2014 Winners Chris Rockell- Sally Gordon Crew Person, Roger Hickman- Ocean Racer, Jenifer Wells- Navigator, Past Commodore John Cameron, Phil Molony- Veteran, Martin Sheppard- Rookie, and Gordon Bray (MC for the presentation)

CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year Awards open for nomination

Nominations are now open in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s prestigious Ocean Racer of the Year Awards. The CYCA welcomes nominations from fellow offshore clubs that have suitable candidates they feel would be eligible for these awards....

Offshore Race

The Goat is entered in the 2017 City of Sydney Cup

The Australia Day Regatta - Botany Bay Race 2017

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia will again be conducting the City of Sydney Sesquicentenary Ocean Race to Botany Bay and return, on Australia Day 2017. ...

Youth Sailing Academy

Price will represent the CYCA at the Warren Jones for the first time this year

Harry Price leads the CYCA team in upcoming Warren Jones International Youth Regatta

The New Year marks possibly the most exciting period of the year for match racing, for the CYCA Youth Sailing Academy sailors. Harry Price and his team will compete in the first major event for 2017, the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta later this month. ...

16 Jan 2017 11:17:00


Happy New Year from the CYCA


On behalf of the Commodore, Board and Management of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, we wish all Members, staff and colleagues in the sailing fraternity, a very happy and safe 2017. ...

01 Jan 2017 09:14:00

Club News

Big Screen in the CYCA Sydney Race Village

LIVE streaming of the RSHYR Trophy Presentation in the Sydney Race Village

From 10am on 1 January, Members and guests can watch the 2016 RSHYR prize giving live from the Grand Chancellor Hotel, in Hobart, at the CYCA Race Village on the Big Screen. ...

31 Dec 2016 12:41:00


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 19 January

The Jackpot Prize for Friday 27 January, 2017 is $2400.

Members' Badge Draw, LTPS/16/00855, is conducted in the Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm.

CYCA Information Night - An Extraordinary Journey

Tuesday 14 March 2017 at 6:30pm

The CYCA Cruising Committee welcomes Chris Bray & Jess Taunton.

Chris and Jess will be speaking about the rebuilding of Teleport, a 29' junk and sailing it through the North West Passage, over the top of Canada and Alaska.  They will recount tales of dodging icebergs and polar bears and enduring a force 12 storm.

Blond Summer Bistro Menu

Check out the Summer Menu at Blond Bistro on the CYCA Deck.


BWPS and Ocean Racer Awards Presentation

The Blue Water Pointscore Series presentation evening will this year be held in conjunction with the CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year Awards on Friday 24 March.

Australian Yachting Championship

The CYCA will be hosting the Australian Sailing, Australian Yachting Championships this year. The 2017 Australian Yachting Championships will run from the 23 - 26 March 2017. 

CYCA Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering at the CYCA, we are currently offering a wide range of opportunities.


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.