Youth Sailing Academy

CYCA and SHARP Corporation of Australia New Partnership

SHARP confirmed as sponsor of the Australian Youth Match Racing Championship for 3 years

As part of an exciting five year deal with the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA), Sharp Corporation of Australia will be the naming rights sponsor for the next three years of the Australian Youth Match Racing Championship, with a continuing sponsorship of other CYCA youth events in 2019 & 2020....

Club News

CYCA Burgee

Limited Access To Members Car Park 5 – 14 October

As part of the upgrade of our marina, we are currently installing additional fire hoses and fire extinguishers, along with a new fire alarm system and shortly a new fire hydrant....

  • Youth
  • 29 Sep 2016 13:30:00
  • Club
  • 29 Sep 2016 13:00:00


Ginger Spring Regatta Winner. Photo Credit -Bob Fowler

Ginger overpowers MC38 Spring Regatta field

The dominance of the MC38 class by Leslie Green’s Ginger continues with yet another triumph, this time the CYCA Spring Regatta sailed on Sydney Harbour over the weekend of September 24-25, 2016....

26 Sep 2016 13:00:00

Blue Water Pointscore Series

Chinese Whisper

Chinese Whisper wins Flinders Islet Race

Following a near race-long battle for line honours with Giacomo, Rupert Henry sailed Chinese Whisper over the Flinders Islet Race finish line in second place, but his JV62’s upwind performance helped cement their overall victory in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s 92 nautical mile race....

18 Sep 2016 12:45:00

Blue Water Pointscore Series

Andrea Francolini

Flinders Islet Race will be clash of the Titans

Jim Delegat’s Kiwi V70 Giacomo and Rupert Henry’s JV62 Chinese Whisper will lead the charge for line honours in this weekend’s Flinders Islet Race, while Matt Allen’s resounding winner of the 2016 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, Ichi Ban, starts as race favourite in the 92 nautical mile race....

15 Sep 2016 16:00:00


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.



Member Badge Draw- Results 29 September

The Jackpot Prize for Thursday 6th October, 2016 is $3000.

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

This week's Members Badge Draw is proudly supported by **Blond Catering**

CYCA SOLAS Trusts Dinner - 21st October

Commodore John Markos together with CYCA SOLAS Trusts Chairman Matt Allen and the CYCA Associates Committee, extends an invitation to all CYCA Members, ocean racers and guests to attend an evening with Mat Belcher, Olympic Gold Medallist from London and Silver medallist from Rio, in support of the CYCA Safety of Life at Sea Trusts. One of the highlights of the evening will be the Silent Auction in support of CYCA SOLAS Trusts.

CYCA Market Day

On Sunday 9th October, the CYCA will host the CYCA Market Day on the Hardstand. So start cleaning out your lockers and cupboards of those unwanted, excess or unneeded items and convert them into cash.  Pick up some new treasures for your home or boat. Buy or sell anything from books, vases and clothing to oars, lines and sinkers. 


CYCA Halloween Party

Join us for a Spooktacular Halloween Party, on Saturday the 29th of October 7:00pm to late..

Dance the night away with Brad and the Gang! Enjoy a tasty treat - Black Widow Burger, Pumpkin Pie and a glass of Witches' Brew (served between 7:30pm & 8:30pm.)

Fancy Dress Optional  - prize for the best dressed.


Inaugural Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Corporate Luncheon

On Friday, 9 December, we are staging the Inaugural Corporate Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Luncheon for the 2016 race with Channel Seven's Sunrise sports presenter Mark Beretta hosting this inaugural luncheon and 2015 Tattersalls Cup winner Paul Clitheroe as the guest speaker. 

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.