Zeekoe Vlei Yacht Club

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ZVYC provides training programs for multiple ages and levels – the most popular being the junior courses. To find out more about these programs please contact us.

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Southern Charter Classic Series 1 – Volunteers

ZVYC would like to thank the following Volunteers at our Southern Charter Classic Series, Round 1 at ZVYC over the weekend of the 17th & 18th September 2016: Bengwela Committee Boat: Doug & Judy Alison, Dick Holmes, Mascha Ainslie, Christo Rust & Bea Evans Lotto Finish Committee Boat: Ron Keytel, Anna Tomlinson, Andy Long, Libby Robertson, Christo-Louis Rust, Stew Penny & Wendy Deary Proton Committee Boat: Craig Leslie, Johan Kock, Yolanda Kock, Leonor Holliday, Piet Groenhof and Gavin Ashwell Safety Boats: Chris Deary, Joost van der Ploeg, Gavin Long, Rob Foreman, Mark Booth, David MacKinnon, Paul Tyler, Andre Wolheim, Karen & Rob Slater, Gavin Ashwell, Tony Strutt, Johan Kock and Henning Kock Alfredo – Photography: Adrian Craigan & Alex Thompson Results: Cheryl Thorburn & Mary-Anne Sharwood Club House & Grounds: Annie Hendriks, Joe Wolmarans & Brian Bvumavaranda First Aid: Yolanda Kock Prize Giving: Sebastian Thompson & Amy Oosterbaan If we have missed anyone, please let the office know! We had a fantastic regatta and it would not have been possible without ALL OF YOU! A sincere THANK YOU from our Commodore Mark Thompson, The Committee, Club Staff and ALL sailors who took... read more

ZVYC News 14 September 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends, This is a last minute call to anybody that can assist (training will be given) on our Bridge Boats (3x) and our Safety Boats (8x) this weekend at our Southern Charter Classic Series. Certified Skippers will be provided where necessary and you will only be required to assist in support. Time is of the essence so will you please contact me, the manager at Zeekoevlei Yacht Club: manager@zvyc.co.za – 021 705 3373 Fax: 086 2080 473 – Mobile: 076 033 7661 Your help is REALLY appreciated. Kathryn THIS WEEKEND Southern Charter Classic Series 1 Bring your boats to the club on Friday 16th September and enjoy a much needed TGIF! Upper deck bar open with light meals, as well as bring and braai – fires will be lit! Click the link to register online: southernchartersailing.com The website includes all information and will only include these 3 regatta’s; ZVYC, TSC and HYC. Free camping will be allowed at ZVYC. Bart’s Bash will be sailed on Sunday morning, registration is at the Southern Charter Classic Series. The race will commence at 09h00. http://www.bartsbash.com/ SailPro Adult Sail Training at ZVYC starting Sunday 18th September from noon Adults wanting to learn how to sail, why not join SailPro here at ZVYC starting this Sunday! Please contact Dani Jarvis dani@sailpro.org.za Members pay R2000, Non Members R2700 through to December. Choose 6 out of 7 lessons to suit your diary! LAST WEEKEND Youth High Performance Training Weekend The Training Camp started off with a BANG! Kids came from far and wide – as far as Durban. We had hectic winds on Saturday which was great for the... read more

Southern Charter Classic Series & Sunday Afternoon Sailing

Dear Members and Sailors, HAVE YOU ENTERED FOR THE SOUTHERN CHARTER CLASSIC SERIES??? Early Entries close tonight at midnight. For the full program and to enter ONLINE, click the link: southernchartersailing.com/zvyc ZVYC are STILL looking for volunteers on Safety Boats and Committee Boats. Please contact the office should you be able to assist. Sunday Afternoon Sailing – Promotional Draft We have had the Opening Cruse & first race of the season & what fantastic weather we had for this, as well as a very well attended Youth High Performance Training Camp, but the first true club sailing is only scheduled for Sunday 25 September! Last year we had little to no afternoon sailing, the club was dead after 2pm, the socializing just wasn’t there! Well, Rick Nankin & Doug Alison would like your support to change this! Let’s get back some great afternoon sailing with some socializing, one of the best ways to improve your sailing is to talk to & learn from other sailors. Many sailors do other things in the morning, church, cycling, running etc. We are committed to having a well-run separate afternoon series. We need more sailors, we would like our friends back, let’s invite those sailors we haven’t seen at ZVYC for a while to join us! Contact Doug doug@easymotion.co.za or Rick rick.nankin@northsails.com if you have any ideas you would like to contribute. ZYVC use to produce the majority of SA’s top sailors & we would like to see us there again so the plan so far is:- Good prestigious racing – longer courses mixed with some short courses Regularity – Sundays start at 14h30, off... read more