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


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


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

Winter Program of Events - Lion Island Series - Winter Series

The Summer racing program is almost over with the following events concluding the summer season in April.

  • Annual Old Timers Race and Luncheon (from 1100hrs), 20th April.
  • Annual Gwen Slade Ladies Regatta (1300hrs), 20th April.
  • Casual Race Day, in conjunction with the annual Beneteau Regatta, 27th April.
  • Winter Wednesday Non-Pointscore Series, 1st May.


Enter online via the online entry system (TES) or individual Notices of Race available on the clubs website or from the Sailing Office.

Australian Story - The Story of Australia II and the America's Cup

Introduced by Ray Martin, features Bob Hawke, Alan and Eileen Bond, James Spithill and John Bertrand

Easy Tiger Racing’s Josh McKnight Crowned 2013 NSW Moth Champion

By Lulu Roseman

The 2013 New South Wales Moth Championship has been won by Easy Tiger Racing Team’s Josh McKnight.

Another big week-end ahead at the Alfreds

The NSW Optimist State Championships is being hosted by the RPAYC this week-end. With 154 boats entered in the regatta, there will be lots of visiting kids, siblings and parents at the club. With so many boats the outside area of the bottom car park will be used to rig and store the Optimisits over the week-end.

154 boats entered in NSW Optimist State Championships this week-end at RPAYC

The Pittwater waterway will be a spectacular sight when a massive 154 boats, with kids aged between 8 and 14, assemble this week-end for the start of the 2013 NSW International Optimist State Championships, hosted by the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club in Newport.

Melges Young Guns Firing last Weekend

Last weekend the RPAYC hosted the third Melges Young Guns Regatta. Each year generous Melges 24 and Melges 32 owners hand over their pride and joy so that some of Sydney’s young guns can experience Melges. Not only does it provide the opportunity for the owners to meet some of Australia’s younger successful sailors but it also allows the young guns to compete with their own team in the Melges classes.

Colley and Connor win 29er State Championships

The rookies, Jim Colley and Shaun Connor are part of the Objective Future Champions Program. Jim, the current New South Wales Optimist Champion, and Shaun, the current New South Wales Laser 4,7 State Champion have teamed up this season in a 29er and have surprised many. On the weekend of 9-10 February, Jim and Shaun, went onto add another state championship to their resume.

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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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