Club News

Marine Safety Day Sunday 30 October

Book your place for CYCA Marine Safety Day

12 days to go until the CYCA Marine Safety Day, on Sunday 30 October 2016!...

Blue Water Pointscore

Black Sheep won

Black Sheep scores Newcastle Bass Island Race victory

Derek and Martin Sheppard’s Beneteau 45 Black Sheep has claimed overall honours from Chinese Whisper and St Jude, while Giacomo took line honours in the lengthy Newcastle Bass Island Race, which came to a conclusion when Komatsu Azzurrro finished at 3:22:20pm this afternoon....

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  • 18 Oct 2016 08:30:00

Blue Water Pointscore Series

Chinese Whisper

Challenges ahead in Newcastle Bass Island Race

Jim Delegat’s Giacomo from New Zealand and Rupert Henry’s Chinese Whisper are expected to lead the fleet in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s 200 nautical mile Newcastle Bass Island Yacht Race, starting at 7pm this Friday, while six TP52s and entries from Western Australia and Queensland are amongst the overall contenders. ...

13 Oct 2016 13:00:00

Ocean Pointscore Series

Victoire In the Winner's Seat

Lion Island Race goes to Victoire in thriller

Darryl Hodgkinson has sailed his canting Cookson 50, Victoire, to a two second win over Paul Clitheroe’s Balance in the Lion Island Race, the season opener of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Ocean Pointscore Series (OPS)....

08 Oct 2016 19:30:00

Club News

1975 SHYR Kialoa Fullsail

Vale John ‘Jim’ Beresford Kilroy

1 May 1922 – 29 September 2016. The famous American yachtsman, Jim Kilroy, has died aged 94, in the USA on Thursday 29 September. ...

04 Oct 2016 10:00:00


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.



Book your place for CYCA Marine Safety Day

12 days to go until the CYCA Marine Safety Day, Sunday 30 October 2016!

Member Badge Draw- Results 13 October

The Jackpot Prize for Thursday 20th October, 2016 is $3,400.

Members' Badge Draw, LTPS/16/00855, is conducted in the Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm.

This week's Members Badge Draw is proudly supported by **Sturrocks**

CYCA SOLAS Trusts Dinner - 21st October

Commodore John Markos together with CYCA SOLAS Trusts Chairman Matt Allen and the CYCA Associates Committee, extends an invitation to all CYCA Members, ocean racers and guests to attend an evening with Mat Belcher, Olympic Gold Medallist from London and Silver medallist from Rio, in support of the CYCA Safety of Life at Sea Trusts. One of the highlights of the evening will be the Silent Auction in support of CYCA SOLAS Trusts.

Members Business Directory

For exclusive CYCA Members offers and services, make sure to visit the CYCA Members Business Directory 

CYCA Halloween Party

Join us for a Spooktacular Halloween Party, on Saturday the 29th of October 7:00pm to late..

Dance the night away with Brad and the Gang! Enjoy a tasty treat - Black Widow Burger, Pumpkin Pie and a glass of Witches' Brew (served between 7:30pm & 8:30pm.)

Fancy Dress Optional  - prize for the best dressed.

RSVP Date - 26 October.


Inaugural Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Corporate Luncheon

On Friday, 9 December, we are staging the Inaugural Corporate Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Luncheon for the 2016 race with Channel Seven's Sunrise sports presenter Mark Beretta hosting this inaugural luncheon and 2015 Tattersalls Cup winner Paul Clitheroe as the guest speaker. 


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.