ZVYC News 24 May 2018

Dear Members and Friends, Subscription payments are coming in, thank you! We are busy dealing with all queries and will revert to you in due course. The Vlei is filling up with all the wonderful rains and a bumper season is coming up! The Sailing / Rowing Calendar is almost complete for the upcoming season and is in final checks. Keep an eye on the website and newsletters to follow. FOR YOUR DIARY Saturday, 26th May: Club house hired for a wedding, 16h00 Sunday, 27th May: Office open from 09h00 to 13h00 Saturday, 9th June:  Club house hired for a wedding, 11h00 Saturday, 16th June: Youth Day Saturday, 23rd June: Club house hired for a wedding, 18h30 OTHER NEWS The Friends of Zeekoevlei & Rondevlei AGM FoZR are holding their AGM at Rondevlei tearoom on Thursday 31st May 2018 at 18h30. All welcome. For more, click HERE… Finally, our casual employee Freddy, who helped the Club on Sundays (particually with the boat launching) tragically had his life taken on Monday. Freddy was well liked and respected by members and Vlei residents. He is suvived by his wife Bonisiwe, and a young daughter, Thulelani. We are asking for any small donations or secound hand clothing for the family to give to his brother Brian to help take Freddy back home. Please contact the office should you be able to help. manager@zvyc.co.za   Best wishes, on behalf of ZVYC, Kathryn &...

ZVYC News 17 May 2018

Dear Members and Friends, The Club has been alive the past couple of weeks and great energy has been flowing in and out of the grounds!  Alfred’s kicked off the new season with their AGM which was held on Sunday 6th May. A warm welcome to Alfred’s new Committee for the upcoming season: Commodore – Martin Vanlierde Club Captain – Iris Henkel Treasurer & Assistant Captain – Lionel De Nicola Training – Duncan Hagar Boat Master – Richard Moolenschot Assistant Boat Master – Dane Cherry Membership & Communication – Liesl Jobson Coastal Liaison – Tommy Brummer Secretary – Liz Day ZVYC held their AGM on Thursday 10th May with a wonderful turnout of members and a quorum was reached. Welcome to the Committee for the upcoming season: President – Rick Nankin Vice President – Mark Thompson Commodore – Craig Leslie Vice Commodore – Felix Scheder-Bieschin Rear Commodore Rowing – Martin Vanlierde Rear Commodore Sailing – Millicent Keen Treasurer – Gavin Ashwell House & Grounds – Tommy Brummer Safety – Robert Slater Juniors – Martin Duys Development & ZVSC – Marvin Sampson We are still on the hunt for a club Entertainment Representative.. Please forward any suggestions/nominations to the office: manager@zvyc.co.za Karen Slater, our Waterside Manager, held a Learn To Sail program at the club over a duration of 2 weeks and had 6 newbies all from Islamia Primary sailing in Home Bay on Optimists by day one! Thank you to SA Sailing for affording us the opportunity participate in this LEARN TO SAIL within SCHOOLS PROJECT (a funding Grant by the Department of Sports).     Mother’s Day was a...

ZVYC Annual Report with Attachment

Dear Members, The Flag Officers of ZVYC held a meeting yesterday to discuss the budget proposed by the club Treasurer for the season 2018/2019, as well as to approve the Financials, and have agreed to the proposed subscriptions; as per attached Annual Report; to meet with the budget. This proposal will be put forward at the Annual General Meeting on Thursday night for approval as well at the attached Bishops Shed proposal. Due to unforeseen circumstances, these documents are regretably late. ANNUAL REPORT & SUBSCRIPTIONS Bishops_Shed_2018_Proposal.pdf   Kathryn Hartley Club...

ZVYC News 7 May 2018

Dear Members and Friends, Please be reminded of the Annual General Meeting this coming Thursday at the club. We are awaiting the final proposal of 2018/2019 subs and they will follow along with the proposed Bishops shed drawings prior to the AGM. Pre-drinks on the Upper Deck from 19h00, meeting to commence at 19h30 in the Main Hall followed by Tea, Coffee and Biscuits. Please make every effort to attend. FOR YOUR DIARY Thursday, 10th May: ZVYC Annual General Meeting, 19h30 Main Hall Sunday, 13th May:   Mother’s Day at ZVYC – Please book today! Saturday, 26th May: Club house hired for a wedding, 16h00 Saturday, 9th June:  Club house hired for a wedding, 11h00 YOUTH NEWS 2018 Youth Sailing Worlds Championships – 14-22 July 2018 We would like to also congratulate Sarah-Jane Deary,along with Cullen, on both being selected to sail in theLaser Radial Class in Texas, Corpus Christi in July! Asenathi Jim will be coaching. ZVYC is behind you ALL the way! The Optimist Selections event was run in conjunction with the KZN Provinsionals held at Richards Bay. The conditions varied with something for everyone and Western Cape sailors did fantastically – well done! KZN Provincials 1st Matt Ashwell 2nd Keagan Nel 3rd Chiara Fruet We are always scouting for good 2nd hand Optimists for our growing fleet, if you know of any for sale, please let us know so that we can share with our Oppie sailors. The SA Sailing Youth Nationals will be held in the Northern Region at Stilbaai Yacht Club on the Vaal 15th -19th December 2018 ALFRED’S ROWING NEWS The highlight of the year has undoubtedly been the National Championships last weekend, with the standout performance being Richard...

ZVYC Final Notice & Committee Reports for Annual General Meeting

Dear Members, Please find the Committee Annual Reports on this link: 2018_Committee_Reports Notice is hereby given that the Eighty-sixth Annual General Meeting of the Zeekoe Vlei Yacht Club will be held in the Clubhouse at Zeekoevlei on May 10th, 2018. Pre-Drinks on the upper deck from 19h00 with the meeting to follow at 19h30.   Agenda To confirm the minutes of the eighty-fifth Annual General Meeting held on Thursday, 15th May 2017 (posted on Club’s Notice Board) To submit and if approved, adopt the audited accounts (currently at the Auditors) for the year ending 28 February 2018, (not to be circulated electronically but will be available at the meeting or on request by members). To submit and if approved, adopt the Annual Reports for the season ending 30th April 2018. To consider and if approved by a two-thirds majority, increase the subscriptions. To elect a President, Vice-President, Patron-in-Chief and Patrons as well as Honorary Life members, if any. To elect Flag Officers, Chairmen of Sub-Committees, additional members of the General Committee. Presentation of the H.A. van Hoogstraten trophy for dedicated and outstanding service to the club. General a)  Changes to the Constitution for the NPO Status; and voting rights for Master in Charge and Head of the Parent Body for Schools that have a permanent presence at ZVYC b)  Presentation of drawings for the new Bishops Rowing Shed on Bene Bibi and approval thereof for development NOTE: The Minutes referred to in Item 1 are posted on the official Notice Board in the Clubhouse. Nominations for Item 6 (Committee) may  be handed to the Secretary forthwith, bearing in mind Clause 10 and Clause 11 of the constitution Only those Members as specified...