Boasting a safe all weather deep harbour entrance and a modern 180 berth floating marina only minutes from the heads and the Tasman Sea, Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club (NCYC) is the perfect east coast stopover for all transient vessels up to 30m in length. All berths have water and power connected plus the facility has modern ensuite bathrooms and laundry facilities in which crews will find welcoming and comfortable.
Being a major shipping port, Newcastle is also an official Port of Entry & AQIS clearance destination for boat imports and Customs clearances and departures. For vessels cruising the Australian east coast, Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club is well positioned north of Sydney and south of Port Stephens.
NCYC’s modern licensed club has a welcoming and casual atmosphere, serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week as well as breakfasts on weekends. Large expanse of glass opens up to bring the seaside ambience inside – it’s a terrific place to spend a leisurely afternoon wining and dining. Weekly specials, a popular standard menu and great weekend breakfasts entice both locals and visitors to this attractive waterfront location. The Club is the place to spend a leisurely afternoon or evening wining & dining.
Marina services available at NCYC include a modern boutique boat yard with skilled shipwrights capable of carrying out all forms of maintenance & repair work. The travel lift can lift up to 40 tonnes & beam max of 5.6m. On site chandlery located stocks a large variety of products, plus they’re a North Sails outlet and service loft, specialising in all forms of canvas work. Diesel, premium petrol and pump out sewage facilities are available on NCYC’s marina.
NCYC’s harbour location makes a convenient port or call with many local services that boating visitors require. Whether needing repair, maintenance, provisioning or just a shore side break in a central New South Wales location, Newcastle has plenty to offer.
Access to reputable marine trades such as diesel mechanics and marine electricians is made easy as a result of Newcastle semi-industrial economy and ship building history.
Given NCYC’s location close to rail transport, travel to and from Sydney and to the nearby Hunter Valley wine growing region is simple and easy. Other transport options are a car hire company adjacent to NCYC’s Marina and Newcastle airport only 15 minutes’ drive from the marina. These qualities make NCYC a fantastic home base from which to enjoy Newcastle and surrounds.
Just a short 5 minute walk along the foreshore there are over a dozen excellent restaurants all overlooking Newcastle’s busy working harbour offering a fascinating waterfront outlook. A further five minutes walk has you in Newcastle’s CBD and on Newcastle sandy beaches for which the city is famously known.
NCYC welcomes enquiries from cruising groups or clubs and offers group packages for either weekends or full week stays. Contact the Club to find out the details.
Come, explore and enjoy what NCYC has to offer. See you soon!
|Dry Berths||0||LPG||No||Boat Broker||Yes|
|Water at Berths||Yes||Wifi||Yes||Bar||Yes|
|Power at Berths||Yes||Shower||Yes||Restaurant||Yes|
|3 Phase Power||Yes||Laundry||Yes||Monitor VHF||No|
|Max Berth Length||35m||Boat Ramp||No||Office Hours||8-5 M-F|
|Entrance Depth||10m||Haulout/Slipway||Yes||Industry Member||BIA|
|Bus / Train / Ferry||CityRail has train services between Sydney, Newcastle and the Central Coast. Newcastle Bus & Ferries has a vast network of bus and ferry services around the Newcastle area.|
|Provisions||Woolworths supermarket and retail shops are ten minutes walk from NCYC at Marketown Shopping Centre|
|Car Hire||Europcar is located a short walk away from NCYC Marina Ph 02 4940 0364|
|Airport||Newcastle Airport has daily flights to and from Sydney and is serviced by Qantas, Virgin, REX and Aeropelican|
|Accommodation||Newcastle has a number of well known accommodation hotels to the east of NCYC Marina. Travelodge, Quest, Chifley and Crowne Plaza are all a short distance away.|
Reasons to linger
|Explore||The Hunter Valley Wine region is well known for glorious scenery comprising rolling hills dotted with vineyards. It’s within easy reach of Newcastle and well worth spending a few days exploring the area with plenty of accommodation, restaurants and cellar door sales on offer.|
|Dining||Fresh seafood just unloaded from the boat is available for purchase at the Newcastle fish co-op right next door. Plus, the award winning Rocksalt Restaurant is in the marina complex overlooking the harbour. Just a short five minute walk along the foreshore there are over a dozen excellent restaurants all overlooking Newcastle’s busy working harbour offering a fascinating waterfront outlook.|
|Enjoy||Some of the best surf beaches in New South Wales are located on the central coast, with Newcastle smack in the middle of the action.|
|Join the Locals||During summer daylight saving periods NCYC has Wednesday night sweepstakes races beginning at 1730, with visitors welcome to join in. Check the NCYC website for a complete sailing calendar.|
|Visitor Information||Visit Newcastle Tourism|
|January||National Maritime Festival|
|Easter||Sydney to Newcastle Yacht Race|
|August/September||NCYC Annual Inner Spring Regatta|
Check the NCYC website for dates of this years events