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Tuesday 4 September 2018 - Issue 304

This Week at a Glance

Wednesday 5 September 2018
Mid Week Winter Series Racing 1435hrs
Election of SoPYC Committee - Voting 1715hrs
Annual General Meeting 2015hrs
Thursday 6 September 2018
Flavoursome Thursday/Chase the Ace - Jackpot $1350
Power Meeting 1930hrs
Friday 7 September 2018
Saturday 8 September 2018
Applecross Cup OTB & 125's 0925hrs
Power Section State Championship Reserve Day 1100hrs
Power Section State Championship Heat 5. 1400hrs
Sunday 9 September 2018
Applecross Cup OTB 0925hrs
Monday 10 September 2018
Membership Meeting 1730hrs
Tuesday 11 September 2018
Ladies Lunch 1130hrs
Pens & Moorings Meeting 1730hrs
Sailing Meeting 1830hrs
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Today's Fuel Prices

Diesel $1.49

Premium Unleaded Petrol $1.54

Notice from the Editor of the SoPYC Yearbook

Please accept our apologies for the misprint in the 2017 - 2018 Year Book. On page 25, the title of Rear Commodore Regatta should have read Ralph Newton not David Barton. We apologise for any misunderstanding this may have caused.
Lynda Mackillican,
Publications & Sponsorship

Chase the Ace had a winner! - 30 August 2018

Last Thursday Linda Burton pulled the Ace of Hearts and won $250 - Congratulations Linda. Thanks to our Sponsor Broadtech Engineering.

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Colin Wilson Trophy Time Trial 1 September 2018

Four of the Best The Colin Wilson Trophy resulted in an extraordinary dead heat for least points lost. Kryptonite (Justin and Helen Taylor), M&Ms (Michael and Maria Cook), Thanet (Guy Skinner and Victoria Blanckensee) and Dalusional (Troy Dalglish and Dee Kelly) each completed the course with a total of seven points lost. The overall winner however on a countback, was M&M’s, …

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Little Stinkers Regatta 21 October 2018

All participants please register through the below link. Only 50 participants this year, so book early to avoid disappointment!!
Any questions to: Heidi Kenney. or 0417 908 017

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Melbourne Cup 2018 Tickets on Sale now!

This event will sell out quickly! Limited Tickets available! Watch the race live on the big screens in our Promenade Marquee. Enjoy a glass of champagne on arrival. Roving entrée & sit down two-course lunch on the lawns. Live entertainment and dance along to music by ‘Pump’, plus dress to impress with our annual fashions on the field. This event …

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Ladies Luncheon 11 September 2018

Lotus Bliss presents the wonderful benefits of Essential Oils. If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’ve experienced the Aromatic qualities of Essential oils. In addition to their beautiful fragrance, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatments, and healthcare practices. Join Kelly Davies and Joanna Rusling at 11:30am in the Wardroom as they share …

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For those looking for a one way cruise up to Ascot Waters to join in the day's activities, please contact Mark Hayman on 0413 552 307.

2018 cruising calendar

SoPYC House Survey open for one more week

Please submit your survey soon to be included!

The House Committee have designed this survey as part of the House Operational Plan which was adopted by the Management Committee in September 2017. The House Operational Plan 2017-2018 was developed over five months and can be accessed on the Members Portal on the SoPYC Website. If you are having difficulty accessing the portal, please contact the office on 9364 5844.

What will the survey success for?
The information gathered will be used to plan for Club activities/facilities/services and to plan for your membership expectations now and in the future. We would be grateful for your participation in this process so that we can take steps to provide, wherever possible, what it is that members want of the Club.

What will happen to my information and the survey results?
All electronic responses will be lodged directly to Perth Market Research. Responses lodged in hard copy at the Club (post or via box) will be passed to Perth Market Research who are conducting the analysis of the results. The information you provide will remain completely anonymous and confidential. Information provided will only be used for the purpose of this survey and will not be provided to any third party. All contact details will be destroyed following the prize draw.

How long will it take to complete?
The survey should take between 6 to 7 minutes to complete.

Prize Draw
Club members who complete the survey will be eligible to take part in a prize draw for one of five (one each for sailing, centreboard, power, ocean racing, cruising) $100 dinner vouchers. At the end of the electronic survey, you will be prompted to go to a separate page where you can provide your name and any contact details. On the paper version of the survey, you can add your details to the last page which needs to be detached and placed in the survey box located in the Admin Office. This is being done on a separate page to ensure the anonymity of your response.

Where to find the Survey
You can locate copies of the survey at:
  • The Club House (Reception and the Yachtsman Bar). You can collect a blank survey or lodge your survey in these areas. Responses will be given to Perth Market Research)
  • The Members Portal page of SoPYC website in the "Forms" area.
A copy of the survey can be posted to those who request a copy. This can be dropped back off to the Club or posted to South of Perth Yacht Club, Coffee Point, Applecross WA 6153.

David Barton
Vice Commodore, House

AGM Notice of Meeting 5 September 2018

NOTICE OF MEETING 73rd Annual General Meeting of South of Perth Yacht Club (Inc.) To be held in the Senior Club House on Wednesday 5 September 2018 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 Constitution Clauses 7.1, 7.3, 7.4 and 7.5. …

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Radio Controlled Sailing at SoPYC

Each Friday from 2pm to 4.30pm the club is conducting races for DragonFlite95 (DF95) radio controlled yachts.

You are invited to come and participate in the fun of racing these restricted one-design yachts. There are currently eight DF95s belonging to members of SoPYC and they will be happy to hand over the controls to you to 'have a go'. A DF95 comes in kit form and is complete for under $500. The yacht requires no crew, no pen fees, is easily transported, not expensive to maintain, uses the same ISAF yacht racing rules and is a great competitive yacht.

If you would like more information about the DF95 please go to this website or contact Mark Popham on 0410 474 847 or email

Announcement from Australian Sailing

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Geraldton Ocean Classic – Weekly Newsletter
If you wish to receive all the latest news on this year’s 50th Anniversary, please send us an email and you’ll be added to the subscription list. Email:

Applecross Cup
Be sure to get your entry in before 1600 hrs Friday 31 Aug 2018 to avoid the nasty late fee.
Click here for further details.

Notice to Competitors
Please keep yourself aware of any changes to the next sailing season by reading the Notice to Competitors.

The team at Mysail are actively sharing new sailing tips with expert advice, ideas and resources to help skippers and crew get ready for the sailing season. Worth looking at:

Bring the kids for the School Holiday programs!

TACKERS SAILING COURSES school holidays sept oct 18 flyers
Catamaran Learn to Sail Course Facebook 1
Racing Rule Lessons 2
Emergency response Ocean Racing

Geraldton Ocean Classic

The Race The Fremantle to Geraldton and Return Ocean Classic is amongst the oldest and longest of the traditional annual Blue Water races held in Western Australia. Now in its 50th year the race is a traditional pre-qualifying race for WA based yachts aiming to compete in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race. Both the northern and southern legs are Category 2 …

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Checkpoint Roster

POWER CHINA DOLL Craig Beveridge
POWER SLAINTE Thomas Perrott
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Wednesday to Saturday 1200 - 2100hrs
Sundays 1200 - 2000hrs
For bookings call 9364 5844 or email us here
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NEW: Marine Lift & Hard Stand Bookings phone number: 0412 528 270
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