CRUISING EVENTS and CRUISING NEWS
This page is for RPAYC members who enjoy cruising activities with other Club members. Members can share their cruising experiences (Club or independent) in this group, seek advice, and ask questions of their fellow members. Whats your favourite cruising destination? Where are you cruising now? What's your latest gadget? What information do you have that may interest others? You must be a member of RPAYC to join the group.
Sailing & Cruising to New Caledonia & Vanuatu Information Session
Friday 21 February, 2020 - 5-7pm
Like to know more about sailing from Australia to destinations in the SW Pacific such as New Caledonia, Vanuatu & Fiji?
Come along to our info sessions!
Following the MOB Course we will have a an estuary cruise at Towlers Bay with the
For those who have dreamed of long distance cruising there is a Info Session about sailing from Australia to destinations in the South Pacific such as New Caledonia and Vanuatu. The session is being held at the club from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.
Topics covered include:
- Introduction to preparing for the Voyage - Vessel & Crew
- Introduction to Offshore Communications - Email & Weather
- Essential Cruising Guides for the Destinations
- Sailing in Company - to rally or not to rally!
- Where to depart from
The best route and why
- What to see and do
- How long to stay
- Customs and Culture
- Questions and Answers session
- Cost is $15.00 per person, tickets must be purchased online via the website. For more info and to purchase tickets go to:www.downunderrally.com/info-sessions.
Offshore Cruising Preparation Course Emergency Procedures Workshop
Friday 22-23 February, 2020 - 9-5pm
Lisa Blair, Australian Adventurer, Keynote Speaker, Author and Multi -World Record Holding Sailor team up with the Down Under Rally to present this informative 2 day Offshore Cruising Preparation Course & Emergency Procedures Workshop.
• Safety Gear
• Offshore Communications
• Emergency Procedures
• Weather Forecasting
• Preparing your vessel for offshore cruising (catamarans and monohulls)
BOOK YOUR TICKET HERE...
SAIL GP CRUISE - 27-28 February
The first Sail GP races on Sydney Harbour were a spectacular event. This years racing promises to be even more exciting now with 7 teams. Alfreds Cruising will take a number of boats down to Sydney Harbour providing an opportunity for club members to join one of our cruising boats to watch the racing. The first Sail GP races on Sydney Harbour were a spectacular event. This years racing promises to be even more exciting now with 7 teams. Alfreds Cruising will take a number of boats down to Sydney Harbour providing an opportunity for club members to join one of our cruising boats to watch the racing.
Estuary Cruise to Smiths Creek 7-9 March
Join us in a cruise up Pittwater and Broken Bay to Smiths Creek following the First Friday. Meet at the port pile next to RMYC at 10:30 am for a cruise in company or make your own way to the rendezvous.
A 'Cruise Coordinator' flag
On every Club cruise you will be able to identify the Cruise Coordinator (Leader) boat as it will be flying the "L" flag. Whether in a bay, 'down the creek' or on the open sea the "L"flag will be prominent.
Members are reminded to fly their Club burgee at all Club on water cruising events. A burgee is available for purchase at Reception.