The Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club (NCYC) is located at Wickham in the all-weather, deep water working port of Newcastle. NCYC’s precinct includes a marina, shipyard and maintenance facilities, commercial centre and licensed club.
NCYC’s floating marina comprises 180 marina berths of varying sizes all with power and water as well as a fuel wharf dispensing diesel and unleaded petrol and effluent pump out facility.
NCYC conducts keel boat racing on Sunday’s during the summer and winter months as well as twilight keelboat and Laser dinghy sailing on Wednesday and Friday afternoons, respectively. In addition to these regular events NCYC also runs a number of longer offshore distance races including the Combined Ocean Point Score Series and NCYC’s Lion the Bird & Cabbage offshore overnight race series. Other events hosted by NCYC include the annual Newcastle Port Stephens Yacht Race which feeds into the Sail Port Stephens Regatta, the Inner Spring Regatta, the Friendship Cup and the HMRI Cup.
With an ongoing objective of developing and promoting the sport of sailing in Newcastle NCYC is focused on maintaining its welcoming approach and hospitable charm to both “old salts” and those new to sailing both locally and from further afield. Please feel free to drop into NCYC and check out what the club can offer you both on and off the water!
NCYC’s Thursday evening Members’ draw jackpot is currently sitting at $600. Be in the Club between 6pm and 7pm on Thursday night for your chance to win.
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NCYC’s Inner Spring Regatta – It’s on again!
NCYC is pleased to announce that the 2013 Inner Spring regatta will be held on the weekend of the 31st of August and 1st of September 2013. Ably assisted by environmental consulting company EnviroPacific Services this year will mark the third birthday for this regatta and represents a great way to wash
Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club Continues Support of Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service
In continuation with tradition NCYC’s Club Captain Ernie Thirkell and CEO Richard Howard today met with Richard Jones from Westpac Rescue Helicopter to hand over a $4,000 cheque raised by members of the club through their Friday night raffles.
“Westpac Rescue Helicopter is a fantastic service for the Hunter