Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Announce New Sponsor

By Community | January 21, 2013

Cruising Yacht Club of Australia have announced their Youth Sailing Academy has picked up a new sponsor with d’Albora Marinas sponsoring one of the Elliott 6.0m training vessels in a one-year deal.

d’Albora Marinas is Australia’s largest marina group offering an array of different berthing options. From the rack and stack facilities located at Pier 35 and Akuna Bay, to the swing moorings at The Spit, to the premium floating berths located at all seven marinas.

“d’Albora Marinas is delighted to be a sponsor of Youth Sailing in Australia through the CYCA Youth Sailing Academy. We strive to remain a leader in the boating industry and encourage more people to go boating more often. This is fantastic initiative to give young people the skills and early passion for this tremendous leisure activity and sport,” Marcus Anketell, CEO d’Albora Marinas said.

Commodore Howard Piggott thanked d’Albora Marinas for their support of youth sailing. “The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia prides itself on providing one of the leading youth sailing academies in Australia. Elliott sponsorship is vital to the ongoing maintenance of the training fleet and provides support for the many programs and regattas that the CYCA’s Youth Sailing Academy conducts,” said Commodore Piggott.

“A new fleet of Elliott 7.0m boats will be launched in August this year to coincide with the 20 year anniversary of the foundation of the Youth Sailing Academy,” he added