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There’s always Yachties Bar….

12.07.2016
Well Saturday was one of those difficult days for the Race Committee, with squally fronts of rain and winds gusting to 33 knots on Melville Water followed by periods of light winds in between,…”to call it off or not”… After consideration of Rottnest and Fremantle weather observations and...

71st ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

05.07.2016
71st Annual General Meeting of South of Perth Yacht Club (Inc.) To be held in the Senior Club House on Wednesday 7 September 2016 at 8:15pm Nominations are called for: • Commodore • Vice Commodore • Rear Commodore (2) • Honorary Treasurer • Committee Members (7) Nominations are...

Pelican Selection Perpetual Trophy

05.07.2016
35 Time Triallers competed in fine but chilly conditions on Saturday for the 44th running of the Pelican Section Perpetual Trophy.  At results we welcomed SoPYC Pelican Section representative and proud Dad, Tim Putt and his son Lachlan, the current title holder for Pelican State Champion crew. Tim...

Guest Speaker announced for Mess Night

28.06.2016
Preparations for the 2016 Mess Night are well under way for the event next Friday 8th July. The Mess Night, is a time honoured tradition for all Members and their guests incorporating fine dining and formal Mess traditions. Bookings are essential and must go through...

South of Perth Members prominent in Valmadre Series

28.06.2016
Despite the movement of a number of boats from Applecross to Fremantle in recent times, South of Perth members continue to perform strongly in offshore racing. It was great to see Peter Vlaar sailing his new acquisition Fremantle Doctor on Saturday, joining Chris Higham in Argo, Betty and Barry...

CPYC State Heat 2 at South of Perth Yacht Club

28.06.2016
Saturday was CPYC State Heat Number 2 for Power Yacht Time Triallers with 50 boats from 4 clubs lining up off Bricklanding to pit their skills against the best on the Swan. The event saw the re introduction of Royal Perth Yacht Club into the Teams Event competing for the first time for many years....

Singapore National Optimist Championships 2016

21.06.2016
Article By Michael Coote A Group of 8 WA Optimist sailors have just returned from the Singapore where they participated in a training camp followed by the Singapore National Sailing Championships. The trip arranged by WAIODA coach Alex Zimmerman used the opportunity to develop our sailors’...

Cliff Spence Trophy: History repeats itself!

21.06.2016
In glorious weather to celebrate the 40th running of the Cliff Spence Memorial Trophy, 35 boats completed the challenging course with starter marking 12 check points including the Nedlands -Outer transit to catch out some, the first transit for the season. John Spence, son of the late Cliff Spence...

Winners at the Clubs WA Awards at the Crown

14.06.2016
The annual Clubs WA Awards for Excellence were held on Saturday 11th June at the Crown, with Clubs from as far south as Albany and as far north as Ord River attending the event. The Clubs WA Awards for Excellence recognises the work and committment of clubs and organisations through the State....

TIME TRIALS: Bob Blankensee Memorial Trophy and CYC Event

14.06.2016
SoPYC Bob Blankensee Memorial Trophy 38 boats took to the water on Saturday to battle it out for the Robert E Blankensee Memorial Trophy and battle it out they did with good numbers of single digit scores. Conditions were mild, a pleasant change from some of the weather we have had so far. The...
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