CYC News

2021 - 2022 Summer Racing Dates available
Planning your summer racing? A new season is almost here! There will be plenty of regattas and events on top of the usual summer racing. The calendar of sailing events for the 2021-2022 season can be found here. Other documents such as the NOR's will be available from the racing information and special regatta pages as they are released.

Proposed Seaplane Operations Lake Burley Griffin

The NCA has published a discussion paper around the proposal for Seaplane flights. The CYC is obviously concerned about the impact this will have on our operations, and has submitted a response to this paper. Here you can download the cover letter and our submission document to the consultation.

CYC Operations Situation

The CYC has developed a COVID Safe Return to Sailing Plan, and it is vital that all competitors familiarise themselves with this one-page document. Please go to the CYC Racing Information Page to access the CYC Covid safe plan, and other documents.

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.
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.
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 deductibility for your donation – please click here to find out more.




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Pierre Quiroga wins 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro
17 Sep 2021, 5:27 am  Pierre Quiroga (Skipper Macif 2019) won the longest and toughest La Solitaire du Figaro of recent years, his ninth place on the fourth, final stage, finishing into Saint Nazaire on the French Loire Atlantic coast on Thursday night.
Dynamic day 2 at the 56th Congressional Cup
17 Sep 2021, 5:05 am  It was evident today, on Day Two of the Congressional Cup regatta here, that racers have shaken off any dust or rust caused by the pandemic pause and surged into full form.
2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup day 3
17 Sep 2021, 5:00 am  If it wasn't the lumpy seas, it was the capricious breeze. Wherever sailors competing in the 2021 Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup turned today, there was something standing between them and the groove.
2021 Australian Yachting Championships cancelled
17 Sep 2021, 3:45 am  Australian Sailing regrets to announce that the 2021 Australian Yachting Championships have been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid pandemic.
CYCA provides update on 2021 RSHYR
17 Sep 2021, 3:43 am  The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, home of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, remains hopeful the 'Great Race' will return in 2021.
America's Cup: Host Venue bid timeline is extended
17 Sep 2021, 12:04 am  America's Cup organisers have announced an extension of the selection period for the shortlisted offshore venues to continue to work through final details and provide further information required for their respective bids.

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