June 2018

Don’t Forget the Useful CBYA Nautical Information!!

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Many people forget that the CBYA website has a load of useful information on all sorts of nautical issues.

Why not go to https://cbya.org/sailing-info/

Then scroll down below the weather chart to have a look now?

The Committee

June 2018

Last Night of San Juan – Another Great CBYA Social Event!

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CBYA members enjoyed a spectacular evening on Sunday 24th June – the last night of the Fiesta of San Juan (the patron saint of Jávea) which is El Día de Sant Joan. This is the most important fiesta in the local calendar, when the whole town joins in the festivities. It lasts for two weeks.

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Great Day out on Feels Great!

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Part of the CBYA Committee enjoyed a day out on Ron and Faye Shanson’s Feeling 44DI yacht, Feels Great, on Friday 15 June – great sail – 20+ knots of wind, beautiful day, good company.

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Successful Stern Dinghy Collection Project

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As a direct result of the local press coverage of the vandalisation of the CBYA dinghies at El Portet beach (https://cbya.org/malicious-attack-on-cbya-dinghy-section/#more-7697), the CBYA has been given a Van de Stadt “Stern” dinghy by a very kind, keen sailor named Herr Modersohn. We arranged a working party to collect the boat and relocate it to temporary safe storage until we can arrange a new secure location from which to operate the dinghy section.

The collection and relocation operation was carried out with military precision by the  following CBYA volunteers:

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“Sunny Spray Cruising the Atlantic Part 2” Presentation

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Helma Hermans completed the second run of her very excellent, 2-part presentation on Saturday 9th June in the Belliure Room at the Real Club Náutico Calpe. The well-attended and interesting event covered Helma and Bob’s two and a half year cruise around the Atlantic in S/Y Sunny Spray, the yacht that they built themselves.

She previously gave the presentation in Jávea, on 29th January and  26th March 2018, and agreed to represent her talk on Saturday 26th May and Saturday 9th June in Calpe for those that missed it in Jávea.

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