CYC News

2019 - 2020 Summer Racing Dates available
Planning your summer racing? You can download the CYC's Racing Calendar here. Other documents such as the 2019 - 2020 NOR's are available from the racing and special regatta information pages.
Sailability at the CYC
The Canberra Yacht Club offers Sailability, an international program to assist people of all-abilities to get into sailing. This is by providing an additional level of support, an established network of volunteers, and resources to assist participants. Equipment is provided to assist those with limited mobility to get into and out of boats, with modified docking areas that are accessible and affordable options to participate. Different types of boats are provided including the Hansa Class that are easy to sail. If you have a disability and wish to experience “Freedom on the Water”, you are especially welcome typically Sunday morning. Find out more and Book Online 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 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 2.30pm - Saturday 9.30am to 12.00pm - Sunday 9.30am to 12.00pm - Phone 6273 4777  boatshop@canberrayachtclub.com.au




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RORC Caribbean 600 day 4 race update
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100 days to the 2020 Atlantic Cup
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