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Onshore Volume 46 - 30 November 2015
2015 marks exciting launch of Sydney & Hobart Race Villages for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

The villages comprise international media, private event space and family friendly festivals offering gourmet food, wine and entertainment, providing an onshore experience of blue ocean yacht racing. 

Stay tuned for more information at http://sydneytohobart.events/sydney

CLUB NEWS
YACHTING AUSTRALIA
YA is Offering End of Season Discounts on IRC Applications

IRC certificates issued between the 1st of March and the 31st of May that are valid for the 2015-2016 rating year (i.e. expiry date of 31st of May 2016) will be eligible for a 50% discount.

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CLASS RACING
Ginger’s MC38 Australian Championship trifecta

CYCA member Leslie Green, Ginger’s owner/driver, has proven himself as the king of the comebacks and, once again the MC38 class.

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FROM THE ARCHIVES
Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 1986

A.E. Cooley was the Commodore of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia when the 1986 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race was contested.

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YOUTH SAILING ACADEMY
Murray Finishes Fourth

CYCA representative Murray Jones has finished fourth at the Warren Jones International Regatta held at Swan River Sailing.

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YOUTH SAILING ACADEMY
YSA Representatives at Farr 40s National Championships

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia has been well represented at the Farr 40s State and National Championships.

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OCEAN POINTSCORE
Midnight Rambler clear winner of Port Hacking Race

Midnight Rambler has claimed her second victory in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Ocean Point Score’s (OPS), taking out the Port Hacking Race this afternoon, beating firm favourite, About Time, to the punch by four minutes on corrected time to snaffle the series lead from Julian Farren-Price’s champion Cookson 12.

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Members Notice Board

2015 Children’s Christmas PartyREGISTRATIONS CLOSE TONIGHT

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The annual CYCA Children’s Christmas Party will be celebrated once again this December with face painting, party food, games, clowns, gifts and a visit from Santa

When: Sunday 6 December

Where: Freya and Morna Rooms (CYCA)

Time: 2:30mp to 4:30pm

Cost: Free

RSVP: Via TRYBOOKING

 

Associates Committee Christmas Hamper

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Drawn on Thursday 17 December in the Coasters Retreat at 6:30pm, the Associates Committee Hamper is up for grabs.

Now on display at CYCA Reception, first prize includes vouchers, Christmas goodies and Australian Paralympic Sailing Team gear.

Musto have donated a jacket for second prize with six bottles of Aurelia Sparkling wine donated by Robert Oatley Wines for third prize.

Tickets are on sale at reception and on Thursday evenings at the Members Badge Draw.

All proceeds go to the Australian Paralympic Sailing Team.

 

Rolex Sydney Hobart Race Crew Party

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SAVE THE DATE: SATURDAY 19 DECEMBER

It's the hottest ticket in town - but it's FREE to Rolex Sydney Hobart skippers, crews and members of the CYCA.

The Rolex Sydney Hobart crew party is back again and guaranteed to be an enormous hit with music from Jellybean Jam, dancing, a Happy Hour period in specified parts of the CYCA and $15 international food specials.

The party will run from 5pm until 11.30pm, the dress code is crew shirt and non-members and non-crew can also attend for $20 which will be collected on the night by members of the CYCA Associates.

It's a great way to meet and mingle with the crews in the fleet of the 71st Rolex Sydney to Hobart, swap stories and create new sailing mates.

Don't forget to bring your crew pass or CYCA membership card for free entry to the party. 

CLICK HERE for event flyer.

 

Chas from Tas Book Launch

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Finally, the book of seafaring tales we’ve all been waiting years for. Charles Blundell, AKA the legendary Chas from Tas, will be in the Rolex Village at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia to officially launch ‘The Adventures of Chas from Tas’

When: Monday 21 December

Time: 6pm

Cost: $20

RSVP: Friday 18 December

Chas will be for joined by co-author Juliet Prentice with David Kellett performing Master of Ceremonies duties for this cocktail function.

CLICK HERE to book now

 

71st Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Merchandise

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The official licensed 71st Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race merchandise collection produced by Club sponsor’s Musto featuring polos, rugby jerseys, jackets, t-shirts and caps is now available for purchase.

The range caters for both men and women.

Items are available from the Club, or order online at the CYCA Shop with shipping available interstate or overseas - Makes the perfect Christmas gift for family and friends, or keepsakes for race fans, get in quickly as sizes are limited.

 

Hold Your Next Social or Corporate Function at the CYCA

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Just 10 minutes from the city's central business district, the CYCA is a world away from the realities of everyday life where you and your guests can relax in a refined nautical environment and savour innovative world-class cuisine.

If you are planning a corporate or social event, be sure to consider the CYCA as a possible venue. All CYCA members receive discounts off the room hire charge and beverages. 

Features include a clubhouse with a Boardroom and two stylish upper level function rooms and adjoining balconies that offer breathtaking views overlooking the marina, city skyline and northern harbour views.

Our resident caterers L Eat, use the finest ingredients and innovative styling to complement any occasion. Choose from a selection of dining experiences from a casual meal on the deck to cocktail parties, or a-la-carte dining (bookings for 20 or more).

The Rani Room and deck is one of Sydney's best waterfront dining locations. Located on the lower level of the Clubhouse, it is also available at times for group bookings of 20 or more.  

You can even use the online quote calculator which is the easiest way to determine an estimated cost for your next event. Please also subscribe to our newsletter to be notified of our special offers.

 

CYCA Members Special at L Eat

CYCA Members now receive a 10 per cent discount at the L Eat Bistro!

*Members must show their membership card on purchase.

L Eat are also seeking member feedback on the bistro - CLICK HERE to launch the online survey.

UPCOMING EVENTS
SUNDAY
21
FEBRUARY

11:00 to 18:00

Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore - Pittwater Sydney Race
SUNDAY
21
FEBRUARY

12:00 to 18:00

RANSA Regatta
MONDAY
22
FEBRUARY

18:30 to 20:00

Mount Gay Rum Twilights (Spinnaker)
WEDNESDAY
24
FEBRUARY

18:00 to 20:00

Club Marine Wednesday Twilight (Non Spinnaker)
THURSDAY
25
FEBRUARY

18:00 to 19:00

Members Badge Draw
FRIDAY
26
FEBRUARY

14:00 to 18:00

Institute of Chartered Accountants Regatta
SATURDAY
27
FEBRUARY

12:00 to 18:00

Grant Thornton Short Ocean / Short Haul Race - (CYCA)
MONDAY
29
FEBRUARY

18:30 to 20:00

Mount Gay Rum Twilights (Spinnaker)
WEDNESDAY
2
MARCH

18:00 to 20:00

Club Marine Wednesday Twilight (Non Spinnaker)
THURSDAY
3
MARCH

18:00 to 19:00

Members Badge Draw
SATURDAY
SUNDAY

5-6
MARCH



Sydney Harbour Regatta (MHYC)
MONDAY
7
MARCH

18:30 to 20:00

Mount Gay Rum Twilights (Spinnaker)
BADGE DRAW

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