CYC News

Proposed Seaplane Operations Lake Burley Griffin

The NCA has published a discussion paper for community consultation 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. We also encourage members to make their own submission on the matter if they wish to. The discussion paper can be found here: https://www.nca.gov.au/consultation/seaplanes-lake-burley-griffin-discussion-paper

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.
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, NOR, amendments and sailing instructions.

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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The big question
1 Aug 2021, 10:00 pm  And that would be, 'Who will win?' Now for the moment we are not talking Olympics, but rather World Sailing's 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award. So it could be you, your club, class, federation, company or your regatta that gets the nod.
Cowes Week 2021 Day 2
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Images from Day 8 - Laser, Laser Radial and Nacra
1 Aug 2021, 4:14 pm  Images from Day 8 of the Tokyo2020 Olympic Regatta featuring the Medal Race for the Mens Laser and Womens Laser Radial, plus the Nacra 17's finish their qualifying.
Finns keep it tight into final medal race showdown
1 Aug 2021, 2:55 pm  Six sailors will go into the Finn medal race at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Tuesday with a shot at a medal after the final day of the opening series on Sunday.
Enoshima was a happy hunting ground for the Kiwis
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition day 8
1 Aug 2021, 11:08 am  Great weather returned to Enoshima for Sunday, with sunshine and moderate winds for the sailors to really stretch their legs and put some physicality back into their racing after the light-wind stress of the past two days.

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