Only one applicant can access SOLAS
at a time, and the user's name and location are printed on the screen for easy identification.
The public at large is granted a one-off opportunity to sail aboard a select number of competing boats via an eBay auction, with proceeds going to the CYCA SOLAS
Since being established following the tragic loss of six lives in the 1998 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the CYCA SOLAS
Trusts has funded an extensive number of volunteer organisations across Australia.
Since 2007, the race has been named in recognition of the CYCA's SOLAS
Trusts, set up after the tragic 1998 Sydney Hobart.
Just one life saved by the BHM QD65 will pay for its way, and kudos to CYCA SOLAS
for the donation to purchase such a major piece of our life saving equipment.
Since establishment, the CYCA SOLAS
Trusts has donated funding across the nation to assist the immediate needs of family of those lost at sea during Yachting Australia sanctioned races, provide assistance to search and rescue organisations and foster research and training to improve procedures and equipment for use at sea.
The CYCA SOLAS
Trusts' chairman, Matt Allen, recently accepted the donation from Jeremy Wright, president of Rotary Sydney Cove and Robert Bruce, a CYCA member who is an integral part of the organising committee for the Rotary Charity Regatta each year.
Glorious spring weather and a stunning vista over the CYCA marina was the perfect backdrop for the 100 plus CYCA members and guests who attended the CYCA SOLAS
Trusts Long Lunch on Friday 24 October 2014.
UAIS is a growing part of international SOLAS
(safety of life at sea) conventions, which now require automatic identification of vessels of certain size to other vessels and transmission of identification and status information to land-based VTS (vessel traffic services) receivers.
The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is not the only event celebrating a significant milestone this December; the CYCA SOLAS
Big Boat Challenge will celebrate its 21st birthday when the race is staged on Sydney Harbour from 12.
The annual CYCA SOLAS
Trusts fundraising dinner will change in format slightly this year to a long lunch and be conducted on Friday 24 October from 12.
Trusts has provided a third grant to Australian Volunteer Coast Guard (AVCG) Brisbane for $24,147 to purchase a thermal imaging camera for use in offshore search and rescue missions and a new satellite phone communication system.
, whose trainer Sylvester Kirk has hit form after a slow start to the campaign, is due a change of luck.
This year, the CYCA SOLAS
Trusts Dinner will be conducted on Friday 24 October as a sportsman style long lunch commencing at 12.
These tests are required by marine SOLAS
(Safety Of Life At Sea) regulations, and lights cannot be sold without them.