CYC News

2018 - 2019 Summer racing dates available
Planning your summer racing? You can download the CYC's Racing Calendar here. Other documents such as the 2018-2019 NOR's are also available from the racing and special regatta information pages.
CYC September 2018 Newsletter
It's been very busy tackling the ever growing list of winter jobs to be done before summer racing and the sail school winds up again. Find out whats been going on, download the latest newsletter here!
The Canberra Yacht Club Official Brochure
The CYC enjoys a spectacular location on the waterfront at Lotus Bay on Lake Burley Griffin, and caters for a thriving membership with a diverse range of boating interests. Learn more about the club in the Official Club Brochure - read it here.

CYC Strategic Plan 2018 - 2021
The Canberra Yacht Club Committee has ongoing responsibility to oversee its day to day operations, administration and finances, and a responsibility to lay the foundations to ensure the Club prospers for the long term benefit of members. As a core platform of this long term goal, our Strategic Plan is aimed at strengthening our great Club over the next three years. The CYC should never stand still and will always strive to enhance key assets, namely sailing activities, membership and the staff in our employment. The Plan will be updated by the Committee annually to provide a key focus for our Club’s activities - read the plan here. Commodore Sue Hart.

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 - Sunday 9.30am to 12.00pm - Phone 6273 4777  boatshop@canberrayachtclub.com.au




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SOLAS raises $30000 at Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron
24 Sep 2018, 12:04 pm  The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's (CYCA) SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) Trusts raised just under $30,000 at a dinner held at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron (RSYS) on Friday evening.
Raising the bar in the Volvo Ocean Race
24 Sep 2018, 11:00 am  We spoke to Gautier Sergent of North Sails about the Volvo Ocean Race, how the sails have moved on in the two editions using the VO65s, what North Sails have learnt from how the sailors then sailed the boats with the new inventories for the 2017-18 race.
Flying Phantom fleet ready to make history
24 Sep 2018, 10:09 am  Ready to race off the Qingdao start line are numerous sailing stars, many fresh from the recent five-Act Flying Phantom Series that concluded in Cardiff in August as part of the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series.
Injured Golden Globe Race sailor rescued
24 Sep 2018, 9:15 am  The injured solo sailor Abhilash Tomy has been successfully rescued 'conscious and talking' by French fisheries patrol vessel. Osiris reached Tomy's yacht at 05:30 UTC and her crew successfully transferred him to the ship.
Sehested and Nicholson set sights on 2021-22 VOR
24 Sep 2018, 9:06 am  Two months after completing the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race around the world in fourth place aboard team AkzoNobel, two key members of the squad have set their sights on competing in the next edition of the race in three years' time.
New Season: Discover Spring/Summer 18 at Musto
24 Sep 2018, 8:49 am  Musto's New In Collection has been made for your new season adventures.

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