September 2017

The Oldies Do It Again!


CBYA Veterans’ Regatta

On Thursday, September 28, the annual CBYA Veteran’s TOMS Regatta took place in Calpe.

Five veteran teams competed against each other, with five crew members on each of the RCNC-owned TOM racing yachts. The average age for each team entered in the Veteran’s regatta had to be minimum average of 65 years of age.

Wind conditions were light, but favourable, for the CBYA sailors, and three races were run over a short, twice round, windward-leeward course.

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Interesting Volvo Ocean Race Presentation in Jávea


“History of the Real (and Virtual) Volvo Ocean Race” Presentation

On Monday, September 25, members of the CBYA enjoyed an extremely interesting presentation by Hugh Epsom regarding the history of the Volvo Ocean Race. The videos that Hugh provided gave the audience the most extreme views of what the VOR teams go through during their nine month long race around the world. read more →

Your Smartphone Could Save Your Life at Sea


Your smart phone can now save your life and spare you from your worst nightmare at sea!

Take a look at the latest OLAS device which can:

  •     Ensure all crew members are present

  •     Significantly increase the chance of self-rescue in a Man Overboard emergency

  •     Clearly and concisely transfer relevant information to the coast guard

  •     Monitor live navigation data whilst cruising or racing

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CBYA Tread the Grapes at Maserof


Members of the Montgo Residents’ Association (APMJ) and the Costa Blanca Yacht Association (CBYA) got together at the Bodega Museo Maserof  on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, to celebrate the Grape Harvest. This great anything-goes event takes place on only four nights every September, inviting guests to kick off their shoes and tread grapes in the traditional manner.

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Paella and Fireworks at the Beach


The Costa Blanca Yacht Association (CBYA) enjoyed a social event gathering to celebrate the fiesta Virgen de Loreto on Friday, September 8, 2017 in Javea.

A lovely seaside picnic was enjoyed by around 80 members of the CBYA with a large paella dinner with drinks and snacks.

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