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Jack Gale Centre

The Jack Gale Centre was named in recognition of Jack Gale’s contribution to The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club.

The centre has being re-developed and will provide…

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Centreboard FAQs

Some of your questions answered for Centreboard Racing…Do I have to be a member of RPAYC to race? How do I enter for the Series or Race? Can I enter causally for the series? How do I have to sign on/off for racing each Sunday? I would like to Volunteer for Centreboard Racing. Do I need to create a new entry to update my sail number? How do I apply for average points? and more…

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Yachting FAQ’s

Need some answers on Yachting…I’m a boat owner, how do I go racing? I’m ready to race, what do I need? What is an Australian Special Regulation Form? Racing Rules of Sailing, How to Register to Race, How to find Crew or Boats to Sail on. Find it out here…

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Preparing for an Equipment Audit

All equipment audits regardless of whether it is the Australian Sailing Special Regulations for racing or the RPAYC Cruising Reguations they both follow the same progression. Find out all the Dos and Don’ts here…

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What is an Australian Special Regulation Form?

As with many other sports the National Body sets out a set of common rules and regulations to follow. Australian Sailing manages the Sport of Sailing and issue every four years, aligned with World Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the Special Regulations.

The Special Regulations are…

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I’m a boat owner, how do I go racing?

All boat owners must be a Full Member of the Club. Visitors are welcome to compete in an RPAYC organised event as long as they are a member of an MYA.
To do so the following items are required…

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Lease a Boat to Train or Race in

Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club has a fantastic training initiative in place for those who are yet to own their own vessel or would like to trial a boat before committing to the purchase of one, the Halvorsen Lease Scheme.

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Boatyard Faq

Need Some Questions answered about the Boatyard like… What Is Included In Your Antifoul Package?
How Much Antifoul Do You Spray Onto My Boat?
Do You Deliver Vessels?
Do You Have Lifts For Short Turn Around Work, Pre Purchase Or Insurance Renewal Surveys?
How Do I Pay If I Am Unable To Be There On The Day Of Launch?
Can I Do My Own Work?
Can I Do My Own Waterblasting?
I Would Like To Stay on at The Alfred’s Marina After My Antifoul.
I Need To Do Some Work To The Underside Of My Keel. Can You Hang My Boat In The Slings So I Can Access It?
Do You Sell Antifoul?

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Pets at RPAYC

We welcome members’ dogs at the Club, however to ensure that all members are able to enjoy their time onsite, By-Law 5.13 (below) provides relevant information on bringing your dog to the Alfreds. Your Club staff are on hand to answer any questions you many have, so don’t hesitate to ask.
By-Law 5.13 (Dogs) states that:
1. Dogs are excluded from the…

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SheSails for RPAYC

The RPAYC will be represented at this year’s SheSails Open Regatta hosted by Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club and scheduled for November 28-29, by Nicole Butcher, Lisa Ratcliff and Lauren Crossman. Competitors and organisers are hoping a NSW government…

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