The annual HMAS Perth Memorial Regatta hosted by Nedlands Yacht Club commemorates the loss of the HMAS Perth during the ferocious Battle of Sunda Strait on March 1 1942. When the HMAS Perth sank there were 681 Australian Servicemen aboard. 352 Australian servicemen perished along with Capt. Hector Waller, DSO, RAN. The rest became POWs. 218 survived to return home to Australia after the war.
The regatta is an open invitational yardstick regatta for off the beach dinghies and catamarans, keelboats, trailable cruisers, sportsboats and multihulls. Racing is divided into 6 divisions based on class performance
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