ZVYC News 14 December 2016

Dear Members and Friends, We had a great Friday evening TGIF and the Rivertones reggae band had us all dancing to many of the golden oldies! With over 60 people, we thank the active water sport members, not more than 15, who made the special effort of attending and our Vleibours for their support. We also thank Mark Thompson for his kind contribution of 3 bottles of Captain Morgan rum which was enjoyed by all who were present! This is our last newsletter for 2016 and we wish you all a happy festive season and safe travels. We had a bumper year and are looking forward to an even better 2017! Youth Nationals – For latest results and information click HERE. Yesterday, the club was alive with an international film production crew filming in front of the club house and off the jetty for a car commercial with their attendant safety crew. The shoot wrapped up after 21h00. THIS WEEKEND There is no organized sailing on Sunday. The club staff will not be here, but the manager will be in attendance from 09h00 to 14h00, tuck shop is open for light meals. FOR YOUR DIARY December 16th, Friday: Club house closed. Public Holiday December 17th, Saturday: Club house hired for a wedding starting at 14h00 using the East Lawn for their ceremony December 20th, Tuesday: Club house hired for a members private function, all day December 24th to January 9th: Club house closed for the festive season, members access through the gate, please make sure your mobile number is on our system January 15th, Sunday: Junior training registration 09h30 Best...

ZVYC News 8 December 2016

Dear Members and Friends, Well done to our members who partook in the Southern Charter Classic 2 at TSC last weekend! For full results click HERE. For photo’s click HERE. Oppie A Fleet: 1st Matt Ashwell, 2nd Alex Falcon Oppie B Fleet: 2nd Thomas Slater, 3rd Elisa Falcon Laser Radial: 1st Kai Leslie, 3rd Cullen Keytel, 4th Sarah-Jane Deary Finn Fleet: 1st Paul Wilcox And well done to Oscar Baum and Roger Hudson for winning the RaceAheadSupercharge Sonnet race! THIS WEEKEND MEMBERS YEAR END GET TOGETHER – FRIDAY 9 DECEMBER Calling ALL members and Vleibours: Before leaving for your holiday destination, come to the club tomorrow from 17h00 and enjoy a festive evening with fellow members catching up on all the old news for the previous 12 months! We had a bumper season and what better way to end it off than with friends & family, great music and dancing. Please bring a plate of eats or nibbles to share, and Rochelle will also have some Prego Rolls, Butternut Rotis, Mini Veg Quiche and Samoosa’s for sale. Please bring at least a R50 donation for the amazing band (The Rivertones) we have lined up from 19h00! Kids under 18 free. Come dressed to the theme and win a prize for best dressed and best couple! The weather is looking great for a Friday early evening sail: SSE 12 knots! There is no organized sailing on Sunday. The club staff will not be here, but the manager will be in attendance from 09h00 to 14h00, tuck shop is open for light meals. FOR YOUR DIARY December 9th, Friday: Members Annual Get Together gathering before you...

ZVYC News 1 December 2016

Dear Members and Friends, The North Sails Regatta was well supported with over 50 boats on the water, from 7 year old’s to 70 year old’s! The club had a great vibe from early morning to late evening. Thank you Rick Nankin and your North Sails team (it was good to see all the old dinghy sailors from North Sails back at the club) for the great prizes and for sponsoring this great day! See our Facebook page for photo’s and results!  We would like to thank our volunteers for their help on Safety and Committe boats, without you, this regatta would not have been possible: Barbi Rickard, Piet Groenhof, Margarethe Schaefer, Lenore Holliday, Tony Diekmann, Rob Slater, Keith Hill, Stu Penney and Chris Deary! Thank you! Pre-Nationals Youth Training Thank you to Peter Hall for arranging this great week (Monday to Thursday) of pre-Nationals youth training. We had Roger Hudson and Asenathi Jim on board as well as Claire Walker and Josh Selig coaching alongside, as the juniors were racing in the channel with winds in excess of 25 knots for all 4 days. Results and pictures to date are on our Facebook page. A big thanks to North Sails for the prizes. Twilight Thursday Sailing There will be no organised sailing this evening as most boats are loaded up and headed to TSC. This has been a great seriers here at the club and we will resume the Twilight series from Thursday 19th January 2017. THIS WEEKEND Safe travels to our members who are sailing at The Southern Charter Classic at TSC this weekend! Good luck and...