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13_Yachtsman 2015.qxp_Yachtsman Magazine 19/08/2015 4:28 pm Page 3 ALFRE D CHT CLU YA B YAL PRINC E RO Excellence in Sailing The Alfred’s Yachtsman Offical Journal of The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club 16 Mitala Street, Newport NSW 2106 Telephone: 02 9998 3700 Facsimile: 02 9997 8620 www.rpayc.com.au BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2013-14 Commodore Ian Audsley Vice Commodore Michael Lockley Chairman John Bacon Directors 2014-15 Jim Bullough Simon Grosser Rick Welch ACTIVITY LEADERS 2014-15 Rear Commodore Activities Norm Weaver Rear Commodore Centreboard Malcolm Derry Rear Commodore Cruising Jim Cormack Rear Commodore Membership Rob Alder Rear Commodore Yacht Racing Ron Palmer General Manager Suzanne Davies Publisher / Editor / Advertising Mark Bernardo Email mark.bernardo@rpayc.com.au Cover: Harlequin taking on a strong westerly Photo by Stephen Collopy. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this magazine are purely those of the authors and are not necessarily the official view of the RPAYC, nor that of the publishers. Permission: Reproduction rights in part or in full of the contents of this publication must be applied for from the Editor. Design and Print: DPPP Pty Ltd: 02 9453 4404 www.dppp.com.au Content Yacht Racing Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 RPAYC Wins ‘Best Community Engagement Initiative’ Award . . . . . . . 9 Fleet 1 Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Fleets 2, 3 and 4 Reports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Wednesday Racing Report 2014 - 2015 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 2014-2015 Annual Prize Giving Results. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 2015 David Lukins Memorial Regatta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 2015 Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Solitary Islands Race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Link Healthcare Islands Weekend. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Sydney Harbour Regatta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Young 88 NSW Championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Old Timers Regatta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 The Whisper Mug. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Ladies Report: 12 Years in the Making . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Blue Water and SOPS report. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Action packed Etchells racing at all levels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Beneteau Pittwater Cup - 100 plus in the sun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Sydney 38 Nationals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Farr 40 fleet ‘Pittwaterised’ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Melges 24 Racing Australia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Dicko Cup 2015 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 One Design Report. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Technology assists RPAYC on journey to create a secure club . . . . . 36 Cruise Report 2014-15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Wild Saturday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Storm Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Opti Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Laser Metro Championships. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 2014-2015 Centreboard Prize Giving Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 RPAYC Members set sights on Rio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 QLD Youth Week Wrap Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Milly Bennett skippers all female team to victory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 RPAYC excels in the annual Interclub Series. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 RPAYC wins Marinassess Women's Match Racing Regatta. . . . . . . . 49 Elliott 7 Update. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Training at the Alfred’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Register of Vessels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Membership. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .