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. Check out the video here, (I suggest you fast forward to 1.58 as the...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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 old.