ZVYC News Monday 13 October 2014

ZVYC News Monday 13 October 2014

 North Sails Regatta Sunday 26 October 2014North Sails Open 2014

You will have received a separate mail earlier about the North Sails Regatta scheduled for Sunday 26th October, we are keeping the successful format used at the SC Spring Open Regatta, scheduling the 1st race from 10h00 and if the conditions are good break for lunch, and then another 2 races in the afternoon.

It promises to be a great regatta with a great fleet entering! Free entry, free drink and free boerie roll!

Enter online now, here


Great news from the Rowers

Brian Christie and Richard Moolenschot of Alfreds won gold in the Group G double masters at World Masters champs at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. Richard Moolenschot then proceeded to get gold in the mixed doubles with Dagmar Atkinson from Elgin Rowing Club.

All in all great results at World Masters Champs!





Boat Parking

In spite of many impassioned pleas only 4 members have applied for boat parking and have the “official boat parking disc” Please let me know which bay number you are in and I will do the rest. As for the rest who have abandoned boats on our member’s premises, we are more in control this year and non member boats and trailers are going to be removed and scrapped



As it is now past the opening cruise, members who have not paid their subs and other dues are in default and names could be displayed on the Notice Board. We don’t want to lose your membership – if you are having a problem with paying your subs, we ask you to please contact us so we can make a mutually suitable plan to keep your membership on going

Student Casual help needed

The Club is desirous of being open on Saturday’s we are anxious to have a couple of students on duty doing Reception work. Currently it is quite quiet but we anticipate things to pick up over the summer season. We envisage hours of 09h00 to 13h00 and 13h00 to 17h00. Ideal secure quiet location, ideal for studying and earning some pocket money at the same time. Any members know anybody interested please have them contact the office on 021 7053373 or email us on manager@zvyc.co.za


Club Email Address

Please note that the club email address has changed to manager@zvyc.co.za. Please update your email address book accordingly. The old email address will still work for a few months and mails to this address will auto-forward to the new one, but please update your records nevertheless.

Our Vlei’s water is Clean!

Great news is that tests from the City Council Scientific Services received late on Friday show that the pollution levels are well below the parameters applied to all the Peninsula beaches. I.e. we have nice clean water! This is great news!


Yours in sailing,

Ron & Anna