Welcome to the Alfred's @ Home activities page
Welcome to Alfred’s At Home from your RPAYC Activities Committee. Over the coming days, weeks, months we will be bringing you a whole range of fun and informative activities.
These include sailing, concerts, ballet, cooking, education, the opera, tours of famous galleries and a whole lot more. What’s more they are mostly free, your friends are invited, and there is no need to hop on the B1 and travel to the city.
Click on the corresponding hyperlink to join the activity.
Some events will be date specific where as others can be viewed at any time.
Have a fun online idea or activity that fellow members will enjoy? Send your ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org
We welcome any ideas and look forward to you enjoying Alfred’s At Home.
Julia Hornsby, Rear Commodore Activities.
Australian Sailing Resources
- Instructor & Official Resources
- Rating Certificates
- E-Learning COurses
- Racing Rules & Special Regs
- Equipment Audit Forms
- Virtual Regatta Club Information
Essential Sailing Knots
- Figure 8
- Half Hitch
- Double Half Hitch
- Cleat Hitch
- Square Knot (Reef Knot)
The taste and smell of a wine matched to your best cooked foods
Love NSW from Home
Australian National Maritime Museum Events
The ANMM’s Classic and Wooden Boat Festival has unfortunately been cancelled this year due to COVID-19. However the talks have gone virtual.
The talks are on three consecutive Thursdays (starting this week) and each one includes talented experts in their field. You can find more information here.
They are all free and run from 7.30–8.30pm. Registration is essential for each talk.
Thurs 14 May | Rot to Ritz https://www.sea.museum/whats-on/events/ocean-talks/virtual-ocean-talk-rot-to-ritz
There are a multitude of decisions to make on any heritage vessel project – restoration, rebuilding, replicating and many more. Two people with a huge number of projects under their belts share their stories about heritage vessel works.
Thurs 21 May | Seclusion at Sea https://www.sea.museum/whats-on/events/ocean-talks/virtual-ocean-talk-seclusion-at-sea
We think physical distancing and quarantine measures today are challenging. Imagine being at sea for months on end, alone or with the same group of people sailing in some of the world’s most dangerous oceans – how would you manage?
Thurs 28 May | Famous Racing Yachts https://www.sea.museum/whats-on/events/ocean-talks/virtual-ocean-talk-famous-restricted-21-foot-class-racing-yachts
Restricted 21-Foot Class Racing Yachts were the mainstay of Australian yachting between the two world wars, and some still exist today. Join this virtual talk to hear three expert presenters from around Australia.
The Australian Ballet 2020 Digital Season
Sydney Opera House Digital Season
National Museum Australia
Check out our free instructions on crafting your own creations. These family activities use materials found at home and in nature.