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


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


29er Worlds Report

by Jim Collley
On the 26th of June Shaun and I flew into England to begin our first ever Europe campaign. After a few days of recovery we went and picked up the boat in Lymington and spent over 7 hours working on it, making it feel as familiar as possible. For the next few days we trained and got our heads around the boat as we competed in the Lymington town regatta.

Optimist Asians Regatta Hayman, Japan

by Chelsea Connor
I left for Japan on the 19th August and flew into Tokyo, Narita airport the following day. The Australian team consisted of 7 sailors, 5 boys and 2 girls, all from the east coast of Australia. Positions on the team were highly sought after and there was a selection process.

Max Vos Farr 40 World Championships report

The goal for our Farr 40 worlds campaign was not result driven; it was based around the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in world-­‐class fleet. As I sat in the tactician’s briefing at 18 years old with Terry Hutchinson on my left and Vasco Viscotto on my right I realized that we had achieved this even before the start of race 1.  

Objective Australia Intensely Proud of Youth America’s Cup Performance

After four days of intense competition, the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup has been run and won on San Francisco Bay.

On Wednesday September 4, the New Zealand Sailing Team won the inaugural title from Full Metal Jacket (NZL) and the ROFF/Cascais Sailing (POR).

Five Days and Counting - An update from Objective Australia

28 August 2013
An update from Objective Australia competing in the inaugural Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

“If anyone had told us just how hard the preparation for this event would be, no one would have believed them,” said Objective Australia coach Traks Gordon at the end of another gruelling day.

470 Worlds Report 2013

By Matt & Robert Crawford

We have just returned from our second trip to Europe for the year. This trip was only a short one being three weeks to La Rochelle France for the 2103 World Championships. This event was also a two week celebration of the class as it was its 50th anniversary.

Objective Australia Team Update, Week 1 Red Bull Youth AC

21 August
Team Report

Sorry it’s been a while coming, but we have to tell you that it is so busy getting ready for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, it’s ridiculous.

RPAYC offers marina course for students

The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) will host a Marina Attendants’ Course on Saturday 14 September 2013 for local school students interested in learning the basics of marina work. Aimed at encouraging interest in the industry, the course will also be helpful for those keen to find part or full time employment.

First entries in for the 33rd Club Marine Pittwater & Coffs Harbour Regatta 2014

Friday 9 August 2013
By Damian Devine & Lisa Ratcliff/Club Marine Pittwater & Coffs Harbour Regatta media

Close Halled, Graeme Hall’s 40-footer from Lake Macquarie Yacht Club has been honourably acknowledged as entry number one for the Club Marine Pittwater & Coffs Harbour race and regatta.

“It might be the only prize we win,” quipped the former Commodore.

First Friday event 6 September - From the Archives

A special First Friday event Friday 6 September 2013
A presentation from the clubs Archive Committee on its activities, collections, preservation, and the next chapter in the clubs history.

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Mirabaud Sailing Image of the Year Awards

20 Sep 2018

Congratulations to Warwick Crossman whose image of our Centreboard Sailing at RPA Optimist sailors racing in the Selden Ice Breaker Series has been selected in the top eighty images for this year’s...

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Melbourne Cup Bookings Open

19 Sep 2018

Bookings for Melbourne Cup are now open - click here to book  

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Boatyard Bookings Filling Fast

19 Sep 2018

There has been an increase in the number of people heeding the advice of the Boatyard and getting their bookings in early for the Summer sailing season with spaces filling...

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Coach takes the title again

18 Sep 2018

The David Lukins Regatta was run over the weekend of the 15th and 16th of September 2017. This was the ninth running of the event since its inception in 2009 to commemorate...

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RPAYC Crew on Top after Day 1

18 Sep 2018

Day 1 of the Australian Women’s Match Racing Championship has delivered a perfect scorecard for sister combo, Juliet and Clare Costanzo from the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club. Along with...

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Celebrating the 10th Anniversary Bartercard Sail Paradise Series, an “Early Bird” Race Entry Fee on offer now!

14 Sep 2018

Celebrating the Gold Coast’s 10th Anniversary Sail Paradise Series, host Club, Southport Yacht Club have opened an early bird race entry fee! A count down of 20 days to go to...

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Pitt Point our own piece of Pittwater History

13 Sep 2018

‘Pitt Point’ on Scotland IslandAs many will know, Pitt Island, named by Captain Arthur Phillip, was renamed Scotland Island by Andrew Thompson, to whom it was granted by Governor Macquarie...

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Never Stop Learning: Training at The Alfred's this Spring!

11 Sep 2018

Spring is nearly upon us and we’re very quickly approaching temperatures that make training on this little piece of paradise that is Pittwater so enjoyable! The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht...

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Club Berth & Hardstand Availability

11 Sep 2018

Marina BerthsThe Club is seeking expressions of interest from Members (and prospective Members) for berths currently available on the marina.  The berths currently available are outlined below and includes the...

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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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