CYC News

CYC Presentation Dinner 2020-2021
The end of season is once again upon us and what better way to celebrate the season than by coming to presentation dinner. This will be from 6:30pm on the 2nd May 2021 after the first winter series race upstairs at the Canberra Southern Cross Club – Yacht Club. Please use the links below to secure your spot by C.O.B 26th April as we need to know numbers of attendees.

Adult Tickets

Junior Tickets (12 & Under)

Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Juniors under 12)

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

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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World Sailing News

Just two weeks to the Exmouth Race and Rally 2021
22 Apr 2021, 9:38 pm  A capacity crowd attended last Thursday's communication briefing, which was prefaced by a video presentation by Luke Parkinson, veteran of two Volvo Around the World races, two America's Cup campaigns and countless other achievements.
SailGP: Human performance elevates innovation
22 Apr 2021, 7:36 pm  The much-anticipated Season 2 of SailGP, the global championship that has redefined sailing, commences in Bermuda on 24 April.
Maserati wins Cowes to Dinard match race
22 Apr 2021, 2:43 pm  Maserati Multi 70 and Giovanni Soldini triumphed in the duel against Peter Cunningham's MOD 70 PowerPlay and conquered the Channel Record. They set sail off Cowes (UK) at 9:13:40 GMT and they crossed the finish line off Dinard (FR) at 13:44:29 GMT.
Modern Analytics for Racing Sailors
22 Apr 2021, 2:00 pm  Cyclops Marine has collaborated with Njord Analytics to offer Cyclops customers an additional thirty-day free trial of Njord Analytics and Njord Player (on top of the existing thirty-day free trial already offered).
The Ocean Race announces climate change initiative
22 Apr 2021, 12:18 pm  The sailing event, known as the greatest test of a team in sport, is announcing the move as part of an ambitious climate change initiative and a key part of its work to protect and restore the seas.
Measuring the world's water
22 Apr 2021, 10:55 am  The creation of ocean current maps depend on the measurement of sea level, which is the base level for measuring elevation and depth on Earth.