CYC News

Capital Brewing 2018 Winter Racing Series
For those sailors not put off by the cold weather, the Capital Brewing Winter Series will commence on May 6 and will run fortnightly 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

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 8, Day 2
23 Apr 2018, 2:31 pm  Following a big send-off from Itajai, Brazil, on Sunday, the seven-strong fleet – back up to full complement with the welcome return of Vestas 11th Hour Racing and Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag – faced a tricky opening night of unpredictable weather.
Team US One Triumphs in 2018 Congressional Cup
23 Apr 2018, 12:32 pm  Taylor Canfield and Team US One have won the 2018 Congressional Cup after an intense five-day battle with nine other of the world's top match racing talent; and fierce finals with Dean Barker and Team American Magic, who finished second.
'This Girl Can' at BLiSS Regatta 2018
23 Apr 2018, 10:30 am  The final countdown to the tenth BLiSS Regatta this weekend 28-29 April brings predictions of light winds, a stark contrast to the weather experienced in the lead up training sessions.
RS Aero Victorian State Championship
23 Apr 2018, 9:53 am  The RS Aero Victorian State Championships were held over the weekend of the 21st/22nd April at Black Rock Yacht Club as part of their annual Skiff Regatta.
Superyacht Australia at Asia Pacific Conference
23 Apr 2018, 9:31 am  A strong contingent of Australian companies representing a cross section of the Australian superyacht industry attended the Asia Pacific Superyacht Conference
Legal opinions differ on Kiteboard inclusion
23 Apr 2018, 6:13 am  Rules and America's Cup guru, Tom Ehman has penned an interesting commentary piece. He looks at the meaning of the word "sailing" in the context of the world body for sailing, and if it should have accepted the membership of kiteboarding/surfing.