Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore Series

Photo gallery courtesy of Jon Short, L'Attitude

Photo Gallery: Grant Thornton Short Haul Pittwater Race - Day 1, 2014

Today Saturday, 22 November, 20 starters competed in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Pittwater Race. Here are a selection of photos courtesy of Jon Short, L'Attitude....

Members' News

RSHYR Start 2013.   Credit ROLEX/Daniel Forster

Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Historical Photographic Exhibition at Australian National Maritime Museum – November 2014 to March 2015

To help celebrate the 70th edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race the Australian National Maritime Museum has honoured the CYCA by creating an intimate photographic exhibition in their Tasman Light Gallery. ...

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  • 21 Nov 2014 11:00:00

Youth Sailing Academy

AMRC Final Day 2013 - Credit Brett Hemmings.

d’Albora Marinas renews its CYCA Youth Sailing Academy sponsorship

d’Albora Marinas has renewed its sponsorship of one of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Youth Sailing Academy Elliott 7 training vessels for twelve months....

20 Nov 2014 11:00:00

Offshore Race

TasPorts Maria Island Race winner Whistler carried a shy spinnaker down the Derwent on Friday evening. Photo Peter Campbell.

Whistler wins handicap in 67th TasPorts Maria Island Race despite crew evacuation.

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race entrant Whistler is provisional winner of all three handicap categories of the 67th TasPorts Maria Island Race. ...

17 Nov 2014 12:30:00

Eight Bells

Pamela Brinsmead - photo courtesy of the Brinsmead Family

Vale Pam Brinsmead

Pam Brinsmead, a 39-year member of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, passed away peacefully in Geelong on Thursday 13th November, aged 91 years. ...

17 Nov 2014 11:45:00


Functions and Dining

The CYCA offers superb alfresco dining options and two bars (one exclusively for members and their guests).

Our function rooms boast natural light and balconies overlooking Sydney Harbour. There is no better venue in Sydney to hold a wedding, social function, or corporate event.



Passing of Mr Brian Brenac

On behalf of my fellow Flag Officers and members of the Board, I would like to inform CYCA members of the passing of Mr Brian Brenac, member of CYCA since 1953.

Mr Brenac passed away on 20 November 2014

Funeral Details to follow

John Cameron, Commodore

70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Crew Party - Saturday 20 December, 5.00pm to 11.30pm

Come and celebrate the 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart.   Free to all Rolex Sydney Hobart crew and CYCA members (bring your crew pass or club membership card).   

Click here to find out more



Christmas Day at the CYCA

Take the stress out of cooking on Christmas Day away and let our chefs do all the hard work. The Christmas Day Buffet has all the traditional favourites including ham, turkey and pork together with some Australian seafood favourites and yummy desserts. Click here to download the menu and booking form

Members Badge Draw - Results from 20 November 2014

The JACKPOT Prize for Thursday 27 November 2014 is $1200 Members' Badge Draw LTPS/14/01430 Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm. Thanks to our sponsor ******

SOLAS Big Boat Challenge - Spectator Vessel

The team from Coast Cruises will once again run a spectator vessel for the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, Tuesday 9 December. Tickets are $60.00 each or $50.00 for CYCA members and ticket price includes a welcome glass of sparkling and a snack on board. BOOK TODAY

Children's Christmas Party - Sunday 7 December

The Children's Christmas Party is hosted for the children and grandchildren of CYCA members and will be conducted on Sunday 7 December 2014 from 2-4pm. Bookings/RSVPs are essential - Book Online today



CYCA Heritage

The CYCA was established in 1944 and over the years has become Australia's leading exponent of ocean racing and sea safety.

Click on the photo above to visit the CYCA digital archives or watch historical videos of past Sydney Hobart Yacht Races.