CYC News

2022 - 2023 Summer Racing Dates available
Planning your summer racing? The calendar of sailing events for the 2022-2023 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.
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.
CYC Boat Shop
The CYC Boat Shop has a comprehensive range for all your sailing requirements. We stock boat fittings, stainless wire, clothing, fiberglass repair kits, nuts & bolts, rope, paint, bags, and much more. We are located downstairs beside the CYC office. Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 4.00pm - Sunday 9.30am to 12.00 noon. For all your boat repair needs or simply because you cant help yourself, come and check out the shop! Phone 6273 4777  or Contact Us




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505 Australian Championship overall
29 Jan 2023, 4:02 am  The final day of the Ronstan 505 Australian Championships was more of the same, light gradient breezes, but this time just slightly more breeze than yesterday.
Dragon and Etchells Regatta at Metung day 2
29 Jan 2023, 12:59 am  Tempers frayed, boats were disqualified, a race was abandoned because of a flag error, and the day nearly culminated in a protest, on day two of the two fleets' regattas being held on Lake King, at Metung.
First training sessions for The Famous Project
28 Jan 2023, 5:01 pm  From February 6 to 10, 2023 at the Mediterranean Training Centre (CEM) in La Grande-Motte, Alexia Barrier will gather four women sailors to start the selections for The Famous Project.
Richomme salutes Meilhat and the crew on Biotherm
28 Jan 2023, 3:05 pm  The buzz in Lorient right now is about the brand new Paprec Arkéa IMOCA, which has arrived at La Base in Lorient ahead of its launch on February 22nd, the first boat in the Class for Yoann Richomme, one of France's top solo racers.
The Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 4: Lining up
28 Jan 2023, 1:58 pm  Stakes are high as The Ocean Race fleet begins to settle into position for crossing the equator and passing through the doldrums (officially the Intertropical Convergence Zone or ITCZ).
Meet the 29er Fleet #5: Clementine and Nathan
28 Jan 2023, 1:48 pm  Silver Medallists in the 2022 EuroCup series, we meet Irish sibling teammates Clementine and Nathan Van Steenberge

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