CYAA News 30th March 2023

Click HERE for the latest CYAA News about Tumlaren 2023 State Titles and Summer Series Race 8

2023 Tumlaren State Titles event
Enter Series HERE
Check out the series entries, their allocated handicaps and race results HERE

Click on the link to read the CYAA Classic Yacht Policy 21/3/2023

CYAA Summer Series on Port Phillip

Click HERE for the Race 8 Pre race notes. 16th March 2023
Click HERE for the Race 7 Notes and other CYAA News

Classic Summer Series Race Seven on Port Phillip
Start time 10:30am 26th Feb 2023

Race Seven Pre race message
Race Seven Entries and Results
Sailing Instructions Issue 1.3

with Special Course 1 details in Para 11.
Race 7 Course descriptions only including SC1 description and QR codes to access Boat racing sign on and Race results.
Special Course 1 Description
Start , RMYS Mark F (S), RMYS Mark G (S), RMYS Mark A (S) RMYS Mark C (S), RMYS Mark D (S), Finish.
Any boat racing sign on problems with the QR code notify the race tower on channel 72 of intention to race and PoB number.

Camper and Nicholsons February 2023 Newsletter No.13

Classic Yacht Association of New Zealand Regatta 2023 news.

Click on this link for the Latest news about the Classic Yacht Association of New Zealand invite to their 2023 Classic Yacht Regatta, (event poster displayed below) and the CYAA Summer Series Race 6 on Port Phillip. Comments from the CYAA Team Leader to the ABC 2023 Classic Yacht Regatta are included.

Feb 6th news

CYANZ Invite CYAA Members to their 2023 ABD Classcic Yacht Regatta in Auckland.

Click on the CYANZ Regatta Poster for full size with readable program text.
CYAA Team contact David McKenzie at

AKALA December 1964 Hobart. Drying out after her sydney to Hobart race

CYAA News 5th February 2023

Classic Summer Series on Port Phillip Race 6. Results HERE

Click HERE to check out the Pre race notes for Classic’s summer Series Race 6 on Port Phillip.

Here’s the links to the official RMYS Notice to Competitors and Summer Series Notice of Race that cover the Summer Series races seven and eight schedule amendments.
Click HERE for the Race 6 RMYS Courses, QR codes and links for race sign on and results
A must do. Click HERE for the Alternative CYAA Courses for Race 6. Includes the Race 6 QR Codes. Every chance Course 2 will be used

Race six 5th Feb entries HERE

Check out the revised CYAA racing and events schedule for 2023.

Classic Yacht Alwyn celebrates her 100th Feb 2 1923.
Short story for HBYC Members now available.
Click on the links for Flipbook or PDF versions
Full story being prepared.

Sleepers Awake!!!

2023 Summer Series Race 6 5th Feb @ RMYS News
Acrospire IV takes out the FoS Classic Yacht division.
CYANZ Regatta 2nd – 5th March 2023 News.

Australian Wooden Boat Festival in Hobart is all set to go. Congratulations to all our CYAA classics who have entered the event. Lot’s on on and off water activities to take in.

Classic Yacht Association of New Zealand Regatta News
ABD Group Classic Yacht Regatta
Thu 2 March – Sun 5 March

This is the event where CYAA members support Classic Yachting in New Zealand and compete for the Trans Tasman Trophy
Contact our team leader David McKenzie on how to join in and show our support of the CYANZ’s premier classic yachting event.

Team leader David McKenzie’s email address

STOP PRESS News from the Festival of Sails.
ACROSPIRE IV takes out the Festival of Sails classic division. It was a hard fight between the evenly handicapped Acrospire IV and Vittoria, the Lou Abrahams S&S 42 now based in Sydney. Marie Louise III, on her first FoS placed third. a slight hiccup in the second race didn’t help Marie Louise III cause. Marama gave a good showing for her first time entry.

Some Classic Yacht scenes

2022 Cock of the Bay Fleet start line Port Phillip

New magazines for the CYAA Yachting World (UK) Library.
Click on magazine image ot title to take relaxed read. 1950 Sydney to Hobart story in March 1951

Defiance as seen 11th Dec. competing in the 2022 Sydney to Hobart Classic Yacht Regatta

CYAA 2022/2023 Summer Series Race five on Port Phillip story Click HERE to check it out
Story includes images of the Sydney 8 Metre Defiance competing in the 10th/11thDec Sydney to Hobart Classic Yacht Regatta

As at 13th Dec 3:00 pm

Code flag Y
Race 5 will be an all PoB to wear their PFD 1’s event

2022/2023 Summer Series Race 5 Notice

Please note Race 5 will be starting at the RMYS Race tower with groups start times signalled by sound signal and Channel 72.


To all classic skippers and crews. 
Our pursuit start race 5 is now starting at the RMYS race tower. It will be conducted as scheduled with an 0955 warning signal.
If the morning BoM Port Phillip forecast upgrades the wind strength to a sustained duration of 30 knot conditions at the northern end of the bay a decision to cancel the race will be made in the morning. Code flag Y will apply to this race. Everyone on a boat must wear their PFD 1.
With flat water and decent strength northerlies we’re all set for another day of great classic yacht racing

..Yachting World Magazine Feb 1945 now available for viewing

CYAA 2022/2023 Summer Series Race 5 11th Dec 2022
Click HERE for the prerace notes. Race 5 Venue RMYS.

Click HERE for the RMYS Course descriptions and QR codes for boat racing sign on and race 5 results.


Kingurra celebrates 50 years of ocean and bay racing

Check out the four recently scanned copies of the Yachting World (UK) Sail and Power magazine for February 1945, October/November 1952 and May 1953.






Camper and Nicholsons December 2022 Newsletter

Click HERE to view a short video based image collation titled “AKALA and THE SEA” .
From 1962 onwards AKALA was a many times Sydney to Hobart competitor. The images are from her recent classic yacht racing experiences on Port Phillip.


CYAA Summer Series Race 4,
27th November 2022
Results HERE Series Score HERE
Congratulations to Pastime II for her first on corrected time win.
Race 4 Pre race notes
Race will start as scheduled. Warning signal 10:25am.
Click HERE to download the RMYS Course descriptions for CYAA races and QR codes for CYAA Boat racing sign on and Race 4 results.
Click HERE to view the RMYS Sailing Instructions 2022-2023, includes descriptions of all RMYS courses.
RMYS Squadron Sunday Pursuit start race starts at 11:00am.

QR Code for Race 4 Boat Racing with PoB Sign on
QR Code for Race 4 results





News Release 10th November

The 2022 Cup Regatta is over it’s back to our Summer Series racing

Race 3 will start as scheduled. 10:30am 13th Nov. off the RMYS race control tower.
Click HERE for Race three entries. New race three entry JEDDA

Some 2022 Cup Regatta photos
Click HERE to check out a 2022 Cup Regatta photo montage as seen from Tandanya.
Click HERE for the youtube version with slides and music.

2022 Cup Regatta 31st Oct. racing abandoned due to Gale warning

2022 Cup Regatta Tony Blake Trophy Points 31st Oct
Congratulations to Jim Hutchinson and his Tumlaren Dingo.
Click HERE to download the points allocations

2022 Cup Regatta Col Bandy Trophy Points 31st Oct
Congratulations to Pete Bannerman and his Tumlaren Zephyr
Click HERE to download the points allocations.
Click HERE to view a full size image of the Tony Blake and Col Bandy trophy presentation.

Steve and Ming Lafferty receive the Trans Tasman Trophy

Trophy Steve and Ming Lafferty of the CYANZ

The Ferdi Darley Handicapper Trophy. |
Awarded to Ross Clark and his Martini crew for their incident management procedures.

Click HERE to view the SWS photos by Mark Chew of the Cup Regatta Day one action. Races one and two

Click HERE to checkout the 2022 Cup Regatta story posted on Sail World

Click HERE to check out 2022 Cup Regatta notes 28th Oct

Cup Regatta Notice to competitors 28th OCT

Click HERE to view and download the Cup Regatta Notice to Competitors issued 28th Oct. Division three scheduled time amendment.
2022 Cup Regatta Sailing Instructions Click HERE to view and download the Amended Sailing Instructions, 28th Oct.



Cup Regatta Documents via Team App.

For the 2022 Cup Regatta, we will again be using the Team App product as our primary communication tool.

TeamApp is a phone based app used by sporting clubs to facilitate

TeamApp will allow you to quickly access sailing documents such as the
Sailing Instructions, courses and Racing Rules of Sailing at the touch
of a button. Receive CYAA news and updates, view results, view and post
photos, and generate banter. In addition you can access functionality
such as Bay Winds, and the BOM Forecast.

Click HERE for download & Team App installation instructions.

Summer Series Race two Results HERE Race 2 notes HERE. Notes include a link to a 4 minute video record of the race two start.

Click HERE for latest 2022/2023 Summer Series Race two post race story with photos . Updated 18/10/2022.
Click HERE for the latest 2022 Cup Regatta News and QR Codes 15/10/2022
Click HERE for latest Tumlaren Yvonne news 15/10/2022
Click HERE for Sydney Classic Yacht racing news
2022 Sydney to Hobart Classic Yacht Regatta 15/10/2022

Click on image to view the 2022 Cup Regatta Program of events

12th Oct 2022 Cup Regatta Mail out

Program of 2022 Cup Regatta events

Use this link to enter the 2022 Cup Regatta

Use this link to book 2022 Cup Regatta event tickets

Click on image to download the 2022 Cup Regatta Sailing Instructions

2022 Cup Regatta Sailing Instructions. Issued 12th October.
Now available for download

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