6th of August 2015

The Coming Week

  • Fitzroy Island Race :It is on again this weekendNominate NOW to join the fun – Great prizes on offer, and a special thanks to our sponsors Fitzroy Island Resort – Race breifing is at 0900 on the 8th of August
  • Cairns Sailing Training Camp: 8th & 9th of August nominate here and join Danny Fullar for a great training experience
  • CYC Sailing committee will be held on the 10th of August at 5.30pm in the Regatta room – all interested parties welcomed.
  • SAGS:  Will be held next week and additional nominations are always encouraged.  Click here to nominate, or see title link for more information and race rules.
  • Dinghy Sailing:  Will not be held this Saturday
  • WAGS:  This Wednesday.  Please see link below for Courses and Sailing Instructions.  Refer to club noticeboard or title link for results and handicaps.
  • Cairns Festival Parade : The organising team is look for photos to show as part of the festival parade if you can help please contact Kerri. Bring along friends young and old. Dress as a pirate and be part of the Cairns Yacht Club extensive entry in the Festival Cairns Parade on 29 August. Show our diversity. Follow the link for more information. A dress rehearsal will be conducted on Sunday 23 August from 2pm at Pickers Canvas opposite DFO on Brown St. All Welcome. Contact Mudgee on 0416 176 556. He is standing in for Janet for a week or so.
  • Sailors with Disablity Program :A group of people from Endeavour Foundation along with their carers will join this program from next Tuesday starting at 1pm till 3pm. This will be followed by our regular crew at 3.30 pm till 5.30pm on each Tuesday. We will need more help at these times and invite volunteers who will learn how to operate all of the equipment to join us for fun, sailing, and skills development. Who do you know who can help out? Contact Gordo :  0411 524 262. Join the new facebook page to follow all the action
  • THANKS to the following members for special contributions this last week:-
    • Jamie Leitner – Assisting with Dick Cater Express to trailer
    • Manu Moriaty – Repairs to the J24 Match Race Trophy

General Notices


  • CYC AGM – Please note that the AGM will be held on the 29th of August at 10am in the Regatta Room. As with all clubs we rely on our members so please consider being part of the CYC Executive team.
  • CYC Sailing MembershipsReminder to our valued members – your current CYC Sailing Membership expires on 30th June, 2015.  Car park cards will also expire at this time so please disregard the 30/9 expiry date currently shown on card.  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!
  • Office Hours: have changed – please note
  • Car Park: The CYC boom gate is going back on the car park on 28/7/15, so if anyone doesn’t have a 2016 car park card AND current CYC car sticker they will not be able to park there after that date
  • IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ALL CYC MEMBERS: This year due to limited and increasingly overburdened resources, we have had to make some necessary changes to our pricing policy.  These are as follows:
    • Car Park Cards are now available only to active and participating members, at a cost of $50 per member/per year.
    • Pontoon tender access is available to those who would like this option, at a rate of $150 per member/per year.
    • Yachting Queensland Silver Cards are again optional, and priced at $70 per member/per year. 
    • Overnight vessel berthing on the CYC Pontoon is now charged at a flat-rate of $30 per vessel/per night.  One free night per day of racing (either side of race day) still applies.

Forthcoming Event

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