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Vanuatu Cruising Yacht Club

Weekly News Update


In this week's newsletter:-

VCYC 2016 Club Race Series

The first two races of the VCYC 2016 dingy race series will be this Sunday 07 February 2016.

The weather forecast predicts light winds that will provide all sailors the perfect opportunity to dust off the cobwebs, get back onto the water and enjoy some fun and social sailing.

The VCYC bar will be open from noon, skippers briefing will be at 1.30pm and the start of the first race at 2.00pm.

If you do not yet own a sailing dinghy, or would just like to try sailing a different boat, the VCYC now has brand new sailboats available for hire for a very nominal fee (see below).

As always the emphasis at VCYC club races is competitive fun and everybody is welcome to join in, both on and off the water.


VCYC Sailboats for Hire

The VCYC has acquired a fleet of brand new RS Tera, RS Quba and Laser sailboats.

Besides being used to introduce and coach new sailors the sport of sailing these boats are available for hire on an hourly and half day basis throughout the week to both club members and the general public. Club members will pay a greatly reduced fee compared to the general public.

Anyone wanting to book use of one the VCYC sailboats for casual sailing, or the club racing on Sundays, should please give Justin a call on 7719174.


VCYC Open Day / Sailing Taster / Membership Drive

To help kick start the 2016 dinghy sailing season an open day for anyone interested in trying their hand at sailing will be held at the VCYC club (Port Vila Boatyard) from 11am on Saturday
13 February 2016.

In addition to offering you, your family and friends an opportunity to sail on one of the VCYC's brand new RS Tera, RS Quba or Laser sailboats the open day will double as a membership recruitment drive.

Those wanting to take their sailing experience to the next level and learn to sail properly will be able to register for the new series of sailing tuition courses to be offered by the VCYC over the weekends following the open day.

Please do show your support for the club, come along for great day out and to welcome new members to the VCYC.

Anyone willing and able to help make this open day the success it deserves to be is asked to please give Paul a call on 22909 or 7767360.


I look forward to you joining us at the VCYC this Sunday for the start of 2016 race series.

Yours in sailing

VCYC Scribe
Phone: 7767360 / 22909



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