Ladies Race Day! (sailing instructions available here )

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

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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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Ellis Beach Opening Regatta 17th-18th March

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With just a week to go, I’m sure you’re all getting super excited about the Ellis Beach Opening Regatta on next weekend.  The entry form is here to download and send to the office or take it to the event.  You can pay by direct deposit beforehand, and please remember is cash only at the clubhouse at Ellis Beach, we don’t have EFTPOS facilities there.

We are catering for lunch both days, and dinner on Saturday night, breakfast Sunday, at a very affordable fee, so please let us know if you’re coming and want to be fed.

Ellis Beach Opening Regatta – Entry Form

Learn To Sail Program commences on the 7th of April

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 April 08:30 AM 2:00 PM
14th April 08:30 AM 2:00 PM
21st April 08:30 AM 2:00 PM
28th April 08:30 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

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


check out the following link on having fun sailing

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 confident Stinger and sun protection clothing is essential
7 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.

Lindsay Joice Series Race 2 – Fitzroy Island Race Sat 3rd March – Sailing Instructions

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Lindsay Joice Series -Fitzroy Island Race 3 March 2018

First Fitzroy Island race of the year, great prizes on offer from our wonderful sponsors Fitzroy Island Resort.  All boats & crew are encouraged to stay overnight & enjoy the glorious setting with a few drinks & and a nice meal.

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