Commodore's Night was held on Saturday 25 January. After Commodore Paul Abraham gave an entertaining overview of 2019, two special awards were made. The Workman Plate was awarded to "Action Man" Tom Rafferty for his fantastic efforts as a volunteer. The Commodore's Bell was awarded to the CAYC Junior Committee for their fabulous efforts throughout the year. Afterwards, there was a fabulous supper followed by music by
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Amy Armstrong and James Corbett were awarded the RYANI Young Volunteers of the Year Cup at their annual awards event on Friday evening, recognising their contribution across the diverse activities they have supported within the Club. Amy and James are the CAYC Junior Captains, who along with the Vice Captains, Hannah Todd and Michael Rock, attended the awards ceremony. Afloat magazine reports, "Fundraisers at County Antrim Yacht Club
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After an amazing season of fundraising the juniors have raised an incredible amount of £1500!!! Well done everyone. In January, Hannah Todd, representing CAYC Junior Committee, presented a cheque of £500 on behalf of County Antrim Yacht Club Juniors to The Friends of the Cancer Centre. This is a charity which has been close to their hearts over the past couple of years and they have been delighted to make such
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28 December Vice Commodore, Francis Rock, handed over a cheque for £500 to Carrickfergus RNLI from County Antrim Yacht Club. The funds were raised at the Raft Race Day and on Victorian Street Fair Day.
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On 27 December, the Annual Golf Outing took place at Larne Golf Club, Islandmagee. It was expertly organised, with great fun and a lovely meal afterwards. Congratulations to all the prizewinners, and a massive thank you to everyone involved!
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The Snooker Challenge took place throughout December, with 16 players taking part and thoroughly enjoying the competition, with the top prize of a turkey for Christmas! Congratulations to Brian Willis, who won 2 frames to nil. It was great to see the table used! Many thanks to Michael and Suzanne Rankin for co-ordinating the draw & the updates on FaceBook!
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The Annual CAYC Christmas dinner was held at the club in December, with a sell out attendance of approximately 60 members. The meal was second to none, with every course absolutely delicious. THANK YOU to all the chefs, servers and clean up crew who made this such a wonderful meal!!!
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A MASSIVE THANKS to our anonymous sponsor of the Childrens Christmas Party, and to Santa!! A great day was had by all. Big thanks to Gavin and Claire Pollard for putting so much effort in to organising a great afternoon for the kids. Well done, as ever!
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The Craft Club got together in early December for a festive wreath making session, using foraged materials from their gardens and some tricky ribbons! Thanks to the organisers and to Stephen Foster for keeping everyone going with delicious mulled wine. Craft Club meets every 3rd Wednesday in the club throughout the year. Why not come along and bring your latest project, and enjoy the chat!
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CAYC Junior Committee and Juniors were stallholders at the Victorian Street Fair selling their now internationally renowned Cadbury's Hot Chocolate Reindeer. Around 25 Juniors were involved in this whole process from the Production Department to the Sales Team and All were led by our Junior Committee. Their efforts were not in vain as they sold a staggering £525 worth selling approx. 200 Reindeer Hot Chocolate resulting
Published 15:09 on 3 Feb 2020