126TH OPENING DAY
All Members & Guests are welcome to Perth Flying Squadron Yacht Club's 126th Opening Day.
This day represents the Official Opening of the 2023- 2024 Season and is a wonderful day to celebrate our Club with fellow Members.
- 9am - Restaurant Open for Bacon & Egg Rolls for $5ore
- 11am - Restaurant Open for Lunch
- 1pm - Opening Ceremony
- 2pm - Official Sail Past
- 2.30pm - Official Races
Presentations to follow in the Members Lounge
Entry forms for our Races can be found through the link below, in the Office or Members Lounge.
Our Sail Past involves all Sail and Power boats at the Club and consists of going past the Club's Start Box and saluting our Commodore. We also encourage all Members to dress their vessel for this spectacular day - for more information please contact the Office.
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL FOR LUNCH & DINNER!
Discover Keelboat Sailing - Sunday 5 November 2023
Experience keelboat sailing at one of Perth's premier yacht clubs - and best of all, it's free! Perth Flying Squadron invites members of the public to join us on Sunday 5th November to discover the great sport of sailing.
Who is this for?
We generally recommend a minimum age of 12 to participate in Discover Keelboat Sailing events. Younger children will need to be accompanied by a responsible adult. While there is no upper age limit, keelboat sailing does require a basic level of fitness and mobility.
09:00am - Arrive at Perth Flying Squadron Yacht Club; club tour and skipper briefing
10:00am - Depart the dock, sailing experience
11:30am - Return to shore and debrief
Afterwards, feel free to grab some lunch at the Yacht Club and observe the 126th Opening Day festivities.
Australian Sailing Number
To register for this event, you will need to become a member of Australian Sailing by creating an Australian Sailing number. This is a free profile created with Australian Sailing in order to ensure that you are covered by our insurance. There is no cost, and no obligation. Your details will be stored for a short time on our servers, and you may receive marketing emails, from which you can opt out at any time.
To create an Australian Sailing number, click 'Register', scroll down to click 'Sign Up' and follow the steps. You will then be redirected to the event registration page.
What do you need to bring
Keelboat sailing is generally dry, but you may get splashed from time to time, so please come prepared!
Please bring comfortable shoes (runners or deck shoes ideal; no high heels), casual clothes, a light jacket if rain is forecast, hats & sunscreen. We will provide a lifejacket and all required safety equipment.
No experience necessary - your skipper will show you what do do.
Note: We suggest a minimum age of 12 to participate in this activity. If you wish to bring younger children please contact us to confirm - you will need to accompany them on the boat. While there is no upper age limit, keelboat sailing does require a basic level of fitness and mobility. If you are unsure whether this event is suitable for you, or you need special provisions in order to participate, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss.
To register for this event please click the link below.