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Onshore Edition 128 - Monday 17 July
Message from the CEO

2017 LAND ROVER WINTER SERIES PRIZE GIVING

Bookings close this Wednesday, 19 July for the Winter Series Prize Giving - so click here to get in quick

The 2017 Winter Prize Giving is adopting a new format to make it more of a fun night with a photo booth and DJ, whilst still acknowledging prize winners at the start of the night in a manner befitting their efforts over the Land Rover Winter Series.

In addition to serving substantial canapes and free drinks until 9.30pm, you can also pre-book a table through Blond Catering in the Rani Room on 8292 7892 for a sit down dinner (not included in your $65 ticket) from 8.30pm after the prize giving.

LAND ROVER SYDNEY GOLD COAST YACHT RACE

Live Broadcast

You will be able to watch the start of the 2017 race, LIVE, in the CYCA and on Facebook. Further information about this exciting initiative will be announced in the next week.

Win the ultimate race day experience and merchandise

To celebrate the 2017 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, our race sponsor Land Rover is giving one lucky winner the chance to win the ultimate Race Day experience on 29 July. This includes a double pass to the VIP start boat, where you’ll get front row seats to the action as the yachts set sail.

You’ll also receive two exclusive gift packs with selected Land Rover and Cruising Yacht Club of Australia merchandise.

To enter, simply click here and explain in 25 words or less what you would name your dream yacht, and where you would take it on an above and beyond adventure.

Should you have any issues with the link - please email your 25 words to socialau@jaguarlandrover.com with the subject, My Dream Yacht.

Viewing the race on COAST - Book Now

There is no better view in Sydney than on the top deck of COAST. We will get you right there to see the crews work these top race boats out through the majestic Sydney Heads with NO EXCLUSION ZONES which means some very close viewing.

Come and rub shoulders with some of Australia's top yachtsmen and listen to our expert-aboard commentary by some of Sydney's top international yachtsmen.

BOARDING - KING STREET WHARF #6 10.45 AM, DEPARTS 11.00 AM

DROP OFF 2.30 PM

BOARDING - CYCA - 11.15 AM, DEPART 11.30 AM

DROP OFF 3.00 PM

INCLUSIVE OF:- Chef Canapés, Slider of Beef with caramelised onion and relish, Beef and vegetarian Gourmet Pies, Salt and Pepper Squid, Crispy Asian Vegetarian Spring Rolls

CYCA welcomes new sponsor PONANT

Last Friday, coincidentally Bastille Day, the CYCA was delighted to welcome aboard a new sponsor in PONANT! Learn more about the French luxury expedition cruise line here

PONANT is the naming rights sponsor for the PONANT Sydney Noumea Yacht Race in 2018. To date we have 14 boats entered in this race. Read more here

RSHYR 2017

As of today we have 27 boats entered with seven international entrants from USA (2), France, Italy, Hong Kong (2) and China.

2017 AGM

A reminder that if you are attending tomorrow night’s AGM the Bistro will remain open later for those wishing to have dinner at the conclusion of the meeting. Please book on 82 927892.

Karen Grega

Chief Executive Officer



CLUB NEWS
SYDNEY NOUMEA YACHT RACE 2018
Bienvenue PONANT! Luxury expedition cruise line sign on for the PONANT Sydney Noumea Yacht Race

On Bastille Day of all days, the world leader in luxury expeditions, PONANT, has been confirmed as the title sponsor of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s PONANT Sydney Noumea Yacht Race (PSNYR), due to take place next year.

READ MORE
CLUB
RIP Graeme "Frizzle" Freeman

Graeme Freeman, known in the sailing world as “Frizzle”, has died in Hobart after battling pancreatic cancer. He was one of Australia’s most respected offshore sailors, boat maintenance professional and yacht-building project manager through local and overseas campaigns including three American Cup campaigns and the Admiral’s Cup international teams racing championships.

READ MORE
AUSTRALIAN YACHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS
2018 Australian Yachting Championship heads to Sandringham next January

Following last year's hugely successful event at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, the nation's premier keelboat event, the Australian Yachting Championship, heads to Victoria next year and will be hosted by Sandringham Yacht Club from Friday 19 to Sunday 21 January 2018.

READ MORE
YSA SPONSORS
CYCA Builder Belmadar Confirmed as YSA Sponsor

Currently undertaking Phase 1 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s redevelopment, construction company Belmadar has been welcomed as a new sponsor of the Youth Sailing Academy.

READ MORE
LAND ROVER WINTER SERIES
Race 10 a celebration of the Land Rover Winter Series

With just Race 3 of Ladies’ Day remaining, the Land Rover Winter Series all but drew to a close on Sunday with varied breeze delivering tricky sailing conditions on Sydney’s iconic harbour for Race 10.

READ MORE
YOUTH SAILING ACADEMY
CYCA's YSA wins Darwin's inaugural Australian Maid Youth Match Racing Championship

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Youth Sailing Academy has won Darwin’s inaugural match racing event, the Australian Maid Youth Match Racing Championship in decisive style, dominating the finals 3-0 over the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club.

READ MORE


RSHYR 2017 - Official Spectator Vessels

Bookings are now being taken for the 73rd edition of the race.

Click here for more details

CYCA Trivia Night – August

The next Trivia Night is on Wednesday 9 August from 7:00pm.

An experienced trivia master has been arranged and there will be general knowledge questions with a few sailing trivia questions as well. This event is free to attend - so organise a group of your friends or crewmembers, or just come along and join in the fun.

Menu specials will be available for purchase from the Bistro from Blond Catering.

Please note that table bookings are limited to 10 people.

Please click here to register.

SPIRIT OF CRUISING - Tuesday 1 August 2017

CYCA Rani Room — 6.30pm

Guest Speakers; Evan Hodge and Kelly Clark of Nashira, a Bavaria Ocean 40, share their passion, preparation and anxiety as they prepared for their first cruising adventure to Tasmania.

Very new to yachting Evan, who had experience sailing dinghies and skiffs as a young boy, faced new challenges sailing as an 'above knee' amputee and Kelly having never sailed, embarked on a 6 day sailing course which ultimately changed the trajectory of their lives. They bought Nashira 3 months later.

Two and a half years after buying the boat they headed off on a 10 week adventure to Tasmania, crossing Bass Strait, sailing down the East Coast, then down and around to Port Davey and Bathurst Harbour.

They will share stories and photos of their trip including the preparation around safety, communications, victualing, route and weather planning and the anxiety of the unknown.

$30.00 for Spirit of Cruising dinner and meeting in the Rani Room.

Bookings close – Monday 31 July, 12:00pm

Click Here to book

Rolex Sydney Hobart 2016 Merchandise Reduced

All remaining items from the 72nd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race range have been reduced.

Merchandise includes; rugbys, knits, polos, t-shirts and caps.

Stock reduced by 30%. No further discounts apply.

For purchase at CYCA reception and also available through the CYCA Online Shop. To receive the discount enter– ‘RSHYR16’ at the discount code box and click ‘Apply’ at checkout.

Musto

Surreal Jewellery and Nots by Heckmann

CYCA members can purchase Nots by Heckmann bracelets through the Surreal Jewellery online shop. A percentage of bracelet sales will go towards the CYCA Youth Sailing Academy. The promotion code for the CYCA is - CYCA2017

Members will need to include this code at the ‘Apply Coupon’ section on the web page of their cart in order for the sale to be tracked.

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Blond Catering

Reduced Menu

Please note that from Monday to Friday between 3pm – 5pm we will be offering our reduced menu for Winter including fries, wedges and soup of the day

We will also have an increased selection of cakes and healthy snacks available to have with your coffee or tea

The full breakfast/lunch & dinner menu will be available outside of these times

Available Monday to Friday

Soup & Toastie Special – Soup of the day with half a toasted sandwich and a sweet treat $15

Tuesday 18 July

1kg of Kinkawooka mussels cooked in a white wine, garlic and cream sauce. Served with toasted sourdough $30

Penne with pork & fennel meatballs in a tomato sauce with parmesan $15

Thursday 20th July

Available from the Bistro

Smoked brisket sandwich with slaw & house bbq sauce $15

Grain fed Jack’s Creek brisket. Smoked on the deck for 14 hours over hickory wood.

Smoked beef shortrib with fries & slaw $35

Grain fed Jack’s Creek brisket. Smoked on the deck for 12 hours over hickory wood.

Sunday 23 July

Bistro Special

All pizzas on the menu available for $15 between 5pm and 8pm this Sunday

2017 Function Room Bookings

Book your next function at the CYCA! We are now taking all enquiries for 2017 bookings for our various function rooms. Whether it be a birthday party, corporate event or Christmas party, we've got the facilities to make it enjoyable.

For function information, contact Anna at Blond Catering via email: events@blondcatering.com.au or phone (02) 8292 7892.

Pacific Sailing School at the CYCA

Marine Radio Licence Course July 22.

What’s on – Our Course Calendar

Fast track with our Sailing Program

UPCOMING EVENTS
TUESDAY
18
JULY

18:30 to 20:30

CYCA Annual General Meeting
THURSDAY
20
JULY

18:00 to 19:00

Members Badge Draw
FRIDAY
21
JULY

19:00 to 23:00

2017 Land Rover Winter Series Prize Giving
SATURDAY
SUNDAY

22-23
JULY



Captain John Piper Regatta
MONDAY
24
JULY

18:30 to 19:30

Associates Annual General Meeting
WEDNESDAY
26
JULY

18:00 to 19:00

Members Badge Draw
SATURDAY
29
JULY

13:00 to 23:00

Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race
TUESDAY
1
AUGUST

18:30 to 20:30

Spirit Of Cruising
THURSDAY
3
AUGUST

18:00 to 19:00

Members Badge Draw
SATURDAY
SUNDAY

5-6
AUGUST



Club Marine NSW Youth Match Racing Regatta
WEDNESDAY
9
AUGUST

19:00 to 21:00

CYCA Trivia Night – August
THURSDAY
10
AUGUST

18:00 to 19:00

Members Badge Draw
BADGE DRAW
Members Badge Draw - Results 13 July

The Jackpot Prize for Thursday 20 July 2017 is $3,200.

Members' Badge Draw, (LTPS/17/11941), is conducted in the Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm.

Members drawn on Thursday 13 July 2017:

1815

1

5431-Timothy Hale

1830

2

2509-Glen Wambeek

1845

3

3415-Paul Baker

1900

4

5275-Richard Ferguson

No Winner.

Members must be present at the CYCA Clubhouse at the time their number is drawn.

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