ZVYC News 14 July 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends,

Junior Registration
Parents and Juniors, the Junior registration for our new term is on Sunday 28th August 2016 from 09h00 at the club. We have a new program lined up for all the fleets!
Our Opening Cruise will be held on Sunday 4th September and Juniors are encouraged to “bring a friend” as lots of fun is going to be had! We have a special guest speaker, Greg Bertish, who recently sailed an Optimist from Cape Town to Langebaan! Check out his Facebook Page: thelittleoptimist
The Junior Training Sleepover Camp will be held over the weekend of the 10th & 11th September, this is for Optimist, Dabchick and Laser.

THIS WEEKEND

The clubhouse will be closed from 15h30 on Friday for the weekend! Please make arrangements with the office should you have any requirements.

FOR YOUR DIARY

July 24th, Sunday: Christmas in July!
July 29th, Friday: Upper Deck open from 18h00: Hezron Chetty will be playing.
Tickets R100 and limited to 50. Details to follow!
August 7th, Sunday: Galley open for lunch
August 11th – 14th: SAS Instructors Developers Course, Upper Deck 09h00 – 17h00
August 28th, Sunday: Junior Registration 10h00
September 4th, Sunday: Opening Cruise 09h00
September 10th & 11th: Junior Training Sleepover Weekend (Oppie, Dabbie & Laser)
September 17th & 18th: Spring Open Regatta

OTHER NEWS

Lipton Cup Challenge
Message from Heidi Burger and Team ZVYC: “So after a broken mast and a broken gooseneck, we managed to pull through yesterday and achieve an 9th! Thank goodness for the postponement due to no wind, because we had to weigh in all over again thanks to our new mast. Somehow we lost 20kg by putting in a new mast, so an extra 20kg of lead needed to be found to get the boat to the right weight! All in all, we made it out to the racing in time. We had an awesome race with perfect gybes, perfect tacks and a whoo at every good spinnaker drop! Thanks to Coach Taariq Jacobs for pulling through like he always does by setting up our rig beautifully. Shoutout to Ricky Robinson for helping us out.”
For the Results from Day 1, 2 & 3 click here: Race_03_Lipton_2016
The TracTrac website is live: Follow the racing blow by blow! tractrac.com

SAS Instructors Developers Course 11-14 August 2016
SAS is excited to be offering SAS Sailing Instructors the opportunity to become SAS Regional Instructor Developers. Full details and requirements are included in the attached invite document.  Space is limited so get your application in for consideration soon!
Invite
Registration_form
Please spread the word to anyone you may know who you think may be interested in applying or be a perfect candidate to keep the SAS National Training Schemes Learn to Sail Program and mentor and guide other Instructors into the program in your region.
Kind Regards
LUCY DE FREITAS

Christmas In July
Rochelle’s Kitchen will be open for Christmas in July on Sunday the 24th July 2016 from 13h00.
Please book directly with Rochelle rochellepascucci@gmail.com or 0723487223. Menu as follows:


Roast Gammon, Roast Chicken, Roast Potatoes and Seasonal Veg
Trifle or Brandy Pudding
Coffee/Tea – R90

Kids Portions – R45

 

 

Best Wishes
on behalf of ZVYC,
Kathryn & Ron