Category Archives: Dinghys

Lets go Sailing again!!!

Tackers Family FunThe Tackers program for junior sailors kicks off again this Friday 10th July 2-6pm with a free event, then from 17th July for a 10 week Term 3 program For Tackers 1 & 2.

Ellis Beach Regatta 2018Off the beach sailing takes place at CYC Ellis Beach this Sunday, see our facebook page for more info.

P1050012Yachts & multihulls will take part in a fun stern chase this Sunday 12th July, 12 noon briefing at the boatshed for a 12:30 start.  Followed by our 112 year Anniversary Race on 19th July, briefing at 9 at the boatshed for a 9:30 start.

Jason EastSailability has some new boats arriving very soon, and are hoping to resume sailing activities in late August.

Anniversary Regatta 2019 mixWAGS will be back on again from Wed 15th July.  Wednesday Afternoon Go Sailing is a chance for visitors to join our local sailors for an afternoon out on Trinity Inlet.  Meet at the boatshed at 12 noon.

Junior Sailing sign on day 17th January

On 17th January from 1-5pm the CYC will host a junior sailing sign on day at the clubhouse located at the Marlin Marina in Cairns

In 2020 the CYC will be conducting the following Junior Sailing programs:-

TACKERS program – aims at kids between 6 and 12 years of age to develop sailing skills and confidence on the water (Friday’s 4 to 6 pm during the school terms).

GREEN FLEET program – introduces junior sailors to racing skills and will be running fortnightly at dates to be determined.

OUT THERE SAILING is a program of social fun sailing designed for teenagers 12-17 years old, no experience on sailing boats is required – just a sense of fun – this program will run for 12 hours after school hours, dates to be advised.

The CYC invites all our 2019 Learn to Sail and Tackers graduates to bring a mate and come on down for the CYC sign on day – it’s free & family friendly!Tackers big day outTackers Family FunTackersWags & Dinghys 2Apr14 049Pacers are readyyeah boys

Ellis Beach Regatta is on this weekend!

ELLIS BEACH FEES

Ellis Beach NOMINATION Form

Ellis Beach Boat Hire FormEllis Beach Regatta 2018

The end of year regatta is on at Ellis Beach this weekend, sing out if you can help out in any way.  Please advise if you’re sailing/camping/staying for dinner on Saturday night.  Kev needs to know numbers for catering.

Off the Beach Racing at Ellis Beach this Sunday 25th Aug

Cats

Make sure you get out to Ellis Beach this Sunday for off the beach racing.  Book ahead if you need to hire a boat, by messaging Barry on 0428 369 303.

Bring the family, and make a day of it in the delicious Cairns style winter weather we’re experiencing.

No better place than our piece of paradise at Ellis Beach!

Learn to Sail Dinghy Course postponed to commence on Sat 31st Aug – 21st Sept

Dinghy Day

The next dinghy course will start on Sat 31st Aug & run for 4 consecutive Saturdays from 8 am – 2:30 pm,  The course fees are $240 per person, or contact the office on 40312750 to ask about a family discount for 3 or more.  For more information and the link to register for the course please email cyc@cairns.net.au

 

New fleet of XSP Pacer dinghies has arrived at CYC recently.

Our very happy Dinghy Fleet Captain, Dr Scott Davis, would like to express our appreciation, on behalf of all CYC members, to the Cairns Regional Council for their support & assistance in providing $8000 towards this project.  The future of Junior Sailing is once again looking bright here at Cairns Yacht Club. happy dinghy fleet captainCairns Regional Council logonew fleet arrivesmaiden voyage

Learn to Sail Dinghy Course commences Aug 10th – register now

Please contact the office immediately to be included on this course which runs over 4 consecutive Saturdays from Aug 10th to 31st.  Course fees are $240 per person or speak to us about a family discount for 3 or more people.  The only prerequisite is that you be water confident and able to swim.  Come and see why we love sailing so much!Pacers are ready

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