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ZVYC News 14 April 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends,


Junior Training & Autumn Series Sailing – Sunday 10th April 2016

Junior training was active even with a lack of wind. We brought out our new training sails sponsored by the National Lottery Commission! Though there was no formal racing, we had a number of boats out on the water.

Rowing proved to be a wonderful morning for Alfred’s as the water was like glass! With the Rowing Champs coming up at the end of April, training in such conditions was ideal!



Saturday: The club house will be open from 08h30 to 15h00 on Saturday with John Salway on duty, then again from 18h00. The upper deck is hired for a function.

False Bay Nature Reserve Birdathon Walk – Saturday 16th April 2016
Members: why not join BirdLife South Africa, the Cape Bird Club and the City of Cape Town this Saturday and see the exhibitions, take part in the fun athletic events and more importantly, see the development on the Eastern shore… FALSE BAY NATURE RESERVE BIRDATHON

Sunday: Junior Training resumes from 09h30 and Autumn Sailing from 11h00. Tuck Shop and Galley will be open.


April 16th, Saturday: Birdathon Walk at False Bay Nature Reserve, 07h30 registration. Upper Deck hired for a Members function from 18h00
April 17th, Sunday: Junior Training at 09h30 & Autumn Series Sailing at 11h00. ARC to hold a meeting upstairs at 09h30
April 24th, Sunday: MDM Series 10h30 & Junior Training 09h30 and awarding of Junior certificates at 13h00
April 27th, Wednesday: Drawdown at the weir followed by a bring and braai at ZVYC.
All Welcome.
April 30th, Saturday & May 1st Sunday: SA Rowing Championships at Roodeplaat


MDM Team Slalom Sponsored Event – Sunday 24th April 2016
Skipper briefing 10h00 and 1st start 10h30. Team Slalom with course in front of the clubhouse. Teams will consist of Lasers, Finns, Oppis, Sonnets, Sailing Center boats (Sonnets Tera’s 420’s) So expect a phone call soon asking you to compete, we really want you to sail but only commit to us if you can definitely sail
Fantastic prizes for winning team plus spot prize (Prize Giving @14:00)
Free lunch for all competitors and volunteers!

Southern Charter Interschools Regatta, Imperial Yacht Club, 16 & 17 April 2016
We wish all our school members good luck in the IYC Interschools regatta this weekend!

Annual Zeekoevlei Weir Draw Down – Wednesday 27 April 2016, Freedom Day
The Weir gates will be removed to flush the Vlei out on Wednesday 27th April 2016 at 10h00. Members and friends are invited to join us at the club thereafter for a bring & braai. Please see link to the letter from CoCT: Draw_Down_Letter_CoCT 2016

ZVYC AGM – Thursday 19th May 2016
Dear members, please be advised that our AGM will be held on Thursday 19th May 2016.

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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