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Rolex Sydney Hobart entrants in historic Gascoigne Cup

The winner of Saturday’s Gascoigne Cup will have its name engraved on the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron’s historic yachting trophy but it’s doubtful if it will receive the same accolade as the first winner of the Cup, Magic....

Ocean Pointscore Series

Botany Bay Race more than a victory for Great Xpectations

Rod Wills’ Great Xpectations went above and beyond this afternoon to beat Julian Farren-Price’s about Time for a win in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Botany Bay Race, the second of the Club’s Ocean Point Score Series – but today’s victory spilled over into something else for Wills. ...


Murray Hartin, bush poet and comedian wows the crowd at CYCA SOLAS Trusts Long Lunch

Glorious spring weather and a stunning vista over the CYCA marina was the perfect backdrop for the 100 plus CYCA members and guests who attended the CYCA SOLAS Trusts Long Lunch, Friday 24 October, 2014. ...

24 Oct 2014 19:00:00

Members' News

Mickleborough declares last drinks

The sailing fraternity will be saddened to hear of the death of Don Mickleborough who died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of Thursday October 23, following a long battle with cancer. ...

24 Oct 2014 00:00:00

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Luna Sea denotes 100 entries for Rolex Sydney Hobart

With only nine days remaining until the close of entries, one of the smallest, most audacious and memorable yachts in the history of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, appropriately became the 100th entry. ...

23 Oct 2014 00:00:00


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.



Christmas Day at the CYCA

Children's Christmas Party - Sunday 7 December

The Children's Christmas Party is hosted for the children and grandchildren of CYCA members and will be conducted on Sunday 7 December 2014 from 2-4pm. Bookings/RSVPs are essential - Book Online today


Melbourne Cup 2014

Giddy Up!   It is time for Melbourne Cup 2014

Pop the bubbles, place your bets & come celebrate the race that stops a nation with L Eat @ The CYCA overlooking the harbour.   Indulge in our pre-lunch canapés, followed by a three course lunch & finished with an indulgent, interactive cheese display & choc-o-luscious chocolate fountain!    Sweeps, lucky door prizes, fashions on the deck & of course, a big screen to watch all of the action!

$125 Per Person (excluding beverages)   Get in quick as this event is always sells out early!  Click here to download the booking form

CYCA Pond Closure

Members are advised that the pond will be closed from Saturday 1 November from 1800hrs through until Sunday 2 November 1800hrs to accommodate the Marine Safety Equipment and Demonstration Day.

Marine Safety and Equipment Demonstration Day - 2 November 2014

The Marine Safety & Equipment Demonstration Day is designed to provide members and the wider racing and cruising community with the opportunity to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in personal safety equipment and devices.

The day is FREE


Ocean Racer of the Year Nominations Now Open

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. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION


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.