Blog Posts

Opening Day 2018

Opening Day 2018

Well opening day went off with a bang today, literally! Our new commodores Gary and Rebecca produced a replica cannon to start the season, with club president Malcolm Pearson present to fire it. Expect to hear it again over the season as we have it on loan. There was...

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2018/19 Membership registration

ClubHub is here. CBYC has chosen to move to an online registration system driven by ClubHub. The old paper form is now redundant. To register as a member for the season you can click on the link from our membership page or click on the blue Register button on our home...

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Winter Working Bees

Winter Working Bees

We hope you are weathering the midwinter dreich weather but don’t despair come and warm up with some winter working bees. Our first one is Sunday 1st July. This is followed by a working bee on 29th July with AGM and Prize Giving. A third working bee on 26th August and...

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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’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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