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24 March 2020

Dear reader reader,
* Please note that events and activities publicised in Coffee Pointers may be postponed or cancelled at very short notice under the guidance of Federal or State Government.

SoPYC Management Committee is assessing the impact of Covid-19 on the Club's activities several times a day and will notify members of any changes to on-water and social programmes as they occur.
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Members having fun at SoPYC's first Stand Up Paddle-board Event in January 2020



In the face of the daily bombardment of news items we are providing the link below which has comprehensive advice and information for the community from the Australian Government advisory services. The site is updated daily.


Please be informed that all Club sailing activities have been cancelled from Wednesday 25th March 2020 until further notice. This extends to the regular DF95 competition. This was not an easy decision to make, but one made in the best interests of all Members, volunteers, staff and visitors.

We wish to thank everyone for a fantastic summer season and hope to see everyone again as soon as the current health situation improves.


All Ladies Luncheon's, Chase the Ace and Information night's have been postponed until further notice.

Committee Meetings can still be conducted online via FaceTime/Zoom/Skype or similar.


The Main Clubhouse and Centerboard Clubhouses' are closed until further notice, the grounds and car park are still accessible with your member's key.

Slipping and hardstand activities will continue. Please call Paul Scorer on 0412 528 270 to book. Please complete a Lifting Data Sheet prior to speaking to Paul.

The ice box and the fuel bowser are still in operation.

There will be 24 hour access to the bathrooms and showers via the eastern entrance near Jetty 4 car-park.


Please make regular checks to your vessel, remove any valuable items and ensure it is secure. Please maintain your social distancing while on the Club premises.


Any payments you need to make can be done via email or phone us on
9364 5844. This quarter's Member vouchers will roll over until June 30th 2020. Thank you.

Pens & Moorings Update 24 March 2020

Pens & Moorings Update As you would have read in the “From the Wheelhouse” e-newsletter, the Pens & Mooring Committee have been working to make improvements to the pens and moorings policies. In recent months, the Committee has reviewed and updated the shore power policy that will take effect from 1 April 2019. Shore Power Policy One of the major …
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Flying Fifteen Update 24 March 2020

With Club Championship and Consistency brought to a premature end, Sunday was the time for the first 2 heats of the Covid Cup and a tricky, up and down, all over the shop easterly on the river reflected perfectly with what life is becoming on land. Nick and Brad are taking social distancing very seriously by winning both races …
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Some things to with your children while you're at home

Here is a list of educational websites you might be interested in. Additionally Kanopy Kids, the WA State Library's online resource has children's movies to watch if you are already a library member, just log in with your library card number and password.
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Head Coach Report 24 March 2020

I hope you are all well and healthy COVID -19 The COVID-19 pandemic is a global problem and as you already know all activities at the club including training have been canceled. Although this is disappointing, we all need to play our role in preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Coming together in groups even with excellent hygiene still …
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On Water Group News 24 Mar 2020

Here's a brief summary of what is happening at your Club EVENTS Well, as you may have heard beginning from tomorrow, there are no more Club races. Not even for our R/C boats on Fridays. Season results as they currently stand are final and available online: Last Saturday there was a surprisingly good turn out for what were to be …
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One hundred books to read while at home self-isolating

If you'd like to loose yourself in a good book, below is a list of 100 great novels to get you started. Local libraries and the State Library of Western Australia also have extensive collections of free resources including downloads of free books, films and music as well as e-magazines & e-newspapers for those of you looking for ideas of …
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Top 100 movies to watch while practising social distancing

If you are wondering what to do with some of your spare time - how about catching up on a few of these classic movies you may have missed over the years. 1. Citizen Kane (1941) 2. The Godfather (1972) 3. Casablanca (1942) 4. Raging Bull (1980) 5. Singin' in the Rain (1952) 6. Gone with the Wind (1939) 7. …
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Season Results as of Today

Mid Week Summer Series C

Mid Week Summer Series

Saturday Sailing Results

Twilight Series


Off The Beach (OTB) Results



Support Crew Roster

No help is currently required - Please keep an eye out here for when we are back racing again. Thank you.

Quarterdeck Restaurant Hours

The Clubhouse has closed for the foreseeable future due to restrictions from the government regarding the Covid-19 virus. Please call 9364 5844 if you have any future function enquiries.

Useful Contacts

9364 5844
Sailing Administrator
Scott Nunn
9364 5844 ext 242
Head Coach
Denis Jones
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

The fuel bowser is still open

Premium Unleaded $1.39

Diesel $1.35

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