CYC News

Parking Update for Sailors - important changes
The Canberra Southern Cross Club has implemented paid parking to reduce unauthorised use of the car park area. We have worked closely with them on planning the change to ensure continued access for sailors. Here is a summary of how it will work - please read! Any questions contact the office.

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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NSW 18ft skiff Championship Race 1
27 Nov 2022, 9:09 am  The 18 footers 2022-23 championship season began today when the Australian 18 Footers League staged Race 1 of the NSW Championship in a mainly 8-10 knot North East wind on Sydney Harbour.
Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship overall
27 Nov 2022, 8:12 am  The 2022 Nautilus Marine Insurance Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship (SSORC) concluded late this afternoon with two out of the three windward/leeward races completed
Derwent Sailing Squadron Two Capes Race
27 Nov 2022, 8:01 am  Advantedge (Andrew Jones) may have taken line honours with a new Two Capes Race record of 11hrs 8mins, but it was a clean podium sweep by the smaller teams for the overall IRC win
GLOBE40 Leg 5 set sail from Matavai Bay, Tahiti
27 Nov 2022, 6:34 am  Today at 15:00 hours local time (01:00 UTC Sunday 27 November), the GLOBE40 crews set sail on leg 5 in Matavai Bay to the north of the island of Tahiti, bound for the Argentinean stopover of Ushuaia via the legendary yet feared Cape Horn.

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