159th Sailing Season Opening Day

Join us for the 159th Sailing Season Opening Day at Royal Perth Yacht Club!

Saturday 14th October 2023
Celebrations begin from 10am

Commodore Janet Hornbuckle and Royal Perth Yacht Club invite you to the Catalina Bar Alfresco Area at RPYC Crawley to celebrate the opening of the 159th Sailing Season! 

As custom, we kick off our Saturday Summer Series on this day too! Racing open to class divisions; Division 1, S97, BW8, Farr 9.2, S80, Division 2 and Division 3. Not only are we involving Keelboats but Powerboats and our Off the Beach Section too! 

We love to see as ,any of you out there as possible! Why not dress up the boat! Impress us with dressing up yourself and your boat in whatever theme of your choice. 

Not only do we have our on-water racing scheduled, but also a range of fun lawn activities too! The Catalina Bar will be open for all your food and beverage needs. 

We look forward to seeing you at our official 2023 159th Sailing Season Opening Day! 

For more information, contact Reception on 9389 1555 or email receptionoperations@rpyc.com.au



On-Water Activities

Sail Past and Sailing Instructions …Available Now

Member Boats Register HERE for Opening Day 

Visiting Boats Register HERE for Opening Day

Saturday Summer Series – more information  


Off-Water Activities

Essential Information and Order of Events


Scheduled Order of Events

10:00AM –  Catalina Bar opens

11:00AM – Lunch available for order at the Catalina Bar

12:45PM – Catalina Bar closes

1:00PM – Official Opening Ceremony commences

1:30PM – Catalina Bar reopens

2:00PM – Sail Past Commences

5:00PM – Party begins!

2023 - 159th Opening Day