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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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Regatta Weekend

Fantastic club sailing last weekend, I counted 46 boats sailing, check out the photos here. Now only one month until CBYC Luney's Regatta weekend. Check out the NOR under News and Events. Any volunteers will be much appreciated please email Brett Willcock...

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Spring Camp

Spring Camp

Another excellent camp with good conditions , light breezes and sunshine. There was some great improvement in all levels of sailing and plenty of enthusiasm from the kids with swimming tests, capsize practice, sailing to Quail Island and some racing practice for some...

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Opening Day 2017

Opening Day 2017

What a great kick off to the season with over 20 boats braving the chilly spring water. Richie Fisher took out the seniors opening day trophy in his Hobie 16 while Kaspian Evatt won the Winters trophy in his Opti. Mike Pearson welcomed everyone to the club for the...

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August 17 Newsletter

August 17 Newsletter

Check out the August Newsletter here.  Especially important is our final working bee 10.00am Saturday 16th for a general tidy before club opening day for the new season on Sunday 17th first race start is 12.00. We look forward to seeing you...

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CBYC branded gear

CBYC has launched a range of practical branded gear: Please find the catalogue and retail price list below, it can also be found in "Forms". This will provide the club with a little fundraising as well, so show your club pride and know you are swelling our club...

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AGM, Prize Giving and Commodores Report

A word from The Commodore: Sunday August 30th was brisk to say the least, but did not stop the hardy members who turned out to our working bee. A dedicated team of trophy polishers put in several hours getting our silverware up to the pristine standard we expect...

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Photos

Photos

Kim Clinch has uploaded her photos from the last 2 years for you to view, click on the links below: 2017 AGM and Prize giving and Working Bee 2017 Opti Nats Napier 2017 SIAG 2017 Summer Camp 2016 Luney's regatta 2016 SIAG  2015 Sailing...

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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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