Royal Perth Yacht Club
|Royal Perth Yacht Club|
|Location||Australia II Drive
Crawley, Western Australia
The "Perth Yacht and Boat Club" in 1880 was able to build a jetty at the foot of William Street in Perth Water. Perth Yacht Club received the Royal Charter in 1890. The club shifted to Crawley in 1953 when the William Street site became unusable. 
This club staged the unsuccessful 1987 America's Cup defence at Fremantle following the 1983 victory at Newport, USA, of Australia II—ending the New York Yacht Club's 132-year domination of the event. The entrance road that the RPYC is on was commemoratively renamed 'Australia II Drive'.
- Riseley, Helen. (1999) Royal Perth Yacht Club. Maritime Heritage Association Journal, Vol. 10, no. 3, (Sept. 1999), p. 12-16
- Seabrook, Jack M.(1987) Royal Perth Yacht Club history Early days (West Perth, W.A.), Vol. 9, Pt. 5 (1987), p.79-
- Details from text of description to records collection in Battye Library
- The RPYC Annex - Developed for Ocean-based Facility for the America's Cup - Fishing Boat Harbour Trailitem 5
- Uren, Malcolm (1966) Sails on the Swan : The History of the Royal Perth Yacht Club, 1865-1965. Perth : Royal Perth Yacht Club.
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