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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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ZVYC News 10 August 2017

Dear Members and Friends, We are expecting good rains here later today, into tomorrow and Saturday! Keep up with your rain dancing! Alfred’s will be training on Saturday and Sunday at the club from 08h00. FROSTBITE SERIES – Races 3 & 4 THIS SUNDAY New Start Time: 14h00 Last week we had 31 entries for the first in our Frostbite Series! For last weeks results, click HERE. Will we have more Lasers, Sonnets, 420’s or Finns this week? Where are our Extras? Clubhouse and Tuck-shop open from 09h00 to 18h00, Galley will be open for lunch from 13h00, Upper Deck open from 15h30 to close. Please get your hot drinks and cake at the tuck-shop and meals will be available after sailing from the galley! WELL DONE to Alex Burger and Benji Daniel (KZN) for coming FIRST in the 29er Worlds!!! FOR YOUR DIARY Sunday, 13th August: ZVYC Frostbite Series, races 3&4 – 14h00 18th to 25th August: Lipton Cup at RCYC Sat & Sun, 19th & 20th August: SA Sailing Safety Boat Course at ZVYC Saturday, 26th August: Alfred’s is hosting Cape Coastal Rowing for a Heads Race 07h30; Clubhouse hired for a wedding, 14h30 using East lawn Sunday, 27th August: ZVYC Opening Cruise 09h30; Frostbite Final 14h00 Sat & Sun, 2nd & 3rd September: Southern Charter Classic 1 Sat & Sun, 16th & 17th September: Youth Training Camp Sunday, 10th September: First Junior Training session 09h30 (register from 08h30) Southern Charter Classic 1 – ZVYC, 2nd & 3rd September Entries now Open – Click HERE.  The Notice of Race HERE. Registration at the club on Saturday 2nd September from 08h30 to 10h30. First race 11h30. OTHER... read more

ZVYC News 3 August 2017

Dear Members and Friends, FROSTBITE SERIES – Races 1 & 2 THIS SUNDAY Are you boats ready for season? We are kicking off sailing this Sunday with the first of our Frostbite Series. 2 starts from Committee Boat in Stormy Bay, last finish in front of clubhouse off the jetty. There will be an entry sheet at the office and results will be captured on Sailwave. The prize giving will be held at the braai after Race 6 on the 27th Aug. *We are looking for 2 safety boat drivers and Committee Boat help for each of the August Sunday’s. Please contact me at the club manager@zvyc.co.za. Clubhouse and Tuck-shop open from 09h00, Galley will be open for lunch from 13h00, Upper Deck open after sailing! We are also preparing our Optimist Dinghy’s for season: Parents, come down to the club on Sunday morning, bring the kids, we need to get the Opti’s out on the water so we know which need attention and which are good to go!  The weather forecast is looking good (slightly overcast) with a Southerly wind, 4 to 10 knots and a high of 14 deg C. 29er Class World Championship 2017 – July 29th to August 5th Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, California ZVYC member, Alex Burger, along with Benji Daniel from KZN are currently 3rd out of 129 entrants! Well Done guys! For the website, click HERE. 420 Worlds – excerpt from sailing.co.za “Asenathi Jim & Elsje Dijkstra made the Gold Fleet and while their results were inconsistent, they had some good ones just outside the top 10 in 3 of the 6 Gold Fleet Races. They finished... read more

ZVYC News 27 July 2017

Dear Members and Friends, Water levels have risen enough for the rowing season to commence, and rowers took to the water on Sunday morning in perfect, glassy conditions and the youth radial group have been practicing in Stormy Bay in preparation for their regatta in Holland. A great start to the season! Alfred’s rowing training sessions are on Saturdays and Sundays, from 08h00. 2017 420 Open European Championships in Greece Currently in 23rd place are Asenathi Jim & Elsje Dijkstra with Machaela Robinson & Sibu Sisatu in 64th! For full results click HERE. 2017 Laser Radial Youth World Championships Medemblik, Netherlands – 11 to 18 August 2017 Of 391 total entries from 46 countries, our members are getting in the last of their last training here at the club this weekend with Gareth and Rudolph. Sarah-Jane Deary, Cullen Keytel, Sonja Stock and Kai Leslie are among 8 of the radial sailors representing South Africa in Medemblik. We will be following you all the way! Event website link HERE. Proposed MTN Tower Talk ZVYC Commodore Craig Leslie, along with Paul Venter & Louisa Erasmus of Warren Petterson Planning, will be hosting a discussion at the club on Friday 4th August 2017 on the proposed MTN Tower. We will walk to the proposed tower location at 18h00, then back to the club upper deck where the talk will take place. All members, Zeekoevlei residents and friends are welcome. FOR YOUR DIARY Saturday, 29th July: Club house hired for a wedding, 18h00 Friday, 4th August: Proposed MTN Tower Discussion, 18h00 Upper Deck Sunday, 6th August: ZVYC Frostbite Series, races 1&2 –  14h30 Sunday, 13th August: ZVYC Frostbite Series, races 3&4 – 14h30 Saturday,... read more