NATIONAL SAILING EVENTS

1. The ‘Dunlop Bell 2018’ was held at CMYC on Bolgoda lake on 22nd July 2018 with great success.

2. We are very happy to mention that we held the Sailing Nationals on the 15th & 16th February 2019 at our newly established Sailing Training Centre at Crow Island. It was a grand event with a large gathering from the Sri Lankan Navy, National Olympic Committee, Affiliated Club Members, parents & well wishers. Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva graced the occasion as the Chief Guest & NOC, Secretary General Mr. Maxwell De Silva attended as the Guest of Honour.

3. Ceylon Motor Yacht Club made arrangements to hold Sailing Regattas every Sunday, with many Silver Trophies being challenged, with competitive sailing the Club concluded successfully its events in accordance with CMYC’s sailing calendar and continue to be the most regular and vibrant dingy sailing Club in Sri Lanka.

4. Most Saturday’s Royal Colombo Yacht Club held Sailing Regattas at CMYC Bolgoda, followed by their traditional tea and fellowship. This year the RCYC- Trinco Blu Regatta was held on 28th & 29th June 2019 at Trinco Blu, Trincomalee with a great success.

5. Sri Lanka Naval Maritime Academy organized the Commandants Cup Sailing Regatta for the 2nd time in Sandy Bay, Trincomalee with the participation of Indian Maritime Academy, Bangladesh Maritime Academy, KDU, Air Force, Army & the Navy Maritime Academies. We are happy that YASL provided whatever assistance they needed.
Thank you Lalin for excellent management of the Races as the Principal Race Officer.
A big thank you must go to Commodore Kalana Jinadasa, Commandant, Sri Lanka Naval & Maritime Academy for excellent organization of the event.

6. The School Sailing Teams have progress beyond our expectations.
Royal & ST. Thomas Sailing Advisory Committees jointly organized the 6th Royal Thomian Sailing Encounter on 5th & 6th July 2019 at CMYC on a very grand scale.

It is our duty to thank the Sri Lanka Navy Sailing Club, as they provide all the assistance to hold many of the above events organized by YASL & also the affiliated Sailing Clubs.