2016 Optimist State Championships

On Water Sailing Special Events 2016 Optimist State Championships


South of Perth Yacht  Club is delighted to be hosting the 2016 Optimist State  Championship from 5 to 7 March, 2016.  We look forward to welcoming you.

T Shirt orders are now closed.

Regatta Documents

Notice Of Race
Area Map – SofPYC (State Optimist Championship)

Sailing Instructions : Please Click Here


Regatta Schedule



Time/First Warning Signal

Friday 4 March Registration, Measurement and Inspection

1600 to 1930

Saturday 5 March Welcome and Competitor Meeting


Volunteer Briefing


Championship Heats Green Fleet Race Training

0900 – 1200

Sunday 6 March Volunteers Briefing


Championship Heats Green Fleet Race Training

0900 – 1200

Monday 7 March Volunteers Briefing


Championship Heats Green Fleet Race Training

1000 -1300




Enter this Regatta

Current Entries as from 2nd March :        Please click Here
Equipment Declaration Form : Please click here
Volunteers Needed : Please click here

Regatta Shirts

Regatta shirts will be supplied to competitors at Registration.  Sizes will need to be selected at time of entry and the following size charts are provided as a guide
Size Key:  XS = 6 to 8  -  S = 10  - M = 12  -  L = 14

Temporary Membership

All entrants and parents are granted temporary membership of the SoPYC for the period of the regatta.

Car Parking

Limited parking available within the Club grounds adjacent to and in front of the Centreboard Clubhouse. Please do not park on the lawn, or park or obstruct unloading areas. Provision is made for competitors to leave their boats at SoPYC for a limited time either before or after the regatta following prior arrangement with the Chairman of the Organising Committee.

Changing Rooms

Both male and female changing rooms and toilets are located in the Centreboard Clubhouse. Additional facilities are located in the Senior Clubhouse. Please enter from the door on the right hand side of the Senior Clubhouse. No wet gear is to be worn in the Senior Clubhouse.

Chandlery and Boat Repairs

Canning River Traders located within the Club grounds. CRT has an extensive range of chandlery, including a good range of fittings, ropes, paint, clothing etc, all at competitive prices. Ph. 9364 9401.

First Aid

Both the Regatta Office located off the main foyer of the Senior Clubhouse and the Centreboard Galley are equipped with first aid kits.

Sunscreen is available at the Centreboard Galley counter. Please make sure you use plenty and be sunsmart. SLIP-SLOP-SLAP.

Food and Drink

The Centreboard Clubhouse Galley will be open for the duration of the Regatta.

The Senior Clubhouse “Quarterdeck” is open daily from 11.30am providing a la carte meals and drinks at reasonable prices. The Senior Clubhouse is fully licensed for both in-house consumption and takeaway sales. No food or drink is permitted to be brought into the Senior Clubhouse from outside venues. The Club operates under the Liquor Licencing “Responsible Service of Alcohol” policy and as your hosts, we will not server drunk, rowdy or offensive persons.

Dress Code

All visitors are welcome to use the Senior Clubhouse facilities, but please observe the dress code when using these them. In particular no wet sailing gear is to be worn in the Senior Club house. The wearing of hats or thongs inside the Bar or Quarterdeck areas of the Senior Clubhouse is not permitted.


Smoking is strictly prohibited inside all club buildings including the Quarterdeck Restaurant.


SoPYC officials will be available throughout the Regatta to assist all competitors. Please direct your queries in the first instance to the On Water Group Office located at the end and to the right of the main foyer.

For more information, email owgadmin@sopyc.com.au