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POWER SECTION: R Marine Mandurah Trophy – 12 August 2017

15.08.2017
What is better than winning first place?  Winning first place in an inaugural event and getting to be the first of Firsts on the trophy.  Just ask a jubilant Steve Leech who with navigator Julie Leech brought Chilly Mussel over the finish line with the loss of only 7 points to claim top spot on...

POWER SECTION: Ti-Tu (Frank Marchant Invitation & Kindred Clubs Colour My World Dance Party – 29 July 2017

01.08.2017
A cold front with accompanying strong wind and heavy rain blanketed the course soon after the start of the Ti-Tu Invitation event, playing havoc with competitors and Checkpointers.  But it did not dampen the enthusiasm of the fleet that included eight from Claremont Yacht Club and six from Royal...

Cruising in Company – 16 July 2017

25.07.2017
Geordie Bay “Clean Out The Cool Room” Lunch Plan A was to spend a lovely weekend at Geordie Bay for our Cruising In Company monthly event but alas the weather was predicted to be unpleasant with storms and big swells.  Not to be deterred we went to Plan B! Catalina, Capital Expense,...

POWER SECTION: State Heat 3 – 22 July 2017

25.07.2017
After last week’s wet and windy conditions, we were treated to a sunny but chilly afternoon for the Coffee Point Marine Services 2017 CPYC State Trials Heat 3 on Saturday. Official placings and results will be announced at the dinner at Royal Perth Yacht Club after State Heat 4. PROVISIONAL...

POWER SECTION: Frank Dal Autos Trophy 15 July 2017

17.07.2017
“I’m alive - it’s a miracle!” shouted a very much alive and well Past Commodore Frank Dalglish in response to Power Captain Amanda Watson’s introduction of the Frank Dal Memorial Trophy.  Looking a picture of health, PC Frank congratulated ‘The Board Room’ SKIPPER: Stephen Clarke...

POWER SECTION: Navigator Skippers Seafarers Measure 8 July 2017

11.07.2017
A return to sunshine for Saturday’s Navigator Skippers Seafarers Measure meant there was no escape: roles were reversed and nervous navigators took the controls while scared skippers counted down the seconds.  Each learnt that the other’s job was not so easy after all and most were still on...

POWER SECTION: Pelican Section Trophy 1 July 2017 – cancelled

04.07.2017
Our run of warm sunny Saturdays came to a sudden stop.   Strong winds and heavy rain limited visibility and made conditions unsuitable for Time Trialling and extremely unpleasant for checkpointing.  The hard decision was made and the Pelican Section Trophy event called off. Yachties Bar was...

Power Section Update 17 June 2017 – Cliff Spence Memorial Trophy

20.06.2017
Competition for the Cliff Spence Memorial Trophy was intense and resulted in a three-way tie between Audacity 11 SKIPPER: Peter Melsom NAVIGATOR: Kathy Melsom, Sunhunter SKIPPER: Brett Morrison NAVIGATOR: Dilana Ramirez and The Board Room SKIPPER: Stephen Clarke NAVIGATOR: Diane...

3 SOPYC Optimist sailors in Singapore Nationals

14.06.2017
Isaac Teo, Aaron Teo and Andrew Dempsey joined Team Aus in Singapore this week for the Singapore Nationals with the Optimist Worlds, Asians and North American Teams comprising a total of 18 Australian sailors. A busy start line of 92 boats and a combination of shifty light winds and strong currents...

WHISKEY A Go Go Long Weekend!!!!

13.06.2017
Dancing, singing, complimentary beer tasting, jetty party and stunning weather - life just couldn’t get better for this absolutely fabulous Cruising In Company weekend at Mindarie Keys! With the ocean being flat as a pancake 9 boats cruised up to Mindarie Keys arriving there about 12 just in...
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