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 12 October 2017

Dear Members and Friends, Quiver Outdoor Gear Sponsored Regatta Sunday was a fun day with Kevin Gaynor of Quiver Outdoor Gear who sponsored the day. We had 4 races, 2 morning & 2 afternoon. With 27 entries the Optimist fleet was the biggest. See our Facebook page for pictures and website for full results http://zvyc.co.za/results/ Optimist Class: 1st Alex Falcon, 2nd Chiara Fruet and 3rd, Jared Tyler from MAC 420 Class: 1st Theo Yon (HBYC) with Luke Topas (ZVSC) and 2nd Jennifer Burger & Leanne Wheeler Finn Class: 1st Constantin Hatzilambros and 2nd Ian Watkins Optimist B: 1st Isabella Keytel, 2nd Theo Scheder Bieschin and 3rd, Patrick Kessel THIS WEEKEND We have a busy weekend ahead with the Bishops Sailing Weekend run by SailPro. They will be hosting a braai at the club for Bishops on Friday night, and sailing all of the weekend. Junior Training for Optimist and Dabchick resumes on Sunday, please be ready and rigged by 09h30. We also have Spring Series on Sunday, first race 11h30 and 2 PM races. Please enter at the office on the day. We are always looking for volunteers for bridge and safety. Please come to the office on Sunday morning if you can help in any way. PLEASE pack warm clothing for after sailing. Cold weather and rain is predicted. FOR YOUR DIARY 13th – 15th October: Bishops Sailing Weekend with SailPro Saturday, 14th October: Clubhouse hired for a wedding; 14h30 using the East Lawn Sunday, 15th October: Junior Training 09h30; Spring Series 11h30 (Races 4,5,6) 20th – 22nd October: Cape Town Boat Show – Have you volunteered to help yet? Saturday, 21st October: UCT Rowing Day with... read more

ZVYC News 5 October 2017

Dear Members and Friends, Sonnet Nationals – Swartvlei Well done ZVYC! In 1st place as crew, Ashley Rudolf from ZVSC sailing with Stephen du Toit; 2nd Asenathi Jim and Elsje Dijkstra; 3rd Roger Hudson with Rivaldo Arendse (MAC); 4th Sieraj & Taariq Jacobs! For full results, Click HERE Eastern Cape Provincials And well done to Alex Falcon, 1st and Bryan Carstens 2nd in the Optimist fleet at the EC Provincials. THIS WEEKEND TGIF – Friday 6th October Weather Forecast is looking great for a late afternoon sail then join us in the upper deck for TGIF. Bar snacks available (or bring and braai), open from 17h30 Junior Training resumes on Sunday, please be ready and rigged by 09h30. Quiver Outdoor Gear Sponsored Regatta – Sunday 8th October Have you entered? First race at 10h30, pm race at 14h30 and prize giving at 16h00 in the upper deck. (Please register at the office on arrival) Fun, Home Bay racing – great for spectators! Open Class, Portsmouth handicap will apply for Sailwave results. We are still looking for volunteers for Safety and Committee Boat. Please contact the office if you can help. 0217053373 FOR YOUR DIARY Saturday, 7th October: First Aid Course at ZVYC 08h00; Clubhouse hired for a wedding starting at 16h00 Sunday, 8th October: Junior Training 09h30; Quiver Sponsored Regatta 10h30 13th – 15th October: Bishops Sailing Weekend with SailPro Saturday, 14th October: Reach for a Dream (Greg Bertish, Little Optimist) sailing function at 10h00; Clubhouse hired for a wedding starting at 14h30 using the East Lawn Sunday, 15th October: Spring Series Races 4,5,6; Junior Training 09h30 20th – 22nd October: Cape Town Boat Show –... read more

ZVYC News 29 September 2017

Dear Members and Friends, Laser Nationals – Aeolians Club Vaal Dam Well done to Alistair Keytel coming 4th out of 18 entries in the Laser Standard class, and Cullen Keytel, 2nd with Sarah-Jane Deary in 4th for the Laser Radial class out of 20 entries. Full results HERE. Cullen and Sarah-Jane and other youngsters from our club have been part of the SA Sailing High Performance coaching team; we would like to thank sponsors of them which are RaceAhead and DCAS (Department of Culture and Sport of the WC Government) for their assistance and sponsorship of these youngsters. Finn Nationals – Swartvlei, Sedgefield 9 of our club members took part in the regatta which had 35 entries. Top sailors were; Paul Allardice coming in 2nd, Greg Davis 3rd and Morgan Evans 4th! Well done Zeekoevlei!!! THIS WEEKEND Junior Training Registration, Sunday from 08h30 Parents, see attached Junior Training Indemnity Form HERE and medical conditions form HERE if you would like to register from home and email the form to the club (manager@zvyc.co.za). Coaches will be here from 09h00 please ensure you are registered and rigged by 09h30. Dabchick training to start from Sunday 8th October. Eastern Cape Provincials and Sonnet Nationals are being organised for this weekend. Good luck to our members partaking and safe travels. FOR YOUR DIARY Friday, 6th October: TGIF from 17h00 Upper Deck Saturday, 7th October: First Aid Course at ZVYC, clubhouse hired for a wedding starting at 16h00 Sunday, 8th October: Quiver Sponsored Regatta – 11h30 13th – 15th October: Bishops Sailing Weekend with SailPro Saturday, 14th October: Reach for a Dream (Greg Bertish, Little Optimist) sailing function at 10h00; Clubhouse hired... read more