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Saturday 25 February – Friends of David Booth Trophy Race

The Club’s scheduled Commodore’s Cup for Saturday 25 February has now been abandoned. The Friends of David Booth Trophy Race will now be held. The race will
be a pursuit start 1330hrs to Lion Island and back and will be non-pointscore.
Competitors are asked to enter with the Sailing Office so that handicaps can be allocated as it is a Pursuit Race contact the Sailing Office on 9998 3700 or email sailing@rpayc.com.au  
If anyone has available spaces to take additional crew this Saturday please let the Sailing Office know.
 

RPAYC takes a historic win in Auckland! 

Malcolm Parker, Evelyn Forster, Harry Hall, Harley Walters and Nic Andersen have won the 2017 Nespresso Youth International Match Racing Cup in Auckland! This is the first time an RPAYC team has won it since back in 1999 when it was won by James Spithill. 
Read more HERE 

Crystal Bay pathway


Dear Members, the pathway to Crystal Bay is being upgraded on Monday 27th February. It will be out of action from 6am Monday 27th until 9am Tuesday 28th. Access between Crystal Bay carpark/hardstand and the clubhouse will be via walking along Crystal Street, Irrubel Road and Mitala Street.
We apologise for the inconvenience.

David Booth Memorial Golf Day 
Friday March 10th 

Members are invited to join in the LJ Hooker Golf Day in celebration of David's love of life and golf. 

When: Friday 10 March - Shotgun start at 8:00am
Where: Asquith Golf Club, Lord St Mount Colah
Cost: $ 70 per player includes 18 holes, lunch & beverages, prizes and a goodie bag. 

The Club is also pleased to sponsor two holes in this event with proceeds going to the Steve Waugh Foundation.

To download your ticket request click HERE


 
In its Sesquicentennial Year, The RPAYC celebrates its Yachting Champions.

Saturday 11th March 2017 at 7pm in the Pittwater Room at The RPAYC

This night is a key event in The RPAYC Sesquicentenary celebrations and will recognise and pay tribute to the successes of the Club’s Yachting Champions. Life Member Richard Hudson will MC the night and will provide an overview of the many great moments of our Champion Sailors during the Club’s history.

All RPAYC Members are invited to join the celebrations. Tickets are $85 for Members and $98 for Non Members, and the night includes a 3 course dinner with matching wines.

Book at reception today to secure your spot. Call 9998 3700, email reception@rpayc.com.au or visit reception when you are at the Club next.

RPAYC Wall Garden 

The Club's Terrace now has a feature wall garden as seen in the image. If any members would like to contribute by donating flowers or plants please contact Mandy Hansen on 9998 3700 or email mandyh@rpayc.com.au 


Alfred's News is now available

This month's features include;
  • Club Marine Pittwater to Southport
  • Etchells Nationals 
  • Jubilee Huntingfield Cup
  • Opti Report
  • Cruising Report and much more
To download the E-Book click HERE
To download the PDF click HERE

25 - 26 February Summer One Design Regatta - canceled 

The Discover Sailing Twilight Experience generates more crew for Members

The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club’s Sail Training department introduced the Discover Sailing Twilight Program in late November of 2016. The program’s aim is simple, introduce members of the local community to the sport of sailing in the relaxed environment of a Thursday night twilight under the guidance of a qualified instructor.

Since then, The Club has introduced or re-introduced over 25 members of the local community to twilight sailing, many of whom have gone on to start training in The Club’s Adult Learn to Sail Keelboat program or started crewing on members boats. The Club introduces the participants of the Discover Sailing Twilight program to the crew with me program where they can register interest to crew on Members boats in the various events the Club offers.

To get your hands on some crew, make sure your boat is online on the Alfred’s crew with me crew register software, which can be accessed from this link, http://rpayc.com.au/sailing/crew-with-me.

For more information on either the crew with me software or to go sailing with the Alfred’s Discover Sailing Twilight Program, please contact the sailing office on 9998 3761.
First Friday 3 March - John Charles - Adventures in the Clipper Round the World Race BOOK HERE
Sat 4 March - 
9am - CC17 participant get together and chat in Halyards
Sat/Sun 4/5 March - Estuary Cruise Coordinators Mark & Helen Stephens
All members, interested in cruising activity at the Club, are invited to join the "Alfreds Cruising' closed facebok page.
Click here to join
Hear from Angus as he cruises Tasmanian waters with Julie and Bill and Elaine on 'Le Billet'.
Join the discussion, share your adventures, seek advice, make comment!

First Friday 3rd March
John Charles Adventures and experiences
in the
Clipper Around the World Yacht Race  

Open to all Members and their guests
Electrical Maintenance    -     with Rob Starkey
Sunday 12 March 10 am to 3pm   (with a break for lunch)
BOOK HERE


RPAYC Coral Coast Cruise 2017 - Seminar Series. Electrical Maintenance with Rob Starkey

Open to all Members and their guests
Sunday 12 March 10 am to 3pm   (with a break for lunch)
BOOK HERE

Great value Coral Coast Cruise polo shirts, caps and hats 
There is a display in the Club foyer.with order forms you can hand in at Reception
Sales are by pre-order with delivery early to mid April.
You don't need to be sailing north to buy this gear!
All polo shirts are $30
$10 for caps and $15 for brimmed hats.
All have the embroided CC17 logo.

See the CC17 webpage for more designs including hats and caps.
Upcoming Events 

Saturday 25 Feb
Friends of David Booth Trophy Race 

3 Island Series 

First Friday - John Charles 

Yachting Champions Dinner

Seminar Series Diesel Maintenance 

Womens Twilight Presentation Evening

RPAYC Sesquicentennial Wines

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