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What's on this week: 28 July 2020

Dear reader,
Don't forget you only have until 31 July to renew your membership and be in the special prize draw for a chance to stay at the Crown Towers and a Mazda to drive around for the weekend, plus a $250 Club voucher. Also don't forget to come down to the club soon for an additional 10% (ex gst) off your food and beverage purchases. See you at the Club soon!

Thank you to our Grand Sponsor of the Week

Blue Diamond Machinery
Blue Diamond Machinery
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Contact: Brad Pitts or Justin Pitts
Phone: 1300 998 647
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THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Wednesday 29 July 2020

1435hrs Jane Brook Wines Midweek Winter Series

Thursday 30 July 2020

1400hrs E-Racing. Please click here for further information and to enter.

1800hrs Chase the Ace in the Ballroom. The Jackpot this week is $1,300

Thank you to all our Chase the Ace Sponsors, Stottsure Financial, Tyrepower, Leamans Auto Electrics, Hagstom Drilling, Prowest Financial Solutions, Penside Boat Detailing, Wilson Marine, Coffee Point Marine & The Label Factory

Friday 31 July 2020

1500hrs DF95 Radio Controlled Yacht Racing

Saturday 1 August 2020

1405hrs Power Yacht Time Trial - Reserve Day

Sunday 2 August 2020

1355hrs IGA Frostbite Series OT

Monday 3 August 2020

Tuesday 4 August 2020

1800hrs Security Committee Meeting

1800hrs Centreboards Committee Meeting

1930hrs SS27's Committee Meeting

Latest Results

Latest News

The Drag Diva's Are Coming Back!

The Drag Diva's Are Coming Back!
Book your tickets soon - this is the hottest night at the Club and bound to sell out fast!! When: 7pm Saturday 12 September Where: SoPYC Ballroom Cost: $25 Entrance Fee Only, Cash Bar and Food Available Book: By calling 9364 5844 or emailing us at reception@sopyc.com.au The Drag Diva's are back again!  And they are ready to take you …

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Centreboard Prize Night - Book Soon!

Centreboard Prize Night - Book Soon!
Centreboard Prize Night is 28th August, book your ticket by calling 9364 5844 or email reception@sopyc.com.au

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Flying Fifteen Report August 28

Sunshine, a light easterly and a double shot from Karen Lingard’s super duper coffee machine and the stage is set for series 2 of the Applecross Cup. Four races with a different winner each time, people sailing fifteens for the first time: Thor sailed with Chris on Storyteller and Paul sailed with Natalie on Waffa, Simon and Marnie recently purchased …

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OWG News 28 July 2020

It's all Keelboats this week with the Jane Brook Wines Midweek Series starting on Wednesday and the Canning Bridge IGA Frostbite Series continuing on Sunday.  If you are thinking about joining in on the Rules Sessions starting next Monday, you do need to register first in order to comply with COVID room capacity limitations. If you're not aware, Australian Sailing …

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Head Coach Report  28 July 2020

Head Coach Report  28 July 2020
Applecross Cup Last Sunday we had the Applecross Cup Group 2 sailing in a very light north east breeze   Seabreeze showed over 5 knots most of the time but it felt much lighter which would indicate linear airflow and bad mixing which is typical of sub 5 knots winds.  These are the conditions that favour a high center of effort …

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Power Section Update 28 July 2020

Power Section Update 28 July 2020
Ti-Tu Time Trial Trophy incorporating CPYC State Heat 2 49 competitors, including visitors from 4 of our kindred clubs, took to Melville and Perth waters to compete for our prestigious Ti Tu Perpetual Trophy presented annually by Kim Marchant in memory of his father and club member, Frank. Thanet, aka the Blue Flash, once again proves that slow and steady …

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Notice to Members - AGM 2020

Notice to Members - AGM 2020
NOTICE OF MEETING 75th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the South of Perth Yacht Club (Inc.) To be held in the Senior Club House on Wednesday 2nd September 2020 at 8:15pm 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 33.1, 33.2, 33.3, 33.4 & …

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Business Networking Event with the Hon Ben Morton MP

Business Networking Event with the Hon Ben Morton MP
Join the Rotary Club of Melville at this night time networking event on August 18th at 6pm. The Hon Ben Morton MP is assistant to the Prime Minister and Cabinet Federal Liberal Member for Tangney. He will be speaking on the subject of the Australian Economy Going Forward. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online via the Rotary of …

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Book now for our next Ladies Luncheon on 11 August

Book now for our next Ladies Luncheon on 11 August
Dementia Care International present: Bringing the Spark of Life to People with Dementia During this luncheon presentation, Hilary Lee,  President of Dementia Care will introduce:Dementia Care International - Who we are and what we doThe Spark of Life Model of Care: transforming dementia care in 11 countriesThe special relevance of the model in Australia right nowDementia Foundation for Spark of Life …

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Members Special Promotion! An extra 10% off...

Members Special Promotion! An extra 10% off...
Still in your trackies and Ugg boots? – Oh Dear!! Are you still tucked up under your sheets, and running around the house in trackies and Ugg boots? Well - it’s time to get up and get out!!! You’ve heard by now that the Club’s bars and restaurants have reopened, so it’s time for you to unlock the wardrobe, find …

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Membership Prize Draw 

By now you would have received your membership renewal notice, and we know that it’s been a difficult few months for many of us, so we understand that renewing your membership may not be a top priority for you right now. So, here’s a little something to think about as the State Government lifts restrictions, and Club activities and services …

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The Power Yacht Section wants you to know...

This Saturday August 1st the Reserve Day event is on…Maybe we can call this event the “Not the Commodores Ball’s Reserve Day”. Traditionally, we take a mid-season break for the Ball, but with a short season and no Ball this Covid year, our start team are ready and geared up this Saturday for course 413. Please confirm with Bernie today, your intention to compete, to be allocated a start time.

Next Thursday evening August 6th, is our section's AGM, and elections will be at 7:30pm in the Committee Room. ALL Power Section members are welcome to attend. Don’t be put off thinking you’ll be roped into a role, we have many talented members and new ideas for our Power Section activities are welcome and encouraged. It’s not all about Time Trialling.

Covid Safety

It is essential that any Member, guest or staff stay at home if they are feeling unwell or displaying any Covid-like symptoms. We appreciate your diligence and thoughtfulness.
stay home

Food and Beverage Hours & News

Our Musician Mark Stone will be back in the Ballroom to entertain on
Saturday 22 August from 7pm. Book for dinner now!

The Ballroom is open from noon with full bar service and lunch everyday, and for dinner from 6pm Wednesday to Sunday.

Please call the front office on 08 9364 5844 to book for lunch or dinner, or use our NEW online reservation form in the Members portal area here. Login and book your own table from anywhere on your laptop or smart phone.

Checkpoint Duty Roster

Club Time Trial – 1st August 2020
SOJOURN Steven Pitman
SKYWALKER Ian Stewart
OLIVE MARIE Leslie Richard
SCALLOWAY David Pearce
TARA Graeme Lillingstone
SPECTRE Michael Kennedy
TANDERRRA Tony Rikkers

Club Time Trial – 8th August 2020
JODIE ANNE Chris Mills
EXCLUSIVE AGENT 3 Darryl Francis
MOTHER GOOSE Daniel Pienaar
CARPE DIEM Syd Meyerink
TOM KAT Wayne Hiller
ALMA Judith Magee
BLUEGRASS Craig Gee
MORPHEUS Kevin Griffiths
HARD YARDS Peter Hopfmueller
BLUE WATER Michael Delle Donne
TANTABIDDY Ian Powell

Useful Contacts

Receptionist
Maree Kosick
reception@sopyc.com.au
9364 5844
Sailing Administrator
Scott Nunn
sailingadministrator@
sopyc.com.au
9364 5844 ext 242
Head Coach
Denis Jones
headcoach@sopyc.com.au
9364 5844 ext 240
Head Bosun
Robbie Wilson
0423 079 724
Marine Lift & Hard Stand Bookings
Paul Scorer
0412 528 270
After Hours Security
MCS Security Services
0413 362 877

Fuel Prices

Premium Unleaded $1.24

Diesel $1.17

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