Zeekoe Vlei Yacht Club

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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 23 June 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends, It is very difficult for us to keep up to date, particularly in the off season, with members sailing/rowing activities. Please take the time to give us a call or email(manager@zvyc.co.za) and advise us of any happenings. Like we are represented in this year’s Lipton Cup Challenge; Heidi Burger and her team will be sailing for ZVYC. LAST WEEKEND RSA vs IRELAND 17h00 The upper deck was open with members enjoying the warm fire and cheering on our Bokke who won! THIS WEEKEND Alfred Rowing Club Talks – Martinique Stilwell & Liesl Jobson – Friday 24th June Hello Crew, This Friday night will be the first  Alfreds Rowing Club talks related to Zeekoevlei of the year with Liesl Jobson & Martinique (Niki) Stilwell – who will be chatting about boats and books at ZVYC on Friday, 24 June. The bar will be open from 18h00 and we will start around 18h30. The cost for attending the talk is R50 per person. There will be the usual raffle, and Rochelle will provide Butter Chicken & Rice (R60) around 20h00. Any vegetarians, please let us know so that we can cater for you. Please let me know if you can make it for the talk and if you want dinner via email: liesl.jobson@gmail.com. ABOUT THE SPEAKERS Martinique Stilwell and Liesl Jobson are familiar faces at the vlei, Niki, as she is better known, sails a 420 with her husband Bryant, and Liesl is most often seen in Hunch, her single scull. Martinique Stilwell is a doctor and writer, who lives in Rondebosch. When she is not performing anaesthetics, she is writing feature articles for the Mail & Guardian and... read more

ZVYC News 15 June 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends, Good Winds and Good Luck to Alex Falcon who leaves today to sail in the Oppie World Championships in Vilamoura, Portugal. We will be watching the web resultshttp://optimistworlds2016.com/. LAST WEEKEND RSA vs IRELAND 17h00 The upper deck was alive with members enjoying the warm fire and cheering on our Bokke! The night even ended with some disco dancing! THIS WEEKEND June 18th, Saturday: RSA vs IRELAND 17h00. We are looking for someone to run the bar including Opening and Closing of the club house.  The club house will be closed on Sunday. Please make arrangements with the office on Friday should you require any assistance. FOR YOUR DIARY June  17th, Friday: Club house hired for a function starting at 18h00 June 18 & 19, Friday & Saturday: Rowing Melck Run, Velddrift June 18th, Saturday: RSA vs IRELAND 17h00 ??? We are looking for someone to run the bar – We will SMS members on Friday to advise whether the club house will be open or not. June 19th, Sunday: Father’s Day. Club house closed. June 24th, Friday: ARC is hosting a talk, Upper Deck from 18h00 June 25th, Saturday: Club house hired for a function starting at 18h00 July 3rd, Sunday: Galley Open for Lunch July 24th, Sunday: Christmas In July! Details to follow! OTHER NEWS Venue Hire at ZVYC – MEMBERS ONLY Rates If you are planning a party, this year, the following rates apply to ZVYC members: Club House, R2490.00 (refundable deposit R1000.00), Corkage R300.00 Braai Area or Upper Deck, R1600.00 (refundable deposit R600.00) Please contact the office to make arrangements. Committee Members... read more

ZVYC News 9 June 2016

Dear Sailors and Friends, THIS WEEKEND Saturday 11 June 2016 RSA vs IRELAND 17h00 The Upper Deck will be open from 16h30 on Saturday afternoon to screen the rugby! Hot Dogs for sale. We hope to see you there! Sunday 12 June 2016 The clubhouse will be closed this Sunday, should you require access for any reason, please contact the office before Friday. Thank you. Construction at ZVYC Should you be entering from the Peninsula road gate or entering the back of the clubhouse (behind the kitchen), please tread carefully as we are busy with construction works for the new ladies change rooms and outside toilets. LAST WEEKEND Reed Clearing at the Island Thank you to ARC for bringing a team out to clear the reeds through the channel at the Island! Great job! See our Facebook Page for more images: https://www.facebook.com/zeekoevleiyachtclub/ SAS Meet & Greet last Friday The evening held a great turnout with over 50 involved sailors and Commodores. Philip Baum, SAS President, gave us an interesting insight as to what is happening in World Sailing (ISAF) and in RSA, where we are going to expect enormous pressure from the Government on transformation just like all other sports. Message from Philip below: Dear Mark, Kathryn, Ron and Anna, Thank you Zeekoevlei Yacht Club from all of the South African Sailing Council for the Club’s hosting of last week’s Council meeting. We also really appreciated the Friday evening’s festivities associated with the Commodores’  briefing and the subsequent meet and greet session. Rochelle’s food, hospitable bar and tea and refreshments the following day were all superb. Please pass on our appreciation to Rochelle as well. The backdrop... read more