CYC News

2018 - 2019 Summer racing dates available
Planning your summer racing? You can download the CYC's Racing Calendar here. Other documents such as the 2018-2019 NOR's are also available from the racing and special regatta information pages.
CYC September 2018 Newsletter
It's been very busy tackling the ever growing list of winter jobs to be done before summer racing and the sail school winds up again. Find out whats been going on, download the latest newsletter here!
The Canberra Yacht Club Official Brochure
The CYC enjoys a spectacular location on the waterfront at Lotus Bay on Lake Burley Griffin, and caters for a thriving membership with a diverse range of boating interests. Learn more about the club in the Official Club Brochure - read it here.

CYC Strategic Plan 2018 - 2021
The Canberra Yacht Club Committee has ongoing responsibility to oversee its day to day operations, administration and finances, and a responsibility to lay the foundations to ensure the Club prospers for the long term benefit of members. As a core platform of this long term goal, our Strategic Plan is aimed at strengthening our great Club over the next three years. The CYC should never stand still and will always strive to enhance key assets, namely sailing activities, membership and the staff in our employment. The Plan will be updated by the Committee annually to provide a key focus for our Club’s activities - read the plan here. Commodore Sue Hart.

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 - Sunday 9.30am to 12.00pm - Phone 6273 4777  boatshop@canberrayachtclub.com.au




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Vale Robin Crawford
22 Oct 2018, 8:41 am  Well-known yachtsman and philanthropist, Robin Crawford, died peacefully at home on Thursday evening, October 18, after an extended battle with cancer and dementia – he was 70.
Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta 2019
22 Oct 2018, 4:33 am  We are only 4 months out for the 2019 Regatta organised and hosted by the Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto. If you haven't already done so, put the dates in your diary now and plan to be on the waters of beautiful Lake Macquarie for the 13th running.
Extreme Sailing Series™ San Diego overall
22 Oct 2018, 3:48 am  Tight, tense racing thrilled the Californian crowds that gathered on Harbor Island, as Team Oman Air topped the US Act podium on day four of Extreme Sailing Series™ San Diego – thwarting Alinghi in the final races of the day.
Hill recruits Belcher for Etchells Worlds
22 Oct 2018, 2:33 am  The Etchells World Championship for 2018 kicks off today from the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron with a final tally of 94 entries of the highest standard including multiple world champions, Olympic medallists and America's Cup heroes.
Golden Globe Race day 112: Loïc Lepage rescue
22 Oct 2018, 1:54 am  At 18:27 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct. the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre at Canberra (JRCC Aus.) picked up a distress beacon alert from French solo skipper Loïc Lepage.
YeeeeHaaaaa!
21 Oct 2018, 9:00 pm  A big week, last week, and loads of good news, too. At the Australian Sailing Awards on Friday night, Wendy Tuck received the female Sailor of the Year, and many wondered if this might indeed be a harbinger for the Rolex World Sailor of the Year?
50th Rolex Middle Sea Race day 2
21 Oct 2018, 6:41 pm  The first 24 hours of the 2018 race have proved once again that the challenging nature of the Rolex Middle Sea Race is as much a test of concentration and perseverance in light airs as it is seamanship in heavy conditions.
New Jeanneau Sun Fast for 2019
21 Oct 2018, 6:34 pm  In the wake of recent new model development, Jeanneau has announced a yacht for its Sun Fast range. The next Sun Fast will keep the strong DNA of a racing boat, easy to sail single-handed or with a crew. She will touch water in 2019.

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