Members' News


Innovation Technology Committee

A Technology sub-committee made up of representatives from each of the club’s other committees, in additional to a few members who are IT specialists, convened for the first time last week under the guidance of Club Director Janey Treleaven. The group will oversee the transformation of the Club’s disparate and outdated systems....


Learning the Ropes Information Night

Learning the Ropes Success

Last Tuesday nights ‘Learning the Ropes’ talk was quoted as being “Superbly interesting” by one of the 70 members in attendance....

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  • 31 May 2016 09:33:00

Land Rover Winter Series

Racing at close quarters in the Land Rover Winter Series

Competitors reach halfway mark in Land Rover Winter Series

It was warm but brittle on Sydney Harbour for Race 5 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Land Rover Winter Series on Sunday, but finally enough breeze on the race track to allow the fleet to sail the full course, so competitors came ashore happy after a couple of weeks of incredibly light winds and shortened courses. ...

30 May 2016 10:00:00

Youth Sailing Academy

Close start in last race of the day - Price vs Dargaville

Tough day for Shelving Systems Regatta

Harry Price and his crew of Tara Blanc-Ramos, Angus Williams and Murray Jones have won the Shelving Systems Match Racing Regatta for 2016. With one round robin completed in wet and cold conditions and the forecast for 20 knots coming in the afternoon, it was decided to call it a day just after lunch. ...

30 May 2016 09:30:00

Land Rover Winter Series

Never A Dull Moment in fine form

Light airs continue to dominate Land Rover Winter Series

Most sailors love a good breeze to sink their teeth into, but it has been as rare as hens’ teeth in the Land Rover Winter Series, and Sunday’s Race 4 was no different, when 130 yachts filled a warm and sunny Sydney Harbour but found the going anything but easy. ...

23 May 2016 13:30:00


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.



Mumm Champagne Master Class

Didier MARIOTTI, G.H. MUMM Cellar Master - the guardian of nearly two centuries of expertise is coming to the CYCA on Sunday, 19 June, 2pm - 3.30pm.  Didier MARIOTTI will conduct a champagne master class showcasing NV, Rose, Vintage and Blanc de Blancs cuvee.

Cost for this event is $15pp and includes palate cleansing nibbles in between tastings.

To Book Click Here


Volunteer Race Officials Required

Calling all wives, girlfriends, shoreside partners and pretty much anyone who has a keen interest in yacht racing but isn't so fussed on competing. 

If you are tired of waiting around the clubhouse for your partner to return from a day's racing on the harbour, get out where the action is and watch the racing from the best seat in the house.


CYCA Trivia Night June

CYCA Trivia Night – Wednesday 8 June, from 7:00pm

The ever popular CYCA Trivia Nights are on again.  The next night is on Wednesday 8 June, from 7:00pm. 

Register today by clicking here


Members Badge Draw - Results 26 May

The Jackpot Prize for Thursday 2 June, 2016 is $2,000.

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**

Spirit of Cruising

Tuesday 7 June 2016 - 6:30pm in the Rani Room. 

The Cruising Committee invites you to attend the next Spirit of Cruising night.  The guest speaker is Rob Starkey, author of ‘Rob’s Passage Planner’. His address to Spirit of Cruising is titled Passage North and will briefly outline preparation, planning and the pleasures to be enjoyed.

$25 per person will cover simple light dinner refreshments.

To Register Click Here

Yoga at the CYCA

Transform your body and mind each Sunday with Yoga at the CYCA.  Starting at 8.00am to 9.00am in the CYCA Freya Room.

Dates run from 29 May to 3 July 2016.

Cost of the entire six weeks for Members is $60 and $72 for Non-Members.

The casual rate per individual class will be $15 for Members and $18 for non-members.

To book - Click on the link.  


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.