The Commodore’s message to all Members for the 2014/2015 Season: For the Love of Sailing!

The Commodore’s message to all Members for the 2014/2015 Season: For the Love of Sailing!

Dear Members and Friends, The forthcoming sailing season promises to be a really exceptional – and what a wonderful start we have had, with our Lipton Challenge Cup Team, skippered by ZV sailor Daniel Agulhas with a  well-known ZV sailor Sieraj Jacobs on the helm earning a hard-fought second place in the country’s most prestigious and competitive regatta! A truly impressive result! Well sailed, Team ZVYC! Roger Hudson and Asenathi Jim are currently competing in the ISAF Olympic qualifying regatta in Santander in Spain and we wish them all the very best! We wish both our members, Peter Hall, the new Chairman of SAS, and Philip Baum, the new President of SAS, all of our support in their endeavors to build and promote the sport of sailing! For the Love of Sailing! Well done for stepping forward and we look forward to some great initiatives from SAS under your leadership and guidance. In preparation for the sailing season ahead I would like to extend a big thank you to the ZVYC staff Joe and Anne for sprucing the club and getting it in ship shape. Also big thanks to Ron and Anna Keytel, the backbone of the club’s administration, for attending to all that paper work and making sure that all the clubs funds are collected – as well as keeping our ship sailing so well and for all the hard work and dedication. Our energised ZVYC committee winter programme has seen an unusually busy time and Craig Leslie has single handedly supervised and built the new trailer park, transformed the old shed into our first rental garage and...
ZVYC News 3 September 2014

ZVYC News 3 September 2014

ZVYC News 3 September 2014 Dear Members and FriendsThis Saturday 6th September our Club will be open for viewing of the Rugby match between SA vs. Aus from 11h45.  The bar will be open and Rochelle’s Tuck-shop will be open serving “kangaroo” burgers & Springbok “boerewors” rolls Opening Cruise Sunday 14th September The only change from the usual tradition will be our “Bring & Braai” to christen our new “braai area” For those who want to take the easy path Rochelle will also be serving meals from the Galley OUR USUAL REQUEST TO ALL MEMBERS TO BRING DOWN A CAKE for the teas OR SUITABLE SNACKS FOR THE REFRESHMEMTS ON THE UPPER DECKS FOR WHEN WE “SPLICE THE MAINBRACE” Website Our new website is up and running and is being populated (www.zvyc.co.za). The new season’s calendar is already on it for those that are eager to see what the new season holds. Printed copies will also be available by the Opening Cruise (Sun 14th Sept). Thanks for your patience while we get it up and running. Junior Training Will most definitely be held again this season on Sundays and registration is on Sunday 7th September from 10h30. Call Anna or Ron at the club if you have any questions. Gate Keeper access control (access to the Club with your cell phone) Many members have registered to be on the system and it is working well. To get on the system you need to have paid your Club’s subs and other fees and have completed the Membership Update form (click here) Please be advised that you no longer have to...