Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Luna Sea denotes 100 entries for Rolex Sydney Hobart

With only nine days remaining until the close of entries, one of the smallest, most audacious and memorable yachts in the history of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, appropriately became the 100th entry. ...

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Comanche Launching

New super maxis gear up for Rolex Sydney Hobart

While Syd Fischer continues to prepare his super maxi Ragamuffin 100 for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race after the new hull was delivered 19 days ago, American Jim Clark has launched his colourful new Comanche in the USA and trials are underway. ...

Members' News

Award Winners at the 2014 Yachting Australia Awards

CYCA Members scoop the pool at the Yachting Australia Awards

CYCA members; Will Ryan, Vanessa Dudley, Iain Murray, John Calvert-Jones and Syd Fischer were amongst the award winners at the Yachting Australia Awards held on Friday evening, 17 October at the Australian National Maritime Museum. ...

17 Oct 2014 00:00:00

Ocean Pointscore Series

About Time - In the winners circle yet again

Lion Island Race: About Time starts season with a bang

In last year’s opening Ocean Point Score race to Lion Island and return, Shane Guanaria skippered Julian Farren-Price’s About Time to a line and overall win, only having to retire after sailing the wrong course – but her owner made sure the mistake did not occur twice, and his care paid off when the Cookson 12 was declared overall winner of that race today...

11 Oct 2014 18:00:00

Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore Series

Tight racing continues to be the theme with picture perfect conditions in Grant Thornton Short Haul Race.

Sydney yet again turned on perfect spring yacht-racing conditions for the fourth race in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Series. ...

11 Oct 2014 00:00:00


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 from 23 October 2014

The JACKPOT Prize for Thursday 30 October 2014 is $5200 Members' Badge Draw LTPS/14/01430 Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm. Thanks to our sponsor ***DAVID BRAY YACHTS***

CYCA Pond Closure

Members are advised that the pond will be closed from Saturday 1 November from 1800hrs through until Sunday 2 November 1800hrs to accommodate the Marine Safety Equipment and Demonstration Day.

Members Badge Draw - Results from 16 October 2014

The JACKPOT Prize for Thursday 23 October 2014 is $5000 Members' Badge Draw LTPS/14/01430 Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm. Thanks to our sponsor ***TEMPO SPARS YACHT MAST & RIGGING***

Passing of Mr Donald Mickleborough

On behalf of my fellow Flag Officers and members of the Board, I would like to inform CYCA members of the passing of Mr Donald Mickleborough, member of CYCA since 1958.

Funeral details are as follows;

Wednesday 29 October at 1.15pm

North Chapel, Northern Suburbs Crematorium, 199 Delhi Road,  North Ryde, NSW

After the funeral there will be a family reception in the function centre at the crematorium.

There are discussions for a wake at a place to be decided.

John Cameron, Commodore

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


Marine Safety and Equipment Demonstration Day - 2 November 2014

The Marine Safety & Equipment Demonstration Day is designed to provide members and the wider racing and cruising community with the opportunity to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in personal safety equipment and devices.

The day is FREE



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.