Cruising Division



Revelling in one of the nation’s most colourful, non-commercial shipping waterways, Lake Macquarie Yacht Club offers a very active cruising division for all types of vessels with a program of cruising and social events conducted throughout the year.
Cruising Events range from lake cruising, coastal cruising, social outings and skills days.

About the Cruising Division

LMYC Cruising Division is a formally organised with regular meetings and events.

Our aim is to;
                  ♦ Promote cruising activities within LMYC
                  ♦ Promote the skills necessary for coastal and offshore cruising
                  ♦ Arrange cruising activities and events
                  ♦ Promote the principles of good seamanship and safety
Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month in the Bridgedeck function room at Lake Macquarie Yacht Club at 7:30pm.
A guest speaker is often in attendance with many diverse and interesting topics being discussed. Whilst members of this division must be a boat owner and current financial member of Lake Macquarie Yacht Club, visitors are always welcome to attend our meetings and outings.


Interested in becoming a CD member?

Download your membership application today!

New members are always welcomed.

Please note that new membership is only open to financial sailing members of LMYC.

Please enclose fees with the application form.


For information on Cruising please contact

Skipper – Ken Archer – PH: 02 4946 7751

Secretary – John Lemberg – PH: 0409 577 607

Treasurer – Ross Shirtley – PH: 02 4945 0641


The Cruising Division calendar comprises lake cruising, coastal cruising, social outings and skills days (including safety, navigation and VHF radio).
The experienced offshore sailors of the Cruising Division are always happy to assist first timers and are keen to help, and share their passion for sailing.

Upcoming Events 2017

18th February: Cruise

26th February – 9th March: Pittwater Cruise

16th April: Easter Cruise

5th May: Proposed Sydney Cruise

13th May: Cruise

17th June: Cruise

22nd July: LMYC Jumble Sale

19th August: Skills Day


The Cruising Division General Meetings are held on the second Monday of the month. The meeting commences from 7:30pm.


12th June

10th July

14th August

11th September

9th October

13th November

11th December Christmas Party