Cruising Yacht Club of Australia
Burgee of Cruising Yacht Club of Australia
|Purpose||advocate and public voice, educator and network for Recreational boating, and competitive sailors, coaches, volunteers and events|
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
- Commodore - John Markos
- Vice-Commodore - Paul Billingham
- Rear-Commodore - Arthur Lane
- Rear-Commodore - John Noel Cornish
- Treasurer - Janey Treleaven
- Directors - Dr Sam Haynes, Ed Psaltis, Leander Klohs and Tony Kirby;
- Colfelt, David (2011). From ratbags to respectability : a history of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia. Woolloomooloo, New South Wales: Focus Publishing Interactive. ISBN 1921156341.
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