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November 28, 2021

Consistency Race 3 for Keelboats

A shortened course was necessary to get the yachts home in the third consistency race when the breeze dropped out.

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November 21, 2021

Marmion Reef Race

The thirty knot westerly nearly blasted yachts off course however Seachange recovered to win.

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November 15, 2021

Keelboats Consistency Race 2

Sophia finished behind Whispering Jack however was first ahead of Perle and Bad Habits.

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November 8, 2021

Fremantle and Return Ocean Races

Whispering Jack went one, two, Lithium went fastest as did Covert Operation with first and second.

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October 31, 2021

North Coast Series Updated and Underway

In a departure from previous practice, division one and two started together and put on a show.

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October 24, 2021

First Consistency Race Season 2021/22

After a week of strong winds and rain, crews were eager to embrace the glorious weather and race.

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October 18, 2021

Discover Sailing Day Lures Many

Despite a grey cloudy morning three hundred “discoverers” turned out to try sailing or paddling at HYC.

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October 12, 2021

Opening Day Success

Whispering Jack was fastest but Sophia won the Commodore’s Cup in division one on Opening Day.

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September 6, 2021

Keelboats Final Winter Race

Bad Habits held off fast-finishing Mulberry to record another win in the final race of the winter series.

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August 22, 2021

Keelboats Winter Series Race 6

Whispering Jack sailed through the fleet for first and fastest in division one, Mulberry second.

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August 15, 2021

Winter Race 1 Re-sail August 15

Dolphins came to play with Whispering Jack as she set fastest time but couldn’t catch Mulberry.

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August 9, 2021

Winter Race 5 2021

Blustery conditions took its toll with one yacht losing her mast mid-race.

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July 12, 2021

Racing At Last

It was goldilocks weather for the third winter race for the keelboats despite the forecast of the storm to come.

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May 23, 2021

Keel Presentation Dinner 2021

Covert Operation is Club Champion for the third time in five years on a gala night of celebration.

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April 19, 2021

Ladies Skippers’ Race

Ladies who had been on the HYC Women’s State Keelboat Championship team cleaned up in the Ladies Skippers Race.

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April 12, 2021

Mindarie and Return Ocean Races

The threat of cyclone Seroja didn’t prevent seventeen yachts tackling the HYC to Mindarie and Return Races.

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March 26, 2021

Women’s State Keelboat Championships

Our 2021 HYC WSKC team are very proud to have achieved the best result to date.

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March 21, 2021

North Coast Series Final Showdown

Ocean Reef were expected to win in the light conditions but no-one told division two that story.

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March 14, 2021

Rottnest and Return Ocean Races

Lithium the metal is explosive when placed in water; Lithium the yacht reacted similarly in the return race.

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March 7, 2021

Man Overboard-Consistency Race 7

La Premiere has thrown down the gauntlet to the division one yachts with an emphatic first and fastest win.

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February 21, 2021

North Coast Series Day 4

The deckchairs went overboard as Neil Harrison stamped his authority on Day 4 of NCS with 3 fastest times.

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February 14, 2021

Consistency Race 6

With a shortened course and a dying breeze, you had to be home early to get a place on the podium.

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February 1, 2021

Pot of Gold and Dash for Cash

Indian sets fastest time in the around Rottnest Pot of Gold but Lithium takes one of the pots.

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January 27, 2021

Australia Day Cup

Members had a spring in their step when they learnt Rob Sweet had been awarded an OAM.

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January 27, 2021

North Coast Series Day 3

Ocean Reef Sea Sports Club took the honours on Day 3 of the NCS on Sunday 24/01/2021

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January 18, 2021

Consistency Race 5

Strong easterly winds kept the spinnakers in the bag, except for a couple of yachts.

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January 13, 2021

Fairway Ocean Race

It was a classic duel between two of the Club’s premier division one yachts with 9 seconds in it at the finish.

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December 14, 2020

Chris Grant Memorial Race

Former Commodore Chris Grant was honoured with the sailing of the memorial race Sunday December 13th.

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December 7, 2020

North Coast Series Day 2

HYC extended their lead to twenty six points after day two of the North Coast Series.

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December 7, 2020

Women’s State Keelboat Championships

Fourth place didn’t do justice to the gutsy and much improved performance by the women from HYC.

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