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

 
 

RPA Sailors take 3rd place in Fannie Bay, NT

Team RPAYC wraps up the Australian Maid Youth Match Racing Regatta in 3rd place.

Day 4 was very long and trying, but we kept pushing until the end.

We were up against RNZYS (New Zealand) in the semi final. Race 1 saw a fair bit of confusion when our opposition hoisted an asymmetric spinnaker rather than a symmetrical. We took the win but a protest from RNZYS somehow led to the decision for a re-race. Unfortunately we ended up losing the semi-final with a win and 2 losses, thus losing the place in the final.

In the petit final, we lost the 1st race to the hometown Darwin Heroes, but an audacious Farquharson put multiple penalties on the opposition in the following 2 races to complete the comeback and claim 3rd place overall.

We would like to thank Darwin Sailing Club for hosting this regatta, our hosts Steve & Bronwyn, Coach Tom Spithill (even though he couldn’t join us for this regatta), and the support from the RPAYC Youth Development Program.

Team RPAYC
James Farquharson, Niall Powers, Cam Whiteside, Juliet Costanzo, & Annie Scholten. 

Full Regatta Results here

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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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