Volunteering at the CYCA

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;



Race Management (sailing and youth events)

Emergency Management

Radio Operators (ocean races)

Equipment Auditing

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Information Centre

Boat driving (coxswains licence required)

Breakfast club 

Archiving and cataloguing the clubs historical records

Marketing / Communications

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, found here. Volunteers must also read the Code of Conduct, found here.