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2014 Inner Spring Regatta – Good numbers and good times to be had this weekend in Newcastle. – August 26, 2014

The 2014 EnviroPacific Service Inner Spring Regatta to be held this coming weekend is shaping up to be better than ever!

With 21 entries received and crews representing seven yachts clubs from Port Stephens, Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Sydney plenty of battles on the water will no doubt be match with loads of comradery at NCYC which will host a competitors BBQ on Saturday evening.

Entries of note include current IRC Australian Champion Roger Hickman’s Wild Rose, Doug Coulter’s recently imported Rogers 46 Shakti, Derek Shepherd’s Beneteau 45 Black Sheep, former Inner Spring Champion Ian Bower’s RP36 Spirit and Roy Leslie’s Koko representing Gosford Sailing Club.

Commodore of NCYC, Phil Arnall, said “We are delighted to have so much representation from our neighbouring  yacht clubs. NCYC is a fantastic regatta destination. The Club has recently added new 5.6 metre RIB to its race committee fleet to assist with mark boat and safety duties. The new RIB, aptly named after former Rear Commodore Paul Gleeson, will be on the pin for the regattas and has increased NCYC’s ability to host significant regattas. The Inner Spring Regatta is one of Club’s key annual sailing events and should be a great weekend of racing.”

The EnviroPacific Services Inner Spring Regatta will be conducted under IRC, ORCi and PHS with both a racing and cruising division. Racing starts on Saturday morning with entries accepted until Friday.

More details regarding the 2014 EnviroPacific Inner Spring Regatta can be found at

Club Closed Monday 28/7/14 – July 9, 2014

The Club will be closed on Monday 28 July for refurbishment.

The Club will be reopened for business on Tuesday 29 July with a fresh new look.

The administration office in the Commercial Centre will be operating as usual.


Christening of NCYC’s Newest Safety Boat – June 24, 2014

Friday 4th July at 6pm in the Marquee. NCYC’s newest Safety Boat named after well-known former Club member, Paul Gleeson.  Paul Gleeson RIB Invite

Free Endeavour Ship Presentation Night – June 24, 2014

Wednesday 2nd July at 6pm in the Club Marquee.  Presented by the Australian National Maritime Museum along with Captain John Dikkenberg.

This is a great night to come along and find out more about the Endeavour before it arrives in Newcastle in September.  Tel: 4940 8188 to reserve a seat.  NCYC and Endeavour Visit

EnviroPacific Services Inner Spring Regatta 2014 – IRC, ORCi & PHS – June 11, 2014

Spring into Summer at NCYC’s Inner Spring Regatta proudly sponsored by EnviroPacific Services, the leaders in Environmental Management and Remediation Services.

NCYC’s annual Inner Spring Regatta will be held on 30 & 31 August 2014. The regatta will be held over two days and will consist of up to 4 windward leeward races and one middle distance race of 10-14 nautical miles depending on wind conditions. This year will see the introduction of ORCi in addition to IRC and PHS. Yachts of all sizes and shapes meeting Category 4 Safety Requirements are invited to compete with NCYC providing up to 10 days complimentary berthing for ‘out of towners’.

We look forward to seeing you at NCYC at the end of August for what will be a great regatta!

Winter 2014 NCYC Journal Now Available – June 2, 2014

Dear Members

A copy of Autumn Edition of NCYC’s 2014 Journal (32’55′) is now available on-line at

By clicking on the Link above you will find both the most current version of NCYC’s quarterly Journal as well as archived versions of NCYC’s Journal.

Hard copies are also available at the Club and Admin Office.

Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club