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Onshore - Vol 49, 15 December 2014
Roberts and Dally turn tables to close out CYCA Trophy–Passage Series

Ray Roberts (OneSails Racing) turned the tables on Victorian yachtsman Rob Hanna (Shogun V) today to claim Division 1 honours in the CYCA Trophy-Passage Series, while Khaleesi did the same to her sistership Nine Dragons in Division 2, Andrew and Pauline Dally basking in their first major win since buying the former Exile.

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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

John Cameron 
Commodore

 

Christmas 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 open weekdays from 07:30-16:00; Public Holidays 08:00 - 17:00

* Tender Service: Weekdays from 08:00-16:00; Public Holidays 08:00 - 17:00 unless otherwise specified below:

  • Christmas Day – 0800-1700hrs
  • Boxing Day – 0730hrs-1700hrs
  • New Year’s Eve – 0730hrs -0200hrs. Please note last time to call the tender phone will be 01:45hrs
  • New Year’s Day – 0800hrs -1700hours

* Bistro: - 08:00 - 21:00 with the exception of Boxing Day 06:00 - 21:00hrs

Bar Trading Hours

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

Thursday 25 December – Christmas Day
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 10:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - CLOSED - ice and soft drink only, No alcoholic takeaways
* Coasters Retreat - 16:00 until close - No Happy Hour

Friday 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

Saturday 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

Wednesday 31 December
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 10:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - 10:00 until close
* Coasters Retreat - 16:00 until close 

Thursday 1 January 2015
* Sydney Hobart Bar - 10:00 until close
* Bottle Shop - 10:00 until close
* Coasters Retreat - 13:00 until close - No Happy Hour

CYCA Reception will be open the following hours:

Monday 22 December - 08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday 23 December - 08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday 24 December - 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 25 December - 07:30 - 17:30
Friday 26 December - 08:30 - 17:30

Sat-Sun 27 – 28 December - 08:30 - 17:00

Monday 29 - Tuesday 30 December - 08:30 - 17:00

Wednesday 31 December - 08:30 - 17:30

Thursday 1 January - 08:30 - 17:00

The Sailing Office will be open from 09:00- 17:00 daily with the exception of the following days: Christmas Day, Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 December, and Wednesday 1 January (office closed).

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

The next edition of Onshore will be published 12 January 2014.

Keep up to date with all the action of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race via the race website www.rolexsydneyhobart.com; follow us on twitter http://twitter.com/rshyr or like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/RolexSydneyHobart

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

CLUB NEWS
ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACE
70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Crew Party - 20 December from 5.00pm

Come and celebrate the 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart. Free to all Rolex Sydney Hobart crew and CYCA members (bring your crew pass or club membership card).

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ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACE
6th installment of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Historical video series - Final of 50 Golden Years of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Documentary

This week we bring you the 3rd and final part of the documentary – “50 Golden Years of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race” produced to celebrate the 50th race in 1994.

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AWARDS
Roger Hickman named CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year

Roger Hickman 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 2014
SOLAS Big Boat Challenge - This is My Reservation

A large spectator fleet watched Bob Oatley’s 100 foot maxi Wild Oats XI declare that Sydney Harbour is still her back yard, the brand new, revolutionary American upstart, Comanche notwithstanding.

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Club News

70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Merchandise

The much anticipated official licensed 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race merchandise collection featuring t-shirts, polos, rugby jerseys, fleeces and caps for both men and women is now available for purchase.

Items are available from the Club through reception, or order online at the CYCA Shop with shipping available interstate or overseas.

The perfect Christmas gift for family, friends and crew.   We recommend that you get in early as sizes are limited.

CYCA Associates Christmas Gift Hamper

Tickets are now on sale for the CYCA Associates Christmas Gift Hamper. The hamper includes a $200 Bush's Meat Voucher, Manicure (with gel nails) plus shampoo & blow dry donated by Andrea Connolly Hair, $100 dinner for two donated by Popolo, mixed dozen of wine donated by Elizabeth Bay Cellars and many more Christmas delicacies and gifts.

Tickets are $3 each, 2 for $5 or a book of 25 for $50 and available through CYCA Reception. All proceeds will be donated to Sailors with disABILITIES. Hamper will be drawn on Thursday 18 December 2014 at 6.30pm in the Coasters Retreat

Rolex Sydney Hobart Skippers Gift Bag

Once again a number of companies contributed items for the Rolex Sydney Hobart 2014 skipper's gift bags. The club and competitors thank the following organisations for their generosity:

Hurry, time is running out!!   Remind your family and friends that 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

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
THURSDAY
18
DECEMBER

18:00 to 19:00

Members Badge Draw
SATURDAY
20
DECEMBER

17:30 to 23:30

70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Crew Party - 20 December 2014


26 DECEMBER-
2 JANUARY




70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
FRIDAY
2
JANUARY

13:00 to 23:00

Pittwater Coffs Harbour Race (RPAYC)
WEDNESDAY
SATURDAY

7-10
JANUARY



Australian Sports Boats National Championship
MONDAY
12
JANUARY

18:30 to 20:00

Mount Gay Rum Twilights (Spinnaker)
WEDNESDAY
14
JANUARY

18:00 to 20:00

Club Marine Wednesday Twilight (Non Spinnaker)
THURSDAY
15
JANUARY

18:00 to 19:00

Members Badge Draw
MONDAY
19
JANUARY

18:30 to 20:00

Mount Gay Rum Twilights (Spinnaker)
WEDNESDAY
21
JANUARY

18:00 to 20:00

Club Marine Wednesday Twilight (Non Spinnaker)
THURSDAY
22
JANUARY

18:00 to 19:00

Members Badge Draw
FRIDAY
MONDAY

23-26
JANUARY



Festival of Sails (RGYC)
BADGE DRAW
Members Badge Draw - Results from 11 December 2014

The JACKPOT Prize for Thursday 18 December 2014 is $1800 Members' Badge Draw LTPS/14/01430 Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm. Thanks to our sponsor ***Delta Marine***

Members drawn on 11 December 2014 were:

  1. Robert Fraser                   #944
  2. Louisa Pigott                   #3927
  3. Shane Crookshanks         #2603
  4. Steve Hodgson                #2594

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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