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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

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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

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 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.

Sailors interested to become Instructors

Dinghy Instructor – Cairns November 2017

We are looking for competent sailors over 18 years of age, with a boat licence, to become qualified Dinghy Instructors.   You would need to pay for doing the Dinghy Instructors course, with a view to being offered a part-time job next year, to help run our school sailing program on Wednesday afternoons.  We would also like to expand our after school, weekends & holidays programs.  Please use the above link to enrol.

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