|Dear Members and FriendsThis Saturday 6th September our Club will be open for viewing of the Rugby match between SA vs. Aus from 11h45. The bar will be open and Rochelle’s Tuck-shop will be open serving “kangaroo” burgers & Springbok “boerewors” rolls
Opening Cruise Sunday 14th September
The only change from the usual tradition will be our “Bring & Braai” to christen our new “braai area”
For those who want to take the easy path Rochelle will also be serving meals from the Galley
OUR USUAL REQUEST TO ALL MEMBERS TO BRING DOWN A CAKE for the teas OR SUITABLE SNACKS FOR THE REFRESHMEMTS ON THE UPPER DECKS FOR WHEN WE “SPLICE THE MAINBRACE”
Our new website is up and running and is being populated (www.zvyc.co.za). The new season’s calendar is already on it for those that are eager to see what the new season holds. Printed copies will also be available by the Opening Cruise (Sun 14th Sept).
Thanks for your patience while we get it up and running.
Will most definitely be held again this season on Sundays and registration is on Sunday 7th September from 10h30. Call Anna or Ron at the club if you have any questions.
Gate Keeper access control (access to the Club with your cell phone)
Many members have registered to be on the system and it is working well. To get on the system you need to have paid your Club’s subs and other fees and have completed the Membership Update form (click here) Please be advised that you no longer have to use finger access and to exit the Club we have installed a magnetic loop to open the gate.
FOR THOSE USING THE ACCESS CODES, THESE WILL BE DELETED WITH EFFECT 1st SEPT The finger print system and mobile phone access will continue as usual.
Southern Charter Open Spring Regatta
You can enter online (click here) for this event which is being sailed 27th and 28th September – many competitors have already entered and we are expecting a record entry! This is also an early call for all the valuable friends who assist us with Bridge, Rescue and other duties
All regatta details here
We would encourage you all to enter online (much easier than fiddling with paper!) as soon as possible – it assists us with regatta planning.
Alfred Rowing News
Gold medal at Worlds
Dear James and John,
On behalf of Alfred Rowing Club Cape Town, the oldest rowing and sports club in South Africa, we congratulate you on your fantastic performance at the World Rowing Championship leading to your GOLD MEDAL in the lightweight 2 x, what a wonderful achievement!
We look forward to more sterling performances and results as you head towards the 2016 Olympics, know that you have great support from the Cape Town rowing community.
ALFREDS ROWING CLUB
Wishing you a fantastic Thursday, Friday and weekend!
See you at the club next weekend the the Opening Cruise!
Anna and Ron