Dear Sailors, Rowers and Friends,

THIS WEEKEND

T.G.I.F.
Come sail after a long week at work, then enjoy some time out with fellow members in the upper deck. Light meals available, iPod music and Extreme Sailing on Big Screen TV.

 

 

Alfred Rowing Club
Good luck to the squad heading to the Knysna Regatta this weekend!
Safe Travels!

 

Junior Training to resume as normal this weekend for the Novice and Intermediate fleets. Also Spring Series Rnd 3, SailPro Adult Sail Trainingand the special Sunday Afternoon Racing! The forecast is looking great which is similar to last weekend which was thoroughly enjoyed.

African Optimists
Currently our Matt Ashwell is lying 2nd overall after 9 races. Chiara Fruet is 14th and Tristan Tomlinson at 29th. The fleet is 47 Optimists. For detailed results click HERE.

2 MATT ASHWELL  RSA  1425    boy    2.0   1.0   6.0   3.0   9.0   10.0   (19.0)   6.0   1.0   57.0   38.0

FOR YOUR DIARY

October 14th, Friday: TGIF – Upper Deck from 17h30
October 16th, Sunday: Junior Training, Spring Series Rnd3, SailPro Adult Training & Afternoon Racing
October 21st – 23rd: Bishops Sailing Weekend
October 22nd, Saturday: Clubhouse hired for a function starting at 14h00
October 23rd, Sunday: Junior Training, Spring Series Rnd4 & Afternoon Racing
October 25th, Tuesday: SRA (Peninsula Security) AGM at 20h00 in the clubhouse
October 29th, Saturday: Kiddies Sailing Party from 15h00 using the braai/pool area
November 27th, Sunday: North Sails Regatta Day, start making arrangements now so that you can attend this important event

LAST WEEKEND

Quiver Outdoor Gear sponsored regatta

This 4 race regatta day with over 30 entries was enjoyed by our members and visitors alike.

We were able to break for lunch and the afternoon 2 races also form part of our Sunday Afternoon Racing.

See our Facebook page for pictures of the day!

Many thanks to Kevin Gaynor of Quiver for his support and lovely prizes!
We will see you back next season!

OTHER NEWS

Cullen Keytel – Laser 4.7 National Champion 2016
Cullen has written an article on his sailing experience from Optimist to Laser 4.7 and is now our National Champion! Well done Cullen on your achievement as well as a wonderful inspiring article! Read it HERE.

Chest Freezer
We are needing a double or two single Chest Freezer’s for the club (thank you Nicki Stock for the previous freezer). Members, please donate your old one if you have no more use for it! Any pots and pans for the kitchen are welcome too!

Membership
John (our Saturday Clubhouse helper) has started phoning around to chase outstanding subs. Subs were payable by the date of the opening cruise, or that membership category would be considered a defaulter. Defaulting is obviously not an option we would like to pursue so please make arrangements to settle your outstanding subs. The payment plan option is still in operation, please contact the office.

Worcester Yacht Club Request
Dear Club Member, I am on the Worcester Yacht Club committee with ‘Sailing’ as my portfolio, and it is my mission to renew interest and encourage more Sailing at our club. We desperately are in need of any sailing vessels to use for training purposes. Topaz, Hobies etc, old and new – I’m more than happy to do repairs if needed. If you know of anyone who would be willing to donate such a craft to our club, please would you contact me urgently.
Thank you and kind regards
Jasper Hewitt, WYC – Sailing
jasper@bushwakka.co.za, 0827737544

Abandoned Boats
If any of these are your boats, PLEASE come and claim it now before we dispose of them. We have been advertising these boats numerous times and they have not been claimed. Notices were posted on the club notice board as well as in newsletters and on our website. This is the final call to members to come an identify your boats!

Best Wishes,
on behalf of ZVYC,
Kathryn & Ron