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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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ZVYC News 22 June 2017

Dear Members and Friends, It’s the third test, Bokke vs France, held in Gauteng; the Upper Deck will be open from 16h30, fire lit, and we will be serving drinks and bar snacks. OTHER NEWS Trailers: It has come to our attention that another trailer is missing from our boat park. The boat park is not the place to store trailers. We have a lock-up secure trailer park behind the oppies. Members are asked that when they bring their boat trailers to the club that they should make arrangements with the office to have their trailers locked away. Vlei Weir Blocks: We are pleased to announce that the blocks are being put in position tomorrow. Hopefully the Vlei will start filling soon thereafter. 35th America’s Cup TV Viewing: It is not on TV in South Africa but many of the websites are giving the daily race results. At this stage Emirates Team NZ is leading Oracle Team USA 4-1 Our Congratulations to: Bruce Keen, 2nd Place in the Musto World Championships held recently Natal Provincial Championships, last weekend: Laser Standard – 1st, Alistair Keytel. Laser Radial – 1st, Sarah-Jane Deary; Kai Leslie, 2nd Lipton Cup – 18th to 25th August Team Tiletoria have been nominated to represent the club for this year’s Lipton Cup at RCYC. The team members are: Heidi Burger, Nicola Burger, Nina Pienaar, Gail Wheeler and Robyn Patrick. FOR YOUR DIARY Saturday, 8th July: Club house hired for a wedding, 15h00 Saturday, 15th July: Club house hired for a wedding, time TBC Saturday, 22nd July: Provisional – Sonnet AGM, Upper Deck Saturday, 29th July: Club house hired for a wedding,... read more

ZVYC News 25 May 2017

Dear Members and Friends, Administration We are hard at work preparing the invoices and statements for the increases passed at the recent AGM for dispatch early next week. We are offering an “early bird” settlement discount of 3% on amounts due to the Club in respect of subscriptions and boat parking, by end of June. Payments from 1 July to Opening Cruise (6th August) will remain at full rate. Please pay as soon possible. A Maintenance Book has been set up outside the Manager’s Office, any Items which you feel we should be attended to regarding the club or grounds please write them in the book and I am sure we will get around to them as soon as we can. FBNR (False Bay Nature Reserve) are planning on putting the weir gates back in on the 15th June, should we have enough rain! Members & Friends – put on your gumboots and let’s do some rain dancing! Keep reading the newsletter for these updates… Boat Parks – please come down to the club and check that your boats are secure and your covers are in place before the winter storms come. Alfred Rowing Celebration Dinner Alfred’s are hosting a 3 course dinner (and farewell to Nigel and Bernadette Brown, long time members at ARC) on Wednesday 7th June, from 19h00, at the club. Tickets on sale now and please rsvp (lizday@mweb.co.za) by Monday 29th May. Click HERE for the invitation and SnapScan Payment Code. OTHER NEWS 2017 Jack Cheetham & Letsema Sports Award Murray & Roberts, in partnership with the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC), is please to... read more

ZVYC News 19 May 2017

Dear Members and Friends, Meet our new Committee members for 2017/2018: From Left: Rear Commodore Rowing, Martin Vanlierde. Rear Commodore Sailing, Morgan Evans. ZVSC & Development, Marco Tobin. Juniors, Karen Slater. Vice Commodore, Felix Scheder-Bieschin. Commodore, Craig Leslie. House & Grounds, Theo Stock. President, Rick Nankin. Treasurer, Gavin Ashwell. Vice President, Mark Thompson. Absent: Rescue Representative, Robert Slater. FOR YOUR DIARY June 7th, Wednesday: Alfred Rowing Celebration Dinner, arrangements are being made and details to follow. Please click HERE for the invitation and SnapScan Payment Code. OTHER NEWS Sailing Programme SAS are busy finalizing their calendar and we hope to send details out soon. Just note that our Opening Cruise is scheduled for Sunday 6th August 2017 and Southern Charter Classic 1 over the weekend of 2nd & 3rd September 2017. Drought crisis: Level 4 water restrictions enforced!!! The City’s Mayoral Committee has recommended that Council adopt Level 4 water restrictions which would ban all use of municipal water for outside and non-essential use. If approved, it will come into effects from 1 June 2017. Read more HERE Best Wishes,  on behalf of ZVYC, Kathryn &... read more