ZVYC News 28 January 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends, Port Owen River Race Well Done to our ZVYC Team! For the results follow this link: PORR RESULTS Last weekend was the first of our Junior Training lessons, with many new young sailors, a terrific turn out for this coming term! Summer Series Rnd 1 Results: Finn Class: 1st Finn 535 – Marco Tobin 2nd Finn 577 – Morgan Evans 3rd Finn 584 – Mark Thompson Laser Class: 1st Laser 64140 – Thomas Baumgartl 2nd Laser 160136 – Neil Armitage 3rd Laser 160103 – Who are you? THIS WEEKEND Sunday, 31st January Junior training to resume at 09h30 and Summer Series Round 2, start time 11h00. FOR YOUR DIARY January 29th, Friday: Alfred Rowing Club having a social at Upper Deck Bar from 18h30 January 30th, Saturday: Club house hired for a wedding starting at 17h00 January 31st, Sunday: Summer Series, Round 2 and Junior Training February 6th, Saturday: Club house hired for a wedding starting at 15h00 February 7th, Sunday: No Junior Training and Club Senior Boats Cruising February 6th & 7th: Southern Charter Grand Slam Series Rnd 3 – HYC February 12th, Friday: TGIF series 18h00 and the first of club cash draw February 13th & 14th, Sat & Sunday: Sunsail Club Champs & Sunsail Cruise Draw, you must be there to claim your prize OTHER NEWS Southern Charter Grand Slam Round 3 to be held at Hermanus Yacht Club Saturday 6th February and Sunday 7th February 2016. See the website for more information: southern-charter-grand-slam-3-hermanus-yacht-club/ T.G.I.F. Friday 12th February 2016 Come on down to ZVYC for our second TGIF! Bring & Braai after your sail (fires will be...

ZVYC News 21 January 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends, Open Day/Boat Show/Junior Registration – Sunday 17th January 2016 This was a very successful day at ZVYC and we signed up new Juniors for training as well as a few senior & family members!    THIS WEEKEND Friday 23rd January – the Upper Deck Bar will be open from 18h00! Sunday 24th January Junior Training kicks off this Sunday at 09h00 and the first of our Summer Series Sailing (Rnd 1) begins at 10h30! Don’t forget that each race completed at ZVYC in the series, means your name goes into the Sunsail/Mooring Draw which takes place at our Club Champs in February! If that isn’t enough inspiration to get you to the club? FOR YOUR DIARY January 24th, Sunday: Summer Series, Round 1 and Junior Training January 30th, Saturday: Club house hired for a wedding starting at 17h00 January 31st, Sunday: Summer Series, Round 2 and Junior Training February 6th, Saturday: Club house hired for a wedding starting at 15h00 February 7th, Sunday: No Junior Training and Club Senior Boats Cruising February 6th & 7th: Southern Charter Grand Slam Series Rnd 3 – HYC February 12th, Friday: TGIF series 18h00 and the first of club cash draw February 13th & 14th, Sat & Sunday: Sunsail Club Champs & Sunsail Cruise Draw, you must be there to claim your prize OTHER NEWS Port Owen River Race – 23rd & 24th January. Our 3 Pico’s have already been chartered out to compete for this weekend! Follow this link for more information: PO_River_Race_Entry_Form_2016 470 Class Open African Championships, Cape Town from 11 – 17 January 2016 First 4 places held by ZVYC members! Results are...

Correction & Update, 15 January 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends, Obituaries Alistair Peden: the memorial service will be held at HOUT BAY Yacht Club next Wednesday at 14h00 for those that may want to attend. 470 Class Open African Championships,Cape Town from 11 – 17 January 2016 RSA sailors are doing well lying in the first 4 places! The Regatta is being sailed in tough conditions with winds over 25 knots. Follow this link to the official website for live coverage and latest results: 2016africans.470.org TGIF – Tonight, Friday 15th January 2016 Upper Deck Bar open from 18h00 and Bring & Braai! Sunday Galley Breakfast and Lunch prepared by Rochelle’s Kitchen Breakfast from 09h00 to 11h00: Croissant w Creamy Scrambled Eggs and Smoked Salmon 2 Fried Eggs & Bacon w Toast & Jam ~~ Lunch from 13h00: Stuffed chicken Breasts w Sweet Potato Wedges Beef Wraps w Salad Creamy Mushroom & Blue Cheese Pasta Bake Best wishes, on behalf of ZVYC, Anna, Kathryn &...

ZVYC News 14 January 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends, Obituaries It is sadness we report of some recent passing on of some of our members: Don Ainslie, after a long illness, passed away last week. The Ainslie family who are long time supporters of the Club, particularly through the days of junior training with their 3 sons who all became excellent sailors. Don was also part of the Des Seinni Veteran crew, rowing every Sunday morning early in spate of the weather year in and year out. Condolences and sympathy to the extended family. Alistair Peden, a Finn sailor and often a Race officer at major Cape events, who passed away suddenly at his favorite Club, Saldanha Bay. A memorial service will be held at Hout Bay Yacht Club next Wednesday at 14h00. THIS WEEKEND T.G.I.F. – Friday 15th January 2016 At our previous very successful TGIF, on the 4th December 2015, to discuss the end of the year, all agreed to have another to chat about the holidays. Well that day has arrived and it is going to happen this coming Friday! Upper Deck Open from 18h00, bring & braai (fires will be lit), and perhaps go for a sail? Open Day/Boat Show/Junior Registration – Sunday 17th January 2016 Come on down to the club for a great day out! See some of SA’s Top Dinghies and speak with professional sailors! Galley, Tuck Shop, Upper Deck Bar all open! Big Screen TV’s, Games for the kids and go for a sail with our members! See you on Sunday – Free Entry! FOR YOUR DIARY  January 15th, Friday: TGIF series 18h00 – Come down and Sail, and join us for a Bring & Braai! January...

ZVYC News 8 January 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends, From ZVYC we wish you a very happy and prosperous 2016! We are opening the new year with our annual open day, boat show and junior registrations. Come on down to the club, bring your family and friends and enjoy a day out with us at ZVYC on Sunday, 17th January 2016 from 09h00! FOR YOUR DIARY January 15th, Friday: TGIF series 18h00 – Come down and Sail, and join us for a Bring & Braai! January 16th, Saturday: Braai/Pool area hired for a member’s kiddie party from 10h00 to 16h00 January 17th, Sunday: Open Day and Dinghy Boat Show. All Welcome! Protea Cricket action on our club TV’s, Upper Deck Bar Open January 24th, Sunday: Summer Series, Round 1 January 30th, Saturday: Club house hired for a wedding starting at 17h00 January 31st, Sunday: Summer Series, Round 2 February 6th, Saturday: Club house hired for a wedding starting at 15h00 February 12th, Friday: TGIF series 18h00 February 13th & 14th, Sat & Sunday: Sunsail Club Champs & Sunsail Cruise Draw, you must be there to claim your prize SunSail/Moorings Draw – a week of sailing anywhere in the world on a Catamaran! (For each race you sail in at any ZVYC Series, your name goes into the draw to win this wonderful prize). OTHER NEWS Port Owen River Race – 23rd & 24th January, follow this link for more information: PO_River_Race_Entry_Form_2016 Southern Charter Grand Slam Round 3 to be held at Hermanus Yacht Club Saturday 6th February and Sunday 7th February 2016. See the website for more information: southern-charter-grand-slam-3-hermanus-yacht-club/ Southern Charter Grand Slam Round 4 (SAS Provincial Championship) to be held at Saldanha Bay...