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

 
 

RPAYC Sailors excel in the Ice Breaker Series

The final round (of four) of the Winter Ice Breaker Series was held on Sunday with 50 competitors braving the chilly conditions on Pittwater across nine divisions. The Series is a popular event attracting competitors from across NSW.

Notable RPAYC performances included Walter Tuite’s gong in Optimist Intermediate Fleet. Markus Sampson also put in a stellar performance, placing third in the series, an impressive debut in Intermediate fleet. Markus will be one to watch this summer season!

All three laser classes saw fantastic performances from RPAYC members as well, most notably, Thomas Skinners hat-trick on Sunday and subsequent first place in the series point score in the Laser 4.7 class. The radial class saw tight racing with only 8 points separating 1st and 2nd place with Antony Hawke taking out first place overall.

The Club is very pleased to announce the naming rights sponsor for the 2018 Ice Breaker event is Seldon for Sailing. “We are very excited to see Seldon for Sailing come on board for the 2018 Ice Breaker Series…. this is a testament to the success of the event and confirms the Ice Breaker’s place as a staple winter event in the Sydney metro centreboard community’s calendar” said RPAYC Sailing and Marketing Manager.

The Club would like to thank all competitors and volunteers for their involvement in another successful Ice Breaker Series and we look forward to round 1 of the summer series commencing on Sunday the 3rd of September.

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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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