CYAA 2015/2016 Summer Series Race 6 January 31
The 6 week break from Classic Yacht racing has finished. Jan 31 will see the Classic Fleet race at RMYS.
Race 6 Documentation
Attached are the Race 6 Sailing Instructions and allocated handicaps.
Race 6 will be conducted for the Association by the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron. Start time is 1030 hours.
Some small handicap changes made to reflect only the corrected times of Race 5. Hard luck stories, overheard during the excellent end of year BBQ put on by the Tumlaren people were severely discounted during the Race 6 handicap calculations.
The Classic Yacht Association of New Zealand classic Yacht Regatta March 4 – 6
Martin Ryan is co-ordinating with the CYANZ.
CYAA Members intending to visit Auckland for this Regatta contact Martin Ryan at Martin.Ryan@mutualltd.com.au Racing will be conducted by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron.
Classic Yacht Racing activity on Port Phillip Jan 2016
RGYC Festival of Sails Classic Division
Jim Woods with Windward II who took out line honours in each race
Ron Caddy had Athena from Mornington YC racing and Bill Chittenden’s Cardinal Puff sailed well in the slog of a passage race.
SYC Australia Day Round the Stix Trophy Jan 23
Four Classic’s raced in the Classic Division Phil Atkins with Trim took out 1st on corrected time. Greg Clark came in second with Christela. Ex Brisbane member John Devers. A South West front told Chris Havre with Akuna and J P Marquet with Faylene no more racing today.
CYAA Membership Status
A review of the current membership financial status was conducted during the mail out of the latest CYAA Magazine. 50 out of 150 members are financial. How about that? It’s all about the boats, so sort this detail out pronto.
Regards to all. Peter Costolloe CYAA Handicapper (Vic)
CYAA 2016 Racing Calendar
The next 3 Summer Series races. Jan 31, Feb 14 and Feb 28. 2016
The 2016 Winter Series begins May 1
In between we have the following events to keep our Classic Yachts busy
March 4-6 CYANZ Regatta in Auckland.
Martin Ryan is co-ordinating. CYAA members with intentions to participate contact Martin at Martin.Ryan@mutualltd.com.au Racing will be conducted by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron.
March 6 Sandringham Yacht Club Tumble Home Series
A 2 race series. Race 1 was incorporated into the Classic’s Summer Series. March 6 is race 2 at 10:00am
March 12-14 Geelong Wooden Boat Festival
Use the GWBS Web Site to access the Top Yacht web site event entry submission. There’s a substantial number of Classic already entered. The Notice of race for the Portarlington to Geelong passage has been attached.
March 18-20 Queenscliff Maritime Weekend.
Entry details soon. Classic yachts and Couta boats racing against one another are a feature of this Regatta
April 16 Sandringham Yacht Club Centenary Regatta.
CYAA Members are encouraged to enter this annual event. Ideal race pre- Winter Series race for a skipper/crew tune up session.
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