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ZVYC News 31 August 2017

Dear Members and Friends,

A Fantastic Opening Cruise was held last Sunday in the morning and was well attended by many members. The rowers did their row past in the morning and the sailors at lunch time. The day culminated with the last 2 races of the Frostbite series. Full results HERE. See our Facebook page for pictures!


TGIF – Friday, the upper deck will be open from 17h30, iPod music and samoosa’s available or bring & braai.

WE STILL NEED VOLUNTEERS for this weekend: Safety Skipper & Crew, Committee Boats, Time Recorders! We are REALLY desperate!
Please contact Kathryn at the club
021 705 3373,

Southern Charter Classic 1

This two day regatta will be held on Saturday and Sunday, so ALL are welcome to come down to the club and see the fun. Competitors are advised to check the website as Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions and Course Card will NOT be handed out at registration but it will be displayed on the Regatta Notice Board.

Saturday – 2nd September 2017
8:30 – 10:30            Registration
8:30                           Regatta helpers meeting
10:00                         Skippers briefing
10:30                         Boats leave shore
11:30                          First Race
16:00                         Boats off the water
16:00                         SuperCharge Race –
More details coming soon
16:00 – late             Lucky Draws, Hunger Buster & Rum Coke Promo –
Upper Deck

Sunday – 3rd September 2017
09:30                          First race
14:00                           No start after this time
16:00                           Prize-giving, iPad Draw, and snacks – Upper Deck

Click HERE for all the information on the website.

Members and Visitors are reminded that the speed limit is 40 kph on Peninsula Road. Also, the endangered Leopard Toads are using our road at night this time of year during mating season, should you be travelling after dark, please keep an eye out for our frogs so as not to hit them.


Friday, 1st September: TGIF, Upper Deck open from 17h30
Sat & Sun, 2nd & 3rd September: Southern Charter Classic 1 – Have you entered?
Sunday, 10th September: First Junior Training session 09h30 (register from 08h30)
Fri, Sat & Sun, 15th, 16th & 17th SeptemberYouth Training Camp – Details to follow next week


Junior’s: please come and register for the new term of sail training. Registration from 08h30 and the first of our training to start from 09h30. Novice Fleets from 09h30 to 12h30, Intermediates are encouraged to race in the afternoon. A & B Fleets to race alongside their coaches in the PM racing.


Team Sailing League (TSL) is kicking off on Saturday 9th September 2017, from 09h00 at MAC.

SAS YOUTH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 to be sailed at Henley Midmar Yacht Club, Midmar Dam, KZN Midlands from 9th to the 15th December 2017 – Please see amended NOR and SI:

Best Wishes,
on behalf of ZVYC,
Ron & Kathryn

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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