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‘Chas from Tas’ book launch in Sydney Race Village

Finally, the book of seafaring tales we’ve all been waiting years for. Charles Blundell, AKA the legendary Chas from Tas, will be in the Rolex Village at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia on Monday, 21 December at 6pm, for a cocktail party to launch his tome, simply titled ‘The Adventures of Chas from Tas’ – all are welcome, but bookings are essential. ...

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  • 19 Dec 2015 00:00:00
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NOVEMBER 2015

CYCA Member Wendy Tuck Arrives in Australia

Wendy Tuck, CYCA member and the first Australian female Skipper in the history of the Clipper Race, has arrived onto home soil, finishing the grueling Southern Ocean leg from Cape Town, South Africa, to Albany, Western Australia. ...

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  • 26 Nov 2015 15:00:00
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Townsville Rescue Vessel Motor Upgrade

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Safety of Life at Sea Trusts, in undertaking further efforts to support volunteer groups around Australia, have funded the upgrade to a motor vessel, used for rescue duties at the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard, Townsville....

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  • 20 Nov 2015 12:00:00
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Butterfly Effect

A sound boat, good crew and seamanship - it is those three elements, according to Phil Molony, that make sailing both fun and competitive....

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  • 17 Nov 2015 10:00:00
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CYCA SOLAS Trusts and Yachting Australia partner on safety projects

Yachting Australia will conduct a review into the safety practices of sailboat racing in Australia and also develop a Safety Management System Guide for Clubs utilising grants received from the CYCA SOLAS Trusts....

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  • 16 Nov 2015 09:00:00
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YA announces the Australian Yachting Championship

Yachting Australia have announced a new name for what was known as the IRC Australian Championship and confirmed the locations of this premier yachting regatta for the next four years to be hosted at the CYCA in March 2017...

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  • 12 Nov 2015 12:00:00
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CYCA Scoops YA Awards

CYCA Member Mike Fletcher wins the coveted Presidents Award with Will Ryan, Bob Oatley and Liesl Tesch also recognised for their achievements while Sailing Manager, Justine Kirkjian won the Sport Professional Award. ...

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  • 07 Nov 2015 10:30:00
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Bob Oatley honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifelong friends Bob Oatley AO and Bill Buckle OAM have been honoured with Lifetime Achievement Awards for their contribution to sailing at the Yachting Australia Awards....

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  • 07 Nov 2015 10:00:00
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OCTOBER 2015

CYCA SOLAS Trusts Dinner

The 2015 CYCA SOLAS Trusts Dinner was held at the CYCA with 150 guests attending....

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  • 23 Oct 2015 23:30:00
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The Life and Times of Peter Charody

It is with great sadness that we recently lost a beloved life-long member of the CYCA and passionate sailor, Peter Robert Charody (1951-2015)....

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  • 23 Oct 2015 16:00:00
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