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. ...

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  • 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

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Comanche Launching

New super maxis gear up for Rolex Sydney Hobart

While Syd Fischer continues to prepare his super maxi Ragamuffin 100 for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race after the new hull was delivered 19 days ago, American Jim Clark has launched his colourful new Comanche in the USA and trials are underway. ...

20 Oct 2014 17:00:00


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.



Members Badge Draw - Results from 23 October 2014

The JACKPOT Prize for Thursday 30 October 2014 is $5200 Members' Badge Draw LTPS/14/01430 Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm. Thanks to our sponsor ***DAVID BRAY YACHTS***

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.

Members Badge Draw - Results from 16 October 2014

The JACKPOT Prize for Thursday 23 October 2014 is $5000 Members' Badge Draw LTPS/14/01430 Coasters Retreat between 6pm - 7pm. Thanks to our sponsor ***TEMPO SPARS YACHT MAST & RIGGING***

Passing of Mr Donald Mickleborough

On behalf of my fellow Flag Officers and members of the Board, I would like to inform CYCA members of the passing of Mr Donald Mickleborough, member of CYCA since 1958.

Funeral details are as follows;

Wednesday 29 October at 1.15pm

North Chapel, Northern Suburbs Crematorium, 199 Delhi Road,  North Ryde, NSW

After the funeral there will be a family reception in the function centre at the crematorium.

There are discussions for a wake at a place to be decided.

John Cameron, Commodore

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


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



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.