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ZVYC News 19 November 2015

Dear Sailors and Friends,

Thank you Tommy Brummer, of Alfred Rowing Club, and his drone that took some wonderful pictures of ZVYC! More pics on our Facebook Page.

Members Pre-Festive Season, Social Get Together: Friday 4th December 2015

Members, join us at the Upper Deck from 18h00, bring a plate of substantial snacks to share and wear your Festive smile! Make this an opportunity to chat to your friends before everybody goes off on holiday.

North Sails Sponsored Regatta – Sunday 29th November 2015
This is the one you have been waiting for: Vlei courses and Vlei marks, the Advantage Mark to keep your competitors close by, racing starting promptly at 10h00. 2 races in the morning and 2 races .
Boerewors roll after afternoon racing and a free drink at the Upper Deck, generous prizes.
Turn up and show that sailing is alive and well at ZVYC “Lets go Sailing with North Sails”


Junior Training & Spring Series Racing
Nice to see the Oppie’s racing again.

Spring Series Results 15 November 2015:
1st  – Alistair Keytel
2nd – Simon van Nierop
3rd  – Thomas Baumgartl

1st  – Brian Hallock
2nd – Patrick Jackson
3rd  – Dealtry Pickford

OPTIMIST (Race 8A & 8B)
1st  – Alex Falcon
2nd – Hamilton Slater
3rd  – Sebastian Lanz

Overall Spring Series Racing Results: Spring_Series_2015


Saturday, 21st November 2015
The office will be open from 08h30 to 15h00

Sunday, 22nd November 2015
Junior Training resumes from 09h30 – Juniors, this is our second last training for this term!
Club Racing: Spring Series Round 9 – Start Time 10h30

The tuckshop will be open from 09h00 and the Galley will be open for lunch on Sunday with delicious meals available from 12h00 prepared by Rochelle (meals from R20). Let’s support our caterer!

Soup of the Day w Roll
Chilli Con Carne w Mash / Caulimash
Brinjal Con Carne w Mash / Caulimash
Chicken Breasts w Spinach & Blue Cheese in a Creamy Sauce w Wedges
Lamb Curry & Rice / Caulirice


November 21st, Saturday: Club House hired for a private wedding 12h00 (members have access to the outside change rooms, boat parking, sailing and pool area)
November 27th, Friday: The Gantouw Project, Dalton Gibbs of CoCT talk, Upper Deck,17h30
November 28th, Saturday: ZVSC are having an Open Day from 10h00 to 13h30
Club House hired for a private wedding 16h00 (members have access to the outside change rooms, boat parking, sailing and pool area)
November 29th, Sunday: North Sails Regatta 10h00

December 1st, Tuesday: Alfred Rowing Club are hosting a braai for international guests at the club from 17h30
December 4th, Friday: Members Festive Get Together, upper deck, 18h00
December 5th, Saturday: Club House hired for a private wedding 14h00 using the East Lawn and Front lawn (members have access to the outside change rooms, boat parking, sailing and pool area)
December 11th, Friday: Kiln Contracts are having a year end function at the braai area from11h00 to 15h00
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


Friday, 27th November 2015, The Gantouw Project Talk by Dalton Gibbs – ALL welcome
It’s confirmed! Please join us on FRIDAY, 27th November 2015 to listen to Dalton Gibbs (of City of Cape Town Nature Conservation) talk on the Gantouw Project (Eland). Upperdeck Bar will be open from 17h30 and the talk will start around 19h00. Food will be available from Rochelle’s Kitchen during the evening.

SAS – Race Officer Course – 28th November @ RCYC
Click here to find out more: Race_Officer_Course
SAS will be running a Race Officers course at RCYC on the28th November from 12h30 to 18h00. There is no charge and this covers Provincial and National (Exam if wanted). Please rsvp to by the 23rd November.

SAS – Youth Nationals – 13 to 18 December 2015
Wriggleswade Dam, Stutterheim, Eastern Cape
Follow the links for NOR and Entry form:
NOR_Youth_Nationals_2015 & Entry_Youth_Nationals_2015

See you down at the club this weekend!

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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