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Onshore - Vol 49, 17 December 2012
Ichi Ban gets her own back with a win and overall victory in CYCA Trophy

Ichi Ban may have been pipped to the post by 98ft Lahana for line honours victory in Race 2 of the CYCA Trophy Passage series today, but Matt Allen and his crew on the Jones 70 got their own back by winning the race overall to clinch the series from Lahana by one point. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL STORY

Commodore's Christmas Message

Dear Members,

On behalf of my fellow board members I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your families a safe and Merry Christmas and a prosperous and happy New Year.

For those competing in regattas over the festive season, good sailing and good luck.  For those sailing south in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race I would like to wish you and your crews a safe and fast race.  I look forward to seeing you on the start line and in Hobart.

Yours sincerely

 

Howard Piggott
Commodore

CLUB NEWS
SAILING
Darryl Hodgkinson named CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year

Sydney plastic surgeon Darryl Hodgkinson has been named the Ocean Racer of the Year by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, at a gala cocktail party hosted at the Club this evening.

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SOLAS BIG BOAT CHALLENGE
Bob Sows His Oats Widely in Solas Big Boat Challenge

Bob Oatley may have to crack two bottles of champagne tonight as his two ocean racing thoroughbreds Wild Oats X and Wild Oats XI shared the silverware from today’s Solas Big Boat Challenge, the dash around Sydney Harbour that has become the traditional curtain raiser to the Rolex Sydney Hobart.

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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 this Thursday 20th December with all proceeds going to the Starlight Foundation.

Rolex Sydney Hobart Skippers Gift Bag

Once again a number of companies contributed items for the Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012 skipper's gift bags. The club and competitors thank the following organisations for their generosity:

Balance Water - Balance Water can now be home delivered around Australia through the
website
Cadbury - A selection of chocolates and Natural Confectionery Company jellies
Club Marine - caps, magazines and stubby holders
Gatorade
Fosters Group- Crown Lager cooler bags
Harken Australia - assorted Harken branded merchandise
Know Your Own Skin - Lip Balm and sunscreen
Magners Cider - USB Keys
Mizone Formulated Sports Water
Mount Gay caps - thanks to Monday twilight sponsor Mount Gay
Musto
Ocean Media - Offshore Yachting magazine
Sony BMG - selection of CD's thanks to Sony BMG chairman and CYCA member Denis Handlin
Village Roadshow - selection of DVDs, thanks to Village Roadshow chairman, CYCA
member and YSA sponsor John Kirby
XS Protein Bars and Drinks

Christmas New Year Trading Hours
Members are advised the Club will be open every day over the Christmas New Year Period. The list below details the services that will be available.

Available Throughout the Period

* Marina Office and Tender Service open weekdays from 08:00-16:00; Public Holidays 08:00 -
17:00; New Year's Eve 08:00 - 0100 (1/1/13)

* Bistro - 08:00 - 21:00 with the exception of Christmas Day 08:00-15:00hrs and then 17:00hrs-20:00hrs; and Boxing Day 06:30 - 21:00hrs

Bar Trading Hours

Monday 24th December
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 08:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - 08:00 until close
* Coasters Retreat - 13:00 until close

Tuesday 25 December
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 10:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - CLOSED - ice and soft drink only, No takeaways
* Coasters Retreat - 10:00 until close - No Happy Hour

Wednesday 26 December - BOXING DAY
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 07:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - 07:00 until close
* Coasters Retreat - 11:30 until close - No Happy Hour

Thursday 27 December
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 10:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - 10:00 until close
* Coasters Retreat - 16:00 until close - No Happy Hour

28 - 30 December
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 10:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - 10:00 until close
* Coasters Retreat - 16:00 until close

Monday 31 December
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 08:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - 08:00 until close
* Coasters Retreat - 13:00 until close

Tuesday 1 January 2012
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 10:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - 10:00 until close
* Coasters Retreat - 13:00 until close - No Happy Hour

There will also be no happy hour in Coasters Retreat on 2 January 2012.

CYCA Reception will be open the following hours:

Monday 24 December - 08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday 25 December - 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 26 December - 07:30 - 17:00
Thursday 27 December - 08:30 - 17:30
Friday 28 December - 08:30 - 17:30
Sat-Sun 29 - 30 December - 08:30 - 17:00
Monday 31 December - 08:30 - 17:30
Tues 1 January - 08:30 - 17:00

The Sailing Office will be open from 09:00- 17:00 on 27, 28 and 31 December. The office will be closed from 29 and 30 December; and 1 January 2013 and re-open on 2 January 2013 from 9am.

The Youth Sailing Academy will be contactable throughout the period via ysa.admin@cyca.com.au

The next edition of Onshore will be published 14 January 2012. Keep in touch with all the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race action via the new-look official race website www.rolexsydneyhobart.com

We wish all members a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

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

New Year's Eve
The Bistro will be open from 0800 - 2100hrs (subject to demand) on New Year's Eve

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


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)
THURSDAY
24
JANUARY

18:00 to 19:00

Members' Badge Draw
FRIDAY
MONDAY

25-28
JANUARY



Festival of Sails - RGYC
SATURDAY
26
JANUARY

11:00 to 22:00

Ocean Pointscore - Botany Bay Race
BADGE DRAW
Members Badge Draw - Results from 13 December

The JACKPOT Prize for Thursday 17th January 2013 is $1200 Members' Badge Draw LTPS-12-01502 Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm. Thanks to our sponsor ***Steve Jarvin Motors***

Members drawn on 13/12/2012 were:

  1. Robert Wilton                 #711
  2. Andrew Low                   #3689
  3. Judith Charody               #59
  4. Michael Hall                    #1961

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 the first Members Badge Draw for 2013 will be conducted on 17 January.***

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