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Congrats to the following RPAYC Youth Members

Shaun Connor and Jack Felsenthal have been crowned the 2017 Viper World Champions read more
Natasha Bryant and Annie Wilmot have been selected to represent the country at the 2017 World Youth Sailing Championships in the women’s 29er. read more
Fletcher Walters has been selected to represent the country in the 2017 Optimist World Championships in Thailand 

Changes to the Club By Laws.

Members are reminded that there have been changes made to the Club's By Laws in regards to the tender service. To read the full amendment please click HERE
Updated copies of the Club's By Laws can be found on the Members Section of the website. 

Australia Day 2017 

The Club will be open from 8am to 6pm 
Tender Service will run from 8am to 6pm
Halyards Bistro - 9am to 3pm
Bar will close dependant on trade 

Australia Day Regatta 

Avalon Sailing Club invites all sailors to compete in the 181st Australia Day Regatta. For more information and to register click HERE 

Jubilee Huntingfield Cup 2017

The Club continues its Sesquicentennial celebrations with the hosting of the bi-annual Jubilee Huntingfield Cup from 20-23 January. Over 15 Jubilees are expected to compete on the waters of Pittwater, both local and interstate visitors. 
Jubilee yachts were the formation class of RPAYC on Pittwater in 1938. The story of the Jubes and RPAYC dates back to the mid-1930s when a RPAYC member, JR Dingle, donated five hundred pounds to the club on condition that they did not sell Green Point (our lovely site) but instead used the money to build improvements on the vacant land and adopt the Jubilee Class for racing on Pittwater .This offer was accepted.
The first race was held on December 17 1938 when 14 Jubilees competed. The Jubilees formed the backbone of RPAYC racing on Pittwater in these early days. The Huntingfield Cup has been contested annually since 1946 alternating between NSW and Victoria. So it is most fitting that RPAYC will host the Huntingfield Cup, which is the equivalent of the Jubilees National Championship, from January the 21 - 23 2017.

Click Here to read more on the history of the Jubilees by Jack Gale.
 

Celebrating the good times with the “Dicko Cup”
 

Nearly 60 years from when the Dicko Cup started the RPAYC still celebrates this event based around the roots of the “carnival spirit.” The event has transformed into the Dicko Cup Marathon & Hallets Beach Cruise for the Australia Day weekend on January 28 & 29.

The Dicko Cup weekend includes two races, the first a race to Hallets Beach where a sausage sizzle will await you (BYO additional food and drinks). The second race is from Hallets Beach to the Club. Read More 
 

This year the Dicko Cup will include the Couta Boat Fleet as they will tie in their summer Pittwater Regatta with the race to Hallets Beach and will join in the celebration. 

Cruising Dates for the Diary
26 January to 29 January
- Australia Day Cruise and Dicko Cup
First Friday 3 February - Cruising Year in Review - a look back at major cruising events in 2016 book HERE

Sat/Sun 4/5 Feb - Estuary Cruise to be advised.
Saturday 11 Feb - Seminar Series with Shane Douglas book HERE



Upcoming Events 

Huntingfield Jubilee Cup 

3 Island Series 

First Friday - Cruising Year in Review

Speakers Corner Attitude Foundation 

Seminar Series Diesel Maintenance 

RPAYC Sesquicentennial Wines

Click Here for more information on boat ratings & stability from Australian Sailing 
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