CYC News

CYC Summer Sailing
The Canberra Yacht Club summer sailing season includes Championship and Pointscore racing, the NOR can be found here. The very popular Short Course races back to back, NOR is here. During the summer CYC members and visitors also enjoy the Twilight races on a Wednesday evening commencing at 6pm. Find the NOR here. A calendar of racing events and other activities can be found here. See the racing information page for an entry form. Visitors are very welcome!
Standup Paddleboard Hire now at CYC
The Canberra Yacht Club has stand up paddleboards for hire, available Tuesday - Sunday. Hire times are from 12-5pm and will cost $25 for 30 minutes or $35 per hour weather permitting.

Powerboat Permits for Trailable Yachts
The Water Police have informed the CYC that they will be checking that all trailable boats that use an auxiliary outboard motor have a current National Capital Authority powerboat permit. The permit is easy to get and requires a quick Water Police safety check. Get more information 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 - Phone 6273 4777  boatshop@canberrayachtclub.com.au




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World Sailing News

Clipper Race fleet arrives in Whitsundays!
17 Jan 2018, 6:18 am  They've arrived! At 3.05pm yesterday, the first of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet arrived into the Whitsundays following Race 6: The Wondrous Whitsundays Race up the east coast of Australia.
Australian Team announced for 2018 Youth Worlds
17 Jan 2018, 4:39 am  Australia will field a team laced with raw talent, discipline and experience at the Youth Sailing World Championships this year, with most of the sailors declaring hard work as the biggest requirement to achieving success
Last gasp options come into play on Volvo Leg 4
17 Jan 2018, 2:54 am  The Hong Kong entry SHK Scallywag continues to clock the longest 24-hour runs, having achieved the benchmark in 12 of the last 15 skeds on Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race.
America's Cup Champion recognised by world media
16 Jan 2018, 10:57 pm  Emirates Team New Zealand has been nominated by the world sports media for consideration as Laureus Team of the Year.
Scallywag battle to hold Leg 4 lead
16 Jan 2018, 2:26 pm  Hell-bent on arriving in their home port of Hong Kong as heroes, Scallywag have maintained their comfortable lead of 73 miles over closest rivals Vestas 11th Hour Racing as the action reaches fever pitch.
Youngest Clipper Race skipper claims first win
16 Jan 2018, 1:55 pm  Arriving into Abell Point Marina where the Clipper Race fleet will be berthed, Skipper Nikki said: "It's such a good feeling. I'm finally a bit more relaxed than the last 48 hours. It's been exhausting!

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