Welcome to the Chester Yacht Club

Chester Yacht Club | Chester, NS

Chester Yacht Club (CYC) is a private sailing club situated on beautiful Mahone Bay with excellent access to the best sailing in Canada. CYC is host to Canada’s largest keelboat regatta, Chester Race Week, the much anticipated and highly regarded annual Opti Jam dinghy regatta, and is home to robust and internationally respected IOD and Bluenose fleets. Our objective is to encourage Club members to become more proficient in the personal management, maintenance and handling of their boats; to promote safety, proper navigation and seamanship; to provide social and instructional activities in the interests of all Club members and their guests; and to enhance the sport of sailing within our membership and community.



CYC NEWS

Strawberry Tea Social – Sunday July 26

The CYC Social Committee will be holding a Strawberry Tea Social at the Clubhouse on Sunday, July 26th.  We hope you are able to join us for a nice afternoon. Tea, Strawberries on a biscuit will be served to you at your table.
Tea and Strawberries $7.50 and Tea/Strawberries with a special drink $10.00. 
This will be the first of two teas we will put on this summer, the next coming in August will be a more formal afternoon tea service.

We look forward to seeing you at the club.

Notice from CYC Nominating Committee

Dear Members of Chester Yacht Club,

Your Nominating Committee is pleased to announce our slate of nominees for the Executive Officers and members of the Long Range Planning Committee.

CYC Executive: Commodore, Vice Commodore, Rear Commodore and Treasurer are re-offering for next year. 

Executive Committee:

      Commodore                     David Creighton

      Vice Commodore            Jennifer Chandler

      Rear Commodore           Sean Pearce

      Treasurer                         Lara Parsons, CPA CA

Long Range Planning Committee:

LRPC Members completing Two Year Terms (your vote not required)

Sara Filbee and Art Backman are on 3rd year served (4 years maximum)

LRPC members who will be entering 2nd year of Two Year Terms (vote not required):

Reg Goodday

Malcolm Fraser

Ross Romney

Janice Anderson has served 2 years and is nominated for another 2-year term to be voted on at the 2020 AGM

This will be presented at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Please join us in expressing appreciation of these members who have volunteered to accept the responsibilities of running CYC and steering its long range direction.

Regards,

Stephen Flinn, (Chair Nominating Committee), Gillian Reid, Barbara Grigsby

CYC Adult Learn To Sail

CYC’s Adult Learn to Sail program is a great introduction to keelboat sailing for anyone interested in learning the basics (no experience required) and those wanting to become a little more comfortable on a bigger boat.

The course will be lead by a senior instructor from our Junior Learn to Sail Program and will cover theory and on-board practice.

  • Members and non-members welcome
  • Suggested participant age is 19 years or older

The course will have two ‘sessions’ one of which  will run on Monday nights and the other will run on Wednesday nights.

Session 1Monday evenings will be in July & August:  July 13 , 20, 27, August 3, 10

Session 2Wednesday evenings:  July 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12

The course will cover theory and on-board practice. A senior instructor from our Junior Learn to Sail Program will lead the course on a J-24, which provides a stable, comfortable and dry platform on which to learn or enhance your sailing skills.

  • SPECIAL: 50% off new CYC Memberships for course participants

Register under the Junior Sailing tab – Adult Learn To Sail


Chester Race Week 2020 | POSTPONED to 2021

Chester Race Week | Future Dates


YearDate
2020August 12 to 15
2021August 11 to 14
2022August 10 to 13
2023August 16 to 19

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LYC 2020 Welcome Back Regatta - August 20-23
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Afternoon Tea /Strawberry Shortcake Social at CYC was a success! We will have another one in August.

Chester Yacht Club
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The CYC Social Committee will be holding a Strawberry Tea Social at the Clubhouse on Sunday, July 26th. We hope you are able to join us for a nice afternoon. Tea, Strawberries on a biscuit will be served to you at your table.
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Chester Yacht Club (CYC) is a private sailing club situated on beautiful Mahone Bay with excellent access to the best sailing in Canada. CYC is host to Canada’s largest keelboat regatta, Chester Race Week, the much anticipated and highly regarded annual Opti Jam dinghy regatta, and is home to robust and internationally respected IOD and Bluenose fleets. Our objective is to encourage Club members to become more proficient in the personal management, maintenance and handling of their boats; to promote safety, proper navigation and seamanship; to provide social and instructional activities in the interests of all Club members and their guests; and to enhance the sport of sailing within our membership and community.


CYC NEWS

Strawberry Tea Social – Sunday July 26

The CYC Social Committee will be holding a Strawberry Tea Social at the Clubhouse on Sunday, July 26th.  We hope you are able to join us for a nice afternoon. Tea, Strawberries on a biscuit will be served to you at your table.
Tea and Strawberries $7.50 and Tea/Strawberries with a special drink $10.00. 
This will be the first of two teas we will put on this summer, the next coming in August will be a more formal afternoon tea service.

We look forward to seeing you at the club.

Notice from CYC Nominating Committee

Dear Members of Chester Yacht Club,

Your Nominating Committee is pleased to announce our slate of nominees for the Executive Officers and members of the Long Range Planning Committee.

CYC Executive: Commodore, Vice Commodore, Rear Commodore and Treasurer are re-offering for next year. 

Executive Committee:

      Commodore                     David Creighton

      Vice Commodore            Jennifer Chandler

      Rear Commodore           Sean Pearce

      Treasurer                         Lara Parsons, CPA CA

Long Range Planning Committee:

LRPC Members completing Two Year Terms (your vote not required)

Sara Filbee and Art Backman are on 3rd year served (4 years maximum)

LRPC members who will be entering 2nd year of Two Year Terms (vote not required):

Reg Goodday

Malcolm Fraser

Ross Romney

Janice Anderson has served 2 years and is nominated for another 2-year term to be voted on at the 2020 AGM

This will be presented at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Please join us in expressing appreciation of these members who have volunteered to accept the responsibilities of running CYC and steering its long range direction.

Regards,

Stephen Flinn, (Chair Nominating Committee), Gillian Reid, Barbara Grigsby

CYC Adult Learn To Sail

CYC’s Adult Learn to Sail program is a great introduction to keelboat sailing for anyone interested in learning the basics (no experience required) and those wanting to become a little more comfortable on a bigger boat.

The course will be lead by a senior instructor from our Junior Learn to Sail Program and will cover theory and on-board practice.

  • Members and non-members welcome
  • Suggested participant age is 19 years or older

The course will have two ‘sessions’ one of which  will run on Monday nights and the other will run on Wednesday nights.

Session 1Monday evenings will be in July & August:  July 13 , 20, 27, August 3, 10

Session 2Wednesday evenings:  July 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12

The course will cover theory and on-board practice. A senior instructor from our Junior Learn to Sail Program will lead the course on a J-24, which provides a stable, comfortable and dry platform on which to learn or enhance your sailing skills.

  • SPECIAL: 50% off new CYC Memberships for course participants

Register under the Junior Sailing tab – Adult Learn To Sail


CYC Adult Sailing Lessons

Chester Race Week 2020 | POSTPONED to 2021

Chester Race Week | Future Dates

YearDate
2020August 12 to 15
2021August 11 to 14
2022August 10 to 13
2023August 16 to 19

Facebook Feed

Chester Yacht Club
Chester Yacht Club3 days ago

#speedheightfriendship⛵️💨☀️💙😎🤙🏼 #sailjam2020 @ Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia

Chester Yacht Club
Chester Yacht Club5 days ago

LYC 2020 Welcome Back Regatta - August 20-23
https://www.lyc.ca/welcome-back-regatta.html
Lunenburg Yacht Club

Chester Yacht Club
Chester Yacht Club2 weeks ago

Afternoon Tea /Strawberry Shortcake Social at CYC was a success! We will have another one in August.

Chester Yacht Club
Chester Yacht Club3 weeks ago

The CYC Social Committee will be holding a Strawberry Tea Social at the Clubhouse on Sunday, July 26th. We hope you are able to join us for a nice afternoon. Tea, Strawberries on a biscuit will be served to you at your table.
Tea...

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CALENDAR