CYC News

Capital Brewing 2018 Winter Racing Series
For those sailors not put off by the cold weather, the Capital Brewing Winter Series will run fortnightly starting at 2PM, until August 12. The Notice of Race can be found here.
Standup Paddleboard Hire now at CYC
The Canberra Yacht Club has stand up paddleboards for hire, available Tuesday - Sunday. Hire times are from 12-5pm and will cost $25 for 30 minutes or $35 per hour weather permitting.

Powerboat Permits for Trailable Yachts
The Water Police have informed the CYC that they will be checking that all trailable boats that use an auxiliary outboard motor have a current National Capital Authority powerboat permit. The permit is easy to get and requires a quick Water Police safety check. Get more information here.
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.
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 deductability 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 - Saturday 9.30am to 12.00pm - Phone 6273 4777

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Sustainability at the core of Phuket Raceweek
24 May 2018, 5:14 am  Ocean waste is a problem of colossal proportions and China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam together are responsible for 60% of the eight million tonnes of plastic that enters oceans annually.
A look at the latest - Finn Masters Worlds
24 May 2018, 12:14 am  A senior member of the Finn class, and Super Legend, Gus Miller (USA) writes from the 2018 Finn World Masters at El Balis, Spain: This time he has a look around the boat park at some of the "tricked-up" Finns in the regatta.
Medemblik Regatta Day 2
24 May 2018, 12:13 am  The second day at the 34st Medemblik Regatta starts with light winds. During the day the wind builds and gives the day a strong finish. This kind of weather is difficult for most sailors, but some know how to handle these conditions
Franck Cammas returns to NORAUTO
23 May 2018, 11:50 pm  What a line-up! This week (from 23-27 May) these 10-metre flying catamarans, unanimously favoured by the international sailing elite, have converged on Lake Garda for the first World Championship in the history of the GC32 Class.
NEW: Your must-have performance Jackets from Musto
23 May 2018, 11:30 pm  Lightweight in design. A heavyweight in performance. Layer up in Musto's exceptional waterproof jackets.
Denmark unveils crown jewel for Sailing Worlds
23 May 2018, 8:07 pm  Denmark's new home of sailing has immediately joined elite international company in being awarded the highest status by World Sailing and also gained the royal seal of approval from keen sailors, Crown Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark.