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CBYA T-SHIRTS and CAPS

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CBYA T-SHIRTS and CAPS

BULK ORDER FOR CBYA T-SHIRTS AND CAPS GOING IN!!

CONTACT ALLISON O’BRIEN

CBYA T-shirt from EUR 6.00

CBYA cap from EUR 6.50

CBYA merchandise supplier Krowmark provides us with very good quality T-shirts and caps at a very reasonable cost – except that their delivery charges are £17.50 – however many items are sent out. So we are organising a bulk order – contact Ally with your request.

HERE is a link to the items available – cost, colours, sizes etc. We estimate delivery charges will work out at approximately EUR 1 per item.

Contact me by clicking HERE if interested.

Allison O’Brien

Please update your CBYA Membership details

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Now that we have a cohesive membership application and payment system, we need everyone’s assistance to ensure all the CBYA membership details are up to date. We therefore request your assistance by providing your current details using the secure update form at https://cbya.org/membership/

The process is very easy and only takes a few moments.

  1. Click on the drop-down menu on “Please select your submission type” and select “Member Update”

  2. Complete the form on-line

  3. Submit!

You will automatically receive an e-mail with all of your current details in a pdf attachment. Please note that it is no longer necessary to print out and sign a hard copy of your submitted form.

First TOMs Class Racing – 5 Clubs Regatta Calpe – 16th Nov 2019

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The CBYA has entered TOM28 yachts into the 5 Clubs Regatta at Calpe on numerous occasions in the past, but due to the unfavourable TOM28 ORC rating, we have to race in the ORC-B class, and have never been able to compete against the bigger yachts. The best results have always been achieved in very light winds conditions with flat seas – we once managed to finish 5th!

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POWERBOAT BEAUTY APPRECIATION

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Our gorgeous coastline was enjoyed in comfort by CBYA members on Peter Bird’s Beneteau 6.6 Flyer Space Deck Adeline powerboat. Leaving Moraira marina and heading up towards Granadella beach – listed in the top 20 most beautiful sites in Spain – the group had a picnic lunch, and then headed home.

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RYA Sailing Legends – Pip Hare

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“Fewer than 100 sailors have ever finished the Vendee Globe” – Pip Hare’s Inspiring Story

In 2020, Pip Hare aims to complete the world’s toughest single-handed yacht race, the Vendee Globe, with the ambition of breaking the current female record. Over ten years of sailing and preparation have led to this point, find out more about her journey.

Click HERE to see her story.

The Committee

November 2019

 

 

 

A CBYA walk in La Marjal de Oliva-Pego

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The CBYA Social Team organised a walk in the Parc Natural La Marjal, combined with a lunch at the Font Salada, on Sat 9th November.

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Marine Radio Distress Relay Protocol

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Marine radio distress relay protocol

RYA has issued new guidance for marine radio users.

Click HERE for details.

Rachel Garnham

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!!

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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!!

Congratulations to Marion Oprel, Maayk and Patricia Schut who have won the new member photo competition that was run on the CBYA Facebook group page. Click HERE for details.

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Strong Winds for the Altea 5 Clubs Regatta!

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Altea 5 Clubs – Sunday 20th October

The Altea 5 Clubs was a regatta of two halves for TrickyD. A downwind run to the Calpe fish farm, with TrickyD and her crew enjoying the 20 knot plus winds.

After rounding the fish farm, and sailing close-hauled on our homeward leg, we were hit by 35 knots of wind gusting to 45 knots.  After reefing down, we decided to retire.

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RCNC TOMs Regatta – Sunday 27th October

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Due to the declining interest in their annual TOMs liga competition, Real Club Náutico Calpe (RCNC) have decided to introduce a new format for racing their TOM 28 yachts. This involves a number of one-day events, each comprising of up to four races, with drinks and snacks after the event (courtesy of RCNC), during which the prizes are presented for the day’s racing.

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CREW EFFECT DARING RESCUE

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In strong winds, off the coast of Jávea, skipper Graham Hustler showed outstanding seamanship in bringing about a daring rescue.

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