After a night of squalls and southerly breeze, competitors of the 2017 Australian Yachting Championships had a tough stage set for day one. With a solid 15 – 20 knots of breeze in a sea state that resembled that of a dishwasher, sailors needed to strategise how best to complete the near 30 mile passage race to Botany Bay and back....
Ocean Pointscore Series
Paul Clitheroe’s TP52 Balance took line honours and won the Lion Island Race by nearly 13 minutes, but lost the series on countback to perpetual Ocean Pointscore winner, About Time (Julian Farren-Price) - the two crews celebrating back at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia late on Saturday. ...
Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore Series
Sailing can be like swinging on a pendulum, one minute the weather is text book perfect, the next, its survival. After the 35 knot howler felt in last weekend’s Sydney Harbour Regatta, in comparison, the eighth race of the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore Series - Short Ocean Race (MHYC) offered a welcome change from the previous week's conditions. Saturday saw a mild 8-14 knots breeze oscillating from the North East around through to a South South Easterly. ...13 Mar 2017 16:00:00
Youth Sailing Academy
Since 1993, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Youth Sailing Academy has excelled in developing youth sailors into world class sailors with graduates going on to represent Australia in the America’s Cup, Olympic Games and Volvo Ocean Race. ...09 Mar 2017 13:00:00
Elliott 7 Twilight Series
The second ‘Elliott 7 Twilight Series’ will take place over two weeks on Tuesday 21, Thursday 23, Tuesday 28 and Thursday 30 March before daylight savings ends....09 Mar 2017 11:00:00
FUNCTIONS & 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.FUNCTIONS & DINING AT THE CYCA
Presented by Tony Mooney on
Thursday 20 April 2017
Wednesday 26 April 2017
Saturday 1 April 2017
6:30pm - 9:30pm
DJ Playing Music + Lucky Door Prize
Ticket includes a Frose Cocktail + Summer Burger & Chips.
Every Tuesday and Friday in March from 6pm - 7pm, the Sydney Hobart Bar will have $4 schooners on offer for Happy Hour!!
The Jackpot Prize for Thursday 23 March, 2017 is $1,200.
Members' Badge Draw, LTPS/16/00855, is conducted in the Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm.
The 2016 Rolex Spirit of Yachting for the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is now available to view;
The Blue Water Pointscore Series presentation evening will this year be held in conjunction with the CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year Awards on Friday 24 March.