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One week until Opening Day. Subs due!

One week until Opening Day. Subs due!

Only a week to opening day for the 19/20 season. However the club is already humming with a first aid course run today and the Optimists started their training for the season a couple of weeks ago. The club house is sporting a new roof and a lick of paint and the new...

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Upcoming Courses

CBYC First Aid Course  The CBYC First Aid course is on this Saturday (21st September), 0900-1500hrs at the Clubhouse. The course is being run by David Passmore, ex St John Instructor, and covers traditional first aid topics but with a focus of issues that we may face...

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AGM and Prize Giving

AGM and Prize Giving

Thanks to those that turned up for the working bee, AGM and prize giving on Sunday. The re cladding/roofing of the club is well under way and the roof went on this week. Lots of work has been done outside the club to get it looking ship shape for Opening Day. The...

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Closing Day 2019

Closing Day 2019

Wow another season gone just like that and a beautiful warm day to finish on with light breeze, well perhaps not so light for the Parents in Opti race. This was won by Sarah Nicholl, whoop whoop great to have another female on the Brandt Tankard and she did it in...

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SIAG Results

SIAG Results

A gorgeous weekend for SIAG with 61 entries across the junior classes. Day one was a fickle norwest challenging the sailors ability to read the wind. The Green Fleet managed 3 good races while the rest of the classes had to fit 4 races into day 2. Well done to our...

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Summer Camp

Summer Camp

We had a fabulous three-day summer camp, from 2nd to 4th Jan. There were 28 sailors in Optimists, ranging from absolute beginners in Learn to Sail, to advancing racers in Open Fleet. Weather-wise we had a bit of everything, ranging from no breeze, NW gusts, a...

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David’s Optimist Worlds report from Portugal

David’s Optimist Worlds report from Portugal

Click here to read David Buchanan's very informative report on his recent Opti Worlds Regatta in Portugal. What an awesome experience for an 11 year old in such a stunning location. He sailed a very impressive competition and we all look forward to the gains in his...

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SIAG 2016

Another successful SIAG with light winds for the 74 participants. Many thanks to Peter and Karen Vause for giving up their time as Race Officers and to Lunds for their generous sponsorship. Results are now posted.

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Opening Day 2015/16

Opening day is Sunday September 13th with racing starting at 1400 hrs. The season will be officially opened after the racing has finished and last boat is off the water. This will be followed by afternoon tea if you could please bring a plate! The exit drive is being...

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Closing Day 2015

Closing Day 2015

Tricky sailing conditions provided some entertainment for our closing day races. Nigel and John took out the seniors trophy in the flying fifteen and Jack Drage and Mathew Bayley took the Intermediate/Junior trophy in the Topper Topaz. Of course the real competition...

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Canterbury Optimist Championship

Canterbury Optimist Championship

Canterbury Optimist Championship was sailed this weekend from Charteris Bay. There was a promising group of Green Fleeters sailing off the club house and over 20 Open Fleeters out in the harbour. Good conditions allowed 4 races for both fleets on day one with the last...

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