Tuesday 9 July 2019- Issue 346

This Week at a Glance

Wednesday 10 July 2019
Mid-week Autumn Series Race 11 - 1435hrs
Thursday 11 July 2019
Flavoursome Thursday/Chase the Ace - Jackpot $800
Cruising Section Committee Meeting 1930hrs
Friday 12 July 2019
Radio Controlled DF95 Yacht Racing 1430hrs
Mess Night 1900hrs
Saturday 13 July 2019
Power Section Time Trial - Frank Dal Auto Trophy 1415hrs
Sunday 14 July 2019
Applecross Cup Series Day 5 - 1300hrs
Monday 15 July 2019
Racing Rules of Sailing Information Session CANCELLED
Finance Committee Meeting 1730hrs
Tuesday 16 July 2019
On Water/Regatta Committee Meeting 1700hrs
House Committee Meeting 1800hrs
Works Committee Meeting 1800hrs
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Ti-Tu Time Trial & Kindred Clubs Event 6 July 2019

50th Anniversary of the Ti-Tu Invitational and Kindred Clubs German Night Celebrating 50th years, the Ti Tu Invitational Time Trial is arguably South of Perth Yacht Club Power Sections’ most historically significant sponsored trophy. In memory and recognition of his father Frank, each year, Kim Marchant and his family, present the replica (trophy) and a framed copy of the original …

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SoPYC Mess Night 2019

Friday 12th July, bookings close at noon on Thursday

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Commodore's Ball Tickets On Sale Now!

Book your place at this beautiful and elegant evening for all members, hosted by our Commodore and his wife. Don't miss this special event with a three-course meal and entertainment all evening long. $99 per person. Book with Claire soon.


Head Coach Report

Here are a few images from the last Applecross Cup which weren’t ready at the time of publication.
1 Pelican Downwind
Georgette and Alex sending it
2 Pelican Start
River checking the line
3 125 Start
125 start – Scott and Tom with the Pin
4 125 Wing Mark
5 125 Smiles
All Smiles on the 125
6 Windsurfers at the top mark
Top Mark Convergence for the Windsurfers
7 Flying 15
Flying 15 concentration
Planning is underway to support the Peli 'Power up' and a 'Pelican sailors in Keelboat' sessions in the BW8’s with past experienced Pelican sailors.

This week is the return of the Group 1 for the Applecross cup and the weather currently looking great.

SoPYC was host to the West Australian State Squad over the weekend with an informative workshop from WAIS Nutritionist Emily and training from WAIS’s Brock.
8 WASS camp
9 Girls at WASS Camp
What a Great Venue
10 laser
Keep Warm

SoPYC Sailor Becomes Multiple World Champion

One of South of Perth’s talented competitors has added to his trophy cabinet with a World Championship in a second class of boat. Conor Nicholas, who won a Youth World title in the Laser class in 2015 has just partnered with dual Olympic medallist and multiple world title winner, Darren Bundock to clinch the Formula 18 (F18) World crown in Costa Brava, Spain.

It was anything but an easy ride, starting the regatta with a disqualification (UFD) in the first race and a tight battle with the reigning champions throughout. The pair gave everyone watching at home plenty of nervous moments as they relinquished a three-point lead in the first race of the final day and then slipped further to sit six points off the pace with one race to go. In a shifty and dying breeze they pulled a “rabbit out of a hat” to win handsomely and leave the Greek regatta leaders in 17th position in the final race, securing the title. The bronze medal was taken by Argentina.

Conor has been a proud representative of SoPYC since his early days in the Pelican and Optimists. He has now won medals at world championship level in four classes – Laser Radial (gold), Laser 4.7 (bronze), Viper 640 (silver) and now F18 (gold). He has also skippered the crew that won the Foundation Youth Cup on behalf of the Club (2018) and has been a regular helm in the Interclub Championships for SoPYC over recent years.
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Darren Bundock has been Conor’s coach in the Australian Sailing Squad over the past two years and is considered a legend of the multihull classes. Having worked together closely over a number of campaigns, he says Conor was a natural choice when he decided to return to the event that has already won three times previously, most recently in 2011. “I knew he had what it takes. It’s great to see new young talent with a bright future”, he said after their win.

The team was one of 17 Australian boats in the regatta, including seven from WA.

Congratulations to “Bundy & Con” on a magnificent result!!
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Photographs: (c) F18 World Championship 2019 Marc Gonzalez Aloma
Schweppes Applecross Cup Series – 14 July 2019
This Sunday is Race Day 5 for Laser classes, Optimist, 29er, 420s and Moths
Weather forecast is looking a lot more appealing this time.
For full event details please click here.

Volunteers – we still need you!
This Sunday we need 1 x Mark Layer (Driver and crew) please.
Please sign up online – click here

Schedule of Events 2018 - 2019
Keep up to date with all the latest event information with the online Schedule of Events – click here.
Geraldton Ocean Classic Race & Rally – Saturday 12 October 2019
Entries are now being taken for the 51st IMR Technologies Geraldton Ocean Classic. The race from Fremantle to Geraldton includes race 1 of the covered Siska Trophy series and marks the start of the offshore summer season. For those considering entering the Fremantle to Bali race and rally starting on 9 May 2020, this year’s Geraldton is a qualifying event
View Entrants – click here
For full details – click here

Crew Finder Online
Skippers looking for crew or sailors looking for regular crew spots can utilise the online Crew Finder. It is the ‘to go’ place for Members and one of the most viewed pages on our website.
Those with sailing experience are directed to this site – please click here.

Discover Sailing Experiences
Sailing experiences are suitable for those that have very little or no prior sailing experience and just want to give it a go before committing as regular crew. Learn the basics of how to make a Keelboat go and how to fit in as crew.
This is available at no charge for Club Members and non-members. To register, please click here

Memberpoint App
An App for all Members is available to download for free on your smartphone or tablet.
Have access to the many handy functions: Crew Finder, Crew Profile, Member’s Directory, view your POS account, view your voucher accounts, update your membership details, Club News and Events, Push Notifications, Club Calendars and weather PLUS receive instant alerts!

Available on all Android and Apple devices, look for the icons similar to those below:
IGA We Want You Volunteers
Keelboat LTS
Winter Frostbite Series (5)
Racing Rules 1
First Aid Course (3)
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Cruising to RFBYC 7 July 2019

What a great way to spend a Sunday - lunching at Royal Freshies last Sunday! The weather turned out to be a beautiful winter’s day with a slight breeze and glorious sunshine. Three boats ferried us over from our club to Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club. The staff welcomed us very warmly and invited us to sit in their lounge for …

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Cruising Calendar 2019 July

Support Crew Roster 2019

Saturday 13 July, 2019
JODIE ANNE Christopher Mills
ELAINE Russell Francis
NO LIMITZ Adrian Maddy
MINGARA George Ruul
INTRINZIC John Connell
TRUANT Kris Czarzasty

Saturday 20 July, 2019
SUGARSHIP Graeme Ferguson
V-1 Sam Valado
IDLE TIME Heidi Miller
YO Gavin Lucas
CHERYL FAYE John Sweeting

Saturday 27 July, 2019
LOLA John Hladdin
SEATIPS Paul Roberts
ARAJILLA David Gilham
REVERIE Alan Polglaze
SHOGUN Geoffrey Banks
KOOMELA Mark Walters
SPECTRE Michael Kennedy
SEAMIST VI Craig Feakes
KARINA Paul Rees

Saturday 3 August, 2019
Commodores Ball

Saturday 10 August, 2019
GRANDA Peter Northover
OUTSIDER Quentin Webster
PATRICE Matthew Eastaugh
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Today's Fuel Prices

Diesel $1.47

Premium Unleaded Petrol $1.45

Members Restaurant operating hours:

Monday & Tuesday Lunch 1200hrs - 1500hrs
Wednesday to Saturday Lunch & Dinner 1200hrs - 2100hrs
Sunday's Lunch & Dinner 1200hrs - 2000hrs
To make a reservation call 9364 5844 or email us here
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Marine Lift & Hard Stand Bookings phone number: 0412 528 270
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