Cruising Yacht Club of Australia

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Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA)
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Formation 1944
Legal status active
Purpose advocate and public voice, educator and network for Recreational boating, and competitive sailors, coaches, volunteers and events
Official language
Website CYCA
Cruising Yacht Club of Australia

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia(CYCA), established in 1944 in Rushcutters Bay, inner-east Sydney. The Club is known as one of Australia's premier yacht clubs, and is acknowledged as one of the leaders in ocean racing in the country. However, the club is best known as the host of the famous Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.


CYCA facilities include a marina capable of berthing yachts up to 30 meters in length and five-star function rooms and restaurants. It currently has a membership of 2,500.

Board of directors[edit]

  • Commodore - Howard Piggott[1]
  • Vice-Commodore - John Cameron[2]
  • Rear-Commodore - Arthur Lane[3]
  • Rear-Commodore - John Marcos[3]
  • Treasurer - Paul Billingham[4]
  • Directors - Geoff Bonus, David Champtaloup and Paul Clitheroe;[5] Anthony Dunn, Nick Kingsmill, and Andrew Wenham[6]



  1. ^ "Commodore Piggot". Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  2. ^ "Vice-Commodore Cameron". Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  3. ^ a b "Rear Commodores Lane and Markos". Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  4. ^ "Treasurer Billingham". Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  5. ^ "Directors Bonus, Champtaloup and Clitheroe". Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  6. ^ "Directors Dunn, Kingsmill, and Wenham". Retrieved 2012-07-23. 

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