ZVYC News 14 September 2017

Dear Members and Friends, THIS WEEKEND We have over 40 participants in the youth camp and today is the last day to register: please find the Indemnity/Entry Form HERE. See our website for more information: http://zvyc.co.za/event/training-camp/ For the training camp kids on Friday night 19h00 we have Olympic Rower, Ursula Grobler, chatting about athletic goals and Saturday night at 20h00 we have 29er World Champion, Alex Burger, being interviewed by Olympian Roger Hudson.  Please remember to pack sleeping & training gear (mattress, pillow, blankets etc also, don’t forget to pack hats, sunblock, sunglasses, wet-suit, warm clothing etc for your child) as the kids are sleeping in the clubhouse. Parents are encouraged to join us before prize giving on Sunday which starts at 14h00 for Novice and 16h00 for advanced. Galley is open from 13h00 for lunch.       FOR YOUR DIARY Fri, Sat & Sun, 15th, 16th & 17th September: Youth Training Camp Sunday, 24th September: National Braai Day, club cruising/bring & braai/ tuck shop open from 09h00 to Noon Monday, 25th September: Public Holiday Sunday, 1st October: Junior Training 09h00, registration from 08h30 NEXT WEEKEND Saturday – Alfred’s Head Regatta has been postponed and will probably take place early in the new year. Further advice in due course. The club house will be closed on Saturday, however, members still have access to grounds and toilets in the alley to the right of the braai area. If you do not have change room keys, please arrange to collect during office hours at R40 a key. Sunday – Heritage Day, or rather, National Braai Day; The clubhouse will be open from 09h00 to 14h00, tuck...

ZVYC News 7 September 2017

Dear Members and Friends, Southern Charter Classic 1 What can we say? Perfect weather makes a perfect event. Everything went off smoothly and it was exciting to see all the activity at the club. Problems were few, check the results HERE. Grateful thanks to Southern Charter for their sponsorship and all the numerous helpers and volunteers for keeping the sailors happy! THIS WEEKEND Bishops Rowing Club is having a family morning at the club on Saturday followed by a private kiddies sailing party in the afternoon. Club office will be open from 10h00 to 13h00. Upper open from 11h30 to 14h30 for rugby: RSA vs Australia. Sunday – there is NO junior training this Sunday. Junior Training will start onSunday 1st October. You can register your child on that day. YACHT RACING: We do have our Spring Series this Sunday (races 1, 2 & 3), first race at 11h30 and 2 races after lunch. Then celebrate Rochelle’s birthday with her at the braai after sailing – Bring & Braai! FOR YOUR DIARY Sunday, 10th September: Spring Series races 1, 2 & 3, 11h30 (No Junior training) Fri, Sat & Sun, 15th, 16th & 17th September: Youth Training Camp Saturday, 23rd September: Alfred Rowing Heads Regatta Sunday, 24th September: National Braai Day, club cruising/bring & braai Monday, 25th September: Public Holiday Sunday, 1st October: Junior Training 09h00 NEXT WEEKEND    Please find the Indemnity/Entry Form HERE. See our website for more information: http://zvyc.co.za/event/training-camp/ OTHER NEWS Team Sailing League Day of fun and thrilling racing as Team Sailing League (TSL) launches in Cape Town. Sailors from across the country will converge on MAC as provincial teams battle it out...

ZVYC News 31 August 2017

Dear Members and Friends, A Fantastic Opening Cruise was held last Sunday in the morning and was well attended by many members. The rowers did their row past in the morning and the sailors at lunch time. The day culminated with the last 2 races of the Frostbite series. Full results HERE. See our Facebook page for pictures! THIS WEEKEND TGIF – Friday, the upper deck will be open from 17h30, iPod music and samoosa’s available or bring & braai. WE STILL NEED VOLUNTEERS for this weekend: Safety Skipper & Crew, Committee Boats, Time Recorders! We are REALLY desperate! Please contact Kathryn at the club 021 705 3373, manager@zvyc.co.za Southern Charter Classic 1 This two day regatta will be held on Saturday and Sunday, so ALL are welcome to come down to the club and see the fun. Competitors are advised to check the website as Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions and Course Card will NOT be handed out at registration but it will be displayed on the Regatta Notice Board. Saturday – 2nd September 2017 8:30 – 10:30            Registration 8:30                           Regatta helpers meeting 10:00                         Skippers briefing 10:30                         Boats leave shore 11:30                          First Race 16:00                         Boats off the water 16:00          ...

ZVYC News 24 August 2017

Dear Members and Friends, THIS WEEKEND Saturday: Alfred’s is hosting Cape Coastal Rowing for a Heads Race at 07h30 followed by a braai at 11h00. The club office will be open from 10h00 to noon should members needs access. Sunday: ZVYC Opening Cruise – Order of Proceedings 08h00 Club & all facilities open 09h00 Rig Boats 09h30 Upper Deck – Croissant’s & Pimm’s Cocktails 09h45 Row Past with Salutes 10h15 Welcome by Commodore & Guest Speaker 11h00 “Breaking of Burgee” followed by opening of Barry Barbour Room with refreshments 12h00 Galley & Upper Deck Open 13h00 Sail Past & Salute 14h00 Frostbite Final followed by prize giving at the braai FOR YOUR DIARY Saturday, 26th August: Alfred’s & Cape Coastal Rowing, Heads Race 07h30; Clubhouse hired for a wedding, 14h30 using East lawn Sunday, 27th August: ZVYC Opening Cruise 09h30; Frostbite Final 14h00 Friday, 1st September: TGIF, Upper Deck open from 17h30 Sat & Sun, 2nd & 3rd September: Southern Charter Classic 1, discounted entries close this coming Monday (28th Aug) Sunday, 10th September: First Junior Training session 09h30 (register from 08h30) Sat & Sun, 16th & 17th September: Youth Training Camp NEXT WEEKEND Southern Charter Classic 1 – ZVYC, 2nd & 3rd September Early entries close on Monday! Get yours in now so you don’t miss out on the savings! Click HERE to enter online. Notice of Race HERE. Registration at the club on Saturday 2nd September from 08h30 to 10h30. First race 11h30. Entries are pouring in… OTHER NEWS Lipton Cup – Team Tiletoria Our ZVYC team finished 6th today and overall are in 7th position after 5 races. Full Results click HERE. We welcome back our teams of junior sailors who...

ZVYC News 17 August 2017

Dear Members and Friends, THIS WEEKEND The Lipton Cup kicks off from Saturday at RCYC. We wish our ZVYC Team Tiletoria all the best! Go Girls!!! Follow them on Facebook Team Tiletoria Alfred’s will be training on Saturday and Sunday and have their committee meeting at the club on Sunday morning. The tuck-shop & clubhouse will be open on Sunday from 09h00 to 14h00. There is no organized sailing this Sunday. The Frostbite Final is next weekend after our Club Opening Cruise. To see the Frostbite results Races 1 – 4, click HERE. NEXT WEEKEND ZVYC OPENING CRUISE – ORDER OF PROCEEDINGS 09h00 Rig Boats 09h30 Upper Deck Croissant’s & Pimm’s Cocktails 09h45 Row Past & Salute 10h15 Welcome by Commodore Guest Speaker 11h00 “Breaking of Burgee” Opening of Barry Barbour Room Tea & Cake 12h00 Galley & Upper Deck Open 13h00 Sail Past & Salute 14h00 Frostbite Final followed by prize giving at the braai FOR YOUR DIARY 18th to 25th August: Lipton Cup at RCYC Saturday, 26th August: Alfred’s is hosting Cape Coastal Rowing for a Heads Race 07h30; Clubhouse hired for a wedding, 14h30 using East lawn Sunday, 27th August: ZVYC Opening Cruise 09h30; Frostbite Final 14h00 Sat & Sun, 2nd & 3rd September: Southern Charter Classic 1 Sat & Sun, 16th & 17th September: Youth Training Camp Sunday, 10th September: First Junior Training session 09h30 (register from 08h30) Southern Charter Classic 1 – ZVYC, 2nd & 3rd September Entries now Open – Click HERE.  The Notice of Race HERE. Registration at the club on Saturday 2nd September from 08h30 to 10h30. First race 11h30. Obiturary Deepest sympathy to Simon, Melanie & family on the tragic loss of...