Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Comanche Launching

New super maxi gear up for Rolex Sydney Hobart

While Syd Fischer continues to prepare his super maxi Ragamuffin 100 for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race after the new hull was delivered 19 days ago, American Jim Clark has launched his colourful new Comanche in the USA and trials are underway. ...

Members' News

Award Winners at the 2014 Yachting Australia Awards

CYCA Members scoop the pool at the Yachting Australia Awards

CYCA members; Will Ryan, Vanessa Dudley, Iain Murray, John Calvert-Jones and Syd Fischer were amongst the award winners at the Yachting Australia Awards held on Friday evening, 17 October at the Australian National Maritime Museum. ...

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  • 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00

Ocean Pointscore Series

About Time - In the winners circle yet again

Lion Island Race: About Time starts season with a bang

In last year’s opening Ocean Point Score race to Lion Island and return, Shane Guanaria skippered Julian Farren-Price’s About Time to a line and overall win, only having to retire after sailing the wrong course – but her owner made sure the mistake did not occur twice, and his care paid off when the Cookson 12 was declared overall winner of that race today...

11 Oct 2014 18:00:00

Grant Thornton Short Haul Pointscore Series

Tight racing continues to be the theme with picture perfect conditions in Grant Thornton Short Haul Race.

Sydney yet again turned on perfect spring yacht-racing conditions for the fourth race in the Grant Thornton Short Haul Series. ...

11 Oct 2014 00:00:00

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Wilparina is entry number 80 for Rolex Sydney Hobart

Wilparina 80th entry for Rolex Sydney Hobart

A traditional yacht and one of the smallest in the fleet, it is fitting that Nick Cannar’s S&S 34 Wilparina is the 80th entry to be received in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the 70th edition of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s famous annual event. ...

08 Oct 2014 10:21:00


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.



CYCA Pond Closure

Members are advised that the pond will be closed from Saturday 1 November from 1800hrs through until Sunday 2 November 1800hrs to accommodate the Marine Safety Equipment and Demonstration Day.

Members Badge Draw - Results from 16 October 2014

The JACKPOT Prize for Thursday 23 October 2014 is $5000 Members' Badge Draw LTPS/14/01430 Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm. Thanks to our sponsor ***TEMPO SPARS YACHT MAST & RIGGING***

Melbourne Cup 2014

Giddy Up!   It is time for Melbourne Cup 2014

Pop the bubbles, place your bets & come celebrate the race that stops a nation with L Eat @ The CYCA overlooking the harbour.   Indulge in our pre-lunch canapés, followed by a three course lunch & finished with an indulgent, interactive cheese display & choc-o-luscious chocolate fountain!    Sweeps, lucky door prizes, fashions on the deck & of course, a big screen to watch all of the action!

$125 Per Person (excluding beverages)   Get in quick as this event is always sells out early!  Click here to download the booking form

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


Marine Safety and Equipment Demonstration Day - 2 November 2014

The Marine Safety & Equipment Demonstration Day is designed to provide members and the wider racing and cruising community with the opportunity to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in personal safety equipment and devices.

The day is FREE


CYCA SOLAS Trusts Long Lunch

The annual CYCA SOLAS Trusts fundraising dinner will change in format slightly this year to a long lunch and be conducted on Friday 24 October from 1230pm onwards. Guests speaker will be bush poet Murray Hartin. Tickets are $125 per head and include lunch, beer, wine, champagne and soft drinks with a portion of the ticket price automatically going to CYCA SOLAS Trusts.


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.