ZVYC News 23 September 2015

Dear Sailors and Friends, LAST WEEKEND SOUTHERN CHARTER GRAND SLAM : ROUND 1 at ZVYC Wow what a weekend that was, starting right from Friday afternoon at 16h00, it was combined with our once a month TGIF series, I pod music,  rugby opening ceremony and 1st big screen opening game. Also Rochelle’s yummy catering was there to feed us. Regatta number games: 132 entries, 13 different classes, 39 officials/helpers, thank you guys we really appreciate your commitment and giving up of your valuable free time to help to allow the sailors to enjoy themselves. Saturday dawned with bright skies and a medium strength SE wind, frantic last minute registrations and to be on the water by 11h30, starts were on time for the 1st races on both the “Big Boat’ and “Small boat“ fleets With “iffy” weather forecast for Sunday it was decided to stay out there and “bang in the races” on the 1st day. The small boat course (Craig Leslie) managed to get in 4 races whilst the Big boat course (Alister Pedan) struggled to only get in 3 races, 3 black flag disqualifications and numerous general recalls in the highly competitive Laser fleets slow the restart procedures down Back to the shore for your “hunger buster snack” and free bottomless glasses of mohitos and margaritas by Perry and Michele. The “one man band” had the club swinging with lively music. The only disappointment which we did not arrange then happened and it was the rugby, hope blooms internal forever and we look forward to the next games and we are sure we will qualify, the lively...

ZVYC News 8 September 2015

Dear Sailors and Friends, IMPORTANT BOAT PARKING NOTICE The end of September is the deadline for all members to have registered their rowing and sailing craft and trailers for Boat Park Allocations. During the Grand Slam the club office will be making itself available to assist members in this regard and for those who have not yet done so, PLEASE come down to the club and complete your application form and identify your parking bay. During the month of October, boats, trailers, dollies etc which do not reflect the new annual boat park sticker will be moved to temporary storage facility on the club premises where they will be photographed and the pictures will be posted on the notice board and Facebook site for 6 weeks. Thereafter the club will dispose of them to defray cost. Please assist our office staff in our efforts to bring order to the boat park and club grounds which is a benefit to all members. ZVYC Boat Parking Storage and Conditions Craig Leslie VICE COMMODORE ALFRED ROWING CLUB – MASTERS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 10 – 13 September at Hazewinkel, Belgium Dear Martin and Lionel, On behalf of the Alfred Rowing Club I would like to wish you guys all the best and good luck for the Masters World Championships. We are very proud to have you representing us in your double scull and know you will fly our club colors high during this event. Strength to your oars and speed to your boat. Kind regards Gavin Kirk – ARC Club Captain Alex Falcon – North Vaal Provincial Championships Victoria Lake, Germiston Johannesburg Alex ended up third. The wind in...

Southern Charter Grand Slam Series 1 at ZVYC

Are you ready for ZVYC! We’re really excited to have you take part in this year’s Souther Charter Grand Slam Series action! Zeekoe Vlei Yacht Club will be hosting our first event in just over 3 weeks time and wow do they have a cracking event planned for you! ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN! Please follow this link to enter online. Event Info: Date: 19 – 20 September Venue: Zeekoevlei Yacht Club Camping: Free camping at the Club Bart’s Bash: The famous Bart’s Bash will take place on the Sunday. Multihulls: Unfortunately due to the size of the water we can’t accommodate multihulls at ZVYC there is a sister event taking place in False bay that we encourage you to attend! Please go and visit the Southern Charter Sailing website to take a look at the fantastic photographs and to view the...