CYC News

Capital Brewing 2019 Winter Racing Series
It’s time again for the Capital Brewing Winter Series, 7 races held every two weeks from the 5th of May until 28th July. Capital Brewing has kindly signed up to be the series sponsor once more, so some local brews on offer as prizes each week! Please note that first warning for these races is 1pm, and all sailors are required to Sign On and Off each race. NOR Here.
Buoyed Up Program Charity Gala Dinner  2019
The CYC Buoyed Up program continues to change the lives of at risk and vulnerable young people. This season another 140 primary school students were able to participate. Buoyed Up receives no local or federal funding, and consequently its ongoing success depends heavily on private donations and fundraising. The 2019 Buoyed Up Fundraising Dinner will be held on Wednesday 23rd October. We are very pleased to announce that Lisa Blair, the inspirational and record-breaking sailor, will be the guest speaker on the night. Lisa has had an incredible sailing career, and many of you will remember her 2017 attempt to sail solo and unassisted around Antarctica. 72 days into this attempt she was dis-masted, and the story of how she survived, and saved her yacht, will be incredible to hear. Tickets will be available soon. 
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.
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 - Winter Hours
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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Windsurfing & Kiteboarding World Cup preview
17 Jul 2019, 7:32 pm  For 34 years, Canary Island has been hosting windsurfing world championships. And of course, kitesurfers are also back again. Since the professionalization of the sport 19 years ago, the kiters have been taking part with their world championship events.
Cascais 52 Super Series Sailing Week day 2
17 Jul 2019, 7:24 pm  Two solid second places from the windiest day of racing so far of the 2019 52 SUPER SERIES sees Quantum Racing three points clear at the top of the Cascais 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week. The winds topped 25 knots at times.
Finn Silver Cup day 1
17 Jul 2019, 10:05 am  Nils Theuninck, from Switzerland, leads the U23 Finn World Championship, for the Finn Silver Cup, after the event got under way in Anzio, Italy, on Tuesday in fantastic sailing conditions. Former winner, Oskari Muhonen, from Finland is in second.
ATPI Sports Events to partner the Clipper Race
17 Jul 2019, 8:00 am  Adam Knights, Regional Managing Director, UK, France, Benelux, ATPI Group, said: "The Clipper Race is one of the world's furthest travelling sports, covering 40,000 miles divided into eight legs.
Hempel Youth Sailing Worlds day 2
17 Jul 2019, 4:14 am  Maltese sisters Antonia and Victoria Schultheis found the right note at the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships as the Girl's 29er fleet commenced their competition.
Governor's Cup 2019 at Balboa Yacht Club day 1
17 Jul 2019, 3:52 am  If you like upsets, lead changes and a last-minute surprise at the start-finish line which had a major impact on the standings, you would have loved the first day of Balboa Yacht Club's 53rd Governor's Cup International Youth Match Racing Championship.
Leaders past halfway point in Transpac 50
17 Jul 2019, 3:43 am  At about 2 AM PDT, a small crowd gathered at the docks of Windward Yacht Center to await the arrival of a 68-foot sailboat with 19 people aboard. This was 10 more than the 9 they left with from Long Beach back on Saturday at the third start
The Ocean Race: Plans for Hong Kong entry
17 Jul 2019, 3:36 am  One week after celebrating one of his biggest international successes, Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag skipper David Witt said he was keen to take on another round-the-world Ocean Race and win it, according to a report in the South China Morning Post.

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