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Day Three of the Gov Cup

By Nancy Mellon
The day started with heavy overcast and very light winds. The course was set up north of the Newport Pier with observers on shore and on the pier. After one round of six races, the committee chose to wait for wind. The racers enjoyed their lunches while waiting.

Etchells 40th Anniversary

The Etchells class has now enjoyed 40 very strong years in Australia.

To celebrate, the International Etchells Class of Australia is hosting an anniversary celebration on Sunday 4 August 2013 at the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club and you are invited.

Two Teams Tie for first on Day Two of the Gov Cup

By Nancy Mellon
Day two brought south west winds of 8 to 13 knots at noon with a temperature in the low 70’s. There was heavy chop when the racers were towed out at noon. This was the day when the three teams with no losses had to race against each other.

Day One of Racing at 47th Governor’s Cup

Three teams are unbeaten at the end of the first day of racing. Each has yet to compete against any of the other two in the first round robin. There are four more rounds to be held tomorrow before moving on to the quarter finals.

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View this email in your browserSydney to Auckland Yacht Race 2021Media Release – 7th June 2019   The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club and Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron are excited to...

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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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