Bone of Contention – Sunday 5th March 2017

Dear Members and Friends, Notice of Race  For The Bone of Contention – TriSailThon Challenge DATE & TIME: Sunday 5th March 2017 FORMAT: PURSUIT TriSailThon, INDIVIDUAL or TEAM relay 3 LEGS: Run/walk, Cycle, Sail/Row/Paddle START: From 10h30, pursuit start ENTER before Midnight Friday 3rd of March. LATE ENTRIES accepted up to 08h30 on Sunday 5th but will incur a time penalty. Entries will be limited to 50 starters. Enter by e-mailing your entry to manager@zvyc.co.za with the entry form. Entry Form HERE. Read the Notice of Race HERE. Here are the maps for the routes: Run and Cycle Course The club is looking for helpers, mostly to act as marshal’s, mail this & your entry or team asap to...

ZVYC News 23 February 2017

Dear Members and Friends, Sunsail Club Champs We had a very successful club champs sponsored by Sunsail last weekend! Saturday afternoon, 2 races, had beautiful sailing conditions early afternoon but the clouds and wind in the late afternoon, saw much capsizing. Saturday night entertainment had some members dancing the night away as Jess Deary kept us tapping our toes! Sunday was a bit windy in the afternoon, so we only managed 2 morning races with prize giving at lunch time. A BIG THANK YOU to all our volunteers and our Sponsor, Sunsail!!! For all the results, click HERE. The winner of ZVYC club champs are: Finn Class: Morgan Evans Laser Standard: Alistair Keytel Laser Radial: Kai Leslie Laser 4.7: Patrick Jackson Sonnet: Roger Hudson & Sibu Sizatu Dabchick: Adam Knox Optimist B: Dean Carstens Optimist A: Bryan Carstens The winner of the Sunsail Catamaran Holiday in the Seychelles is Thomas Slater! Well done Thomas! We wish you a wonderful holiday! Please send us some pics for our newsletter! See our Facebook page for more pictures. FOR YOUR DIARY February 24th & 24th: Mykonos Offshore Regatta – Good luck to all members sailing February 25th, Saturday: club house & East lawn hired for a wedding starting at 15h00 February 26th, Sunday: Junior Training and Club Racing (Autumn Series 1) March 5th, Sunday: Bone of Contention. Run/Walk, Cycle, Sail/Row. The club is looking for helpers, mostly to act as marshal’s, mail this & your entry or team asap to Kathryn. March 12th, Sunday: Junior Training and Club Racing (Autumn Series 2) March 17th, Friday: TGIF March 19th, Sunday: Junior Training and...

Sunsail Club Champs

Sailors! We are pleased to announce that the Finn class went out in the safety boat yesterday and have declared the Vlei as sailable! We can ask you to please enter today as we have a new results team who are not familiar yet with Sailwave and we would hate to delay the prize giving at all while the results are tabulated. We have had 17 entries already and hoping by the start of the first race to have well over 30! (We also need your names for the Sunsail Club Draw.) Also please remember that Rochelle’s Tuck Shop and Galley will be open both Saturday and Sunday. (Don’t forget to grab your free boerie roll and drink!) Saturday Dinner: Butter Chicken & Rice or Butternut & Lentil Curry and Rice Here are the trophy’s you can win sailing in the Sunsail Club Championships this...

ZVYC News 16 February 2017

Dear Members and Friends, We have an action packed weekend coming up. Kicking it all off today with Twilight Sailing from 17h30, the forecast is looking great!. Then on Friday, TGIF! Upper Deck open and meals available, or bring and braai. Our LIVE weather site (Trax) is up and running again, check it out HERE. Saturday, the Sunsail Club Champs start. First race not before 14h30, 2 afternoon races. Saturday entertainment includes: Free Boerie Roll & Drink for all competitors and volunteers; Live Music Upper Deck; Happy Hour; Sunsail Holiday pre-draw Sunday, Junior Training for Novice and Intermediates resumes at 09h00, A & B Fleets will be racing. Sunday will have 4 races, two morning races, not before 10h30, then lunch, followed by 2 afternoon races, then prize giving and the final club draw for the fantastic Sunsail Draw (You must be here!) FOR YOUR DIARY February 17th, Friday: TGIF February 18th & 19th: Sunsail Club Champs February 25th, Saturday: club house hired for a wedding starting at 15h00 February 26th, Sunday: Junior Training and Club Racing (Autumn Series 1) March 5th, Sunday: Bone of Contention. Details to follow OTHER NEWS Special Rates Area (SRA) February Newsletter Read the latest security news here. Matt Ashwell is currently overseas in Spain sailing in the International Palamos Optimist Trophy 16-19 Feb! Read the full article here: optimist.org.za Best Wishes, on behalf of ZVYC, Kathryn &...

ZVYC News 9 February 2017

Dear Members and Friends, Twilight Sailing Tonight – see the forecast here: www.windguru.cz Upper Deck open from 17h00 with snax available. If too windy come to ZVYC, why not go to RCYC where international juror Ewan Mcwan will be giving a talk on the new WS racing rules effective 1 January 2017. Southern Charter Classic at HYC Well done to our members!!! And a big thank you to all our volunteers who helped with bridge and safety boats. Dabchicks – 3rd, Max Hall Finn – 1st Morgan Evans; 2nd Constantin Hatzilambros Oppie A – 1st Matt Ashwell; 2nd Alex Falcon; 3rd Tristan Tomlinson Oppie B – 1st Oscar Duys; 2nd Dean Carstens; 3rd Elisa Falcon Open 2 – 2nd on 420, Jennifer Burger & Leanne Wheeler Laser 4.7 – 2nd Elsje Dijkstra Laser Radial – 1st Kai Leslie; 2nd Sarah Jane Deary; 3rd Cullen Keytel Laser Std – 1st Alistair Keytel; 3rd Lance Burger Sonnet – 1st Roger Hudson & Sabata Gayeka THIS WEEKEND Junior Training resumes at 09h00 this weekend as well as club racing from 10h30 and Parent Open Sailing day on club 420’s! NEXT WEEKEND Sunsail Club Champs – 18 & 19 February ZVYC Club Champs is next weekend! Enter by emailing the office –manager@zvyc.co.za. Please remember to include your class and sail number with your entry. Free Entry! Friday night: TGIF Saturday: 2 races from 14h30 Sunday: 4 races (2 morning and 2 afternoon) Saturday night Upper Deck: grab your hunger buster and drink after sailing, live music (our own Jess Deary), happy hour from 18h00 and the first Sunsail draw at 18h30. Prize Giving and...