27/1/16 : Saturday 30January - RPYC4 + Drones

Saturday 30th January RPYC Club 4 and S80 Association

Mid river start at 13:50. All skippers are asked to make an extra effort to turn out and put on a show for our cameras, as follows.



Filming of S80 Promo Gets Underway this Saturday 30th January


We are very pleased to have the support and direction of Jonny Fullerton of Grand Prix Sailing. Jonny is a respected International sailing journalist and film maker.

In conjunction with Jonny, we have engaged John & Collette Gibbons of Skyworks here to take on-water film and Drone footage of the fleet commencing Saturday afternoon.

[31/1/16 update : Due to weather conditions, filming of the fleet was postponed for another day to be confirmed]


It would be really great if we could get a maximum number of boats out and put on a real show. So please turn up, put on your best smiles for the camera’s and look like you are having fun.


This will be followed in a few day's time with recording of interview footage with a selection of photogenic skippers and crew.



Visiting Dubai Team Set for WA S80 State Championships

Yes, it’s happening! I have received confirmation this morning from Mark Broad of Team Kadaitcha, that he and his crew have booked flights to arrive in Perth from Dubai on February 29th (yes there is a 29th this year) until March 8th.


I will be in touch with some of you direct to provide hospitality, transport, club visits, twilights, etc. while Mark and his team are here.



WA S80 State Championships 5th, 6th & 7th March

After some unfortunate delays the Notice of Race for this event will hit the streets early next week.



Fair winds!


Jeff Crookes


S80 Yacht Association of WA (Inc.)


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