Tuesday 23 July 2019- Issue 348

This Week at a Glance

Wednesday 24 July 2019
Mid-week Winter Series Race 1 - 1435hrs
Thursday 25 July 2019
Flavoursome Thursday/Chase the Ace - Jackpot $900
Friday 26 July 2019
Radio Controlled DF95 Yacht Racing 1430hrs
Grand Sponsor's Cocktail Party 1730hrs
Saturday 27 July 2019
Power Section Time Trial Navigator/Skippers Event 1415hrs
Sunday 28 July 2019
Power Section Time Trial Reserve Day (re-run) 1000hrs
Monday 29 July 2019
Racing Rules of Sailing Information Session - Rules 5 1800hrs
Tuesday 30 July 2019
First Aid Course $160 - 0830hrs - 1700hrs
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CPYC State Championship Time Trial Heat 3. 20 July 2019

Four, three, two, one, BOOOM! Victoria Blanckensee (filling in for Dee) has her unique countdown style. Troy “boomed” on 5 marks and was just one second off on the other 6 marks. Congratulations to team Dalusional winning the 1st place flag in State Heat 3 with 6 points lost. CYC’s Liquid Asset 2, Paul and Mairead Hodgson were second on …

Read more and photos here
Time Trial volunteers are needed for this SUNDAY 28th July
If you can volunteer for Checkpoint duty this Sunday for the re-run of the Bob Blankensee Memorial Time Trial Trophy, which was postponed in June, then please contact Bernie Kaaks on 9364 5844.

'Big Top Spectacular' - Commodore's Ball

Tickets On Sale Now!

The Commodore’s Ball is the highlight of the Clubs’ social activities and the ball is renowned for the entertainment that members and guests enjoy on the night. This years’ theme is a night at the circus.

The night starts a stand-up entrée in the Promenade Marquee with the first part of the circus acts. Guests will then be invited to take their seats in the Ballroom for what is going to be a truly spectacular evening. Following an exciting floor show, you will be able to dance the night away with music being provided by 7 piece dance band LA Gold.

A glass of champagne on arrival, a superb three-course menu and fabulous entertainment plus dancing is all wrapped up in the $99.00 ticket price - what more could you ask for! Seating for the Big Top spectacular evening is limited to 250 members and guests. To book your table please email Claire on or call 9364 5844.
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Call for Nominations - Management Committee

Nominations are called for:
  • Commodore
  • Vice Commodore
  • Rear Commodore (2)
  • Honorary Treasurer
  • Committee Members (7)
Nominations are required in accordance with the Club Rules Clauses 33.2, 33.3, 33.4 & 33.5.
Nominations are to be lodged with the General Manager on the official Nomination Form no later than 5:00pm on Wednesday 7 August 2019. Forms and Declaration are available from the Club office, Members Portal on the SoPYC website (under Forms) or may be emailed to a member on request. The draw for Ballot positions will be conducted at 5:30pm on Wednesday 7 August 2019.
First Aid Course
Ladies Lunch Aug 19 vs3


Midweek Autumn Series
Last week the Autumn Series concluded and the winners were…

A Fleet
1st SP360 SLIPPERY WHEN WET Paul Harry
2nd SP30 SKYWALKER Cliff Lawrence
3rd SP3 WICKED Richard Evans

B Fleet
1st SP393 COVER DRIVE Peter Were
2nd SP32 EMPATHY Brian Orr
3rd SP1111 MAVERICK Ted Heysed

C Fleet
1st SP320 TEMBEYA Mark Landwehr
2nd SP146 CROSSROADS Peter Lewis
3rd SP20 ABEELAS Brian Saleeba

1st SP8 MARINER Brian Cross
2nd SP112 SWIFTSURE SAGA Bill Richards
3rd SP104 WYNELLA Glen Stanley

For full results click here
C Fleet results click here

50th Anniversary Geraldton Ocean Classic Shirts
Only 2 of these limited edition shirts left – size L and XL.
Only $50 each available from the On Water Group office.
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Man Overboard Dummy
Members are encouraged to borrow Mr D. and practice their MoB drills. Please contact the OWG to make a booking.

Zac Littlewood
Congratulations to Zac Littlewood, runner-up in the Youth Sailing World Championships in Poland in the Laser Radial Boys. Click here for full results.

Division Backstay Flags
Need to replace your backstay flag? See Coffee Point Marine Services on site. They have quite a collection of flags and will soon have plenty of the Saturday JAM Series backstay flags (Naval Numeral 4) in stock.

Yacht Safe
Users may have noticed in their Yacht Safe profile a field called Top Yacht Boat ID. Soon Yacht Safe and Top Yacht will be linked and your Yacht Safe boat status details will update the equivalent section in Top Yacht.
Login to Yacht Safe – click here
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When completing an Equipment Audit Form, here’s some relevant information on fire extinguishers.

How to Find the Age of your Fire Extinguisher
There are a number of places you can look to find the manufacturing date of your fire extinguisher.
The date should be stamped at the bottom of the cylinder, or be printed as a number below the label.

Life of a Fire Extinguisher
The contents of your fire extinguisher can become ineffective over time.
General wear and tear can also affect the functionality of your device.
There is no set fire extinguisher expiry period in Australia.
However, there are standards in place to ensure an extinguisher and its contents are working properly.

The AS/NZS 1851:2012 standard for the routine service of fire protection systems and equipment dictates how often extinguishers need to be tested and recharged.
According to this standard, all portable extinguishers need to be tested and tagged at least once every 6 months.
Visual inspections, pressure checks, and refills will ensure that the contents of your extinguisher have not expired.
Being a pressure vessel it is a requirement that they are tested by a professional every 5 years (hydrostatic test), generally easier and more cost-effective to replace instead.

Australian Sailing
Section 4.04 of the Special Regulations has helpful information regarding the basics of checking your extinguisher. Dry Chemical Powder (Red with White Band) are highly susceptible to failure due to the vibration and compaction of the powder inside due to the movement of the boat. It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED each MONTH to remove the extinguisher, invert it and shake/tap on the bottom until the powder loosens.

Next race day is for Pelican, 125, Flying Fifteen, Windsurfer and Bic Techno classes.
Skippers, please ensure sail numbers to be used on the day are the same as nominated.
Double-handed classes, please try to include your crew name as they do appreciate being remembered. Volunteers are always welcome. We need 1 x mark laying team and 1 x mark laying crew member. Let’s not forget the galley. Some help there also will be appreciated. Please roster yourself online by clicking here.
WARNING to Rottnest Boaters!
The first decent break in the weather and Rottnest does not look so far away. We have just received this message from the Rottnest Authority that “Repairs are underway to the FUEL SUPPLY” - so anyone going to Rottnest must ensure that they have sufficient for a RETURN TRIP. ULP is still available – but that could quickly change. So if you are thinking of Rottnest – Return trip fuel is a must! If you have any doubts – Don’t Go!
Rottnest Island Authority will signal the “all clear” when the repairs are finalised!
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IGA We Want You Volunteers
Keelboat LTS
Winter Frostbite Series (5)
Racing Rules 1
First Aid Course (3)
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Cruising Calendar 2019 July

Support Crew Roster 2019

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 $1.48

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
MCS Security Services (after hours) phone number: 0413 362 877
Marine Lift & Hard Stand Bookings phone number: 0412 528 270
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