Welcome to our Women’s Keelboat Development Program at South of Perth Yacht Club.
Our Vision is to provide a structured pathway suited to our Female sailors intending to develop their fundamental Keelboat sailing and racing skills as well as create an environment to build support and confidence within the sailing environment.

  • Women from 16 years old upwards, with sailing knowledge and experience.
  • Completed Steps 3 and 4 Keelboat Learn to Sail courses or equivalent experience preferable.
  • Those who have previously participated in the Women’s Development Squad (Not required)
  • The determination to learn and improve
  • Those who want opportunities to progress their skills to compete in Keelboat races or regattas
  • Use of Club Owned Equipment
  • High Quality Coaching
  • Tailored Training Programs
  • Pathways to Keelboat Race Teams
  • Australian Sailing Accredited Training Facility
  • WAIS Affiliated Training Facility
  • Starting Skills
  • Racing Skills in both Match Racing and Fleet Racing formats
  • Boat Handling
  • Trimming
  • Boat Roles
  • Communication
  • Team Work

With 11 sessions spread across the SoPYC Summer Season, the program provides the ability to further develop Keelboat sailing and racing skills.

Upcoming Opportunities

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Women's Squad - Summer Racing Program

Training Dates:

Sunday Afternoons – 1 to 3.30pm
– 3rd October
– 17th October
– 31st October
(Break for Regattas and Events)
– 21st November
– 5th December
(Break for Christmas holiday period)
– 6th February
– 13th February
– 20th February
– 27th February
– 13th March
– 27th March

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