Dear Sailors and Friends,
Thanks to all the members and friends who attended the talk last Friday (TGIF) with Dalton Gibbs on the recent Fires. The bar had a good evening, the atmosphere was wonderful and the fire kept us warm!
Sunday, 5th July 2015
The Club will be open for our monthly Sunday Lunch served from noon. Meals from R55:
~Thai Red Pork Curry w Rice~
~Spicy Fish Cakes w Sweet Potato Mash~
~Baked Chicken Breast w Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella~
For the Kids: Bangers & Mash R40NEXT WEEKEND
LIPTON CUP on Table Bay – Sunday, 12th July 2015
The first race is at 12h00 noon. We are sure guest boats are available for our members that would like to go out on the water. We wish our team, skippered by Heidi Burger, good luck and fair winds. Incidentally for those that want to keep track of the racing each day, there is a very good internet race tracker. Visit the RCYC website for details. http://www.rcyc.co.
RACE AHEAD Report of Kiel Week
Asenathi Jim and Roger Hudson have claimed another top result in their quest to qualify for the Rio Olympics.
Competing in the 470 class, the Cape Town duo powered to fourth overall at Kiel Week in Germany. Hailed as the largest sailing event in the world, Kiel Week, or Kieler Woche in German, takes place in Schleswig-Holstein each year and brings together around 5000 sailors and 2000 boats with participants competing across an array of classes, with a music festival and other celebrations taking place around the sailing.
Jim and Hudson had a great week, finishing second in race two and claiming a win in race four with a third place in race six. A sixth-place finish in the final medal race eventually saw them finishing in fourth spot overall behind teams from Croatia, Austria and Greece.
Fellow South Africans Graeme Willcox and Andrew Tarboton finished 23rd out of 34 teams in the 49er class. Their best finish was a 10th place in race four.
“We were delighted to have two of our RaceAhead teammates Taariq Jacobs and Alex Burger supporting us here at Kiel Week in Germany,” said Hudson, who is already looking ahead to the next events on the schedule.
“The four of us are also preparing to compete at the SB20 World Championship at Lake Garda, Italy 6-10 July, fitting in our training around the busy 470 schedule including Kiel Week and the 470 Europeans in Denmark next week.
“Having Alex and Taariq supporting us here on and off the water is a massive boost for us as the season wears on. We’ve all been training on the SB20 late into these summer evenings when the 470 day is done, mostly getting back to shore around 10pm. Hard work and very busy, just the way we like it,” he added.
Vacancy – South African Sailing
Click to download: SAST_Administrator.
More SAS News – SAS Level 1 Instructors Course: 7-9 July
South African sailing is looking for young, motivated and enthusiastic sailors to help grow sailing through professional and fun sail training. To further this SAS will be running a Level 1 sailing instructors course at Imperial Yacht Club from 7-9 July and is open to youth aged 16 and upwards.
The course is R1000.00 and a minimum of five attendees.
Please contact Wendy at SAS 021 531 1860.
AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER SAILING/ROWING CALENDAR 2015
Click here to see our Calendar for August and September: 2015_ZVYC_Events_
We have a new email address for all account enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Members: Please complete our Boat Parking Storage & Conditions Form to enable us keep track of your boats & equipment: ZVYC_Boat_Parking_
Once payment has been made, please visit us in the office to collect your stickers.
See you down at the club this weekend!
on behalf of ZVYC,
Anna, Kathryn & Ron