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

Four things that matter with the Vicsail Pittwater Beneteau Cup

Saturday 27 April
by John Curnow

If you collect a large group of Beneteaus in the same area, you’re pretty much assured of four things. First, there’ll be some very civilised greetings and perhaps a glass of bubbly. Next there’ll be an equally civilised race, starting not too early in the day. Additionally, there’ll be the pre-requisite party with great times and lively band at the end.

Easy Tiger IV Prepare to Defend Coronation Cup at top of the Gulf Regatta

Thursday 2 May
By Lulu Roseman

Australia’s Easy Tiger Racing Team are returning to Thailand this week to defend their 2012 Platu Coronation Cup crown with their new Platu 25, Easy Tiger IV. If successful, Skipper Chris Way and his crew will become the first team ever to defend the title, one of the most prestigious yachting trophies in Asia.

America's Cup - Invitation from St. Francis YC

The Commodore of St. Francis Yacht Club, James M. Cascino extends an invitation to RPAYC members to join them for a once in a lifetime experience during the America's Cup races on San Fransisco Bay in 2013. RPAYC members will receive the same experience and benefits that have been offered to their own members.

Speakers Corner Lunch with Sean Langman

Friday 17 May from 12:30pm, Pittwater Room.
Sean will talk about his ocean racing campaigns, ranging from the slowest Sydney-Hobart entry in his 30’ classic yacht ‘Maluka’ to the new Hobart course record holder, his Orma 60 trimaran ‘Team Australia’.

2013 Ice Breaker Winter Regatta

All Centreboard classes welcome! NOR & online entry now available. Series entrey close Friday 17 May, 1700hrs.  Round 1 -Sunday19 May.

Gwen Slade - Postponed

 

Please be advised that Gwen Slade has been postponed due to foul weather.

The event has been re-scheduled to be sailed next Saturday 27 April, 2013

Winter Program of Events - Lion Island Series - Winter Series

The Summer racing program is almost over with the following events concluding the summer season in April.

  • Annual Old Timers Race and Luncheon (from 1100hrs), 20th April.
  • Annual Gwen Slade Ladies Regatta (1300hrs), 20th April.
  • Casual Race Day, in conjunction with the annual Beneteau Regatta, 27th April.
  • Winter Wednesday Non-Pointscore Series, 1st May.

 

Enter online via the online entry system (TES) or individual Notices of Race available on the clubs website or from the Sailing Office.

Australian Story - The Story of Australia II and the America's Cup

Introduced by Ray Martin, features Bob Hawke, Alan and Eileen Bond, James Spithill and John Bertrand

Easy Tiger Racing’s Josh McKnight Crowned 2013 NSW Moth Champion

By Lulu Roseman

The 2013 New South Wales Moth Championship has been won by Easy Tiger Racing Team’s Josh McKnight.

Another big week-end ahead at the Alfreds

The NSW Optimist State Championships is being hosted by the RPAYC this week-end. With 154 boats entered in the regatta, there will be lots of visiting kids, siblings and parents at the club. With so many boats the outside area of the bottom car park will be used to rig and store the Optimisits over the week-end.

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About RPAYC

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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