Stage 2 Building Works Underway
The second stage of the CSCC and CYC refurbishment works have commenced with power now off to the site for a period of time. Members can still contact the office staff via the usual number and emails will be answered. The shop is closed but available by appointment to CYC Members only. This also means the weather station and webcams are not operational. Winter Racing will continue as normal.
Capital Brewing 2022 Winter Racing Series
The popular Capital Brewing Winter Series will consist of 8 races to be held every two weeks from May 1. The Notice of Race, online entry and important racing information can be found here.
Seaplane Operations on the Lake?
The NCA has announced that Lake User Groups are to be invited to join a working party to discuss the proposal for seaplane operations. The CYC looks forward to participating in these discussions and supports viable options for seaplanes on Lake Burley Griffin. Submissions on
the proposal are on the NCA website including the detailed CYC submission stating the Club's concerns about the impact the proposal will have on the activities of existing Lake users in West Basin. Here you can download the cover letter and our submission document to the consultation.
CYC Sailing School Enrolment OpenEnrolments 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