The Cruising Yacht Club of Tasmania (CYCT) aims to:
promote and encourage safe cruising generally in Tasmania
encourage sailing and boat building by amateur boat builders
organise cruising of boats and disseminate knowledge relating thereto.
The Club meets each month (except in January) normally
on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 8pm.
The normal venue is the
Derwent Sailing Squadron,
Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay.
meetings are held at other venues. Visitors are welcome, but are
advised to check the Club Calendar
and/or contact a Club officer
to check on the time and place beforehand.
Most meetings include a presentation by an invited speaker, covering
a range of topics of interest to cruising people.
Next Women on Boats Session Details
Tuesday 13 December 2016
Our final WOB's meeting for 2016 will be a Christmas Party, starting at 6pm on the 13th December. Judith De La Mare has kindly offered her home as the venue. 72 Hillcrest Rd. Tolman's Hill. 62235266. ( Parking is tight so car pool if possible).
Please bring a plate of savoury or sweet food to share and your own champagne / wine glass.
We have a small amount of money left over from last year's party which will be used to buy 6 bottle of champagne, this may not be enough so bring along preferred beverage.
The challenge this year is to create your own personalised burgee!
Club members meet regularly on the water at anchorages around
southern Tasmania. A calendar of events is organised well in advance,
so any sailors wishing to meet with the Club with their boat
should contact a member.
Next Cruise Details
|Date:||Sunday 15 - Friday 20 January 2017
|Destination:||Freycinet Peninsula Cruise
|Cruise with Tony Peach up to Freycinet. Tony has some excellent anchorages planned as part of this cruise
|Date:||Saturday 28 January 2017
|Destination:||Tasman Pennisula. Regatta, Nubeena
|Tasman Regatta and Peninsula Feast: The Nubeena Regatta is held on Australia Day. Join Commodore Andrew Boon on this cruise. |
|Date:||Friday 10 - Monday 13 February 2017
|Destination:||Wooden Boat Festival
|Andrew Boon is the contact person for the CYCT events as part of this well known festival.
Donald Sutherland Memorial Cruise:
This event, which is a friendly competition based on navigational skills
and knowledge is held annually.
A full calendar of Club events is
available here. A cruise booklet was also
published, and is available as a PDF file here.
The cruising guide Cruising Southern Tasmania has been updated,
and the coverage extended to include Frederick Henry Bay, Norfolk Bay,
the Tasman Peninsula, and the east coast up to Wine Glass Bay. Edition
4 of the guide is now available. You can purchase it on-line from the
The Club magazine, the Albatross has been published since
the Club's establishment in 1975. It appears 11 times per year.
All back issues are available, and
The Club was responsible for assembling the cruising guide
D'Entrecasteaux Waterways. A Guide to the waterways of
the D'Entrecasteaux Channel and its tributaries,
1st and 2nd editions.
The 3rd edition has considerably
increased coverage and has been renamed Cruising Southern