Zeekoe Vlei Yacht Club

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ZVYC provides training programs for multiple ages and levels – the most popular being the junior courses. To find out more about these programs please contact us.

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  • Upcoming Events

    1. Frostbite Series 1

      July 22 @ 11:00 - 16:00
    2. Frostbite Series 2

      July 29 @ 11:00 - 16:00
    3. ZVYC Class Series Regatta – Laser

      August 5 @ 10:30 - 17:00
    4. ZVYC OPEN DAY & Inter-Class Potjiekos Competition

      August 9
    5. Frostbite Series 3

      August 12 @ 11:00 - 17:00

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ZVYC News 1 June 2018

Dear Members and Friends, June is here and the pouring rain last night has filled the Vlei up!!! Here is to a super 2018/2019 season!  Winter maintenance is “hotting” up and we are tidying up boat parks, storage sheds and fine tuning the safety boat engines (& updating COF’s) for the new season. There is a new storage system in the Opti shed for the masts, and the club Pico’s and 420 rigging will also be stored in their own shed behind the kitchen. Brian has arrived safely in Zimb and on behalf of Brian, we’d like to thank ALL of those members and Vleibours who helped with funding of Freddy’s repatriation. FOR YOUR DIARY   The club house will not be open every Sunday for the June and July. Should you need anything from the office, please contact us during the week so we may assist you. Saturday, 9th June:  Club house hired for a wedding, 11h00 Saturday, 16th June: Youth Day Sunday, 17th June: Rowing Club Meeting, 10h00, Upper Deck Saturday, 23rd June: Club house hired for a wedding, 18h30   OTHER NEWS The Finn World Masters was sailed in El Balis, Spain 18 – 25 May with first start on the 21st.  There were 341 entries; four of whom were from SA: Greg Davis RCYC/ZVYC – GGM, Philip Baum ZVYC – GGM, Arend Van Wamelen Pretoria Sailing Club – GM, Gerd Bohnsack  FYC – SL.   The first day of racing was to start on 21 May. The day’s forecast was not great, but a light wind came through late morning and the fleet was sent out on the water. Whilst launching the breeze looked promising but it... read more

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 &... read more

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... read more