The CYCA offers its members and visitors a wide array of sailing formats to choose from.

For those who enjoy sailing at a leisurely pace, relaxing in an idyllic maybe exotic location, and even enjoying the occasional sundowner, CYCA cruising is for you.

CYCA cruising activities are organised by the CYCA Cruising Committee for all members and their sailing friends.  The aim of these events is to encourage participation in organised cruise events , to share interesting and educational sailing information and to give club members more opportunity to meet other members and use the facilities of the club. 

The Cruising Committee organises a comprehensive event schedule which includes education evenings with expert and informative speakers, social events and sailing activities.

Events and activities include:

• Education and general meetings: At these evenings, the CYCA Cruising Committee organises speakers who are experts  on a diverse range of subjects from heavy weather sailing or electronics onboard, to guests sharing experiences of travelling to far flung cruising ports. Speakers have included Alex Whitworth telling us about his adventures on Berrimilla and Michael Spies presenting an educational evening about optimising your yacht. Presentations are free to attend and conclude with dinner and/or refreshments on the deck.

• Cruise in company: Involve yourself as much or as little as you wish. Venues vary and include Refuge Bay where the CYCA has two permanent moorings, Middle Harbour and Port Hacking.

All cruising activities are announced through the CYCA weekly newsletter,Onshore.

CYCA Cruising Committee members include:
Tony Kirby - Chairman

John Keelty - Captain

Lynne Smith - Secretary

Alan Green

Denis Doyle

Frank Walker

Tedd Nobbs

David Mason 

Shaaron Walsh

For more information about upcoming cruising events, please contact the Cruising Captain John Keelty via

Electra Christmas Crew enjoying the Cruise! Image: Electra Crew

Electra Christmas Crew enjoying the Cruise!