Covid 19 Update

Sadly we are now at Alert level 4 with Covid 19 and so the CBYC facilities will need to remain closed and not be accessed by members. We are also advised not to go recreational boating even if it is alone or just with family members. If you have any queries committee...

Covid 19 closes CBYC Season Prematurely

CBYC committee met this week and due to the rapidly changing scene with Covid 19 have decided to close the yacht club season early effective as of Friday 20th March. Sailors remain welcome to come down and sail at the club and use the facilities provided: You are not...

Canterbury Optimist Champs NoR

Entries are now open for the Canterbury Optimist Champs (Also incorporating the South Island Optimist Champs). You can see the NoR here. Club members can enter via the Clubhub “Login” on our front page and non CBYC sailors can enter via the Clubhub...
Come and hear the Last Cape Horner at CBYC 1st March

Come and hear the Last Cape Horner at CBYC 1st March

The Last Cape Horner Not many will know that the CBYC President, Captain Malcolm Pearson QSM, is the last surviving person to have sailed around Cape Horn on a working sailing ship. Malcolm served for two years on the four masted barque “Pamir” just after WWII....

Photos 2020

Kim Clinch has uploaded her photos and they can be viewed here Opti Open Training 2020 Whakatu Regatta  Nelson 2020 SIAG 2020

SIAG 2020

Another sucessful SIAG regatta. Mixed wind conditions for the weekend.  Very hot on Sunday.Nice to see lots of P’s this year, with a total of 5 classes entered.  Thanks to Brett Willcock for Race officer for the weekend and Scott Chisholm for Race officer for...
A successful summer camp

A successful summer camp

Another extremely successful Summer camp is now done and dusted. 35 young sailors from absolute beginners to top level optimist sailors took part in near perfect sailing conditions over the 3 days. The wind conditions were very kind offering up lovely light winds on...