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ZVYC News 1 September 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends,

Happy Spring Day!




September 4th, Sunday: Opening Cruise from 09h00 (Bring a Friend)
September 9th, 10th, 11th: 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 Series Rnd 1 – Open Regatta

September 24th, Saturday: Heritage Day
September 25th, Sunday: Junior Training First Lesson & Spring Series, Round 1


Junior Registration & Winter Series Round 2

We welcomed new Junior members and caught up with Junior’s from last season. It is going to be a jam packed season, kicking off with the training camp next weekend! Have you booked your spot yet?
Also at the club on Sunday were the Zeekoevlei Sailing Centre, training for the upcoming season!




ZVYC Opening Cruise – Sunday 4th September 2016 @ 09h00
Come down to the club for our Opening Cruise! BRING A FRIEND OR TWO! We will have an action packed day starting with The Commodore’s Welcome and Guest Speaker Greg Bertish (thelittleoptimist). After the Commodore’s salute, stay in your boats and partake in a fun race. Lunch to follow and Upper Deck bar open!

Members, please remember to bring a plate of snacks (sweet or savoury).

09h00         Arrive at Club and rig your boats
Don’t forget “Bring Friends” sailing in Sonnets & other club boats
Arrival of guests (tea & cake, also ARC are running a Pimm’s Table)
09h45          Row past & Rowing Commodore salute
10h00          Naming & Launching of Lotto sponsored Safety Boats
10h15           Welcome by Commodore Mark Thompson
SAS President Philip Baum address
Guest Speaker Greg Bertish
10h45          “Breaking” of the Club Burgee
Sail past & Commodore salute
11h00          Start All class Buoy Handicap Race
Upper Deck Bar Open
13h00           Fun Prizes, Upper Deck
13h30           Lunches available from Galley (on sale)
14h30           Upper Deck Happy Hour

Junior Training Camp – 9th to 11th September
Please download the entry/indemnity form here: Jnr_Training_Camp_Indemnity_Sep2016.pdf
Two posters are attached, the one includes high performance training which is an extra night and an extra meal for the bigger boats and the Optimist A&B Fleets; the second poster is for only Saturday night for the novice and beginner sailors.

It’s not too late to register your child for our Junior Training Term (25 Sep to 27 Nov)!
Email the office for more information:



Southern Charter Classic Series 1
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 last year where you can enter online:
The website includes all information including an abbreviated Notice of Race. The Series will only include 3 events; the regatta’s are at ZVYC, TSC and HYC.
Free camping will be allowed at ZVYC.

A poster is in the course of preparation.
As usual, we are looking desperately for volunteers in safety boats and race officials. Please contact the office (021 705 3373) should you be able to assist us. Thank you in advance!

Grassy Park Rowing Club
Follow the YouTube link to see an inspirational video by Pier of GPRC:

Member’s 2016/2017 Subs
Dear members, please pay your subs for the upcoming year. Subs are due to be paid by the end of August or the Opening Cruise. Please call the office for payment plans or other options. You or your family do not want to be considered defaulters.

Best Wishes,
on behalf of ZVYC,
Kathryn & Ron

Sail at ZVYC

ZVYC provides training programs for multiple ages and levels – the most popular being the junior courses. To find out more about these programs please contact us.

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