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Objective Australia committed to Red Bull Youth America's Cup Campaign

17 MAY 2013

Objective Australia

After the tragic death of Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson last week during a training session with Artemis Racing’s AC72 on San Francisco Bay, there has been some speculation about both the America’s Cup and the Youth America’s Cup.

Mater Maria Team Racing off to the Nationals

Wed 15 May
By Jan Scholten

Report on the High School NSW Team Racing Championships completed last Sunday.

There was one more day of sailing left to compete the unfinished NSW High School Team Racing Championships held in early April.

Dark Star wins McConaghy MC38 Autumn Cup

Wednesday 15 May
The McConaghy MC38 Autumn Cup held on Pittwater, Sydney, crowned John Bacon, Dark Star, as the winner this weekend. This is the second MC38 class victory for John Bacon after winning the Sevenstar MC38 Australian Championships.

Black Betty Tames Easy Tiger IV At Platu Coronation Cup, Thailand

May 9, 2013
by Lulu Roseman

Easy Tiger IV has been tamed at the 2013 Platu Coronation Cup at Top Of The Gulf Regatta in Thailand by Perth based sailing team, Black Betty. After scoring a seventh in the final race, which was shortened due to ominous thunderclouds heading towards the racecourse, the Tigers finished fourth overall ahead of Rolf Heemskerk's Team ViewPoint.

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

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The history of the Driftwood Trophy - Held this Sunday 28.05.17

25 May 2017

DRIFTWOOD TROPHYThis unassuming trophy was first competed for at the end of the 1983-84 centreboard season in Laser dinghies loaned by the Laser fleet sailors, and is probably the most...

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Sailing is the launch sport of the 2018 Sydney Invictus Games

24 May 2017

In October 2018 Sydney will host the 4th annual Invictus Games and Invictus Patron, Prince Harry will visit Sydney next month to launch the Games. In line with its commitment...

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RPAYC appoints Nick Elliott as Race Director

24 May 2017

In support of its commitment to yachting and to the growth of the sport, the RPAYC has appointed Nick Elliott into the newly created role of Race Director and Club...

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The Club Marine Pittwater to Paradise Regatta is confirmed as an exciting long term fixture to feature in Australia’s summer…

05 May 2017

Australia’s east coast offshore sailing scene will take on an exciting new look with the staging of the Club Marine Pittwater to Paradise Regatta to start out of The Royal...

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Congratulations to Team Harken, winning the Dust Buster Regatta

01 May 2017

Congratulations to Team Harken, winning the Dust Buster Regatta!Team Harken Skippered by Grant Pellew, managed to find his form today on the second and final day of the series. After...

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Milly Bennett wins the 2017 Gwen Slade Regatta

29 Apr 2017

Light, shifty breezes ranging from the north back to the south saw six Etchells compete on Saturday 29 April in two windward/leeward sprint races for the 37th Gwen Slade Ladies...

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2017 Old Timers Race and Luncheon

29 Apr 2017

A record number of participants have taken part in the Club’s annual Old Timers Race and Luncheon showing that age has no barriers in sailing!37 boats took to the start...

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Alyse Saxby Places Third in the Hansa Asia Pacific Champs in Geelong

18 Apr 2017

The Gill Combined Hansa Class Asia Pacific Championships has concluded at Royal Geelong Yacht Club after three days of sailing. The regatta saw sailors aged from 11 to 92 taking...

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Tash and Annie look towards Tokyo

08 Apr 2017

ANNIE Wilmot and Natasha Bryant do not hide their collective ambition.The latest Manly Daily Local Sports Star nominees have been sailing together since 2013, winning countless races at state and national level...

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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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