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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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C Lund and Son SIAG Regatta 2019

The Sailing instructions for the SIAG have now been posted under our Notice of Races or can be viewed here. South Island Age Group Regatta is rapidly approaching, it's a bit earlier this year: 19-20th January. The NOR is now posted and entry is available via Clubhub...

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SIAG 2015

What a great turnout for SIAG this year, 97 entries again with a large and promising optimist green fleet mostly from out of town. Saturday was a gusty tricky day for them but Sunday was beautiful sailing and our race officers Brett and Nigel rattled off the final...

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The Brooms @ CBYC opening day 21 September

The Brooms offer an eclectic repertoire of songs from country folk to pop and blues. Having a concealed number of years between them, their acoustic sound is diverse and infectious. Not 4, not 10 but up to as many as 14 strings plucked in poetic unison on bass,...

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Opening Day 2014/15 season

  At last opening weekend! The weekend starts with a working bee on Saturday starting at 10.00am to ensure that the club is polished and ready for the season.   Please bring nailing, sweeping and cleaning tools. Racing starts on Sunday at 12.30am.   It is a great...

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Winton’s Working Bees: All hands appreciated

Winton’s Working Bees: All hands appreciated

As usual there are a series of working bees scheduled for the off season. Dates are: 27 July, 31 August, 20 September. (Possibly another on 20 July). Do put these in your diary. Attached is Winton's report to date, including info on tasks scheduled and what to bring....

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AGM and Prize Giving

AGM and Prize Giving

The AGM was held today following a fairly steady working bee. We farewelled Nigel Soper as outgoing commodore and welcomed in Hamish Thomas to the role. Many thanks to Nigel for a fantastic job done, we're happy to say we haven't completely exhausted him as he's taken...

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Canterbury Optimist Championship

Due to last weeks storm a postponed Canterbury Optimist Championship was sailed today with races in light conditions. Well done to the NPCL sailors rescuing your boats under escort from the fire dept to be able to sail today. A big thank you to all the parents and...

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SIAG 2014

Charteris Bay has hosted another successful South Island Age Group Regatta in our 75th year.  With steady souwest winds and no rain to speak of it made for good conditions. Eighty sailors from Otago through to Nelson and Marlborough provided some good competitive...

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