyclone Debbie
26 Mar 2017, 11:07 am  Having intensified to a Cat3 TC now and Cat4 when it will make landfall, Debbie is expected to hit during the course of Monday night and into Tuesday morning (0400hrs). Thus far, there have been police enforced evacuations around Ayr, as it is expected that this will be the biggest event since the all-powerful TC5 Yasi hit back in 2011. There are also reports of residents refusing to leave
St. Thomas International Regatta 2017 - Day 2
26 Mar 2017, 8:45 am  The St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR) proved its reputation as the 'Crown Jewel of Caribbean Yacht Racing' by superbly delivering on its signature mix of round the rocks and round the buoy courses on the event's second day of competition. What's more, six to eight foot seas off the island's east end, gusts blowing to 20 to 25 knots and a mix of rain and sun all added to the fun.
St. Thomas International Regatta - Day 2 action-shots by Dean Barnes
26 Mar 2017, 8:27 am  Photographer Dean Barnes was on water at St. Thomas International Regatta 2017 and provided this gallery of images from Day 2 action.

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