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Latest Press Releases

Recent press releases on radio sailing from Post May 11 and Sunday Times May 5 2024

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Diggers Cup & Plate 2024

The original format of skippers swapping boats for every race returned to Jackadder but using DF95s instead of the original IOM boats. All participants seemed to enjoy the convivial atmosphere and the challenge of racing a differently tuned boat, proving once more that skipper's skill is more important than boat tuning. This fact is even more pronounced given all boats are identical, unlike the IOMs where different hull designs could be construed as providing the difference in boat performance.

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2023 Xmas Presentation Luncheon

An impressive turnout with some new faces, old jokes, surprise winners, great food and overall good company

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2023 IOM State Championships

November 11th and 12th saw a field of 16 boats split into two fleets using HMS due to fluky wind conditions at Champion Lakes. Greg Torpy wins ahead of Sean Wallis and Adam Viney.

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DF95 State Championships 2023

Three PRSC members competed in the 2023 DF95 State Championships with Justin McAullay achieving a very credible 4th position, Bruce Quail and Bruce Robins coming in 9th and 10th respectively out of a total field of 18. The event was won by Nick Jerwood of Wanderers

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Sailing 101

What causes a yacht to 'fall over' in the water? Loss of keel bulb perhaps? Something more sinister?

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Inaugural Brent Field Memorial event deemed a huge success

With an outstanding turnout on the day of 15 IOMs and 13 DF95s the day was a huge testament to how well thought of Brent was in this and other clubs, a valuable member who is sorely missed. Brent was innovative, always willing to assist or offer advise to those willing to learn and although he was the Club Champion in 2022, he was more interested in having fun and socialising than the competitive side of sailing.

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Perth Classic 2023 - A Story of Weather Gods v Sailors

Dual fleets of IOMs and DF95s battled the weather gods to fit in a day of tricky racing for the 14th running of the Perth Classic. Presuming the adverse weather predictions for the day kept most visitors away but those that attended enjoyed the convivial atmosphere whilst providing great spectator entertainment.

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Perth Classic rescheduled to Sunday July 30th

A revised format for the Perth Classic now incorporates both IOM and DF95 classes  Enter here

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Proof the Pot of Gold is at Jackadder!

A few shots of the DF95 and IOM fleets sailing under the double rainbow

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Latest Results

Jun 13, 2024
DF95 Club Racing (HCP)080623
Results added on Jun 13, 2024
Jun 08, 2024
DF95 Club Racing (SCR)080624
Results added on Jun 08, 2024
Jun 08, 2024
IOM Club Racing (SCR)080624
Results added on Jun 08, 2024

Coming Events

Jun 13, 2024
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Jackadder Lake, Woodlands, WA
Jul 07, 2024
2024 WA IOM Perth Classic
Jackadder Lake, Woodlands, WA
Jul 14, 2024
2024 WA DF95 Perth Classic
Jackadder Lake, Woodlands, WA