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

Milly Bennett's University Of Sydney team crowned 2013 Australian University Yacht Racing Champions

Saturday 27th July
By Uni Racing Media
Yesterday saw the conclusion of the 2013 Australian Universities Yacht Racing Championships. Very close racing and fluky conditions kept the team's racing hard over the two-day regatta.

Day 1: University Yacht Racing Nationals - Fierce battles and close racing between top four teams.

Friday 26 July 2013
Day One was very light wind affair. The wind initially started blowing from the west and then swung from the North East after race one. The fleet spent an hour under postponement. The race committee had done a fantastic job getting in all 3 races yesterday.

Inaugural Australian Universities Yacht Racing Championships start today

Thursday 25 July
University Racing
The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club based in Newport is all set to host Australia’s first Universities fleet racing Nationals. Teams will not only be battling it out for the 2013 Australian title but also win the right to represent Australia at the Student Yachting World Cup in Pornic, France later this year.

Jim Colley and Shaun Connor win German Youth Nationals

Wednesday 24 July

By Damian Devine

Congratulation to RPAYC centreboard youth sailors Jim Colley and Shaun Connor who overnight won the German Youth Nationals in the 29er class flying the RPAYC burgee..

Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club of Australia Wins the 47th Gov Cup

By Nancy Mellon

The final races were close, with Chris Steele of Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron winning the first race. Sam Gilmour and his team from Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club came back strong, winning the next three races and so first place.

Day Three of the Gov Cup

By Nancy Mellon
The day started with heavy overcast and very light winds. The course was set up north of the Newport Pier with observers on shore and on the pier. After one round of six races, the committee chose to wait for wind. The racers enjoyed their lunches while waiting.


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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