ZVYC News 25 August 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends, FOR YOUR DIARY August 28th, Sunday: Junior Registration from 09h00 & Winter Series Rnd 2 September 4th, Sunday: Opening Cruise from 09h00 (Bring a Friend) September 9th, 10th, 11th: Oppie, Laser and 29er Youth Camp at ZVYC September 16th, Friday: TGIF, 18h00 – Bring & Braai or Light Meals in the bar September 17th & 18th: Southern Charter Classic Series Rnd 1 – Open Regatta September 24th, Saturday: Clubhouse hired for private function September 25th, Sunday: Junior Training First Lesson & Spring Series, Round 1 LAST WEEKEND Winter Series Round 1 3 Finn’s braved the gusting NW and rain! Morgan Evans, Marco Tobin and Constantin Hatzilambros! A few capsizes, but all three came off the water, smiling, and were welcomed back to shore with Old Brown Sherry and a meal from the galley! Well Done guys! Let’s have more sailors join them this weekend! Light weather has been forecast.   THIS WEEKEND Calling All Juniors! Registration is THIS Sunday 28th August 2016 from 09h00! ZVYC has an exciting NEW junior training program! Meet the coaches for the season as well as the Commodore and Committee. Junior Training will start on Sunday, 25th September 2016 at 09h00. Junior Training Camp – 9th to 11th September Please download the entry/indemnity form here: Jnr_Training_Camp_Indemnity_Sep2016.pdf Two posters are attached, the one includes high performance training which is an extra night and an extra meal for the bigger boats and the Optimist A&B Fleets; the second poster is for only Saturday night for the novice and beginner sailors.   OTHER NEWS ZVYC Opening Cruise – Sunday 4th September 2016 @ 09h00 Calling ALL members!...
ZVYC Opening Cruise, Sunday 4 September 2016

ZVYC Opening Cruise, Sunday 4 September 2016

The Commodore & Flag Officers of Zeekoevlei Yacht Club & Alfred Rowing Club Cordially invite All Members to the OPENING CRUISE September 4th, 2016 at 09h00 The Order of the day is as follows: 09h00 – Arrive at Club and rig your boats “Bring Friends” sailing in Sonnets & other club boats               (tea & cake served & Pimm’s Table) Members: Please bring a plate of eats/cake/biscuits 09h45 – Row past & Rowing Commodore salute 10h00 – Naming & Launching of Lotto sponsored Safety Boats 10h15 – Welcome by Commodore Mark Thompson SAS President Philip Baum address Guest Speaker Greg Bertish 10h45 – “Breaking” of the Club Burgee Sail past & Commodore salute 11h00 – Start All class Buoy Handicap Race Upper Deck Bar Open 13h00 – Fun Prizes, Upper Deck 13h30 – Lunches available from Galley (on sale) 14h30 – Upper Deck Happy Hour RSVP: 021-7053373 / manager@zvyc.co.za –...

ZVYC News 19 August 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends, FOR YOUR DIARY August 21st, Sunday: Winter Series Rnd 1 from 10h00 August 28th, Sunday: Junior Registration from 09h00 & Winter Series Rnd 2 September 4th, Sunday: Opening Cruise from 09h00 (Bring a Friend) September 10th, 11th & 12th: Oppie, Laser and 29er Youth Camp at ZVYC September 16th, Friday: TGIF, 18h00 – Bring & Braai or Light Meals in the bar September 17th & 18th: Southern Charter Classic, Spring Open Regatta September 24th, Saturday: Clubhouse hired for private function September 25th, Sunday: Spring Series, Round 1 KZN Grand Slam Well done to our members (Laser Radial: Kai Leslie- winner & Elsje Dijkstra) who took part in the Kwazulu Natal Grand Slam in Durban. THIS WEEKEND Winter Series Round 1 – Sunday 21 August 2016 from 10h30 Come and sail in the first of our Winter Series this coming Sunday. The Vlei is full See www.trax.co.za/zeekoevlei for LIVE weather on the day, or see www.windguru.cz/ for weather predictions. Tuck shop will be open 09h00 to 12h00. UCTYC Frostbite Regatta: This is for Extra’s and Sonnet’s only. Starting time is 10h00 this Saturday at UCTYC. We take this opportunity of mentioning to all UCT members are welcome to sail in all our events scheduled for Sunday’s from 10h00. OTHER NEWS Calling All Juniors! Registration is on Sunday 28th August 2016 from 09h00! ZVYC has an exciting NEW junior training program! Meet the coaches for the season as well as the Commodore and Committee. SAS Level 3 Coaches Course A very successful course was held over a 4 day period at our club which was praised for the facilities by Lucy de Freitas of...

ZVYC News 11 August 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends, Funeral Notices: The Funeral Service for Biddy Jackson will take place on Friday, 12th August at 15h00 at St Patricks Catholic Church Mowbray and The Funeral Service for Pam Campbell will take place on Saturday, 13th August at 15h30 at the Methodist Church Bergvliet THIS WEEKEND Members, the tuckshop will be open this coming Saturday and Sunday from 09h00 to 12h00. Come and enjoy a breakfast and coffee. Free wifi – ask in office for the password. FOR YOUR DIARY August 11th – 14th: SAS Instructors Developers Course, Upper Deck 09h00 – 17h00 August 28th, Sunday: Junior Registration from 09h00 September 4th, Sunday: Opening Cruise from 09h00 September 11th & 12th: Oppie, Laser and 29er Youth Camp at ZVYC September 17th & 18th: ZVYC Spring Open Regatta OTHER NEWS Calling All Juniors! Registration is on Sunday 28th August 2016 from 09h00! ZVYC has an exciting NEW junior training program! Meet the coaches for the season as well as the Commodore and Committee. ZVYC Opening Cruise – Sunday 4th September 2016 @ 09h00 Calling ALL members! Diarize Sunday 4th September 2016! Come down to the club for a spectacular Opening Cruise! BRING A FRIEND OR TWO! Bring the Family! We will have an action packed day starting with The Commodore’s Welcome and Guest Speaker Greg Bertish (thelittleoptimist). After lunch, there will be a fun sailing race and guests can partake in the sailing on our club boats. Open Boat Parking Members, please take care of your boats and rigging. If you see any suspicious behavior, please contact the office! Best Wishes, on behalf of ZVYC, Kathryn &...

Pam Campbell and Biddy Jackson

Dear Sailors and Friends, It is with deep sadness that we learnt of the passing of two of our prominent members this past weekend. Pam Campbell, a previous Commodore (our first lady Commodore) was a dedicated Sonnet sailor and a live wire Entertainment Officer during her time, with a flair for getting things done. Condolences to Donald, her husband, and her children Cameron Bruce and Joanne Reed and their families. Biddy Jackson, a Honoury Life member, was one of the original “Vlei’tes” and mother to Judy Alison & Carol King, passed away at the grand age of 92. Our sincere condolences to her family. on behalf of ZVYC, Ron &...