Ladies Race Day! (sailing instructions available here )

Splish Splash Swimwear and Cairns Yacht Club are very proud to announce…

Ladies Race Day!!!Ladies Race Day - 11Oct15 Flyer

That’s right ladies, its time to show the boys how its done. Come down on the 11th October with all your gal-pals, your best girl-power sailing attire, and a bottle of bubbles! WOOO!!

Details in brief –

Event Date: 11th October, 2015.

Briefing: 10:30am, at the boatshed.

Race: Harbour race, starting at 12-noon Edited Ladies Day SI July 2014 -final 

…and as always, all boats are required to have a female skipper with a 50% female crew (Men can dress up, if they are that way inclined).

We would also like to ask that all participants decorating their boats to please keep our marine animals in mind (I’m talking about turtles, not yachties) so please, no balloons or plastic streamers!

See you there!

Sail Cairns Festival Cup results

Check out the Sail Cairns Festival Cup results. Thank you to all competitors and volunteers, and congratulations to our winners:-

Division 1   Wild Spirit

Division 2   Kaizen2

King of the Island   The flying Dutch women

Off the beach Division Overall results:

  • 1st place – The flying Dutch women, Marja Beattie-Van Helden
    2nd place – Gemma, Bill Wiltshire
    3rd place – the ducks nuts, Jai Tooley

Click on the links below to view the results.

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Dinghy Learn to Sail Course Commencing 7th of Oct 2017

With the popularity of the CYC Dinghy Learn to sail course on the increase we have decided to open registration for the course early.The course will be held on Saturdays from 8.30am on 2pm,

7th Oct 08:00 AM 2:00 PM
14th Oct 08:00 AM 2:00 PM
21st Oct 08:00 AM 2:00 PM
28th Oct 08:00 AM 2:00 PM

The program which will go for 4 weeks and is designed to teach all the key skills required to sail a small sailing vessel safely.

Great fun for all the family. for more information please contact the office on cyc@cairns.net.au

Fees of $200 / student for the full course or if you are a family group please contact the office

TO REGISTER FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW

http://www.yachtingaustralia.com.au/Entry/?EID=83596

check out the following link on having fun sailing

http://www.facebook.com/DiscoverSailingAus/

Overview Your Discover Sailing journey starts here as you learn and master the fundamental  skills of sailing and are introduced to the fun of dinghy sailing in a safe and supportive environment..
Length 25 hours
Outcomes This will allow participants the freedom of sailing dinghies with the guidance of a Yachting Australia dinghy instructor
Pre-requisites Water confidentStinger and sun protection clothing is essential
8 years old
Who should do this course? This course is recommended to anyone wishing to learn to sail an off the beach sailing dinghy. Continue along the pathway to achieve your Better Sailing and Racing certificates.
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