CYC News

Matthew Owen - Celebration of Life.
Thank you to all of you who were able to attend the beautiful and moving celebration of Matt's, (CYC CEO) life recently. There is a link for Rare Cancers Australia in Matt’s name, where if you would like to make a donation to an organisation that was a huge support for Matt and his family during his time of illness. We also have available the Pillow stickers for a cost of $10 where all proceeds will be donated to Rare Cancers Australia. Click here to donate
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.
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 4.00pm - Saturday 9.30am to 12.00pm - Sunday 9.30am to 12.00pm - Phone 6273 4777

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World Sailing News

NZ Millennium Cup starts next week
22 Jan 2019, 2:21 pm  A series of courses will display the cruising ground to its best advantage while giving some of New Zealand's best sailors a chance to show off their home turf, as rockstar international race crew fly in for the competition.
Australian Flying Ant Nationals at Illawarra YC
22 Jan 2019, 2:12 pm  Credit needs to be given to a number of dedicated class members and parents that has helped encourage and provide these eager kids with new and updated equipment to help give the class a more modern look and appeal.
2019 Superyacht Challenge Antigua fleet assembled
22 Jan 2019, 2:07 pm  The racing off the south coast of Antigua will be magnificent; the trade winds have been blowing for many weeks. Warm air, solid breeze and a good sea state promise perfect conditions for the powerful fleet.
GURNERTM Australian Yachting Championship day 1
22 Jan 2019, 12:05 pm  Day one of the 2019 Saint Moritz by GURNERTM Australian Yachting Championships on Victoria's Port Phillip yielded building southerlies and plenty of summer sparkle to open the three-day national series hosted by Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron.
X-Yachts launches yet another Pure X Model
22 Jan 2019, 10:38 am  In 2016, X-Yachts launched the new pure 'X' range which included the X4" and the X65. In 2018, XYachts launched two additional models, the X49 and the X46.
Trotman wins Australian WASZP Championship
22 Jan 2019, 10:36 am  The Australian WASZP Nationals has concluded and all the warm-ups are now complete for the 2019 International WASZP Games.