Eight Bells

Freya Crew 1963 which included the Halvorsen brothers, Magnus and Trygve

End of an era with death of Magnus Halvorsen

An extraordinary era in Australian yacht design, building and ocean racing came to an end on Monday 27 July 2015, with the death in Sydney of Magnus Halvorsen at the age of 97. ...

Governor's Cup

Team CYCA at awards presentation

CYCA wins all-Australian final at Governor's Cup Youth Match Racing

Harry Price, Angus Williams and Tara Blanc-Ramos, from the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia on the east side of Australia, defeated Lachy Gilmour, from Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club from Western Australia in a battle of the Aussies....

  • Club
  • 30 Jul 2015 10:00:00
  • Youth
  • 28 Jul 2015 13:00:00

Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race

The oldest and smallest boat in the fleet, Quikpoint Azzurro wins overall honours

Quikpoint Azzurro new winner of Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race

An error in recording the finishing time has meant Peter Harburg and his V70 Black Jack, have not won the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s 384 nautical mile 2015 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race - instead Shane Kearns’ Quikpoint Azzurro, the oldest and smallest boat in the fleet, moves up from second into the winner’s box....

28 Jul 2015 12:00:00

Governor's Cup

Williams, Blanc-Ramos and Price holding the Governor's Cup

Price, Williams and Blanc-Ramos win Governor's Cup

Congratulations our Youth Sailing Academy team on claiming the first victory at this event for the CYCA since 2003....

27 Jul 2015 07:00:00

Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race

Perpetual Loyal claims line honours

Anthony Bell thrilled with line honours victory

Late last evening Anthony Bell arrived at the Southport Yacht Club after sailing his super maxi Perpetual Loyal to line honours in the 2015 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race – and the smile on his face could not have been bigger....

27 Jul 2015 07:00:00


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 July 30

The Jackpot Prize for Thursday August 6, 2015 is $800.

Members' Badge Draw, LTPS/15/00634, is conducted in the Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm.


A Quiet Little Drink Cocktail Party

Since 1993 A Quiet Little Drink Cocktail Party has been celebrated, directly supporting the CYCA YSA. This year's cocktail party will be held on Friday 11 September at the CYCA - CLICK HERE to book now.

NSW Smoking Law Reforms

On July 6, 2015 the regulations relating to smoking at NSW licensed venues changed. 

Members are requested to comply with these new regulations - please read the following for specific CYCA changes.


Passing of Magnus Halvorsen

The Board of Directors regrets to inform members of the passing of

Mr Magnus Halvorsen

Passed Away – 27 July 2015

Passing of Professor Peter Joubert AM

The Board of Directors regrets to inform members of the passing of

CYCA Member, Professor Peter Joubert AM.

Expressions of Interests - Possible Sydney Noumea Yacht Race 2018

Sailing Committee calling for Expressions of Interest.

Topic - Possible reintroduction of the Sydney Noumea Yacht Race in 2018



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.