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 20 September 2017

Dear Members and Friends, LAST WEEKEND We had over 50 young sailors, including beginners, on our sail training sleepover weekend from Friday to Sunday. The wind was very strong on Saturday but the high performance division run by RaceAhead continued to do their training. On Sunday the weather was ideal with a light South-Easter with all participants on the water enjoying themselves. We also managed to attract new members to the club. For pictures from the weekend, see ourFacebook page. THIS WEEKEND Safe travels and fair winds to our members participating in the Finn (Swartvlei) and Laser (Aeolians) National Regattas taking part this weekend. The club will be closed on Saturday and Monday. Members still have access to grounds and toilets in the alley to the right of the braai area. If you do not have change room keys, please arrange to collect during office hours at R40 a key. Sunday – Heritage Day; The clubhouse will be open from 09h00 to 14h00, tuck shop open from 09h00 to noon. There is no planned club racing, members are encouraged to sail, gate starts are great and the buoys will be in the water. FOR YOUR DIARY Sunday, 24th September: National Heritage Day, club cruising/bring & braai/ tuck shop open from 09h00 to Noon Monday, 25th September: Public Holiday Sunday, 1st October: Junior Training 09h00, registration from 08h30 Friday, 6th October: TGIF from 17h00 Upper Deck Sunday, 8th October: Quiver Sponsored Regatta – 11h30 OTHER NEWS Well done to Cullen Keytel on your nomination for WC Junior Sportsman 2017! False Bay Spring Regatta Results HERE. Well done to our members who took part. Trailers – Since hosting the Classic event we seem to have... read more

ZVYC News 14 September 2017

Dear Members and Friends, THIS WEEKEND We have over 40 participants in the youth camp and today is the last day to register: please find the Indemnity/Entry Form HERE. See our website for more information: http://zvyc.co.za/event/training-camp/ For the training camp kids on Friday night 19h00 we have Olympic Rower, Ursula Grobler, chatting about athletic goals and Saturday night at 20h00 we have 29er World Champion, Alex Burger, being interviewed by Olympian Roger Hudson.  Please remember to pack sleeping & training gear (mattress, pillow, blankets etc also, don’t forget to pack hats, sunblock, sunglasses, wet-suit, warm clothing etc for your child) as the kids are sleeping in the clubhouse. Parents are encouraged to join us before prize giving on Sunday which starts at 14h00 for Novice and 16h00 for advanced. Galley is open from 13h00 for lunch.       FOR YOUR DIARY Fri, Sat & Sun, 15th, 16th & 17th September: Youth Training Camp Sunday, 24th September: National Braai Day, club cruising/bring & braai/ tuck shop open from 09h00 to Noon Monday, 25th September: Public Holiday Sunday, 1st October: Junior Training 09h00, registration from 08h30 NEXT WEEKEND Saturday – Alfred’s Head Regatta has been postponed and will probably take place early in the new year. Further advice in due course. The club house will be closed on Saturday, however, members still have access to grounds and toilets in the alley to the right of the braai area. If you do not have change room keys, please arrange to collect during office hours at R40 a key. Sunday – Heritage Day, or rather, National Braai Day; The clubhouse will be open from 09h00 to 14h00, tuck... read more

ZVYC News 7 September 2017

Dear Members and Friends, Southern Charter Classic 1 What can we say? Perfect weather makes a perfect event. Everything went off smoothly and it was exciting to see all the activity at the club. Problems were few, check the results HERE. Grateful thanks to Southern Charter for their sponsorship and all the numerous helpers and volunteers for keeping the sailors happy! THIS WEEKEND Bishops Rowing Club is having a family morning at the club on Saturday followed by a private kiddies sailing party in the afternoon. Club office will be open from 10h00 to 13h00. Upper open from 11h30 to 14h30 for rugby: RSA vs Australia. Sunday – there is NO junior training this Sunday. Junior Training will start onSunday 1st October. You can register your child on that day. YACHT RACING: We do have our Spring Series this Sunday (races 1, 2 & 3), first race at 11h30 and 2 races after lunch. Then celebrate Rochelle’s birthday with her at the braai after sailing – Bring & Braai! FOR YOUR DIARY Sunday, 10th September: Spring Series races 1, 2 & 3, 11h30 (No Junior training) Fri, Sat & Sun, 15th, 16th & 17th September: Youth Training Camp Saturday, 23rd September: Alfred Rowing Heads Regatta Sunday, 24th September: National Braai Day, club cruising/bring & braai Monday, 25th September: Public Holiday Sunday, 1st October: Junior Training 09h00 NEXT WEEKEND    Please find the Indemnity/Entry Form HERE. See our website for more information: http://zvyc.co.za/event/training-camp/ OTHER NEWS Team Sailing League Day of fun and thrilling racing as Team Sailing League (TSL) launches in Cape Town. Sailors from across the country will converge on MAC as provincial teams battle it out... read more