26th June, 2015


The Coming Week

  • Friday Night Social Function:  Tonight!  Up for some fun – European style?  Join us for Italian Night, 6:30pm at the boatshed.  For a measly $10 you will receive a main course meal AND a glass of wine.  So come on down, we’d love to see you there!!
  • SAGS:  Will be held tomorrow and additional nominations are always encouraged.  Click here to nominate, or see title link for more information and race rules.
  • Dinghy Sailing:  Is also on tomorrow.  Series 3 continues at 8:30am.  All welcome!
  • WAGS:  This Wednesday.  Please see link below for Courses and Sailing Instructions.  Refer to club noticeboard or title link for results and handicaps.
  • Sailors with Disabilities:  Program continues Tuesday, 30th June and Thursday, 2nd July.  All volunteers please be at the boatshed at 3:30pm.  All participants (volunteers & sailors) please let Gordo know if you are coming via text message.  Alternatively you may call Gordo on 0411 524 262 for further details, or click on link to register interest.

General Notices


    • Fee Schedule amendments:  This year due to limited and increasingly overburdened resources, we have had to make some necessary changes to our pricing policyPlease click here for more information from the CYC Executive Committee.
    • CYC Sailing Memberships:  John Pool, CYC Commodore wishes to advise that due to car park card processing delays, your old cards will remain active until further notice.  Please stayed tuned for further updates.  Membership renewals for the 2015-16 financial year may be made by returning your completed membership form along with payment to the CYC office.  Thank you!
    • CYC Office Open Hours:  Due to current administrative time demands, the CYC office open hours have been temporarily reduced until further notice.  Please see below for current opening times:
      • TUES. 12 – 2
      • WED. 11:30 – 2:30, 4:30 – 5:30
      • THURS. 11:30 – 2:30
      • FRI. 12 – 2
  • Opportunity to Make Some Easy Moula:  Shelley Bennett, a photographer from Canberra, will be visiting Cairns soon and would like to hire a wooden dinghy (without motor) for a 2hr photo shoot.  Shelley is offering $100 to make your dinghy a star.  If interested please call Shelley on 0407 660 501.

Forthcoming Events

  • Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta:  Will be held again this year, 4th – 8th July.  For more information: Flyer, Entry Form, Notice of Race (834KB)
  • Ladies Day Race: Is set to take place on 19th July, 2015.  Preparations are underway and more information will be provided as it becomes available.  The CYC Ladies Race is proudly sponsored by Splish Splash… Thanks for your valued support Frances! 
  • Cairns Sail Training Camp:  Will take place at Ellis Beach on the weekend of 8th/9th August, 2015.  Please see here for further details and enrolment information.
  • Qld Tasar Championships: Will be held in Townsville on 15th-16th August, 2015.  Notice of Race coming soon.
  • Troppo2015 (3)Final:  It’s on again this year.   Held in Bowen 3rd -4th October.  Click on the following link for further details.  Troppo2015 (3)Final.  For Sailing Instructions and Nomination Form please click here: Troppo Cup SI’s.

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