Dear Members and Friends,

Members and Rowers are reminded that to see LIVE weather feed at the Vlei, updated every 15 minutes, please visit our website: zeekoevlei_weather.htm

LAST WEEKEND

Admirals Regatta
Congratulations to Philip Eltringham on his engagement to Gina Gibson at the top mark of the Admirals Regatta! We wish you many years of happiness and sailing!
And, well done to Phil and Gina (Sonnet) 1st overall in the Dinghy’s followed by Morgan Evans (Finn) 2nd and Constantin Hatzilambros (Finn) 3rd!
  

Southern Charter Interschools at IYC
From all reports we have heard, it was a very successful event wtih strong winds on Saturday and light winds on Sunday. Well done all our members who took part. The overall results are:
High School
3rd Bishops – Stefan von der Heyden, Jordan Welsh and Keenan Mills & John Smith
2nd SACS – Matt Ashwell, Hamilton Slater & Michael Hoyle
1st Wynberg Boys High – Calvin Gibbs, Arin Long & Matthew Thorburn
Junior School 
3rd Edgemead Jnr – James Matchette and Jessice Machette and Hannah Sassman
2nd CBC St Johns – Jared Tyler
1st Sweet Valley – Rhys Whitfield & Eve Gardiner
For class and individual results, follow the link: INTERSCHOOLS RESULTS

FOR YOUR DIARY

April 2nd, Sunday: Junior Training from 09h00
April 7th, Friday: Dalton Gibbs (CoCT Nature) a talk about Drawdown and why it is necessary,  all welcome
April 8th, Saturday: Clubhouse hired for a wedding starting at 14h00
April 9th, Sunday: Junior Prizegiving & Central Boating Sponsored Regatta
April 14th – 17th: WC Provincials, Mossel Bay – entry form HERE
April 27th, Thursday: Public Holiday and Vlei Drawdown followed by a bring & braai

OTHER NEWS

The FINN class is frantically looking for anyone that can assist with trailers and/or taking Finn’s on a trailer to Mossel Bay and back for the Easter weekend to sail in the Western Cape Provincials.
Please contact Morgan Evans 072 424 1438 Morgan.Evans@supergrp.com

Zeekoevlei Drawdown
Please see the letter of our Annual Drawdown from False Bay Nature Conservation: Draw_Down_letter_2017
Also, don’t forget to join us at ZVYC next Friday from 18h30 when Dalton Gibbs (CoCT) Regional Manager), will be giving a talk on why we have the annual drawdown.

False Bay Nature Reserve Birdathon: Fun Walk and Festival – 6 May 2017
BirdLife South Africa, the Cape Bird Club and the City of Cape Town will be hosting the fifth annual False Bay Nature Reserve Birdathon: Fun Walk and Festival on the 6th May 2017 at the False Bay Nature Reserve.
For more information follow the link: www.zeekoevlei.co.za

Lipton Cup, 18 – 25 August 2017
The club is desirous of challenging this years Lipton Cup in August and wish to inquire whether there are members that are prepared to put a campaign together. The closing date for applications must be no later than the AGM on the 18th May 2017.

Best Wishes,
on behalf of ZVYC,
Kathryn & Ron