Benefits of Membership



  • First-hand exposure to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the most iconic race in Australia – known worldwide as the ‘Everest’ of ocean racing
  • Intimate access to the most comprehensive sailing program in Australia, from twilight and weekend harbour racing to short-haul or long-distance offshore challenges
  • Buy one Summer Season series, get one free each and every year (excluding Audi Centre Sydney Blue Water Pointscore Series and Monday and Wednesday Twilight Series)
  • Discounted race entry fees
  • Access to the Youth Sailing Academy (YSA), providing on-water and classroom training for talented, development and advanced sailors aged between 12-24 years of age
  • Access to our large and active Cruising Club who operate a packed calendar of social events
  • Membership with Australian Sailing, the governing body of our sport, including racing insurance and certifications
  • On-site learn to sail provided by Pacific Sailing School Pty. Ltd.
  • Easy access to on-site or nearby chandlery, rigging, brokerage and chartering services


  • Access to our 213-berth Marina for permanent berthing (Full Members only)*
  • Up to 45% discount on Marina Casual berthing
  • Up to 52 complimentary casual berthing nights on the Marina*
  • Ad-hoc usage of the Tender Service (full-time subscription available to Full and Regional Members only)
  • Two swing moorings in America Bay (Cowan Creek / Hawkesbury River)*

*subject to the Marina Berthing Policy

Clubhouse & events

  • Priority access to our spectacular fully-modernized Clubhouse
    • Sydney Hobart Bar and cafe/restaurant on the lower level with ample indoor/outdoor seating overlooking the Marina
    • Coasters Retreat Members’ Bar offering a quiet place to relax with friends and immerse yourself in tasteful displays of our 79-year heritage
    • Two superb upper-level function rooms for large or intimate parties and corporate events offering balconies with breathtaking city skyline and northern harbour views
  • Club functions for networking or social occasions
  • Discounts across the following aspects of the Club:
    • 25% discount on function room hire for private events
    • 20% discount on official merchandise for both Club and Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
    • 10% discount on ticketed Club events (excluding events principally aimed at raising funds for the Safety of Life at Sea Trusts or YSA)
    • 10% discount on food and beverage purchases


  • Quarterly subscription to Offshore, the official magazine of the CYCA
  • Weekly subscription to Onshore, the official newsletter of the CYCA
  • Member-exclusive promotions
  • Reciprocal rights to our global network of affiliated Yacht Club Partners
  • Access to our two on-site car parks (Full and Regional members)
  • Wireless internet access across the site (conditions apply)
  • The ability to sign in guests to enjoy our world-class facilities


CYCA Principal Sponsor

CYCA Official Sponsors

CYCA Youth Sailing Academy Sponsors and Supporters