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

 
 

Level 2 Water Restrictions Now in Place

  

The Club would like to remind Members that Level 2 Water Restrictions are in place from 10th December 2019.  Below is an excerpt from the Sydney Water website relating to the restrictions (as at 10 December).  While Level 2 Water Restrictions are in place businesses (Contractors) involved in the washing of vessels at the RPAYC should be aware of their responsibilities and apply for a water restriction exemption to avoid penalties from Sydney Water. 
 
Cleaning Cars & Boats – Residents – Click here for more information on the Sydney Water website
 
You can:

  wash your private boat for 10 minutes using a hose fitted with a trigger nozzle after the boat has been in seawater

  flush boat motors with a bucket or a purpose-designed flushing device connected to a hose

  fill water tanks on a boat using a hose, as long as you don't leave the hose unattended or allow the tank to overflow

  clean bilges using a high-pressure cleaning device or hose fitted with a trigger nozzle

  wash your trailered vessel and trailer using a bucket and sponge or at a commercial car wash

  clean essential safety components of boat trailers (e.g. wheel bearings or brakes) using a high-pressure cleaning device or hose fitted with a trigger nozzle.
 

You can't:

  hose your car, trailer or boat with a hose, even if the hose is fitted with a trigger nozzle, except as described above

  clean your vehicle with a high pressure cleaning device if it's connected to the drinking water supply (by a hose)

  leave hoses and taps running unattended.

 
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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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