Jon Sanders – Nine News Perth

World Sailing Great, Jon Sanders

After nearly seventy years at the helm, world sailing great, Jon Sanders is set to leave Perth on his tenth trip around the world. The yachtsman has broken 34 world records at sea but this trip could be the last.

 

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Perie Banou II being put through her paces…

Perie Banou II on a stunning spring day in Perth

Jon, Robin and Vera putting Perie Banou II through her paces on a stunning spring day in Perth yesterday.

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The countdown is on. Only 3 days to go…

Only 3 more sleeps to go before Jon and Perie Banou II head off

Jon and Perie Banou II are soon to depart on their first leg of the record-breaking 10th circumnavigation of the globe. For those of you who would like to farewell Jon – there are two options.

Join us at the RPYC Fremantle Annexe on Saturday 15th October from 7:30am. Jon and his crew will be departing the Annexe at 8:30 sharp.

Or

Why not take your boat out for the start of the 48th Geraldton Classic and the Dirk Hartog Ocean Classic and wish Jon well on his way. Boats will be assembling between North Mole and Hallbank Buoy.

The race starts at 9:30am.

Hope to see you there!

RPYC Annexe. 51 Mews Road, Fremantle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Perie Banou II on the Swan River

Perie Banou II is back on the Swan River

Can you think of a more perfect day for Perie Banou II to go out on her first official sail? She’s looking fantastic!!

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What a difference a few days makes

Bay Marine Maintenance and International Paints

What a difference a few days makes … She’s starting to look like Perie Banou II we all know and love. A big thank you goes to Bay Marine Maintenance and International Paints for turning her back to her bright and sparkly signature blue 🙂

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Perie Banou II is now nearly ready for her undercoat!!

We’re excited!! Perie Banou II is now nearly ready for her undercoat!! Thank you so much to all the Members who have put their hearts and souls, not to mention the hours of hard work into getting her to this point. Look out over the next few weeks for photos of her progress.

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Jon Sanders at RPYC for his 10th Circumnavigation Dinner

Jon Sanders 10th Circumnavigation Dinner

Jon Sanders 10th Circumnavigation Dinner

A fantastic night at RPYC – Thank you to our sponsors and everyone who attended and made it such a successful and special night for Jon Sanders

Thank you to all the wonderful donors. We raise shy of $30k on the evening to help assist with Jon’s voyage.

Check the Gallery Page to see if your face, or someone you know, is in any of the photos.

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A huge thank you to our sponsor Klaus and his team at Superwind for the provision of the Wind Generator

We can’t wait to see it fitted! We’ll post pictures when it is.
If you’d like to find out more about the Superwind – you can visit http://superwind.com

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