3rd of October 2016

The Coming Month

  • Dick Cater Series  – commences on the 9th of Oct for 6 sundays ending on the 6th of Nov- nominations are now open contact Bill for more information
  • Saturday Afternoon Yacht Training (SATS) is happening again this month – Contact Bill for more information and keep your eye on our facebook page
  • Saturday Dinghy Training  (dinghy 1/2)  will commence on the 8th of October til the 5th of Nov. Register now
  • Change to the Sailing Committee meeting date these meetings will now be held on the first tuesday of each month at 5.30pm in the regatta room (next meeting is 4th of Oct)
  • 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

  • Following the AGM the club is undertaking a review of the roles and duty statements of the all the club officers – once this has been finalise this information will be made available to the members.
  • CYC financial statement are now available to all club members following the AGM – please contact the office
  • CYC Club T Shirts – There are new run CYC Club t-shirts are now available by contacting Margie – get them before they all disappear !!!
  • 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 12-4pm
    • &TUESDAY  12– 3.00pm
    • WEDNESDAY  10-5pm
    • THURSDAY – 12-3pm
    • FRIDAY 8-11am
  • 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 (check out all calendar for dates for all upcoming events)

  • Mission Beach Regatta 22nd-23rd of Oct
  • CYC Anniversary Regatta will be held on the 12&13th of Nov 2016
  • CYC Ellis Beach Break Up – 26th&27th of Nov

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