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CPYC State Heat No. 8 at Claremont Yacht Club - Saturday, 4 September

Claremont Yacht Club on behalf of the Cruising and Power Yacht Committee of WA (CPYC) invites power boats from RFBYC to compete in State Heat No. 8  on Saturday, 4 September.

If you would like to compete, don't delay getting your entry in - entries close 1700 hrs tomorrow, 1st September.

CYC will send start times and course information  to competitors via email  on Thursday 2nd September.

CYC also  invite you to stay on afterwards for a burger and drink - $20 per person.

Enter this event HERE

Pathfinder Trophy Time Trial - Saturday 11 September

Saturday, 11 September is the The Freshwater Bay Shipwrights Trophy Day when boats  will be competing on handicap for the Freshwater Bay Shipwrights trophy kindly donated by Wes Davies.  This is also the time trial where we present the “Pathfinder 25 Perpetual Trophy” to the boat with the least points lost on handicap with a skipper or navigator aged 25 years or under.  So get the date in your diary and line up your one of your kids, grandkids or one of the neighbours kids and enjoy a wonderful day on the water promoting our sport to the next generation.  So that we may prepare in advance, please let us know  who your young skipper or navigator is going to be.

Power Closing Day and End of Season Presentations - Saturday 18 September

We have pleasure in inviting all power boats to take part in the 2021 Power Closing Day "Inkognito Trophy" Time Trial on Saturday, 18 September.

This is a non consistency event commencing at 14:00 hrs - Course 219.  

Come along afterwards and help us celebrate the end of a successful 2021 Power Yacht Time Trial Season with trophy presentations in the Athol Hobbs Room from 4:00pm.
Canapés will be served with a drink on arrival and a cash bar will be available.

RSVP:  power@rfbyc.asn.au or phone 9286 8200 by Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Dress: Smart Casual

RFBYC's ZM Zeffert Memorial Time Trial competing for the KYLIE CUP - Sunday 29 August

Last Sunday, 29 August was the 64th running of the JM Zeffert Memorial Time Trial (Kylie Cup) and what a wonderful day it was.   We had 45 boats on the water from the four competing clubs and from what we hear, a great time was had by all. Congratulations to Guy Skinner and Richard Evans from South of Perth Yacht Club on Thanet, the 2021 winners of the Kylie Cup losing just 7 points through the 13 checkpoints.

Overall Handicap results:
1st Xindi, Geoff Wells and Diane Clarke, RFBYC
2nd Key Largo, Rory Vinnicombe and Graham Hogg. RFBYC
3rd Tessa, John Wood and Jan Wood, RPYC

RFBYC Club Results
1st Karrawa, Robert Bingham and Julie Holschier
2nd Xindi, Geoff Wells and Diane Clarke
3rd Key Largo, Rory Vinnicombe and Graham Hogg

There are some great on water images taken by Bernie Kaaks available to view now and there are also some filtering through from Lindsay Preece's Ironbark Photos Facebook Page.  Click on the links to view.

Thank you once again to our special friends at  Yacht Grot Fremantle for their generous support of this event.

Least Points Lost - Thanet - Guy Skinner and Richard Evans

Overall CPYC Handicap Winner - Xindi -  Geoff Wells and Diane Clarke

RFBYC Club Handicap Winner - Karrawa -  Robert Bingham and Julie Holschier

Calling all Randell Owners

Ahoy! Randell Boat Owners and Enthusiasts.

An historic 2-day event is being hosted by South of Perth Yacht Club and sponsored Boats Online on the September long weekend. This will be a special gathering and celebration of boats designed by local legend and boat designer, Len Randell and a great opportunity for owners and enthusiasts to be part of the inaugural ‘Randell Raft-Up’ and ‘Rally-Sail Past’ on the beautiful Swan River 

For more information, see the SoPYC event page on their website Here

Registrations to take part close at 5.00pm on Sunday 16th September.

Changes to Swan & Canning Riverpark

Dept Transport have recently advised changes to the Swan & Canning Riverpark.  The changes came into effect on 10 August  to boost safety and enjoyment of the Swan & Canning Riverpark.

These include:

➡️ an 8 knot speed limit between the Narrows Bridge and Barrack Square
➡️ realignment and renaming of the water sport area at South Perth
➡️ a permanent 5 knot area near the Matagarup Bridge

The updated edition of the Dept. Transport free Swan & Canning Riverpark Boating Guide is available online at transport.wa.gov.au/boatingguides

Power Section T-Shirts

Got your Power Section T-Shirt yet?

There is a great range of sizes readily avaialbe right now.  If you would like to purchase one, please email power@rfbyc.asn.au with your name, t-shirt colour preference (navy or white), size and a shirt will be put aside for to collect from Reception.  Shirts may be purchased with your House Support or charged to your member account.

See the sizing chart HERE

If you require any additional information on items above or any other matter in relation to power boating, please contact the Power Administrator, Sharon Skinner, via email at power@rfbyc.asn.au

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