News

New Range of CBYA Merchandise Now Available!

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Those that ordered the new CBYA merchandise have now taken delivery, and confirm that the quality is excellent!!

Our new merchandise supplier is willing to brand their range of merchandise with the CBYA logo, and sell to CBYA members at a special, discounted price. They will accept our orders, and ship in economic batches, which means that the CBYA does not have to hold stock.

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SPECIAL OFFER: Cruising Charters with NÁUTICA CORCHO

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The CBYA enjoys a special off-season, week day deal with Náutica Corcho in Marina de Dénia which allows us to charter a Jeanneau 39′ for €300, and a Jeanneau 37′ for €250, for the day.

Corcho are willing to extend this offer to any paid-up CBYA member with the appropriate sailing licence (minimum RYA Day Skipper or equivalent).

See more details at http://www.nauticacorcho.com/en/

Contact Kiko at Náutica Corcho if interested.

Virgen de Loreto – CBYA Beach Party, Paella and Fireworks

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CBYA members gathered on the Montañar 1 beach, opposite Restaurante Amarre, on Saturday 8th September to celebrate the “Port” fiesta of  Virgen de Loreto.

This event symbolises the ‘end of summer’and is traditionally enjoyed by bringing your own tables, chairs, cutlery, drinks, snacks, lights, candles, etc., and setting up on the beach. read more →

Ahoy from Ian & Annie!

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Former CBYA-members, Ian and Annie Bullough, have left Spain and moved back to the UK to live Marlborough.

Rosie and Mike Sparshatt-Worley recently met up with them and report that they are on good form.

They send their regards to all in the CBYA who know them.

The Committee

Sept 2018

 

Another TOMs Ladder Competition!

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By popular demand the TOM Ladder competition will restart this Autumn.  For those not familiar with the competition, this is a fun series that increases participation, improves sailing and racing skills, encourages all participants to have the opportunity to skipper (not just the approved CBYA skippers), includes all levels of experience, and encourages team work.

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FOR SALE: Suzuki DF 2.5 Outboard Motor

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SUZUKI DF 2.5, 4 STROKE, SHORT SHAFT (381mm), FULLY SERVICED, NEW WATER
IMPELLER AND SPARK PLUG, C/W TOOLKIT AND INSTRUCTION MANUAL. €475 ono
CONTACT GERRY BAGSHAW
645064852 OR 96 647 1478

How to prove that you are a paid-up CBYA member!

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The CBYA has negotiated some discounts with various suppliers – an example is our agreement with the Accastillage Diffusion Chandlery in Dénia. Click HERE for details. We plan to negotiate additional benefits for CBYA members in the future.

So how can you prove that you are a paid-up CBYA member in order to take advantage of these discounts?

We have issued CBYA membership cards in the past – like last year’s membership card shown above. However, this proved to be too difficult to manage, so we now have a new system….

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RIP Karlheinz Witte

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Karlheinz Witte was the CBYA Boating Officer from 2014 – 2018.

He died on 21st July. See https://cbya.org/sad-news/

On Monday 27th August, his widow, Aura, and the CBYA, fulfilled his last wishes – to be laid to rest at sea off Denia castle.

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Water Under The Keel!

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CBYA members may be interested in this book, “Water Under The Keel” – written by Jenny’s deceased husband, John.

The book is available in print, and is also on Kindle.

It covers his two years’ single-handing his 31ft yacht from the UK, via the Mediterranean, to the Caribbean, – where he first met Jenny in Martinique in 1981!

Should be a good read!

Hope for the CBYA Dinghy Section Revival!

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Some good news!! – we are currently considering a couple of secure venue opportunities for relaunching the CBYA Dinghy Section.

If successful, we hope to be able to restart dinghy sailing before the end of this year!

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Another Great CBYA Social Event: Dinner at La Terraza del Canal

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The Costa Blanca Yacht Club (CBYA) moved to Javea’s ‘Little Ships’ harbour on the Nou Fontana Canal on Monday 20th August for their monthly Jávea social evening and dined at the new restaurant La Terrazza del Canal near the Jávea Arenal.

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