Tag Archives: YQ

Cairns Inclusive Community Champions – CYC Sailors with Disablities Program

Inclusive Champion Recreation CYC Award 2015 - GordoA big congratulation to Gordo Raleigh – CYC Rear Commodore and the CYC on being awarded the Cairns Spinal Injuries Australia Recreation Provider Inclusive Communities award, for the CYC work with Sailors with Disabilities .. Bravo to Gordo and all the SWD team on your hard work – Congratulations..

for more information on the CYC SWD program please see our facebook page or our website link

Information on the award 



Cairns Sailing Training Camp 8th and 9th of August – Ellis Beach

The Cairns Sail Training Camp is part of the Queensland Identification Development Pathway and is a partnership between Yachting Queensland and Cairns Yacht Club.

Cairns Sail Training Camp August 2015

The aim of the camp is to provide high quality coaching opportunities to junior and youth sailors of all levels and to assist local coaches to up-skill. Cost: 1 Day only – $50 per entry 2 Days – $100 per entry Sibling discount for both days only – 2nd sibling $75 and 3rd sibling $50.

LATE PAYMENT FEE $25 if entry & payment is not received by 31st JULY 2015. Camping is available with pricing options shown when registering online.


PLEASE NOTE THAT INVOICES WILL BE SENT TO ENTRANTS INDIVIDUALLY AFTER THEY HAVE ENROLLED. NO CASH PAYMENTS CAN BE MADE ON THE DAY TO THE COACHES. Further details about the camp will be emailed to those enrolled online 1-2 weeks before the camp.

Register here 

SAVE THE DATE – Tinaroo Sailing Club Regatta – Long weekend June 6 – 8

An Invitation from our friends from the Tinaroo Sailing Club (TSC) – I hope that our CYC members can join this important regional regatta..

The Tinaroo Sailing Club’s 2015 “(not) The May Day Regatta” will be staged over the long weekend of June 6-8 at the amazing Lake Tinaroo.   

Notice of Race Tinaroo Sailing Club 6 to 8 June 2015

The series is open to all ‘off the beach’ sailing craft.  Up to 100 entries are expected to take part in the annual pilgrimage to the Lake.   Invitation Race at 1230 hrs Saturday 6th.

See the Tinaroo Sailing Club website for On-line nominations and payment (please nominate early to assist with catering).  Great family friendly regatta.

Entry fee is $60 per boat for adults and $25 per boat for juniors.  Awesome prizes.

Breakfast and lunch will be available every day.  BYO dinner.

We encourage participants to camp at the club.  TSC has hot and cold showers, toilet facilities and a kitchen for campers’ use during the event.


Also, Yachting Queensland will also be holding a General Meeting scheduled for 10:00am Saturday 6 June at Tinaroo Sailing Club.

Looking forward to seeing you on the water.

Available for charter O’pen Bic $50 and RS Feva $80 (limited numbers be quick, email tinaroo@yachting.org.au to confirm availability before entry)
Contact Commodore Tony Sutton 0419-768 738 or email: tinaroo@yachting.org.au


IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLEASE INDICATE YOUR INTEREST NOW – Contact Alison ASAP – thanks Hi All, As you would be aware the CYC with YQ is committed to re-establishing our discover sailing accredition which I hope to be able to finalise in the next few months.  A recent Keel Boat Instructor course was held at the CCYS with over 10 people in attendence, a number of which were members of the CYC – Congrats to all those who participated. We are now seeking interest from CYC members (and our sailors from our partners clubs in FNQ) to undertake the following courses:

  • Dinghy Instructor
  • Assistant Dinghy Instructor
  • Re-validation of your current qualification

For more information please contact the lovely Alison at YQ or you can register directly with YQ by opening the following files and following the link attached. YA Dinghy Instructor Course Cairns June 2015 Later in the year we hope to conduct an umpiring an race officals course so stay tuned for more information. If you are interested i would ask that you complete the attached form:

Whitsunday Laser Sail Training Camp 9th & 10th of May

INVITATION TO ATTEND…Calling all CYC Laser Sailors

Held at the Whitsunday Sailing Club, the Whitsunday Laser Sail Training   be an amazing opportunity for  recreational sailors and aspiring athletes to enhance and fine-tune their sailing skills under the guidance of North Queensland’s top tier sailing coach, Danny Fuller.
As part of the Queensland Identification and Development Pathway, young talent has an incredible opportunity to progress through the ranks of sailing in Queensland and it all starts through Yachting Queensland sail training camps.
The camp will include: mock racing, start practice, on water skills development and off water theory.
follow the link on the attached document for more information.