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ZVYC News 8 March 2018

Dear Members and Friends,


Saturday: The Optimist Sail, Getting to know your Sail. Sail master, David Rae of North Sails, will be sharing his knowledge at the club this Saturday from 14h00 to 17h00 covering topics like; sail shape, designs & cuts, set up, trimming and more! Free entrance and please RSVP to Karen at Raffle tickets on sale to win a North Sails bag & hat! Rochelle’s tuck shop will be open.

Sunday: We would like to wish all our members partaking in the Argus cycle tour good luck! Junior training resumes at 09h30 with club cruising for those not cycling.

Rochelle’s Kitchen Galley Lunch
Meatballs in Tomato Sauce with Spaghetti R30/R60
Spinach & Potato Curry with Rice R60
Chicken & Broccoli Quiche with Salad R60
Kids Pizza and chips R30
You will also find great burgers and waffles for sale
* Beer available at the Tuck Shop

Rochelle’s Supper ClubJoin us for lunch on Sunday or take home one of these meals for supper! Please place your order by Friday!
Send your order to


Sunday, 11th March: Junior Training 09h30, Argus Cycle Tour, Club Cruising
Saturday, 17th MarchAlfred’s Sprint Regatta 07h00; club hired for a wedding starting 18h00
17 & 18 March: MAC 24
Wednesday, 21st March: Bone of Contention Tri-Sail/Row-Thon, 10h00
24 & 25 March: Inter-Schools at IYC
6th – 8th April: Western Cape Champs, Langebaan (more below)


Alfred’s Sprint Regatta – Saturday 17 March 2018
Alfred’s are hosting a Sprint Regatta next Saturday starting at 07h00. All welcome to come to the club and support. See message from Liz:
“Hi everyone, Just a reminder that the Alfreds Sprints Regatta on the 17th March is just around the corner … As usual, Pimms will be on sale, and Rochelle will be cooking up a delicious braai for after the event.
Braai: R90 per head, for a portion of wors, chicken, chop, salad and a roll. Bring your own beers, wine etc – but the tuckshop will be selling cool drinks and coffee.
Please note also that we will be charging seat fees this time round – R50 per head, to cover the costs of regatta officials / organisation.
All fees and lunch tickets to be paid by 8pm on Wednesday 14th March.
Alfred’s Account details:
Standard Bank
Account name: Alfred Rowing Club
Number: 301317798
Branch: Vincent Park
Please provide a payment ref:
Surname_S (Seat fees only)
Surname_SM (Seat fees and Meal)
Surname_M (Meal only)
Please forward Proof of Payment to Liz –
Contact Jaco ( or Liz ( with any queries.”

Bone of Contention Triathlon
Wednesday 21 March 2018 – 10h00 start

Entries are rolling in! Have you entered? Get your teams ready (or enter as an individual)!  Send your entries to

Notice of Race Here
Entry Form Here

Western Cape Champs – Langebaan, 6th to 8th April 2018
Online entry is now open for this years’ WC Champs being held in Langebaan 6 – 8 April 2018 and you can complete your entry by clicking on the registration link below, as well as the Notice of Race.
On the note of accommodation, the committee behind the project have engaged with the Tourism Department in the area and Dave Allem has sourced a list of options for your consideration.
The Opening ceremony will be held on 6th April 18h00 for 18h30, venue to be advised. Prize giving will take place at Langebaan Yacht Club on 8 April. Please watch noticeboard  for any changes to the time.
Langebaan Yacht Club is offering a Sunday special – Burger (chicken, Beef or rib) plus chips , plus salad for R48. Please book your orders before 31st March 2018 via email to:

Youth Nationals 2018
This year’s Youth Nationals will be held at Stilbaai Yacht Club, located on the Vaal dam on the edge of Gauteng from 15th December. More news to follow. Read Anthony Engelbrecht’s letter HERE..

Best wishes,
on behalf of ZVYC,
Kathryn & Karen

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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