CYC News

Proposed Seaplane Operations Lake Burley Griffin

The NCA has published a discussion paper for community consultation around the proposal for Seaplane flights. The CYC is obviously concerned about the impact this will have on our operations, and has submitted a response to this paper. Here you can download the cover letter and our submission document to the consultation. We also encourage members to make their own submission on the matter if they wish to. The discussion paper can be found here:

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.

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World Sailing News

2021 Foiling Week Malcesine preview
25 Jun 2021, 8:46 am  We're exactly one week out from the start of the 2021 Foiling Week Malcesine; after a tough year without much sailing, we're very excited to finally be back out on the water flying.
2021 Swan Sardinia Challenge in Porto Cervo Day 2
24 Jun 2021, 11:35 pm  Both the weather forecast and the racing schedule were right on time for the second day of racing at the Swan Sardinia Challenge, organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda together with Nautor's Swan and ClubSwan Racing.
Allen develop a new mast tapering process
24 Jun 2021, 10:05 am  British hardware manufacturer, Allen, has quietly been working on some big projects for the marine industry, one of which is the production of 11-meter tapered masts.
Stellar podium at Italian Open Moth Championship
24 Jun 2021, 8:45 am  At the Italian Open Moth Championship there was an Australian double, with the two Olympic and America's Cup stars Iain Jensen and Tom Slingsby, followed by the helmsman of Luna Rossa, Francesco Bruni, third.
Sustainability Award renewed through to 2024
24 Jun 2021, 4:50 am  World Sailing is pleased to announce a four-year partnership extension with 11th Hour Racing for the title sponsorship of the World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award.
GC32 Lagos Cup 1 - One week to go
24 Jun 2021, 4:49 am  With great anticipation, in just one week's time competition on the GC32 Racing Tour resumes for the first time since the GC32 Oman Cup in November 2019.