CYC News

Autumn Racing Series 2018
The Canberra Yacht Club is proud to announce that we will be running a 3 race series commencing on 8th April 2018 which will run consecutively for 3 Sundays. Race times will remain at a 2pm start and the notice of race is available here in special regattas. This is a great series to enjoy racing for a few more weeks.
2018 Canberra Yacht Club Presentation Dinner
Join us for our annual Presentation Dinner, Sunday 8th  April, 6.30PM  at the Canberra Southern Cross Yacht Club in Yarralumla. It is a great opportunity to enjoy good food and good company whilst awarding fellow sailors on their achievements throughout the season. Bookings can be made securely online here for Adult Tickets, Junior Tickets or Family Tickets, or by contacting the office
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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America's Cup Hall of Fame to induct Ken McAlpine
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Hamilton Island Race Week: Accommodation deals
21 Mar 2018, 5:45 am  Have you booked your accommodation for Hamilton Island Race Week 2018?
MYC Helly Hansen Women's Challenge 2018
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Melbourne Osaka Race - Main start Sunday
21 Mar 2018, 5:29 am  Single-handed round the word sailors Jessica Watson and Ken Gourlay will be among those who will farewell 30 sailors from Australia and Hong Kong on Sunday
Toyota NZ Optimist Nationals preview
20 Mar 2018, 11:18 pm  Close to twenty Queen Charlotte Yacht Club sailors from Rainbow, Green fleet and Open fleet Optimists will compete in the team sailing event and the main regatta. We will also have sailing teams from Australia and Tahiti.
SuperFoiler honeymoon crew to knot it together
20 Mar 2018, 10:01 pm  Australian Sailing Champion Sam Phillips acknowledges his multinational crew on Record Point form an unlikely trio but the Victorian is still eyeing off glory at the Expr3ss SuperFoiler Grand Final this weekend in Sydney.