CYC News

Capital Brewing 2021 Winter Racing Series
The popular Capital Brewing Winter Series will consist of 7 races to be held every two weeks from May 2nd. The Notice of Race, online entry and important racing information can be found here.

CYC Operations Situation

The CYC has developed a COVID Safe Return to Sailing Plan, and it is vital that all competitors familiarise themselves with this one-page document. Please go to the CYC Racing Information Page to access the CYC Covid safe plan, NOR, amendments and sailing instructions.

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.
Sailability at the CYC
The Canberra Yacht Club offers Sailability, an international program to assist people of all-abilities to get into sailing. This is by providing an additional level of support, an established network of volunteers, and resources to assist participants. Equipment is provided to assist those with limited mobility to get into and out of boats, with modified docking areas that are accessible and affordable options to participate. Different types of boats are provided including the Hansa Class that are easy to sail. If you have a disability and wish to experience “Freedom on the Water”, you are especially welcome typically Sunday morning. Find out more and Book Online here.
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 deductibility for your donation – please click here to find out more.
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 - Sunday 9.30am to 12.00 noon - winter race days only. Phone 6273 4777  or Contact Us




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When Flares Were in Fashion
18 May 2021, 11:00 am  The Magnum design of International Moth began a dynasty of increasingly skinny boats that would start out by rewriting the rule book for dinghy design whilst stretching the UK's PY system to the maximum.
International 5O5 World Championship 2021 update
18 May 2021, 10:37 am  Bermuda suffered the perfect Covid storm in April. The combination of the UK variant spreading among school children and some illegal house parties caused infections to take off.
Repurpose gear
18 May 2021, 10:14 am  What do you do with gear that has been outgrown or has reached its end life? There are a variety of ways to reuse, repurpose and recycle boating gear to help reduce waste that may otherwise end up in the landfill or our oceans.
Downwind Medium Wind Sail Controls
18 May 2021, 10:00 am  Want to make the most of getting back out on the water? Here's a few more tips from Shaun on sailing Downwind in medium winds.
Youth show the way
17 May 2021, 9:00 pm  World Sailing held their crucial mid-year meeting last week to decide the alternative for the Mixed Offshore Keelboat event at the Paris Olympics
Corsair 880 with Colligo Marine
17 May 2021, 8:45 pm  The Corsair 880 now features the Colligo Marine Stopper Knot Lashing System! Our ongoing relationship with Corsair Marine is stronger than ever and the symbiosis keeps resulting in problem solving new technologies.

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