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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ZVYC News 23 February 2017

Dear Members and Friends, Sunsail Club Champs We had a very successful club champs sponsored by Sunsail last weekend! Saturday afternoon, 2 races, had beautiful sailing conditions early afternoon but the clouds and wind in the late afternoon, saw much capsizing. Saturday night entertainment had some members dancing the night away as Jess Deary kept us tapping our toes! Sunday was a bit windy in the afternoon, so we only managed 2 morning races with prize giving at lunch time. A BIG THANK YOU to all our volunteers and our Sponsor, Sunsail!!! For all the results, click HERE. The winner of ZVYC club champs are: Finn Class: Morgan Evans Laser Standard: Alistair Keytel Laser Radial: Kai Leslie Laser 4.7: Patrick Jackson Sonnet: Roger Hudson & Sibu Sizatu Dabchick: Adam Knox Optimist B: Dean Carstens Optimist A: Bryan Carstens The winner of the Sunsail Catamaran Holiday in the Seychelles is Thomas Slater! Well done Thomas! We wish you a wonderful holiday! Please send us some pics for our newsletter! See our Facebook page for more pictures. FOR YOUR DIARY February 24th & 24th: Mykonos Offshore Regatta – Good luck to all members sailing February 25th, Saturday: club house & East lawn hired for a wedding starting at 15h00 February 26th, Sunday: Junior Training and Club Racing (Autumn Series 1) March 5th, Sunday: Bone of Contention. Run/Walk, Cycle, Sail/Row. The club is looking for helpers, mostly to act as marshal’s, mail this & your entry or team asap to Kathryn. March 12th, Sunday: Junior Training and Club Racing (Autumn Series 2) March 17th, Friday: TGIF March 19th, Sunday: Junior Training and... read more

Sunsail Club Champs

Sailors! We are pleased to announce that the Finn class went out in the safety boat yesterday and have declared the Vlei as sailable! We can ask you to please enter today as we have a new results team who are not familiar yet with Sailwave and we would hate to delay the prize giving at all while the results are tabulated. We have had 17 entries already and hoping by the start of the first race to have well over 30! (We also need your names for the Sunsail Club Draw.) Also please remember that Rochelle’s Tuck Shop and Galley will be open both Saturday and Sunday. (Don’t forget to grab your free boerie roll and drink!) Saturday Dinner: Butter Chicken & Rice or Butternut & Lentil Curry and Rice Here are the trophy’s you can win sailing in the Sunsail Club Championships this... read more

ZVYC News 16 February 2017

Dear Members and Friends, We have an action packed weekend coming up. Kicking it all off today with Twilight Sailing from 17h30, the forecast is looking great!. Then on Friday, TGIF! Upper Deck open and meals available, or bring and braai. Our LIVE weather site (Trax) is up and running again, check it out HERE. Saturday, the Sunsail Club Champs start. First race not before 14h30, 2 afternoon races. Saturday entertainment includes: Free Boerie Roll & Drink for all competitors and volunteers; Live Music Upper Deck; Happy Hour; Sunsail Holiday pre-draw Sunday, Junior Training for Novice and Intermediates resumes at 09h00, A & B Fleets will be racing. Sunday will have 4 races, two morning races, not before 10h30, then lunch, followed by 2 afternoon races, then prize giving and the final club draw for the fantastic Sunsail Draw (You must be here!) FOR YOUR DIARY February 17th, Friday: TGIF February 18th & 19th: Sunsail Club Champs February 25th, Saturday: club house hired for a wedding starting at 15h00 February 26th, Sunday: Junior Training and Club Racing (Autumn Series 1) March 5th, Sunday: Bone of Contention. Details to follow OTHER NEWS Special Rates Area (SRA) February Newsletter Read the latest security news here. Matt Ashwell is currently overseas in Spain sailing in the International Palamos Optimist Trophy 16-19 Feb! Read the full article here: optimist.org.za Best Wishes, on behalf of ZVYC, Kathryn &... read more