City of Melville

South of Perth Yacht Club, Applecross


Summary
  • A yacht club set in spacious grounds that has a large clubhouse with bars and function rooms overlooking the river
  • Jetty 5 has a manual hoist and sling to transfer people with physical disabilities onto a boat
  • Two male accessible toilets
  • Three accessible parking bays
Location (View Map)
Canning Beach Road, Applecross, WA 6153 Australia (Coffee Point)
Opening Hours
  • Office hours
  • Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
  • Saturday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Telephone
08 9364 5844

Closest accessible parking

  • Three accessible bays provided on level bitumen.
    One bay is close to the clubhouse.
    Jetties 6 and 7 each have an accessible bay close to the entrance.
    All bays are 2.3 metres wide with a 'no standing' zone adjacent, 5.4 metres long and have ground markings.
  • Vehicle access from: Canning Beach Road
  • Pedestrian access: Level access from all bays to the facilities.
Bay next to Club House Bays next to jetties
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External access and entrance
  • Wide level access across the carpark to the Clubhouse.
  • Two covered entrances each with two sets of double doors. One provides access to the Ballroom and the other to the Yachtsmans Bar.
  • Doors are 72cm wide with one door held open, heavy to open and slow to close.
Entrance door leading to the Yachtsmans Bar
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Internal area
  • Entrance doors enter into a spacious carpeted foyer leading to the Yachtsmans Bar and a wide paved corridor leading to the Ballroom.
  • The Club House has wide access to and between all facilities on the ground floor.
  • Foyer stairs lead to an upstairs function room, The Ward Room. Stairs have handrails on both sides.
Stairs to upstairs function room
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Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • Large clear signage throughout.
Jetty access
  • Jetty 6 and 7 have accessible parking bays.
  • Jetty 7 has level access to a ramp, with handrails on both sides leading to a wide wooden jetty with no kerbs.
  • Jetty 5, that provides a hoist and sling is accessed down a sloped boat ramp directly onto the jetty, 2 metres wide with a kerb on each edge.
Equipment for people with disabilities
  • Jetty 5 has a hoist that can provide access for people with physical disabilities onto a boat.
  • The hoist type is an 'Access C-Crane'. Technical information and photographs can be viewed at www.accesssailing.com
  • The hoist has a manual winch and a sling that hooks onto the hoist with loops. The weight capacity is 120kgs.
Manual hoist operated by a winch Sling Access to Jetty 5
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Toilet: South of Perth Yacht Club Male Accessible Toilet

  • Gender: Male
  • Availability: Open
  • Customer use only: Yes
  • Description: This accessible toilet is in the male toilet block and is used by people visiting the Ballroom, Archies Bar, the Yachtsmans Bar and Quarter Deck Bar.
  • Signage: Identified as male toilets.
  • External access: Off a wide corridor that also leads to the Ballroom and Archies Bar.
  • Main entrance: An 81cm wide door with a D handle that is heavy to open and slow to close. Enters into a spacious communal area of the male toilets.
  • Toilet door: An 86cm wide door with no handle and a large lock. Light to open with no self closing mechanism.
  • Pan height: 46cm
  • Handrails: Yes
  • Basin height: 81cm
  • Lighting: Lights are on at all times.
Male toilet door Toilet cubicle door Toilet pan Basin Toilet diagram
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Toilet: Centre Board Clubhouse Toilet

  • Gender: Male
  • Availability: Open
  • Customer use only: Yes
  • Signage: Identified as male toilets.
  • External access: Across lawn and paving from the outside areas of the Yacht Club or via the rear door and accross the paved area from inside the Centre Board Clubhouse.
  • Main entrance: An 81cm wide door, held open, with a 5.5cm lip into a wide communal toilet area
  • Toilet door: An 83cm wide door with no handle and a large lock. The door is light to open and has no self closing mechanism.
  • Pan height: 45cm
  • Handrails: Yes
  • Basin height: 78cm
  • Lighting: Lighting is on at all times.
External toilet door Toilet pan Basin Toilet diagram
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Rooms

Yachtsmans and Quarter Deck Bars
Yachtsmans Bar is a carpeted spacious bar and the covered, paved Quarter Deck Bar is directly outside, overlooking the river, through wide doors held open. The alfresco area is spacious with level access to a grassed area.
The bar is high, tables are 75cm high with 71cm knee clearance. Chairs have armrests.
Seating in the Quarter Deck Bar Seating in the Yachtsmans Bar
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Ballroom
Access off a wide corridor though double doors, 75cm wide with one door open.
Spacious and carpeted with a dance wooden dance floor. 
Table set up depends on the function.
Tables are 73cm high with 71cm knee clearance. Seats do not have armrests.
Ballroom seating
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Archies Bar
A shaded outside bar accessed from the wide corridor leading to the Ballroom and toilets.
The door to the outside is 75cm wide with a D handle, heavy to open and slow to close.
Seating is on grass.
An outdoor barbeque is 86cm high and there is a high bar.
Tables are 67cm high with 63cm knee clearance. Seats have armrests.
Archies Bar barbeques Bar Seating for Archies Bar
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Centre Board Club House
A separate building on the opposite side of the parking area to the Yacht Club used for training.
Acccessed through two 75cm wide double doors held open into spacious room with wooden floor.
Doors to an covered, outside paved area and toilets is through a 75cm wide domestic sliding door with a 6cm lip.
Clubhouse entrance Inside clubhouse Door to outside Outside seating
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Information collected by: City of Melville

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.