Chris Bran – Ocean Racing Rookie of the year; Jenifer Wells – Sally Gordon Ocean Crew Person of the Year, Stephen Ainsworth – Ocean Racer of the Year; Michael Bellingham – Ocean Racing Navigator of the Year; Syd Fischer – Ocean Racing Veteran of the Year with CYCA Commodore Howard Piggott

Nominations now open for the 2014 Ocean Racer of the Year Awards

Nominations are now open in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s prestigious Ocean Racer of the Year Awards. The 2014 Ocean Racer of the Year Awards will be announced on Thursday 11 December 2014 and the CYCA welcomes nominations from fellow offshore clubs that have suitable candidates they feel would be eligible for these awards. ...

Spring Series

Sagacious V won Division 2 hadnling everything well to get the gun

A Sunday afternoon Stroll for Race 3 of CYCA Spring Pointscore Series

It was a beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon with light easterly breezes providing the 17 competitors in Race 3 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Spring Pointscore Series with a pleasant Sunday afternoon stroll around Sydney Harbour....

Race Weeks

Stephen Barlow's Farr 40 Forty

Saving the best ‘til last at Hamilton Island Race Week

The best of winter sailing in the Whitsundays capped off racing at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. Bucket loads of sunshine and puffy 18-20 knots of SSE tradewinds farewelled the fleet from Dent Passage for the final time this series....

23 Aug 2014 17:00:00


New MC38 Champion Leslie Green (third from left) and his Ginger crew

Octogenarian Leslie Green crowned MC38 Australian champion

After playing bridesmaid at both Audi Hamilton Island Race Week and the Australian Championship last year, Octogenarian Sydney yachtsman Leslie Green and his Ginger crew were today crowned the MC38 Australian champions for 2014, at Hamilton Island....

23 Aug 2014 16:30:00


Ginger Out in Front

Octogenarian on verge of being named MC38 Australian champion

With only one race remaining in the 12-race series, octogenarian Leslie Green and his Ginger crew are on the verge of being crowned the MC38 Australian champions for 2014, following two windward/leeward races at Hamilton Island Race Week today. ...

22 Aug 2014 17:00:00


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.



Sailing Committee Seeks Expressions of Interest for Entry in the 2015 NYYC Invitational

Chairman of the Sailing Committee Noel Cornish is pleased to advise Cruising Yacht Club of Australia members that an invitation has been extended to the club to enter a team in the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup to be conducted from 12-19 September 2015.

Weather Seminar for Sailing with Kenn Batt, Saturday 30 August 2014

Meteorologist Kenn Batt will conduct a weather seminar for sailing for CYCA members and their guests on Saturday 30 August, 2014 from 09:30hours - 17:30hours. All welcome to attend. Please register your attendance

Crewing Opportunities at the CYCA

Have you seen the latest crewing opportunities available at crewing@CYCA?

Click here to find out more

CYCA Trivia Night - Wednesday 3 September

The last CYCA Trivia Night for 2014 will be conducted on Wednesday 3 September, from 7pm.  This event is free to attend - so get your friends together or just come along and join in the fun. RSVP today using our online booking system.

Quiet Little Drink, Friday 12 September 2014

The annual Quiet Little Drink Cocktail party will be held on Friday 12 September 2014, from 6.30pm. This annual affair has been going for many years - roginally as a dinner. This is turn goes back to the 1969 Hobart when the first Quiet Little Drink was conducted. BOOK YOUR TICKETS 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.