So Easy & So Much Fun!

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This is a fun way to enjoy the thrills of yacht racing on one of the world’s finest Harbours. Friendly instructors help you enjoy learning in a casual professional environment allowing you to gain expert knowledge which ultimately provides you with the ability to crew.

For more information on how to start crewing, have a look on our Crewing page.

CYCA Short Haul Series

Join us for the popular Short Haul Series for a great introduction to crewing.

The Short Haul is a point score non-spinnaker series, comprising of 12 races.

Several are raced in the Harbour and at night while the majority of races are sailed off Sydney Heads. Join us for a great introduction to crewing on big boats.

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Twilight Races

Possibility to sail on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from October to March. Enjoy racing under the setting sun and enjoy a few drinks afterwards!

Social Sail Events

We also organise Social Sail events every two months, they are the perfect opportunity to meet other PSS students and make new

J24 CYCA Winter Series

Join us for the popular Winter Series for a great introduction to crewing.

It involves training sessions, rules & social evenings, 10 Sunday races and 3 Women’s postscore races on  Sydney Harbour, with crewing-roles rotating.

Join us every Sunday morning for a freshly cooked breakfast and piping hot coffee from the CYCA Club volunteers, before heading onto the water.

Winter sailing on the Harbour is exciting and great fun afterwards at the Clubhouse. An average of 140 Spinnaker boats compete each Sunday in this iconic series.

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J24 Regattas

Every year the school boats take part the the J24 Regattas: the Gosford Classic Regatta opens the season, followed by the  Women’s Keelboat Regatta , State, National and World Championships. We also take part to many other J24 Race Events, have a look on our dedicated page for more details!

Big Boats

  • Short Haul Series

Spinnaker time!

Four of the School Boats during the Gosford Regatta

Learn to sail on J24!

We also offer opportunities to sail on bigger boats

Video Content

A Glimpse at our Spinnaker course

Asymmetrical Spinnaker
Symmetrical Spinnaker

Courtesy North Sails

Symmetrical Spinnaker

Spinnaker Sets




sailing downwind


2018 J24 World Championships (98 boats)



Asymmetrical spinnaker