Stage 1 of the CYCA's refurbishment program is now complete with members, guests and race competitors able to enjoy the benefits of the new Sailing and Marina Building.
The Chair of the Redevelopment Committee, CYCA Vice-Commodore Paul Billingham said, "The new building prepares the club for a strong future.
As part of the sponsorship, PONANT will hold a series of events at the CYCA
, highlighting their extensive global itineraries rich in encounters and discovery.
However, Race 1 of the semifinals didn't go to plan, with the CYCA
not only losing their opening race, but also docked a point after a collision on the final run to the finish.
Caption: YOUTH SUPPORT Belmadar Managing Director Alfredo Marrocco and CYCA
Commodore John Markos ink the sponsorship deal.
This year, Harry Price will be representing the CYCA
with his team of Murray Jones, Matt Stenta, Harry Morton, Jack Hubbard and sister Olivia, in what will be her first match racing event since the 2012 Olympics.
Already entered in this year's Australian Yachting Championship is CYCA
Member Tony Kirby with his Ker 46 Patrice.
After a spectacular broach on Saturday afternoon which saw the spinnaker catch over the top of the mast, Kirsten Norris (CYCA
) slipped into 6th overall with Claudia Thackray (RSYS) and Elyse Guevara-Rattray (CYCA
) staying in seventh and eighth position.
In April 2016 the CYCA
was appointed by Australia Match Racing Limited as the host club for the next three years of the Australian Youth Match Racing Championship.
It's always important we maintain the history of the CYCA
. Our heritage is at the heart of the club and is something to be immensely proud of.
The 21st Rotary Charity Regatta held in November 2015 attracted a fleet of 52, the majority of which we are proud to say came from the CYCA
While the CYCA
and SWD have had an informal relationship of support for many years, the official partnership provides SWD with guaranteed resources and assistance which will give stronger foundations to its programs and planning.