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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World Sailing News

Mattson takes Swedish J/70 Nationals
26 May 2018, 2:56 pm  The racing was fast and furious and produced a lot of close racing, with every team in the top five having to discard huge double-digit finishes after seven races and not one team counted all top ten scores!
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 9, Day 7: The gap closes
26 May 2018, 2:49 pm  The leading boats in the Volvo Ocean Race have left Friday's record-breaking conditions in their wake as they bump into a ridge of high pressure that is beginning to slow their progress towards the finish in Cardiff.
North Sails Weekly Debrief
26 May 2018, 1:30 pm  Rolex Capri Sailing Week, Designer Spotlight: Mickey Ickert, Filling The Trophy Case, #FlashBackFriday and more...
50 days until Derry-Londonderry!
26 May 2018, 10:48 am  There are just 50 days to go until the Clipper Race returns to the shores of the Foyle for the much-anticipated Derry-Londonderry Stopover.
Gilmour and Turner move into medal position
26 May 2018, 10:28 am  Australia's top 49er crew, David Gilmour and Joel Turner, have continued their rise up the leaderboard at the Medemblik Regatta in The Netherlands, and are now firmly entrenched in second place with only tonight's medal race to come.
Yacht Racing Forum partners with AkzoNobel
26 May 2018, 9:56 am  The company's portfolio includes well-known brands such as Awlgrip, International, Dulux, Sikkens, Interpon and Eka and has been active in the yacht coatings industry for decades.