Working with the Club/Volunteering

As a Registered Club the CYCA relies on members to assist formulate policy through committee based structures, provide human resources in the conduct of our extensive sailing calendar, and offer professional services that management can refer to from time to time.

Volunteering is what makes a registered club unique from a standard commercial organisation, and without volunteers the club could not properly function within the framework of the its constitution.

The board of directors (volunteers themselves), are always looking for members to donate their time and particular skill set for the benefit of the organisation.

Volunteers are required for;

  • Board
  • Events and Club Functions
  • Sub-Committees
  • Race Management
  • Administration
  • Emergency Management
  • Radio Operators (ocean races)
  • Equipment Auditing
  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Information Centre
  • Boat driving
  • Breakfast club
  • Archiving and cataloguing the clubs historical records
  • Marketing / Communications
  • Protest committee

If you have a desire to devote your time and expertise for the benefit of the club please contact the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia and attach a completed Application Form. Volunteers must also read the Volunteer Code Of Conduct.


Positions Vacant

The CYCA Marketing team is looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals to act as Marketing Department – Interns during the busy Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race period, across December. The unpaid role(s) provides individuals with great experience working on major projects and a “foot in the door” in the sports and Club industries. The only “must have” is a can-do attitude! The Marketing team require assistance with:

  • Merchandise ordering/counting and display
  • Major-event displays
  • Administration duties
  • Other duties as required

Hours/days to be negotiated with successful applicants. Interested? Please send your details via email to

CYCA Principal Sponsor

CYCA Official Sponsors

CYCA Youth Sailing Academy Sponsors and Supporters

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