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
As you would all be aware for each of the CYC events it is requirement of all boat skippers/ owners and crew to operate under the CYC Safety Management Plan and inline with the Approved Aquatic Licence.
The plan is to conduct a MANDATORY ALL SKIPPERS BRIEFING in the near future but to ensure that you are aware of the clubs obligations I have now included the relevant document on the website which can be accessed by following the links below: The Aquatic Licence approval and key requirements are be put up in the boatshed soon or can be accessed by emailing the office
SAVE the DATE !!
On the 3rd of June, the CYC is hosting a Trivia night for CYC members, family, and friends..
This fun evening will test your knowledge I am sure will include questions relating to our own clubs facts and figures: For example ” who was Sam Cadman ?” – Do you know the answer – if you do you should put together a team….
Great prizes, great fun and a special “DRAWN ON THE NIGHT RAFFLE” will be held – with prizes donated by our generous sponsors..
For more information please contact Lyn or the CYC Office
We are looking for sponsors and prizes.. our long term friends at Fitzroy Island are the first to donate – PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS AS THEY SUPPORT US]
Check out our club handicaps for the Yacht Division as at 31 Oct 2015. These are the Corrected Handicaps (CHCs) from your last race.
YQ is proposing to conduct a Club Level Race Officer Seminar in North Queensland for possibly one day on the weekend of the 20th – 21st June.
This one day course will be of interest to those who are keen to learn how to conduct club races under the YQ rules.. As the CYC is conducting more events in the coming months, it would be great to be able to a pool of people we can draw up to conduct regatta and races.
On the 26th of Feburary Ben Callard – CEO of YQ is visiting the Cairns Yacht Club. This is an opportunity to discuss how YQ can support our club in 2015. the meeting will be held in the regetta room at 5.30pm If you have any questions please contact Scott
YQ has the potential to support our activities at the CYC eg gaining access to grants, training etc. This is good opportunty to build a relationship, ask those difficult questions, and find out what they can offer us in 2015