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RPYCRoyal Perth Yacht Club (est. 1841; Australia)
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Raced in the Royal Perth Yacht Club's Foundation 36s in Perth Waters directly in front of the CBD for the first time this year, the Warren Jones is classed as a World Sailing Grade 2 event.
Williams and his team were competing at Royal Perth Yacht Club as part of their preparations for the upcoming Monsoon Cup at Terengganu, Malaysia, which will decide whether Williams will clinch an unprecedented third straight world title in the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) WMRT.
Colin recalled: "He was a member of the Royal Perth Yacht Club and owned a ship called Bedouin that raced against other Australian ships as part of the America's Cup event.
The Cup was a grand joust between two of the world's finest helmsmen, John Bert rand representing Royal Perth Yacht Club with Australia II, Dennis Conner skippering the New York Yacht Club's Liberty.
While it was the Royal Perth Yacht Club that ultimately became the first club outside the elite New York Yacht Club to possess the Cup after Australia II's extraordinary victory at Newport, Rhode Island in 1983, it was the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron (RSYS) that initiated Australia's first interest in a challenge, surprisingly 125 years ago.
Five yachts participated in the cruise: Caprice of Huon (CYCA), Sextant (CYCA), Maamalni (Seattle Yacht Club), Plum Crazy(MHYC), Sue Sea (Royal Perth Yacht Club).
As the only CYCA crew in the event held at the Royal Perth Yacht Club, it was thrilling for Evan and his crew to come back with the Trophy.
The Australian SKUD 18 crew of Brisbane's Dan Fitzgibbon and Rachael Cox (Sailability@ Royal Perth Yacht Club) won the first race on tile final day and finished second in the last race of the series to win the 2008 Paralympic Silver Medal with 18 points.
The "wing keel wonder from Down Under", representing the Royal Perth Yacht Club, had ended the longest winning streak in world sporting history--after 132 years, the New York Yacht Club had lost possession of the ornate silver urn won by the schooner America in 1851.
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Canada's Royal Vancouver Yacht Club began the Cumberland Cup series well, but ended with four points only, followed by Royal London Yacht Club with three, the Club del Mar from Mallorca in Spain with 2.5 and Royal Perth Yacht Club from Western Australia with two points.
The Royal Perth Yacht Club's second representative team, skippered by Brad Sheridan, gave the more highly favoured teams a lesson in match racing, beating the local favourite Evan Walker, sailing for the host club, CYCA, to complete the podium places.
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