3rd of August 2016

The Coming Month

  • TWW 2016 SAIL CAIRNSis just around the corner – nominations are now open for all classes (dinghies, OTB, Yachts & Multihull )
  • Saturday Afternoon Yacht Training (SATS) is happening again this month – Contact Bill for more information and keep your eye on our facebook page
  • Series 5 OTB and Dinghies ( Townie Series)  has commenced and will be held every Saturday from now til the 27th of August 1pm each Saturday..  ..Off the beach and Dinghies of all classes are welcome – Contact Rhys or Scott 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
  • CYC AGM -is being held on the Saturday 27 August at 2pm, CYC Office. followed by a BBQ to along with Commodores shout. Nomination open for all positions, Contact Margie to get a copy of the Nomination form
  • Saturday Dinghy Training has commence on the 30th of July at 8.30am in town at the CYC – follow the link to register $20 per person http://www.yachtingaustralia.com.au/Entry/?EID=78547
  • Sailing Committee will be held at 5.30pm in the regatta room on the 8th of August- 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.
  • Sailablity Cairns ( formerly known as  SWD ) has had a name change. For more information on what is happening please check out the facebook groups
  • 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.
  • Discover Sailing and Start Crewing at CCYS. Has kicked off at the CCYS for more information please follow the link

General Notices

  • CYC Club T Shirts – There are new run CYC Club t-shirts are now available by contacting Margie – get them before they all disappear !!!
  • 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
  • Photos and Images – We are looking for photos and images of this year activities for inclusion on the website and in promotional material please send to Margie or Scott

Forthcoming Event


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