Club Timeline

Our club has a rich history and you can see how it unfolded with our timeline of events.

2017

152nd AGM – Mark Hansen elected as Commodore

Dr Janet Hornbuckle – is the first woman to be elected to the Rank of Captain Sail

Club Member Barry Johnson awarded Official of the Year at WA Sailing Awards

50th Anniversary of the longest serving Associate Member Sylvia Foulks – presented on Internation Women’s Day

Club Member Sylvia Foulkes inducted as the first Associate Member to attain 50 year Status

RPYC 153rd Opening Day Regatta

Club Member Mathew Wearn won the Australian National Laser Championship

2016

Colin Harrison and Russell Boarden wing Gold in Paralympic Sailing in Rio

151st AGM

Blue Water Medal “Without Date” Awarded to Jon Sanders by the Cruising Club of America

Jon Sanders departs Carnarvon for his 10th Circumnavigation of the Globe

60th Anniversary of the birth of the Pelican Trainer at RPYC

RPYC 152nd Opening Day Regatta

The new Rescue/ Start Boat ORPYC launched on Opening Day

30th Anniversary of the Opening of the RPYC Fremantle Annexe

Club Member Alan Tough awarded OAM

The Club Knocker White Snooker Tournrment resumes after a 17 year break

2015

Club Member Jon Readhead awarded Honorary Life Membership to RPYC at 2015 AGM

Royal Perth Yacht Club’s 150th Sesquentenial Annual General Meeting

60th Anniversary of the production of the 1st Newsletter

RPYC Sesquicentenial Grand Ball was held at Government House Perth

150th Anniversary Albany Race and the Anzac Commemorative Ocean Race

RPYC Sesquincentenial Heritage Display held at the West Australian State Library

50th Anniversary of the birth of the Pelican Trainer

RPYC 151st Opening Day Regatta

The Sesquicentenary Cup Regatta was won byAndrew Hosen sailing Siroco

Club Member Harmon McAullay won the Australian National Laser Championship (Radial Silver Fleet)

Club Member Mathew Wearn won the Australian National Laser Championship (Std Fleet)

2014

AGM

Club Member Graeme Martin gained 1st place in the Hansa Australian National Championships

Club Member Grantham Kitto gained 1st place in the Etchell State Championships

Club Member Kylie Forth inducted into the 2014 West Australian Women’s Hall of Fame

Club Member Graeme Martin gained 1st Place in the Hansa Liberty State Championships

RPYC History – “Sailing on the Swan” launched December 2014

150th Opening Day Regatta

Club Member Mathew Wearn gained 1st place in the Australian Laser Open Champiomships

2013

At the 148th AGM, Club Member Graham White awarded Honorary Life Membership

“Mercedes” R3 turns 100 years old

60th Anniversary of the Opening of the RPYC Club House Crawley

149th Opening Day Regatta

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