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ZVYC News 3 March 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends,

LAST WEEKEND

Bone of Contention Triathlon
Much fun was had by all who entered this year’s Triathlon! Teams made up of juniors, parent and child, siblings and individuals, young and older. What an inspiring family fun day at ZVYC!
See our facebook page for the photos and a video of the event & prize giving! facebook.com/zeekoevleiyachtclub/
Well done to the winners of our Bone of Contention Trohpies:
Alistair Keytel’s team of himself, his sister Lara, and her husband Jonathan the adult team & Matt Ashwell in the Juniors!

Alfred Rowing Club – Western Cape Rowing Championships, Elgin
Alfred and Grassy Park competed in the Western Cape Rowing Championships at Elgin this past weekend, The weather was perfect and although the dam level rather low, which resulted in the course having to be shortened, the officials of Western Cape Rowing hosted an amazing event. Grassy Park unfortunately had to miss one race due to equipment shortages but achieved a 4th place in the U15A single sculls, a 2nd place in the U19 fourth division single sculls as well as a  2nd place in the U19 third division single sculls. The U19 quad achieved an impressive 1st place in the second division quads.
Alfreds entered both senior and masters events with Duncan and Julia making a good account of themselves in the Senior B single sculls, Liesl Jobson rowed an impressive three events and achieved a 2nd place in the Women’s masters single sculls and then teaming up with Julia Du Toit to race against the ARC Novice men and beating them over the 1000m. Liesl’s third event saw her and Haylee team up to row into an impressive 2nd place in the Women’s masters double. The Men’s Masters doubles was a dual between two ARC crews and won by De Nicola and Myburgh. The Masters Single Sculls was won by Lionel De Nicola in fine style. At this point Captain Kirk would like to point out that it is not a good idea to practice capsize techniques during a championship race!!
Cheers
Captain Kirk!

THIS WEEKEND

Junior Training starting at 09h30 and Summer Series Rnd 4 at 11h00. Tuck shop and galley will be serving treats and delicious meals.
Good luck to all our members cycling in the Argus cycle tour!

FOR YOUR DIARY

March 5th, Saturday: Club house hired for a wedding starting at 11h00 using the East Lawn
March 6th, Sunday: Junior Training & Summer Series Rnd 4
March 12th, Saturday: SACS Rowing Fun Day – all day event
March 13th, Sunday: Junior Training & Summer Series Rnd 5 (MAC 24 hour challenge)
March 19th, Saturday: Club house hired for a wedding starting at 14h00
March 20th, Sunday: No Junior training (School Holidays)
March 21st, Monday: Public Holiday
March 25th – 28th: Southern Charter Grand Slam 4 in Saldahna

OTHER NEWS

Special offer for all ZVYC Champs competitors
Congratulations to Hilary Gardner on winning the lucky draw for the Sunsail cruising holiday to the value of R70 000! As an official prize sponsor of the series we thank you for taking part in the Club Champs this past season.
As valued participants in the series we can offer you a special offer of less 10% on all Sunsail holidays excluding our franchises (Italy, Palma Spain, Whitsundays Australia).
NEW: Pay at a fixed SA Rand rate. No more dollar-based quotes or payments so you can now plan your holidays better!
To take up this offer contact Ikraam onikraam.galant@tuimarine.co.za Tel: 021 2001836
Quote promo code: ZVYC – This offer is valid for bookings made by 30 September 2016.

470 World Championship – Argentina
Follow the link for the final regatta report where Asenathi and Roger finished overall 11th, their best performance yet: gybeset/470-worlds-rsa-11th-overall/

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