Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race

Southern Excellence II’s navigator Michael Bellingham is set to take to offshore route

Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Record Safe for Another Year

It should be a pleasant ride all the way to Queensland for the 56 competitors in the 29th edition of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, according to Andrew Treloar from the Bureau of Meteorology, who delivered the weather forecast at the official race briefing at the Club last evening....

Youth Sailing Academy

RFBYC SamGilmour, Adam Negri and Storm Brown - 48th Balboa Yacht Club Governor's Cup Youth Match Racing Championship. Credit Mary Longpre

Sam Gilmour wins 2014 Governor's Cup

On the final day of racing, only the top four teams competed, since the other eight teams matches were completed on Friday. The racers from those teams were able to watch the finals in comfort from spectator boats. ...

  • Youth
  • 20 Jul 2014 17:30:00

CYCA Heritage

Kelpie was named Best Dressed Crew

Smoky Cape wins Parade of Sail with Kelpie named Best Dressed Crew

It was a grey and misty day on water for the ten competitors in the Parade of Sail and Blessing of Fleet. This was the 20th time the event has been conducted and is just one of many key events commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia....

20 Jul 2014 15:00:00

Land Rover Winter Series

Commodore John Cameron presents Tim Krieger, Land Rover Australia's Brand Manager with a small momento from the 2014 Land Rover Winter Series

Photo Gallery: 2014 Land Rover Winter Series Prizegiving

Last Friday evening, 18 July, over 200 Land Rover Winter Series competitors celebrated their success in the 2014 Land Rover Winter Series at the season ending prizegiving...

19 Jul 2014 00:00:00

Youth Sailing Academy

Cruising Yacht Club of Australia...looking aft. Credit Longpre Photos

Gilmour, Snow lead field at Governor’s Cup

The top eight youth match teams at the Governor’s Cup competed today in the Quarter Final Round Robin, completing six of the seven flights. At the top of the rank are teams led by Nevin Snow (USA) and Sam Gilmour (AUS), who recently competed in the World University Match Racing Championships in Italy, with Snow edging out Gilmour in the finals....

18 Jul 2014 10:00:00


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.



Aegean Yacht Rally Information Evening, Tuesday 12 August

The Aegean Yacht Rally information evening will be held on Tuesday 12 August from 6.30pm, at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, 1 New Beach Road, Darling Point. Join the Mariner Boating Team for a drink to find out what amazing sights you will see on this spectacular journey as well as a special discount offer if you book your spot on the rally on the evening. Click here to register your attendance  

Clipper Round the World Race Information Session

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Information Session 10 August 2014, 4-5pm 
Are you are a keen sailor or have never sailed before and would like to take part in the world’s only round the world yacht race for amateur sailors, come along to this information session to find out more. RSVP:

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Follow the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race

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CYCA Trivia Night - Wednesday 13 August

CYCA Trivia Nights continue with the next fun filled evening being conducted on Wednesday 13 August July, 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.

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.