CBYA Promotional Merchandise Still Available!

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CBYA Promotional Merchandise still available!

In order to clear the last merchandise stock, we are offering a 10% discount, on all remaining CBYA merchandise stock. This discount will remain valid up to the AGM on 5th March 2018.

We have some stock of our excellent range of CBYA Polo, Ladies V-Neck and T-shirts. We also have a few CBYA baseball caps.

The following items are available (subject to prior sales):

Gildan polo shirts:

(1) XL Burgundy

(2) XXL Sapphire

(1) M Forest Green

FOTL polos:

(1) XL White

(2) XL Burgundy

Gildan T-shirts:

(1) XXL Carolina Blue

(1) XL Carolina Blue

(1) L Purple

FOTL T-shirts:

(1) M Sky Blue

(1) L Sky Blue

(2) XL Burgundy

Ladies V-neck:

(1) L Pink

(1) M Pink

(1) M Sunflower

(1) L Sunflower


(10) Turquoise 

(12) Purple 

(15) Yellow

(13) 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 →



Please click on the link below:

Ann Masson


February 2018

FOR SALE: Handcrafted Sailing Dinghy


When do you have to renew your CBYA membership?


As you may be aware, the CBYA introduced a robust accounting system last year in order to help better manage our subscriptions and finances as membership continues to grow each year. We now have around 300 members!

As a result, people can now join the club at any time of the year, and pay their next year’s subscription on the anniversary date of their joining. Whereas, in the past, our membership year ran from January to December.

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Please Nominate Your Preferred CBYA 2018 Supported Charity


Dear Members

During 2017 our supported charities for the year, Make-A-Smile, Guardian Angels, ISVH Bomberos and APASA have all received support due to the generosity of CBYA members.

This year’s Charity nominations will be presented at the AGM on Monday 05 March 2018 and will be voted on to decide the charity(ies) being supported during the club year 2018.

The club has provided tremendous support for various charities in the past, and it is up to you, our members, to help decide on the charity(ies) which will benefit from our efforts.

To make a nomination, please send the name of the charity and a short statement of the reasons supporting your nomination to me at

I look forward to receiving your nominations.


Ann Masson


Xàbia will host its first “Nautical Weekend” in March 18


Xàbia will host its first “Nautical Weekend” in March 18

The 1st Nautical Weekend Fair will take place on 24th and 25th March on Avenida Augusta, on the section that separates the interior marina with the canal. Entry will be totally free. Juan Fuentes, manager of Marina Nou Fontana, organiser of the fair, pointed out that “the fair will be a must for all lovers of the sea”.

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Advance notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Members of the Association will be held at 18.30 hrs. Monday 5 March 2018 in the meeting room above the bar at Royal Club Náutico Calpe.

The conduct of the Meeting and the procedures to be adopted will be in accordance with the Statutes. Members are reminded that only those whose subscriptions are fully paid at the time of the meeting will be entitled to attend and vote at the Meeting.

The Meeting will be followed by dinner in the RCN Calpe restaurant at 20.00 hrs.

AGENDA: Formal notification with the Agenda will be issued 15 days prior to the meeting.  Any members wishing items included in the agenda should submit them to me by 12th February 2018 at the latest.

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2018 CBYA AGM – Nomination Form


The nomination form for the new Committee can be downloaded by clicking HERE.

The Secretary

January 2018

CBYA Team Leg 4 Winners in the 2017/8 Virtual Volvo Ocean Race!


The virtual CBYA sailors are having fun in the Volvo Ocean Race!

Leg 4 (Melbourne to Hong Kong) winners:

FIRST: Helmahermans (Helma)

Second: Natalie (Peter English)

Third: Freedom 9 (Rachel Garnham)

YachtJumbuck (John Allison) was a close Fourth!

You can join the race at any time – there are 9 legs and you get three discards when calculating your overall results.

Go to:

Help is at

Don’t forget to set your yacht club to CBYA in your profile!

The fifth leg of the race (Hong Kong to Guangzhou) starts on Thursday 1 February 2018, and your boats should be set up and ready to go before the start.

Click HERE to see a couple of well-know CBYA virtual sailors being interviewed by Phillippe Guigne (the Founder of the Virtual Regatta) at the VOR Alicante Race Village on Tuesday 17th October!

Good luck!

Hugh (aka Rubber Duck 1 & 2)

TOMs “Ladder” Competition – collect points to win prizes!


TOMs “Ladder” Competition – collect points to win prizes!

We are starting a new TOMs program for 2018.  This is  to increase participation, improve skills, encourage everyone to have the opportunity to skipper (not just the approved CBYA skippers), include different levels of experience, and encourage team work. But mainly – this should be FUN! 

Initially we will use white sails only, with a crew of 3-5.  We propose three days each month, two Thursdays and one Saturday over  three months. We can increase  frequency  if requested.

Every crew member will accumulate individual points during each event, and you will sail with different crew each time.  The best score of twelve races will be collected, the rest discarded. So the more you sail, the more low scores you can discard!

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