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


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

David Lukins Memorial Trophy

The David Lukins Memorial Trophy is an annual event on the clubs racing calendar that sees current and former Youth Development program participants & Club Members compete in a Grade 4 Match Race event.

The Regatta is held in memory of David Lukins. David was a tireless volunteer around the club, helping out in a variety of areas such as kids learn to sail, Centreboard, Youth Development mentoring, race management, & umpiring just to name a few. This resulted in David receiving one of the clubs most prestigious awards, Volunteer of the year for 1998-99.

David Lukins Memorial Match Racing Regatta  - 16th & 17th September, 2017

The 2017 David Lukins Memorial Match Racing Regatta will take place on 16th -17th September, 2017 and will be an ISAF Grade 4 event. Up to Eight (8) teams will be invited to participate in this 2 day event which will feature a round robin, semi-finals & finals. Complete details can be found in the Notice of Race below. 

David Lukins Race Documents 

Final Results 2017

1st Tom Spithill, Mark Dorling, Ollie Gordon & Murray Gordon
2nd Clare Costanzo & Team
3rd James Spithill & Team
4th Malcolm Parker & Team
5th Chuck (Alex)  Anderson & Team
6th Sarah Parker & Team
7th Chris Way & Team
8th Harley Walters & Team
9th James Farquharson & Team
10th Tyler Ratcliff & Team

Images from the 22017 Weekend | RPAYC

Honour Roll

2017: Tom Spithill, Mark Dorling, Ollie Gordon & Murray Gordon

2016: The Easy Tiger Racing Team of Tom Spithill, Angela Farell, Mark Dorling & James Whelan

2015: Will Dargaville

2014: Murray Gordon, Bill Sykes,Shane Lukins, Max Voss

2013: Murray Gordon, Bill Sykes, Shane Lukins, Max Voss

2012: Nina Curtis, Olivia Price, Andrew Coates, Lucinda Whitty, Evelyn Curtis, Beth Hodge

2011: Jason Waterhouse, Peter Gregg, Josh McKnight, Ashley Deeks, Max Voss

2009: Nina Curtis, Nicky Souter, John Dahlenburg, Dean Curtis


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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