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ZVYC News 10 December 2015

Dear Sailors and Friends,

In the event that you could not open our previous newsletter, please follow this link to read about the great news for Zeekoevlei Sailing Centre: NEWSFLASH ZVSC

Saturday Office Hours
The office will be open on Saturday’s from 08h30 to 15h00 (excluding the Public Holiday’s over the festive season). We would like to introduce you to Marina Favit and John Salway who will be sharing shifts at the club on Saturday’s.


In view of Youth Nationals and other sailing events, there is no organised sailing at the club this weekend. However, The Tuck Shop will be open from 09h00 to 13h00. Rochelle will be catering for a private function here later in the afternoon so the galley will not be open.


Southern Charter Grand Slam 2 – Theewaters Sports Club
We’d like to congratulate our members who have done extremely well in the difficult conditions last weekend who sailed at TSC particularly the Optimist Class where the first 5 places were taken by our Optimist A Fleeters. Other results are:
29er’s: 1st Place Taariq Jacobs
420’s: 2nd place David Jacobs & Daniel Agulhas, 3rd place Nick Faraday & Wade Ashton
Laser 4.7: 1st place Cullen Keytel, 2nd place Kai Leslie
Laser Radial: 1st place Sarah Jane Deary
Dabchicks: 2nd place Sonja Stock
Optimist A’s: 1st Matt Ashwell, 2nd Xander Brooks, 3rd Alex Falcon, 4th Tristan Tomlinson, 5th Sebastian Lanz
Sonnets: 1st Mornay Harding & Luke Topass, 2nd Philp & Oscar Baum, 3rd Shannon Dicks & Abdul Donovan
Terra’s: 1st Ashley Rudolf


December 11th, Friday: Kiln Contracts are having a year end function at the braai area from11h00 to 15h00 as well as a Film Shoot on the jetty
December 12th, Saturday: from 10h00 to 13h00 Club Member Kids Sailing Party at the braai & pool area.
Club House hired for a private wedding 14h00 using the East Lawn
December 13th, Sunday: Upper Deck and Braai Area hired for a Club Member Year End Function 11h30 to 16h00
December 16th, Wednesday: Club house hired for a Private Wedding 16h00 using the East Lawn
December 17th, Thursday: Rotary Braai Dinner from 18h00 using the braai facilities and main hall
December, 18th, Friday: The Committee and Staff are having their Year End Function
December 19th, Saturday: Club house hired for a private wedding from 15h00 using the East Lawn


Club Office
The Club Office will be closing on Thursday 24th December 2015 and re-open on Monday the 4th January 2016. Joe and Anne will be on the premises during the week that the office is closed. Should you need anything from the office, please contact us before then.

Youth Nationals –  Wriggleswade Dam, Eastern Cape
Many of our sailors and their families are already on their way to the Eastern Cape for the 2016 Championship event, we wish them a very safe journey, fair winds and support them in their efforts to bring back the trophies! We will be checking the results daily on the website:
“Lets go Sailing”

Southern Charter Grand Slam Round 4 (SAS Provincial Championship) to be held at Saldanha Bay over the Easter Weekend (25 – 28 March 2016), accommodation is open ACCOMMODATION_BOOKING

2016 African 470 Sailing Championships – Table Bay 11 – 17 January 2016
As you know, our 470 team of Roger and Asenathi have been campaigning long and hard for Rio Olympics. While their main training base has been local, all Olympic qualifying 470 class regattas are held outside of Africa, until now!
Part of raising the profile of sailing in Africa, and particularly South Africa, is to host an Olympic Qualifying regatta. The inaugural 470 Class Open African Championships and Rio 2016 Men’s African Continental Qualification event takes place in Cape Town 11 – 17 January 2016 at Granger Bay, just outside the Waterfront.
The organizers asking for people to open your homes to the visiting sailors and show good ol’ South African hospitality. As the athletes will practice and sail in Granger Bay, it would help enormously if people who live close to town, or commute daily, (and specifically from 11 to 17 Jan 2016) to offer assistance with accommodation.
As the organizers need to notify visiting teams of accommodation arrangements, we urgently need to know how much accommodation is available. Help will also be required with Mark Laying Boats and Safety Boats for the 7 day event.
Please contact Wendy Adams ( or Bev le Seur ( for more details or to offer accommodation.
Outstanding Subscriptions
Our accountant is going through debtors in order to reduce the outstanding fees by the clubs year end. If you have not paid yet, please make payment advising us accordingly.
A defaulters list will be posted on the notice board in January 2016.

Rochelle’s Kitchen
Hi everyone. Tuck shop and galley will be closed until 17 January 2016. Many thanks for the support this year and I look forward to seeing you all next year. Great holidays to you all!
Many thanks

Prime Zeekoevlei east facing waterfront property, 11 Peninsula Road, 500m from the yacht club with own jetty, designed by Gerhard Köper and built in 1982. Comprises three bedrooms, two with balconies, three bathrooms, one en-suite, study, dining, sitting and TV rooms plus sun room, sheltered outdoor patio, double garage, wine storage room, laundry/pantry, drying yard and loft store. Features include under floor heating in main bedroom, dining and TV rooms, satellite dish, garden irrigation system, gas fire and cooking hob and alarm system.
R3 950 000  Viewing by appointment. Contact Greef Properties Terry Pope 072 419 0070

Best wishes,
on behalf of ZVYC,
Anna, 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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