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 June. 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 and Results Here.
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
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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Derwent Autumn Short-Handed Sailing Series preview
26 Apr 2019, 10:40 am  This is a unique event, the Derwent Sailing Squadron's Short-Handed Series on Hobart's vast River Derwent, with divisions for three-up crews, two-up crews and spinnaker and non-spinnaker divisions.
The Ocean Race wins Cutting Edge Sports Award
26 Apr 2019, 10:29 am  The Ocean Race has won two BT Sport Industry Awards, earning recognition amongst some of the world's biggest sporting brands and organisations by scooping the Cutting Edge Sport Award and the Social and Sustainable Development Award.
Giancarlo Pedote taking the logical next step
26 Apr 2019, 9:36 am  He methodically worked his way up starting on a Mini 6.50, then sailing on Figaro, Class40, Multi 50 and other boats. Today, the Italian, Giancarlo Pedote is heading up an IMOCA project with a very good foiler from 2015
Pittwater Sail Expo 2019
26 Apr 2019, 1:45 am  The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club is hosting the 8th annual Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April 2019, which sees visitors from across Sydney and regional NSW attend.
SailGP China Team's aerobatics display
25 Apr 2019, 11:51 pm  SailGP China Team, the third of the SailGP teams to launch on San Francisco Bay has emulated Emirates Team New Zealand's feat during the 34th America's Cup, when the Kiwi boat came with half a degree of capsizing on Day 5 of the Match.
Jeanneau launches the SUN LOFT 47
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