LEARN TO SAIL
Zeekoevlei Yacht Club offers a number of different options for people to learn to sail.
JUNIOR SAIL TRAINING
Calling all children aged 8 to 16 years. Join us every Sunday morning from 09h00 to learn to sail.
January – April
September – end November / early December
Children are taught on Optimists and children from about the age of 15 learn to sail on Dabchicks.
ZVYC has a number of Optimist dinghies for children to hire – no need to have your own!
For membership information, please click HERE.
Zeekoevlei has produced quite a number of world class yachtsmen, many of whom started out sailing Optimists, and have represented South Africa in international regattas; like Optimist Worlds, Youth Worlds & Olympics.
Come and be a part of this wonderful sailing family – the benefits are endless!
Download the Junior Training Calendar:
YOUTH, ADULT or FAMILY SAIL TRAINING
Dinghy classes sailed at Zeekoevlei Yacht Club:
OPTIMIST: Single person Junior trainer and racer for
children aged 8 – 15
DABCHICK: Exciting single or double handed South African design junior class for ages 12 – 18
LASER: Olympic class dinghy with variable rigs (mast & sail) for youth or adults
SONNET: A South African design, 2-person boat suitable for entry level and serious competitors
420: An exciting double handed dinghy with trapeze and spinnaker
29’er: Hi-tech, Hi-speed skiff for 2 people with trapeze and spinnaker
FINN: A single handed Olympic class
EXTRA: A versatile family cruiser or a hi-tech Single-handed racing boat.
MIRROR: Family cruising or double handed racing boat with a spinnaker
Club Members may hire boats from the club. Please enquire at the office.