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Canterbury Opti Champs

Canterbury Opti Champs

This weekend CBYC hosted the Canterbury Optimist Champs regatta with 27 entries. Great racing the first day with perfect racing conditions; but  the second day saw a delay in the arrival of the wind allowing the Open fleet sailors a chance to watch and cheer the...

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Canterbury School’s Sailing Regatta

The 2018  Canterbury School's Sailing Regatta is on Tues 6th March starting 9.45am at Mount Pleasant yacht Club.  A reminder and encouragement to our school age club sailors to enter the Regatta. Email the Race Organiser at macintoshsteve2@gmail.com and he will send...

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SIAG 2018

SIAG 2018

What a beautiful weekend for SIAG. This is the 41st time the club has held this regatta and it was as successful and fun as ever. There was a good contingent of sailors from Queen Charlotte and Nelson as well as Timaru which we really appreciate their time taken to...

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SIAG 2018 NOR

Here is the NOR for SIAG. Scheduled for 27th and 28th January. This is a coaching regatta so sailors in the back half of the fleet can be coached. Any volunteers for kitchen, rescue boats, start boat etc welcome, please email Brett Willcock your...

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Summer (??) Camp

Summer (??) Camp

Summer camp was a much smaller event this year, due to tides it was scheduled later than usual in January and was consequently harder to get volunteers to help out. So we ran just two Learn To Sail groups and the Open Fleet Optis. Probably lucky given three days of...

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David Buchanan’s Opti Worlds report

David Buchanan’s Opti Worlds report

For anyone wanting a good summer read check out David Buchanan's Opti Worlds report here. As the only South Island sailor on the team of five and coached by older brother Jayvee that's a high achievement for David at only 12 years...

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O’pen Bic Regatta and Canterbury Champs

O’pen Bic Regatta and Canterbury Champs

A total of 17 yachts attended the Canterbury O'pen Bic regatta  at CBYC this weekend. Sailors from throughout the South Island and several from Auckland descended on Charteris Bay including age group champion Mattias Coutts. It was also great to have Sir Russell...

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Luneys Development Charteris Bay Regatta 2017

Luneys Development Charteris Bay Regatta 2017

Perfect weather for our regatta weekend with 78 sailors registered. There was some sharp competition especially with the Paper Tigers for their South Islands trophy. A good turn out for the Finns and Farr 3.7 Canterbury champs. Where were the Flying Fifteens?...

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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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