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Onshore - Vol 48, 10 December 2012
CYCA Trophy: Winners Decided as Racing Abandoned in Big Southerly

Racing in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's Trophy One-Design was abandoned at 1.00pm today as strong southerlies gusting over 40 knots on Sydney Harbour and outside Sydney Heads showed no signs of abating, so yesterday's leaders, Old School and Kokomo were crowned winners of the Sydney 38 and Farr 40 series'. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL STORY

CLUB NEWS
REGATTA
Australian Sailors Sweep the Medals at Sailing World Cup

Australian sailors have finished the opening round of the ISAF Sailing World Cup, Sail Melbourne, on a high, standing on the podium in every Olympic class, winning seven of the eight gold medals.

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SOLAS BIG BOAT CHALLENGE
SOLAS Big Boat Challenge Showcases Yachting Prowess

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s annual invitation-only maxi yacht race, the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, will be another day of glamour, showcasing yachting prowess as the powerhouses of the Rolex Sydney Hobart go on display.

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Club Noticeboard

68th Sydney Hobart Merchandise

The officially licensed 68th Sydney Hobart merchandise collection featuring t-shirts, polos, rugby jerseys, jackets, and caps for both men and women is now available for purchase from reception or online for members, guests and competitors. Get your souvenir merchandise today through our new e-store.

CYCA Associates Christmas Hamper

Tickets are now on sale for the annual CYCA Associates Christmas Hamper - $3 each; 2 for $5; 4 for $10 and 25+5 for $50. The hamper is filled with lots of Christmas fare including: Black Wolf bags; $200 voucher from Bush's Meats; Dick Smith Food Hamper, 6 bottles of sparkling wine donated by Sir James Hardy plus many more delicacies to lay on your table. The raffle will be drawn on Thursday 20th December with all proceeds going to the Starlight Foundation.

SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, Tuesday 11 December - Spectator Ferry

Get on board MV Coast for another first class day of champagne sailing for the famous SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, the precursor to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
 
MV Coast will again be front and centre on the race course for one of the great days on Sydney Harbour, the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge. This is a day not to be missed, no exclusion zone racing means up close and action packed viewing.

Coast welcomes back all our regular sailing aficionados, sailing friends and family of the race competitors. This is the classic Sydney yacht race day. Our first-class commentary team and crew will make your day a memorable one.

Cruise details
Coast will pick up guests at King Street Wharf, No. 9 dock, Darling Harbour, at 10.15am on December 11, and return approximately 3.00pm. Tickets are $60.00, and $50.00 for CYCA members, ticket price includes a welcome glass of sparkling and a snack on board. A CYCA pick up and drop has been arranged with pick-up at 10.30am from B arm of the CYCA Marina.
 
Call 0458 888 831, or email coasthc@me.com to secure your place on board, Capped numbers to ensure comfort.

Further information: www.coastcruises.com.au


NEWS FROM L Eat

Christmas Day at the CYCA

Don't want to melt in the kitchen this Christmas Day cooking up your family feast? Then come and enjoy a delicious Christmas Buffett at the CYCA. Cost is $96.00 for each Adult (drinks excluded) and $50 for children aged 5-10 years. (Kids under 5 eat free). Bookings essential - click here to view menu and booking form

Bistro Hours and Theme Nights

Summer Bistro trading hours: 8am until 9pm. Don't forget about our Theme Nights:

  • BarraMonday- Every Monday we are offering NT Grilled  Barramundi served with chips and salad for only $15. Available from 12pm until 9pm.
  • Wednesday- Every Wednesday Steak night, 300g Grain-fed Rump Steak served with chips, salad and your choice of sauce for only $15. Available from 5pm until 9pm.
  • Thursday - $12 Members Badge Draw Special. Each week tempt yourself with the fabulous daily special available from 5pm - 9pm. Catch up with your mates after the Members' Badge Draw.

Click here to view the summer menu

UPCOMING EVENTS
TUESDAY
11
DECEMBER



SOLAS Big Boat Challenge
THURSDAY
13
DECEMBER

18:00 to 19:00

Members' Badge Draw
SATURDAY
SUNDAY

15-16
DECEMBER



CYCA Trophy - Passage Series


26 DECEMBER-
2 JANUARY




Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
WEDNESDAY
FRIDAY

2-4
JANUARY



Pittwater Coffs Harbour Race - RPAYC


7 JANUARY-
25 MARCH




Mount Gay Rum Monday Twilight (Spinnaker)


9 JANUARY-
27 MARCH




Club Marine Wednesday Twilight (Non Spinnaker)


14 JANUARY-
25 MARCH




Mount Gay Rum Monday Twilight (Spinnaker)


16 JANUARY-
27 MARCH




Club Marine Wednesday Twilight (Non Spinnaker)
THURSDAY
17
JANUARY

18:00 to 19:00

Members' Badge Draw


21 JANUARY-
25 MARCH




Mount Gay Rum Monday Twilight (Spinnaker)


23 JANUARY-
27 MARCH




Club Marine Wednesday Twilight (Non Spinnaker)
BADGE DRAW
Members Badge Draw - Results from 6 December 2012

The JACKPOT Prize for Thursday 13th December 2012 is $1000 Members' Badge Draw LTPS-12-01502 Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm. Thanks to our sponsor ***Magners Cider***

Members drawn on 06/12/2012 were:

  1. Michael Cameron            #2398
  2. John Storey                    #1339
  3. Andrew Bloore                #979
  4. Hema Prakash-Chishty    #3760

Members must be present at the CYCA clubhouse at the time their number is
drawn.  The first number will be drawn at 1815, followed by 1830 and 1845 with
the final number being drawn at 1900.

Following that the usual raffle will take place.  Terms and conditions of entry apply

***Please note that this Thursday 13 December will be the last Members Badge Draw for 2012. The first Members Badge Draw for 2013 will be conducted on 17 January.***

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