Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

RSHYR Start 2011 - Credit ROLEX Daniel Forster

Films that highlight the history of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Episode 3

We hope you are enjoying the historical video’s we are bringing to you as we lead up to the start of the 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. The 3rd episode of the series features the 1974 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...

Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore Series

Grant Thornton Pittwater Passage Race Start   Credit Jon Short

First over the line for Cyrene 3 in Grant Thornton’s Short Haul Pittwater Passage race.

A strong fleet of 20 yachts lined up on Saturday for the Grant Thornton Short Haul passage race to Pittwater. The fleet started in an east/nor-easterly of 6 knots and clear sunny skies. ...


Volunteer Marine Rescue - Jacobs Well Qld -  Rescue Vessel, Beenleigh 2

Volunteer Marine Rescue Jacobs Well QLD receives SOLAS Trusts donation

CYCA SOLAS Trusts has provided Volunteer Marine Rescue, Jacobs Well Queensland with $15,695 to repower their rescue vessel Beenleigh 2 with two new 150 Mercury four stoke outboard motors. ...

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Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore Series

Photo gallery courtesy of Jon Short, L'Attitude

Photo Gallery: Grant Thornton Short Haul Pittwater Race - Day 1, 2014

Today Saturday, 22 November, 20 starters competed in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Pittwater Race. Here are a selection of photos courtesy of Jon Short, L'Attitude....

22 Nov 2014 16:35:00

Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore Series

Rolex Sydney Hobart flavour to Morna Cup

The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron’s historic Morna Cup had a distinct Rolex Sydney Hobart Race flavour about it today, with Cup winner Ron Forster’s Ariel an entrant in the blue water classic and runner-up Minerva skippered by the Chairman of the Race Committee, Tim Cox....

22 Nov 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.



Passing of Mr Brian Brenac

On behalf of my fellow Flag Officers and members of the Board, I would like to inform CYCA members of the passing of Mr Brian Brenac, member of CYCA since 1953.

Mr Brenac passed away on 20 November 2014

Funeral Details;

Mass of Christian burial will be offered in The Church of St Mary Magdalene, New South Head Road, Rose Bay on Thursday November 27 2014 at 12.30pm. The funeral will leave the church at the conclusion of the Mass for Macquarie Park Crematorium corner Delhi and Plassey Roads, North Ryde.

John Cameron - Commodore 

70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Crew Party - Saturday 20 December, 5.00pm to 11.30pm

Come and celebrate the 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart.   Free to all Rolex Sydney Hobart crew and CYCA members (bring your crew pass or club membership card).   

Click here to find out more

Christmas Day at the CYCA

Take the stress out of cooking on Christmas Day away and let our chefs do all the hard work. The Christmas Day Buffet has all the traditional favourites including ham, turkey and pork together with some Australian seafood favourites and yummy desserts. Click here to download the menu and booking form

Members Badge Draw - Results from 20 November 2014

The JACKPOT Prize for Thursday 27 November 2014 is $1200 Members' Badge Draw LTPS/14/01430 Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm. Thanks to our sponsor ******

SOLAS Big Boat Challenge - Spectator Vessel

The team from Coast Cruises will once again run a spectator vessel for the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, Tuesday 9 December. Tickets are $60.00 each or $50.00 for CYCA members and ticket price includes a welcome glass of sparkling and a snack on board. BOOK TODAY

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



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.