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Interesting Volvo Ocean Race Presentation in Jávea

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“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

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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 Promotional Merchandise – New Stock!

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CBYA Promotional Merchandise – new stock (just in time for Xmas)!

We are pleased to be able to offer our members a new stock of an excellent range of CBYA Polo, Ladies V-Neck and T-shirts. We also have CBYA base ball caps.

The following items are now available – and would make GREAT Xmas presents!:

Gildan polo shirts:

(1) XL Blue 

(1) XL Burgandy

(3) XXL Sapphire

(1) M Forest Green

FOTL polos:

(2) L White

(1) M White

(1) XL White

(1) L Sunflower

(1) M Royal Blue

(3) XL Burgundy

Gildan T-shirts:

(1) M White

(1) XXL Carolina Blue

(1) XL Carolina Blue

(1) XL Blue

(1) M Orange

(1) L Purple

FOTL T-shirts:

(1) L Royal Blue

(1) M Sky Blue

(1) L Sky Blue

(1) XL White

(1) XL Burgundy

Ladies V-neck:

(1) M Royal Blue

(1) L Pink

(1) M Pink

(1) S Sunflower

(1) M Sunflower

(1) L Sunflower

(1) M White

Caps:

(11) Turquoise 

(10) Purple 

(10) Yellow

(18) Beige

See prices and payment details below. Order now whilst stocks last! Non-stock items can be pre-ordered, however the prices may be a bit higher. We can only confirm the price after contacting the supplier, with an adequate minimum order quantity. read more →

CBYA Tread the Grapes at Maserof

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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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Another Episode of the Adventures of ‘Sunny Spray’!

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Helma & Bob Hermans have now been cruising in their self built yacht “Sunny Spray” for TWO years!!

You can read all of their blogs below. They have now crossed the Atlantic and are back in the Azores on their way back home to Spain!

Helma & Bob would love to receive feedback on their reports. You can send them questions and comments via info@cbya.org
They will always try to give an answer in their next episode.

Meanwhile their progress can be followed on www.marinetraffic.com  – by entering SUNNYS PRAY or MMSI 244780434 read more →

Paella and Fireworks at the Beach

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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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Are You Race Ready?

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Click HERE for a few tips from Ian Walker and the RYA for those that enjoy racing yachts!

We hope that you find them useful.

The Committee

August 2017

 

Special 2017 CBYA Dates-4-Your-Diary

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The following special social and sailing events are planned for the rest of this year. Please note in your calendar!

Monday 7th August – Full Moon Beach Party, Moraira

Wednesday 30th August – Second Hobie Cat Day, Les Basettes

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Special Offer to CBYA Members!

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Pro Maritime Watersports is offering all CBYA members a TEN (10%) percent discount an all of the activities that they offer.

Click HERE for more details.

The Committee

July 2017

First Aid at Sea

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Dr Ron Shanson has given a couple of presentations to the CBYA regarding first aid at sea.

Please click HERE to download his most useful guideline notes.

The Committee

July 2017