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Onshore - Vol 43, 3 November 2014
Entries close with 119 for 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia is pleased to announce that 119 entries have been received for the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht race and the 70th edition is bringing new, old, large and small together for the start on Boxing Day.  

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Ultreya provisional Gascoigne Cup winner

Rod Pearse’s Dehler 41 cruiser/racer Ultreya upset the regular offshore racing fleet today in winning the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron’s historic Gascoigne Cup sailed in strong north-westerly winds between Sydney Harbour and Botany Bay.

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Club News

Childrens Christmas Party - 2-4pm, Sunday 7 December 2014

Santa is coming to CYCA!!    Enjoy a fun filled Christmas party with balloons, face painting, party tricks and a present for every child. Children are welcome to come dressed up!

When: Sunday 7 December 2014

Where: The Freya Room 2-4pm

RSVP Date:  Monday 24 November 2014.   Please indicate the name, gender and age of each child when booking.  This is so Santa can select an appropriate gift for each child from his warehouse!!

The Children's Christmas Party is hosted for the children and grandchildren of CYCA members.  The highlight of the afternoon is not only hanging out with Stretch "The Magical Clown" and his friend, but a visit from SANTA who will be arriving by RIB.

Bookings are essential - Book Online today For further information please contact CYCA Reception on 02 8292 7800 or email reception@cyca.com.au.

 

Get Decked out for the Warmer Weather ! 

The new Spring / Summer 2014 range from Musto has arrived at the CYCA.   Current seasons polos and rugbys for men, and polos, t-shirts and knits for women are now available. 

Plan early to avoid the Christmas rush by purchasing gifts for family and friends. 

For members that are located outside of Sydney for convenience purchase via the CYCA online shop. 

 

CYCA Video Archive Project - Latest Episode

As part of the CYCA 70th year Anniversary activities, the Club's Archives Committee is pleased to provide you with another installment of interviews with senior members of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia to document their recollections of the development of the Club and the sport of ocean racing.

Episode 10, Part 1 features Tony Cable -Discussion points include;

  • 45 Sydney to Hobart races
  • the early races
  • 1987, Sovereign wins the double
  • memories of racing at the club
  • the Quiet Little Drink

Click here to view

 

There is no better time to become a  full member of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia – Entrance fee reduced to only 70 cents!

As part of the Club's 70th Anniversary celebrations the Board has resolved to significantly reduce the entrance fee for Full Membership from $500 to only 70 cents for all new membership applications received from now until 31 December 2014.

Furthermore, the member who introduces the most new full members wins four tickets on board the Club’s spectator vessel located inside the exclusion zone to watch the start of the 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race on Boxing Day.

The challenge is out to all members eligible to propose and second new members to the Club and to encourage family, crew, business associates and friends to join our great Club during the promotional period and join in the celebrations of our 70th Anniversary year.

Applications forms can be downloaded directly from the club website at /join-the-cyca/membership-application/

 

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014 Spectator Vessels - Bookings Now Open

Bookings still available for the spectator vessel for the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

Magistic II - BOOKED OUT!

John Cadman III departs from McKell Park Public Wharf, Darling Point but will not have access to the exclusion zone.  Tickets are $110 per adult, $65 per child aged 5-12 years and children under 5 are free of charge!   Ticket price includes finger food, lunch, dessert buffet and tea & coffee complete with soft drinks, beer, wine and champagne.  BOOK YOUR TICKETS ONBOARD JOHN CADMAN III TODAY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT

 

NEWS FROM L Eat

Christmas Day at the CYCA

Take the stress out of cooking on Christmas Day and let our chefs do all the hard work!

The Christmas Day Buffet has all the traditional favourites including ham, turkey and pork together with some Australian seafood favourites and yummy desserts.     Cost is $96.00 per adult (excluding beverages); $50 per child (aged 5-10 years) with children under 5 free. Bookings are essential. Click here to download the menu and booking form

 

Bistro Hours and Theme Nights

Bistro trading hours: Effective 8 October 8am until 9pm. Click here to view the menu.

Don't forget about our Theme Nights:

  • BarraMonday- Every Monday enjoy NT Grilled  Barramundi served with chips and salad for only $15!   Available from 12pm until 8pm or until sold out.
  • Wednesday Steak Night - Enjoy a 200g Grain-fed Rump Steak served with chips, salad and gravy for only $15! Available from 5pm until 8pm.
  • Thursday Members Badge Draw Special - $12 to $15. Each week tempt yourself with the fabulous daily special available from 5pm - 8pm. Catch up with your mates after the Members' Badge Draw. Please collect your token from Bar Staff prior to placing your order at the Bistro

 

UPCOMING EVENTS
MONDAY
3
NOVEMBER

18:30 to 20:00

Mount Gay Rum Twilights (Spinnaker)
TUESDAY
4
NOVEMBER

12:00 to 16:00

Melbourne Cup 2014
WEDNESDAY
5
NOVEMBER

18:00 to 20:00

Club Marine Wednesday Twilight (Non Spinnaker)
THURSDAY
6
NOVEMBER

18:00 to 19:00

Members Badge Draw
FRIDAY
7
NOVEMBER

18:30 to 23:00

Grant Thornton Short Haul Race - Night Harbour Race
FRIDAY
SUNDAY

7-9
NOVEMBER



Blue Water Pointscore Race -Cabbage Tree Island
MONDAY
10
NOVEMBER

18:30 to 20:00

Mount Gay Rum Twilights (Spinnaker)
WEDNESDAY
12
NOVEMBER

18:00 to 20:00

Club Marine Wednesday Twilight (Non Spinnaker)
THURSDAY
13
NOVEMBER

18:00 to 19:00

Members Badge Draw
FRIDAY
14
NOVEMBER

15:00 to 17:00

Rotary Charity Regatta
SATURDAY
15
NOVEMBER

10:00 to 22:00

Ocean Pointscore Race - Port Hacking
MONDAY
17
NOVEMBER

18:30 to 20:00

Mount Gay Rum Twilights (Spinnaker)
BADGE DRAW
Members Badge Draw - Results from 30 October 2014

The JACKPOT Prize for Thursday 6 November 2014 is $600 Members' Badge Draw LTPS/14/01430 Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm. Thanks to our sponsor ***Rushcutters Wine Storage***

Members drawn on 30 October 2014 were:

  1. Gregg Daven             #2953
  2. Mark Walsh               #1101 ***WINNER***

Congratulations to Mark Walsh who was the lucky winner of the $5,200 jackpot prize.

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.

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