The Chair of the Redevelopment Committee, CYCA Vice-Commodore Paul Billingham said, "The new building prepares the club for a strong future.
We hope this will encourage more people to learn about and participate in the sport of sailing, and grow our CYCA membership with sailing enthusiasts.
CYCA CEO Karen Grega added, "We are delighted to welcome PONANT to the club as naming rights sponsor for the PONANT Sydney Noumea Yacht Race 2018, which returns following a 20-year sojourn.
With a history that stems from sailing, and values steeped in authenticity, the CYCA and its members have a clear alignment with the PONANT brand.
In the first-to-two points semi-finals, the CYCA team dug deep to win the next three races, turning their--1--1 scorecard to a 2--1, and advancing to the finals.
The CYCA were untouchable in the finals, leading around every mark to win the first Australian Maid Youth Match Racing Championship 3--o.
Again, I would like to thank the YSA, Jordan, Pam, and the CYCA for giving me the opportunity.
Finn's focus is now on the school's state team-racing titles, before starting the CYCA YSA winter programs that start again in late April.
With such an exciting and diverse fleet, credit must be paid to the CYCA
Sailing Office for all of their efforts leading up to the event and what will continue during the race.
A special presentation on the evening saw Michael York OAM presented with a framed CYCA
Burgee recognising his 70 years of membership at the club.
team of volunteers on the start boat did a fantastic job over the duration of the weekend in trying conditions," McManus said.
commodore, John Cameron said that GME's support is pivotal to the ongoing success of the YSA.