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TACKERS Fun Sailing Fridays

Have you completed the TACKERS program and looking to go sailing.  Or do you want to try sailing. we welcome 6 to 14year old children and their families to join the fun on Friday afternoons.

Come down the CYC Boatshed on Fridays from 4pm to 6pm and join the fun.

Families welcome – a great fun time.

for more information contact cyc@cairns.net.au

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/421960061203217/

 

Learn To Sail Programs – August 2019 (ENROL NOW !!!)

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, commencing the 3rd of August 2019. Contact cyc@cairns.net.au to enrol

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 $240 / student for the full course or if you are a family group please contact the office CYC@cairns.net.au

 

 

 

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.

A Free Community Event: Try Sailing Day 18th of Feb 2018

On the 18th of Feb 2018 commencing at 8.30am we will be inviting members of the public to come and try sailing.

 

a free community event which allows all member of the family to get out on the inlet, on Sailing boats of all size to promote the social, community and competitive sides of our sport.

If you are interested in try sailing on dinghies register by following the link

If you are interested in try sailing on Yachts Register by following the link

 

If you are interested in try sailing on our Sailability Vessels register by following the link

For more information or to volunteer on the day please contact Andy (SWD)Neil (Yachts) or Scott (dinghies)

 

 

CYC SMOKE FREE POLICY

The CYC has adopted a smoke free policy.. Please pass the word.

IN SUMMARY:

GENERAL

  • Cigarettes and other tobacco products will not be sold, including from vending machines, at any time at or by the club.
  • Coaches, players, officials and volunteers will refrain from smoking while involved in an official capacity for the club, on and off the field.
  • No images of club volunteers, members, officials, coaches and players smoking at club-related activities are to be placed on social media.

SMOKE FREE AREAS

The CAIRNS YACHT CLUB requires the following areas of the club’s MARINA POINT BOATSHED to be smoke free:

  • All indoor areas
  • All outdoor training areas
  • All canteen, catering and eating and drinking areas

 

Smoke free areas will be signed (where possible) and promoted in club materials. A designated smoking permitted area is located OVER THE ROAD FROM THE BOATSHED

FUNCTIONS

  • Club functions, including social and fundraising events and meetings, held at club facilities are to be smoke free.
  • Club functions, including social and fundraising events and meetings, held away from club facilities are to be smoke free wherever possible.
  • If provided, smokers may only smoke at outdoor designated smoking areas and are to dispose of cigarette butts safely before entering facilities.

A full copy of the policy is linked below  gs-smoke-free-policy-QLD-20160818-1

NQ School TEAM Sailing

 

The CYC welcomes all regional school to Cairns Boatshed for the 2nd round of NQ School Team Sailing.

Great spectator viewing is available on the Northern Arm of the Marlin Marine

See you all on Sunday

5th of March – at 8.00AM

Don’t forget Breakfast is available at the SALTHOUSE – Ask for Yves when you pop in there..

 

Many thanks to all our sponsors

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2015 Team sailing

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Come Try Sailing Day at the CYC 1st of April 2017

cyc-discover-sailing-event-2017On the 1st of April 2017 commencing at 8.30am we will be inviting members of the public to come and try sailing.

If you are interested in attending to try sailing on dinghies register here:

If you are interested in try sailing on Yachts Register here:

If you are interested in try sailing on our Sailability Vessels register here:

for more information or to volunteer on the day please contact Andy (SWD)Neil (Yachts) or Scott (dinghies)

2017 All Skippers Briefing : Mandatory attendence (9th of Feb 6pm – CYC Boat Shed)

This year as part of our obligations under the MSQ Aquatic Events Approval, we are asking that all CYC Skippers and Crew attend a briefing at 6pm on the 9th of Feburary 2017.

Subjects to be covered:

  • CAT 6 Safety requirements
  • 2017 CYC Safety Management Plan
  • Local Rules and regulations
  •  VTS Cairns and Local Port Rules
  • 2017 Sailing Events Calendar

For more information please contact Neil or Bill

Lindsay Joice 2017 Series Race 1 – Fitzroy Island

 

In 2017 the Lindsay Joice series will be a series of 5 races on the following days:

  • Saturday 25th of Feb – Race to Fitzroy Island 
  • Saturday 4th of March – Bay Race
  • Sunday 12th of March – Double Island Race
  • Saturday 25th of March – Ladies Day Race
  • Saturday 8th of April – Inlet Race

The first race will commence at 10am on the 25th of Feb, following a race briefing at 9am.

FIRST PRIZE: Accommodation and Transfer at Fitzroy Island

SECOND PRIZE: Deckstore Voucher (valued at $50)

THIRD PRIZE: Deckstore Voucher (valued at $30)

 

Please ensure that you completed your safety (cat 6) check prior to the race series commencing.

We would encourage all skippers to nominate for the whole 5 race series ( Nomination Fee of $225 ).

 

Each race will have it own prize, and each race will add to the LINDSAY JOICE SERIES POINT SCORE.

 

Sailing instruction will be posted prior to each race on the website and on our facebook page.

 

Yachts Members Non Members
1 day race fee $65 $75
2day/weekend race fee $95 $85
series fee 3 week $135 $155
series fee 4 week $180 $200
series fee 5 week $225 $245
Dinghies Members Non Members
1 person boat
1 day race fee $15 $25
2day/weekend race fee $30 $40
series fee 3 week $30 $50
series fee 4 week $40 $60
series fee 5 week $50 $70
2 person boat
1 day race fee $25 $35
2day/weekend race fee $50 $60
series fee 3 week $60 $80
series fee 4 week $80 $100
series fee 5 week $100 $120

 

please indicate your interest early to Bill and Neil

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