Cod Competition

The 2016 cod comp hosted by the angling section of CBYC takes place on the 27th November, with a £1000 first prize it attracts some of the best anglers from around the Bristol Channel. A great day with 80 boats and over 300 anglers last year it’s well supported so why not have a go…

Britain to Starboard

On Saturday myself and several other boats welcomed Alex back into Cardiff which was the final of his round Britain trip. He will continue to raise funds for Click Sargent the children’s cancer charity and we will be continuing with our support of tis worthwhile cause.

Sailing for Gold

Cardiff Bay Yacht Club are delighted to be supporting the British Sailing Team this summer by hosting  a Sail for Gold Roadshow event on Wednesday 17th August 2016. If you’re feeling inspired by our athletes at Rio 2016, this is a fantastic opportunity to come and try sailing for free, with sessions running throughout the…

RHIB’s

The recent charity event that I took part in The B2P from Cardiff to Bristol, then up under the 2 Severn bridges, back to Portishead and into Cardiff raised over £1000 for the Sharpness SARA rescue rib Well done to all who took part and for the volunteers of SARA

Honda Rib Event

We were treated to some excellent boat handling last weekend when we attended the Honda Rib Challenge in Swansea. Organised by the RYA and Swansea Watersports the competitors negotiated a series of obstacles on a timed course. The winners are going to be competing in the final at the Southampton boat Show later this year.…

Optimist Sailing

It was interesting to see the optimist sailing out in winds approaching 35 knots when all other racing had been postponed. The possible stars of tomorrow in training come wind, sun, rain or any other condition that could be thrown at them, well done to all who took part and the trainers who were out…

Boat Sales

With the boating season starting to come into sight, the clocks going forward and 1 day of sun this weekend a few people have taken advantage of the brokerage services we offer in and around the Cardiff area for Network Yacht Brokers. With a few new listings and a very nice boat sold today why…

Britain to Starboard

Following a great fundraising event held at CBYC we are pleased to have been able to support Alex in his fundraising efforts. Please have a look at the official page for Alex’s fundraising journey for the Francesca research fund into Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Francesca was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in August 14 and her short battle…

New Year New Learning

With 2016 upon us while the weather isn’t the best why not look at getting some shore based courses done??? From VHF to basic navigation to advanced pilotage many of our suppliers listed are able to offer something to suit everyone improve their skills 2 of these have contacted me to promote their courses and…

Where has the summer gone??

With Winter setting in its time for those all important tasks to keep kit in a good condition until the warmer weather re appears and we are putting together a few tips to help you. If you can remove cushions etc from the boat and store them at home Leave a small window open to…