CYCA Trophy Series

Beau Geste

CYCA Trophy–Passage Series on this weekend

Boats from NSW and Victoria will face-off against Beau Geste, the lone foreign entry, when the CYCA Trophy-Passage Series is sailed over this weekend, starting from 11am on Saturday....

Club News

JANUS et Cie Manager Steve Liggett and CYCA Commodore John Markos with the Tattersall's Cup Trophy

JANUS et Cie sets the scene at Sydney Race Village

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) welcomes JANUS et Cie, the luxury designer and supplier of innovative indoor and outdoor furnishings, as sponsor of the Sydney Race Village for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race for the next five years. ...

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  • 05 Dec 2016 15:00:00

SOLAS Big Boat Challenge

Wild Oats XI and Perpetual Loyal are just two of the boats with places on board up for grabs

CYCA opens eBay auction for crew spots in the 2016 CYCA SOLAS Big Boat Challenge

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia launched its eBay auction at 4pm yesterday (Sunday 4 December) for the exclusive opportunity of securing places on-board three maxi yachts competing in the CYCA’s SOLAS Big Boat Challenge on Tuesday 13 December....

05 Dec 2016 10:00:00

Blue Water Pointscore

Chinese Whisper has won the race two years in a row

Chinese Whisper wins Bird Island Race for a second year

A year ago Rupert Henry’s Chinese Whisper and Matt Allen’s Ichi Ban finished top two respectively in the 85 nautical mile Bird Island Race – and the two have mirrored that result this weekend, cementing their places among favourites for the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...

04 Dec 2016 11:00:00

Blue Water Pointscore Series


Bird Island Race - last chance ahead of Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Two races remain to complete the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s prestigious Blue Water Pointscore (BWPS) - the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - and this weekend’s 85 nautical mile Bird Island Race – a last chance to put in some decent ocean miles and suss out the competition ahead of the 628 nautical mile race starting on Boxing Day. ...

30 Nov 2016 13:00:00


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.



Members Badge Draw - Results 1 December

The Jackpot Prize for Thursday 8 December, 2016 is $1400.

Members' Badge Draw, LTPS/16/00855, is conducted in the Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm.

This week's Members Badge Draw is proudly supported by  **IQ Komodo**

Christmas Day at the CYCA!

Bookings are now open for Christmas Day Lunch at the CYCA!

CYCA Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering at the CYCA, we are currently offering a wide range of opportunities.

Spirit of Cruising Christmas Bash

Join the Cruising Committee for the Spirit of Cruising Christmas Bash! 

Exclusive CYCA Members and YSA sailors Extreme Sailing Information Night

Tuesday, 6 December from 5.30pm

The Land Rover BAR GC32 will be on display in the pond at the CYCA for Members and YSA sailors to check out as part of a Q&A panel discussion evening with the skipper Neil Hunter along with Andrew Walshy Performance Coach.  

Deck Menu

See the latest menu from the CYCA's award winning caterers - Blond Catering.



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.