16 Mitala Street, Newport NSW 2106   Tel: 61 2 9998 3700


16 Mitala Street, Newport NSW 2106
Tel: 61 2 9998 3700

Food & Beverage Facilities

Halyards Bar and Café
Halyards Bar & Café has water views and is the sailor’s meeting place prior to and after racing. It’s great for families as Halyards features a large, safe children’s play area, next to our undercover BBQ. There’s also a lawn area for the children. Order from the menu or daily blackboard specials or drop in for a beverage and enjoy the sunset. Enjoy a weekend breakfast or a casual lunch with friends overlooking Pittwater.  

Bringing a large group? Make a Table booking on 02 9998 3700.

Bar Trading Hours 
Monday: 0800 – 1900

Tuesday: 0800 - 1900

Wednesday: 0800 - 1900

Thursday: 0800 - 2200

Friday: 0800 - 2200

Saturday: 0800 - 1900

Sunday: 0800 - 2000

Bistro Trading Hours 
Monday: 0800 – 1600 (light breakfast and lunch available) *

Tuesday: 0800 – 1600 (light breakfast and lunch available) *
(Summer - Women’s Twilight every second week)

Wednesday: 0800 – 1500 (light breakfast / full lunch menu)

Thursday: 0800 – till late (light breakfast / full lunch menu / twilight menu) **

Friday: 0800 – 2030 (light breakfast / full lunch menu / twilight menu) ***

Saturday: 0800 – 1800 (Full breakfast menu / full lunch menu / bistro snacks menu)

Sunday: 0800 – 1900 (Full breakfast menu / full lunch menu / Sunday roast and twilight menu)

*Coffee & tea / deli cabinet items / service staff (no chefs)

**Twilight menu: shortened bistro menu with board specials

***Friday evening trade includes a mix of First Friday / Bistro / Alfreds Table (and of course bite size nibbles during happy hour and a half)


Edinburgh Lounge

Every Friday afternoon/evening the Edinburgh Bar is open to Members to unwind from the week and gather together in the lounge environment. In winter enjoy the warmth of the open fireplace.

The Edinburgh Lounge Bar is perfect for pre-dinner drinks with guests and is classically furnished including a cozy fireplace for those cold winter days, 180-degree water views and a balcony overlooking the water and marinas. Live music on Friday nights by talented, local musicians. 

All welcome. Happy Hour & a Half - Fridays 6.00pm - 7.30pm.


The Alfred's Table 
The Alfreds Table is open Friday nights from 6.00pm - 8.30pm downstairs in Halyards Annexe for a superb restaurant experience. Choose from an a la carte menu for a dinner in a more formal setting with clothed tables, table service and candles. Members birthday vouchers are accepted. Bookings are essential.

Please call reception (02) 9998 3700 or Click here to make a booking.


First Fridays

First Friday function are run by the cruising group. Enjoy a casual, social dinner on the first Friday of each month with members and guests. Each month there is a theme &/or a guest speaker to entertain and inform you. All members are welcome.  

Please book online here


Pittwater Room

The Pittwater Room is ideal for functions from 80 to 200 guests seated or 350 cocktail style. The room can be used as a whole or can be divided off into two rooms according to your needs. The Pittwater Room has its own bar and large dancefloor. The views of Pittwater from the room are spectacular. 


Admiral's Cup Room
The Admiral's Cup Room is ideally suited for small meetings, functions and conferences for up to 50 people. 


Dress Regulations

The Club By-Laws stipulate the following dress regulations:

  • The minimum dress for the Halyards area will be sleeved shirts, shorts and footwear (no rubber thongs).
  • The minimum dress standard for the upper level of the Clubhouse will be clean, smart casual attire and appropriate footwear. 
  • Hats must not be worn in the Clubhouse without the consent of the General Manager.



The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club - RPAYC is a yacht racing and sailing club based on Pittwater.

The yacht club offers year round inshore and offshore racing, cruising, centreboard dinghy racing, sail training and courses plus has a large marina accommodating up to 352 vessels.

There is also a modern boatyard with comprehensive marine services to help maintain your vessel.

Membership, including family membership is now available.

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