CYC News

2021 - 2022 Summer Racing Dates available
Planning your 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.

Proposed Seaplane Operations Lake Burley Griffin

The NCA has published a discussion paper 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.

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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World Sailing News

Heaven Can Wait 2022 is now just 2 months away
4 Dec 2021, 1:43 am  Now that we are out of lockdown you can firm up your HCW entry plans, get your crew into shape and be prepared for another great experience sailing around the length and breadth of fabulous Lake Macquarie
7 months until the start of the Globe40
3 Dec 2021, 2:12 pm  Two and a half years after its launch, the GLOBE40 is now in the advanced stages of its preparation for the race start in Tangier on 26 June 2022.
Mark Sinclair sets sails to compete his GGR voyage
3 Dec 2021, 1:34 pm  With the new year around the corner and nine months before the start of the Golden Globe Race 2022, the skippers and organizers are keeping busy. While most boats get in the shed for their winter refit, some sailors prefer to spend time on the water.
M32 class all set for 2022
3 Dec 2021, 12:26 pm  The champagne has yet to dry on the 2021 World Championship trophy in Miami as the class is finalizing the 2022 schedule with spectacular new venues and old favourites.
2021 ILCA 6 Radial Worlds in Oman day 2
3 Dec 2021, 8:47 am  An exciting second day at the 2021 ILCA 6 World Championships more than made up for Wednesday's lack of wind, as the fleet finally made their way out onto the water at Barceló Resort Mussanah in about 6-8 knots.
Slingsby wins Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award
3 Dec 2021, 7:00 am  Australia's Tom Slingsby has won the male 2021 Rolex World Sailor of the Year in celebration of his achievements in three competitive classes over the past two years.

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