Cairns biggest tropical party returns

By David Smyth

Barbary Coasters Band Presents Parrothead Party 2021. Did you know that 2020 has been the only year that Barbary Coasters’ Parrothead Party has not been performed since its inception in 1992? (thanks Covid) But now we are thrilled to announce we are returning the show to a fabulous,  new exciting host venue, CAIRNS CRUISING YACHT SQUADRON,  situated right on the  Inlet…

Australia Day Sailing

By David Smyth

Cairns Cruising Yacht Club members and visitors came together for Australia Day.  Members took their yachts out for a sail joined by other members and visitors.  Great music, games for adults and children, food, cold drinks and plenty of laughs.  A fun day was had by all.

Sailability Cairns and Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron

By David Smyth

Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron is pleased to welcome Sailability Cairns. Sailability Cairns provides opportunities for people with a disability to discover the joy and the challenge of sailing, to have a bit of competitive fun and to continually learn a range of skills that can be taught to others. Volunteers also learn a range of…

Awesome working bee team

By David Smyth

Thankyou to all of the club members involved in the recent working bees.  The club is looking fantastic thanks to your hard work!   Below are photos of some of the club members in action over the last few months.  All members are welcome to participate, meet your fellow members, and help us make the clubhouse…

The great northern cleanup

By David Smyth

Care about your waterways? then why not join us this year as part of Clean up Australia in, “The Great Northern Clean Up”. This event will take place on Saturday the 5th of September from 8am. Our clean up site will be Smith’s creek.  Dinghys will be required.  Bring – Sun protection, water, boat hook and…

COVID-19 Update


Dear Members, I am writing to you on behalf of the Board to update you on our response to the Corona Virus outbreak.  We are closely monitoring developments and following the advice from our Federal and State Health and other Government authorities.  In line with this advice we have complied with the directions to date…