AGM Prize Giving

Thanks to all who turned out on a cold grey day for our working bee today. Many thanks to our outgoing Commodores Rebecca and Gary for a sterling job well done. Welcome to Adam Hadfield our incoming Commodore, you’ve got a big year ahead with two national...

Covid Lockdown Lifted, AGM 19th July

Well done everyone, we’ve successfully (at least to date) warded off the Covid-19 pandemic. We hope you’ve all managed to keep your heads above water and can move back to business as usual. Access to CBYC facilities is now back to usual although please be...
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
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...