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SISKA NERVES AND BLUE WATER FEVER

11.04.2017
This weekend saw the final Bluewater Siska race of the 2017 series with RPYC’s 54th Cape Naturalist Race. This a gruelling 225 mile race to Bunker Bay then onto Bunbury and returning to Fremantle  and  is second only to the Geraldton races in its level of demanding sailing. This year with...

Flying Fifteen Update 11.04.2017

11.04.2017
Navigation was the name of the game on Sunday with only 4 boats sailing the correct course and, therefore, sharing the chocolates. Plonky, despite sailing on the river for 40 years ( his words, not mine !) managed to direct Ffollow Us around the wrong “Dolphin” and a large portion of the fleet...

OFFSHORE RACING UPDATE – MANDURAH WEEKEND

28.03.2017
Another intriguing weekend of offshore yacht racing was run last weekend with the final Weekender Series races held at Mandurah. This series comprises a weekend of racing in Rockingham in November followed by a weekend in Hillary’s in February and concluded with the Halls Head  race to Mandurah...

Flying Fifteen Update 28.3.17

28.03.2017
Chris and Ed had that winning feeling following 2 Championship heat wins on Sunday. In conditions that emphasised the physical requirements for the Flying Fifteen, and sailing in general, Storyteller recorded a narrow victory in the first heat and had a bit more breathing space in the second. Tim...

Wild Card entry takes Redline Racing to the finals at the 2017 Perth WMRT

28.03.2017
Phil Robertson of New Zealand wins the 2017 Perth World Match Racing Tour but Matt Jerwoods Redline Racing rules the river. Offered the chance of a wild card into the World Match Racing Tour event at Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht club last week, Matt and his team of Niall Morrow, Pat Vos and Alex...

West Coaster – Champagne Corks and Bobbing Buoys

14.03.2017
The 140 Nm West Coaster race to Lancelin and return last Saturday was being tipped as Champagne racing conditions around the club bars all week and it appears the weather Gods don’t like being taken for granted. A good fleet of 20 took to the race course in the penultimate Siska race for the...

Xantippe Night Time Trial 10 March 2017

14.03.2017
‘Sunhunter’ SKIPPER:  Brett Morrison NAVIGATOR: Dilana Ramirez take out First and Least Points Lost (12) at the Xantippe Night Time Trial. [caption id="attachment_8448" align="alignleft" width="600"] Commodore Mark Nicholas presents the Xantippe Trophy to‘Sunhunter’ SKIPPER: Brett...

Flying Fifteen Update 7.3.17

07.03.2017
As announced through various media channels, Nic and Janet Jerwood have sailed their boat Ineffable into second place in the Flying Fifteen World Championships sailed in Napier, New Zealand. A job well done. This result follows their 5th place in the New Zealand National Championships which was...

Spacesailer 22 2017 Pacer Challenge

07.03.2017
The light and shifty winds last Saturday morning provided skippers and crews with demanding conditions for the 2017 SS22 Pacer Challenge. The Pacer Challenge is an annual event run by the SS22 section utilising the club’s fleet of Pacer training dinghies. The idea is to have lots of fun and...

Cruising in Company’s Awesome Mandurah Long Weekend

07.03.2017
WOW!!!  What an awesome weekend we have just had.  With 12 boats going down to Mandurah and others driving or catching the train down to join us, it has been a fantastic weekend.  After a hot day in Mandurah we all got on RiBs and went for a 20 minute ride up the estuary to Egret Point Park for...
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