17 October 2014

THE COMING WEEK   Mission Beach Off the Beach Regatta – The Annual Mission Beach Regatta, hosted by the Mission Beach Sailing Club,will be held this weekend (18th-19th October).  Please see attached notice of race (NOR14) or Contact Greg or Judy Health at jgheath@bigpond.com for more information.

  • SAGSIs on tomorrow, nominations at the boatshed from 1200 to 1215.  $15 for Day Members, skippers are free, and $5 for all other members.
  • Dinghy Sail Training – Will not be held tomorrow.
  • WAGSNext Wednesday.  Please see link below for Courses and Sailing Instructions. Refer to club noticeboard for handicaps.

WAGS Courses & Sailing Instructions (and course diagrams)   GENERAL NOTICES

  • Live-Aboard Members / Car Park Patrons – Unless you are racing please do not park your cars in the yacht club car park on the 25th of October – due to the Fitzroy Regatta.  Priority parking reserved for race entrants only.  Thanks!
  • Pontoon Ramp – If you need to release the ramp chain for improved access, please remember to close it again.  I have closed it 3 times this week.  Thanks!
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate – If you are interested in doing an RSA course, please email and expression of interest to the office: cyc@cairns.net.au
  • Yachting Queensland Membership – As per our new agreement between the Cairns Yacht Club and Yachting Queensland, a YQ Membership is now included in the price of your CYC Membership Fee.


  • Fitzroy Regatta – Get your team ready for the last Fitzroy Regatta for 2014.  Held 25th-26th October.  Visit the CYC website for more information.  If anyone would like to crew but does not yet have a position, please call me in the office.
  • CYC Learn to Sail Courses –  Keelboat Course begins Thursday, 30th October, 2014.  Please see attachment (CAIRNS YACHT CLUB L2S 2014) for details of both courses.  Private tuition also available.
  • Power Boat Handling Course – Will be held on the weekend of 1st – 2nd November, 2014. Anyone who has passed their dinghy instructors course, will need to do a Power Boat Handling course for their qualifications as a Dinghy Instructor to be validated.

YA powerboat handling

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