Ginger Out in Front

Octogenarian on verge of being named MC38 Australian champion

With only one race remaining in the 12-race series, octogenarian Leslie Green and his Ginger crew are on the verge of being crowned the MC38 Australian champions for 2014, following two windward/leeward races at Hamilton Island Race Week today. ...

Race Weeks

Aerial of Race Start

Thrill and spill metre set to rise at Hamilton Island Race Week

The tradewinds are steadily building at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week towards the business end of the six day regatta, and with up to 25 knots due on Saturday the thrill and spill metre is on the rise...

Race Weeks

Spinnaker start from Dent Passage

Hamilton Island Race Week halfway mark

The Whitsundays turned on the best yet for the 182-strong fleet at the midway point at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. Three days down, a well-earned layday tomorrow then three more to wrap up the premiere series....

19 Aug 2014 19:00:00


Ginger out in front

MC38 Australian Championship: Ginger leaps into lead after three bullets

Leslie Green skippered Ginger to three bullets from three races in the MC38 Australian Championship at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week today, snatching the lead from Chris Hancock’s Vino, which led after yesterday’s two windward/leeward races. ...

19 Aug 2014 17:00:00

Race Weeks

Whale breaching near Salacia

Whale-deserved show on day 2 at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

Playful humpback whales on the racetrack at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week breaching next to the race boats in Whitsunday Passage spiced up the on-water action on day two of the six day series....

18 Aug 2014 20:00:00


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.



Sailing Committee Seeks Expressions of Interest for Entry in the 2015 NYYC Invitational

Chairman of the Sailing Committee Noel Cornish is pleased to advise Cruising Yacht Club of Australia members that an invitation has been extended to the club to enter a team in the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup to be conducted from 12-19 September 2015.

Weather Seminar for Sailing with Kenn Batt, Saturday 30 August 2014

Meteorologist Kenn Batt will conduct a weather seminar for sailing for CYCA members and their guests on Saturday 30 August, 2014 from 09:30hours - 17:30hours. All welcome to attend. Please register your attendance

Quiet Little Drink, Friday 12 September 2014

The annual Quiet Little Drink Cocktail party will be held on Friday 12 September 2014, from 6.30pm. This annual affair has been going for many years - roginally as a dinner. This is turn goes back to the 1969 Hobart when the first Quiet Little Drink was conducted. BOOK YOUR TICKETS TODAY

CYCA Trivia Night - Wednesday 3 September

The last CYCA Trivia Night for 2014 will be conducted on Wednesday 3 September, from 7pm.  This event is free to attend - so get your friends together or just come along and join in the fun. RSVP today using our online booking system.

Brunch with the Jury, Sunday 24 August, 2014

A Racing Rules of Sailing Clinic, with presenter Tony Mooney, will be conducted on Sunday 24 August from 11:00hours to 12:30 hours just prior to Race 3 of the CYCA Spring Series. All welcome to attend. Please register your interest

Crewing Opportunities at the CYCA

Have you seen the latest crewing opportunities available at crewing@CYCA?

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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.