ZVYC News 19 August 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends,

FOR YOUR DIARY

August 21st, Sunday: Winter Series Rnd 1 from 10h00
August 28th, Sunday: Junior Registration from 09h00 & Winter Series Rnd 2
September 4th, Sunday: Opening Cruise from 09h00 (Bring a Friend)
September 10th, 11th & 12th: Oppie, Laser and 29er Youth Camp at ZVYC
September 16th, Friday: TGIF, 18h00 – Bring & Braai or Light Meals in the bar
September 17th & 18th: Southern Charter Classic, Spring Open Regatta

September 24th, Saturday: Clubhouse hired for private function
September 25th, Sunday: Spring Series, Round 1

KZN Grand Slam
Well done to our members (Laser Radial: Kai Leslie- winner & Elsje Dijkstra) who took part in the Kwazulu Natal Grand Slam in Durban.

THIS WEEKEND

Winter Series Round 1 – Sunday 21 August 2016 from 10h30
Come and sail in the first of our Winter Series this coming Sunday. The Vlei is full 🙂
See www.trax.co.za/zeekoevlei for LIVE weather on the day, or see www.windguru.cz/ for weather predictions. Tuck shop will be open 09h00 to 12h00.

UCTYC Frostbite Regatta: This is for Extra’s and Sonnet’s only. Starting time is 10h00 this Saturday at UCTYC. We take this opportunity of mentioning to all UCT members are welcome to sail in all our events scheduled for Sunday’s from 10h00.

OTHER NEWS

Calling All Juniors! Registration is on Sunday 28th August 2016 from 09h00!
ZVYC has an exciting NEW junior training program! Meet the coaches for the season as well as the Commodore and Committee.

SAS Level 3 Coaches Course
A very successful course was held over a 4 day period at our club which was praised for the facilities by Lucy de Freitas of SAS-KZN. See photo for some of the participants!

ZVYC Opening Cruise – Sunday 4th September 2016 @ 09h00
Calling ALL members! Make a note: Sunday 4th September 2016! Come down to the club for a spectacular Opening Cruise! BRING A FRIEND OR TWO! Bring the Family! We will have an action packed day starting with The Commodore’s Welcome and Guest Speaker Greg Bertish (thelittleoptimist).
After lunch, there will be a fun sailing race and guests can partake in the sailing on our club boats.

Southern Charter Classic 1, Incorporating Spring Open at ZVYC
This event is on for the weekend of 17th & 18th September 2016, including Bart’s Bash on the Sunday. Registration will be similar to that of the Grand Slam where you can enter online and will only include 3 events, the regatta’s are at ZVYC, TSC and HYC. Free camping will be allowed at our club.
Although late notice, we are working frantically on getting the NOR and Entry Forms out to your members. A poster is in the course of preparation. As usual, we are looking desperately for helpers in safety boats and race officials.

Sailing Research: Stellenbosch University Sports Science Department are looking to test sailors over the age of 18 years for an Honours research project being completed on sensory dependence, executive functioning and performance. Testing sessions will last 45 min to an hour at a venue to be decided on Saturday 27th August.  Should you be willing to participate, please contact either Christine Roberts on email:17678889@sun.ac.za, or on her cell: 0761540202; or  Kelly de Kock on email:1753171@sun.ac.za  or on her cell: 0721403135.

Best Wishes,
on behalf of ZVYC,
Kathryn & Ron