1st of May 2016

The Coming Month

  • Series 2 OTB and Dinghies ( Townie Series)  will held from the 7th of May .. racing starts from 1pm each Saturday..  ..Off the beach and Dinghies of all classes are welcome – Contact Rhys for more information. Hope to see you there for a great time at townies – all off the beach , dinghies and multihulls welcomed. ( if you wish to use a CYC club boat please let us know ASAP) Nomination fees
  • Sailing Committee will be held at 5.30pm in the regatta room on the 9th of May – All welcome
  • Mickey Ink Race Week is on NOW – check out the fun today !!
  • WAGS:  This Wednesday.  Please see link below for Courses and Sailing Instructions.  Refer to club noticeboard or title link for results and handicaps.
  • SWD Program runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3.30 pm till 5.30 pm.
  • SWD Program Transports options : Cairns Yacht Club has teamed up with ComLink to provide participants of the Sailors With A Disability Program a solution! ComLink has fully accessible transport and excellent drivers that will assist in getting you to and from the program on a weekly basis. For any enquiries please give the friendly team at ComLink a call on 1300 761 011 to discuss your transport needs.
  • Sail Training for 2015 is well underway. To undertake training please register your interest at the CYC office.

General Notices

  • F Finger Berths – Booking available to members . Bookings should be made by the 21st each month (ie bookings for June should be made by 21st May and so forth).  Cost is $500 per month, payable by 7th of month. Standard terms & conditions as per Ports North requirements for more information please contact Margie at the Office 
  • CYC Club T Shirts – There are new run CYC Club t-shirts on their way – LIMITED RELEASE /RUN – so pre-order you collector edition by contacting Margie – before they all disappear !!!
  • Sam Cadman Race Results – Provisional – announced
  • Series 1 OFB and Dinghies ( Ellis Beach) – results announced
  • First Aid Course – is now scheduled for the 14th of May – If you wish to enrol please contact Margie – course fee is $130…
  • Two Island Race 14th of May  – SAVE the Date and Watch Facebook for more information
  • Two Handed Race 5th of June – SAVE the Date and Watch Facebook for more information
  • CYC Social Committee: The committee is keen to establish a social committee, if you keen to help us out on this committee please contact Trish
  • 2016 Calender  is now available online – to sync the CYC calendar to your tablet or other device please follow the information via this link
  • Regional FNQ YQ facebook clubs page has been set up to assist FNQ work together and share information. Check it out.
  • VIP Program – as part of a regional clubs initiative John Byrnes from TSC is looking for interested people to get involved in supporting regional events as part a regatta management and support team – this is a great way for those member of the sailing community to remain involved while not necessarily sailing
  •  YQ newsletter hare published monthly  – for all the last YQ news
  • New CYC Pontoon: The Executive would ask those people who use the new CYC pontoon if they would ensure that on the days with dinghy sailing (training and racing ) and SWD are occurring that the pontoon is vacated to allow safe access to the water.
  • CYC current office hours are;
    • MONDAY & TUESDAY  12:30PM – 4:30PM
    • WEDNESDAY  9:30AM – 5:30PM,
    • FRIDAY 2PM – 5PM
  • Tinaroo Sailing Club has just published the 2016 calendar follow the link for more details
  • Port Douglas Yacht Club has recently posted their 2016 Calendar of activities

Forthcoming Event


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