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Diggers Cup 2022

After a 2 year Covid-19 enforced hiatus, a newly filled Jackadder Lake saw us holding the Anzac Day Diggers Cup once more. With an apparent growing reluctance to follow tradition with swapping boats between skippers, the event was held as a regular regatta and we will work on devising a way to bring back novelty to the event for the future.

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Can You Just Imagine?

Just a little bit of history from the local press, back in 1831 Jackadder Lake had a previous name - can you guess?

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Perth Hosts First IOM Event at Jackadder

It was the first regional IOM event since the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions and as expected Jackadder was a challenge!

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Howie Wins A Class Eric Fisher

After being delayed by a week a small fleet of the elegant A Class yachts hit the water at Jackadder in a light WNW breeze.

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Eric Fisher A Class Trophy - Postponed

With the absence of wind anticipated for the scheduled sailing of the 2020 Eric Fisher A Class Trophy regatta it was decided to re-schedule this event until 14 June 2020.

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Introducing Bruce's Banter

Each week we are blessed with Bruce's magnificent art of using word play, opinions, exaggeration, irony, sarcasm, and other comedic themes to deliver the news of what to expect in the coming week of radio sailing!

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Bink Frayne Memorial

This year, Perth Radio Sailing Club relocated the annual Bink Frayne Memorial A Class regatta to Austin Lakes in South Yunderup. Unfortunately, we could not be reasonably confident that our home lake at Jackadder would be covered in weed. This was the fourth running of the event following Bink’s passing.

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Sean Wallis takes out the WA IOM State Championship

The weekend of December 1 and 2 was the date for the WA IOM State Championship. The regatta was held this year in the lovely seaside town of Albany, which is a 4 and a half hour drive south of Perth. The locals were looking forward to welcoming the visitors and a great turn-out was evident.

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A Class Club Championship heat 8 17/11/2018

Winds from the NW -W -W SW as the day progressed.  The light winds suited the two Venoms who we hard to beat. Thanks to PRO Rosco Bennett and Boatman Bruce Robins, who kept the day rolling despite some very difficult and frustrating conditions.

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2018 WA Ten Rater State Championship

Austin Lakes was the venue for the 2018 Western Australian Ten Rater Championships held on 27 October 2018. The lake is still the best radio sailing venue we have in WA and it turned on a beauty today. The sun was shining, the wind blowing, the water level was high and it was crystal clear…. all was well in the world.

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Latest Results

Jun 23, 2022
IOM Club Racing Thur 230622
Results added on Jun 26, 2022
Jun 23, 2022
DF95 Club Racing Champ Ht 4 Thu 230622
Results added on Jun 25, 2022
Jun 16, 2022
DF 95 PRSC Club Race THU 160622
Results added on Jun 17, 2022