Australia boasts of some of the world’s most prestigious sailing clubs. In this article, we will examine some of them.
Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA)
This is Australia’s premier yacht club established in 1944. Located along the beautiful Rushcutters Bay foreshore, the club offers stunning harbour views and world-class facilities and is just three kilometres from Sydney’s Central Business District.
CYCA caters for both the passionate ocean racer and the social sailor with a full calendar of mid-week summer twilight, weekend offshore racing and Sunday winter racing. The club is home to the world’s premier sailing event — the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
Woollahra Sailing Club
This is home to one of the most impressive dinghy clubs in Australia. The club offers competitive sailing throughout the year with a vibrant section featuring paddle boarders and kayakers. It is also an outstanding host of regattas and is keen on raising the next generation of sailors.
Royal Perth Yacht Club (RPYC)
This is Perth’s leading Yacht Club. It is located on the banks of the Swan River, in the protected waters of Matilda Bay. The club offers exceptional sporting, dining and social activities to members and visitors.
Fremantle Sailing Club
This sailing club is located just a few minutes from the Fremantle Central Business District overlooking the Indian Ocean. The club has a full calendar of events with competitive sailing in several dinghy classes, inshore and offshore racing.
Mounts Bay Sailing Club
This sailing club is situated on the banks of the Swan River in Crawley, Perth and is one the most spectacular locations for sailing and socialising in Perth. The club has a rich history in dinghy sailing and is dedicated to promoting the sport to people.
Vaucluse Yacht Club
The Vaucluse Yacht Club in Watsons Bay is the best place for competitive sailing in Australia and an incredible place to sail.
There are so many sailing clubs scattered all over Australia but these are just some of the top sailing clubs.