April 2019

Carbon monoxide alarms mandatory in the UK from April 2019

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Act now, as carbon monoxide alarms become mandatory in the UK in April 2019!

The RYA advise that from 1 April 2019 at least one carbon monoxide (CO) alarm becomes a mandatory requirement on nearly all private and non-private boats in scope of the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) requirements. read more →

Introducing the CBYA Charter Cruise Co-ordinator!

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Due to the success of the CBYA Charter cruise in Croatia in 2018, and the excellent support for the follow-up Croatia charter holiday this year, we have decided to create the new position of a  Charter Cruise Co-ordinator to manage all CBYA charters, including both sailing yacht and powerboat charters.

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Greece – Circle the Cyclades with the CBYA

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic , the CBYA has rescheduled its next holiday yacht charter opportunity in the Greek Islands to  Sept. 18 – 25, 2021

Starting from Athens – the cruise will begin at Lavrion.

If you would like a taster of what to expect, click HERE.

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Campomanes 5 Clubs Regatta – Light Winds & Dolphins

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Two CBYA yachts, TrickyD and Blade, took part in the 5 Clubs regatta at CN Campomanes on Saturday 13th April 2019.

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Oceana Club Social – at the end of the rainbow!

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On the evening of  Tuesday 9th April, twenty six members of the CBYA attended the social event at Oceana Club in Les Bassetes. This is a beautiful location on the Mediterranean sea, where the CBYA holds their regular Hobie Cat days.

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Mirador Challenge 2019 – 1st Place Leisure Section

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Won by the CBYA Machos!!!

CBYA Machos Finally Win The Mirador Challenge!!

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The CBYA teams did extremely well in the 2019 Mirador Challenge on Sunday 7 April.

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“Don’t Wait”

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“Don’t Wait” – The importance of not getting bogged down in Brexit, and the risk of losing out by waiting for Brexit to happen.

CBYA member, John Hayward, of The Spectrum IFA Group invited CBYA members to a lunch on Thursday 4th April at Restaurant A bordo, Club Náutico de Jávea. Some twenty one members enjoyed a fabulous lunch, which was originally timed to be after 29th March (Brexit Day).

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Another Fun Day on the CBYA Dinghies!

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Tuesday 2 April 2019 was yet another successful and enjoyable dinghy day. Despite heavy rain over the weekend, which lasted into Monday, the forecast for Tuesday was good, – sunny with a gentle breeze. When we arrived at Paradise Bay there was a heavy sea running onto the beach.

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“The Magic of Concorde” – Excellent Presentation!

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CBYA member Pete Carrigan gave an excellent presentation on the supersonic Concorde aircraft on Monday 1st April 2019, at the Jávea Players Studio Theatre.

His fascinating talk on the Concorde, covered its unique and significant differences relative to all other aircraft, by means of an excellent Powerpoint presentation, with embedded video clips. Pete was a flight engineer 3rd pilot, and flew for 28 years for British Airways. He accumulated over 10,000 hours on 747s over 15 years, and then over 3,500 hours over the next 12 years on Concorde, continuing to fly on this amazing supersonic passenger aircraft right up to its final flight. He was an instructor for the final 6 years of his career, and was responsible for training and checking the crew on Concorde, as well as flying the aircraft on test flights.

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