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ZVYC Spring Regatta

UPDATE: 28 July 2014 27 & 28 September 2014 Incredible features of this regatta, which promises to be one of the best of the season are: * Beautiful sunny weather and ideal sailing winds (we have ordered this already!) * Competitive and fun racing with courses tailored to each class’ needs and wishes * Open to ALL sailors – no memberships or affiliations required * Top SA Race Officer in the form of Doug Alison * Fantastic food and awesome ... Read More »

Tour de Vlei

This promises to be a FUN regatta with amazing cash prizes this year;  including R1000 cash prize for beating the record and an additional R5 000 in cash which will be distributed by way of lucky draws, simply by completing the race.  Every sailor across the fleet will stand a chance to win cash prizes.  Please remember we sail on handicap – see attachment.  Please sort out handicap queries before 1 October 2014 by emailing sailing@vyc.co.za;  no queries of any nature ... Read More »

Western Cape Judges Seminar

Members of the Sailing community are invited to register for the upcoming Judges Seminar which will be held at the RCYC. The seminar will be presented by Lance Burger and Alan Keen who have both active and accomplished Sailors and who have both served on important international juries such as the Laser Worlds and the Olympic games. The Seminar is aimed at candidates who have an existing and extensive working knowledge of the Sailing Rules. Those wishing to become more proficient at judging ... Read More »

MAC Club Champs

(Open to all sailors whether Club members or not) At Milnerton Aquatic Club, Tableview, Western Cape. Sat 17 May & Sun 18 May 2014 All classes recognized by SAS (WC) are eligible to enter.   FREE ENTRY All sailing clubs welcome (Non members welcome to participate – no charge to enter this regatta). NOR & Sailing Instructions have been posted on the MAC Website under ‘Sail’ – Notice of Race –  www.milnertonaquaticclub.co.za Notice of Race & Entry form link: http://www.milnertonaquaticclub.co.za/page_images/ PublicUploaded_Docs/NOR%20Club%20Champs%202014.pdf ... Read More »

Stadt 23 Youth Match Racing Regatta

Saturday and Sunday, 10 & 11 May 2014. The entry fee is only R500.00 per team. Please note that a separate deposit of R500.00 per team is required to cover insurance excess and damages for the boats, should any occur. If all in order after the event, you will be refunded the R500.00. The camping fee is R45.00 per person per night, this is a special rate applicable for this event. Please ensure that you pay this camping fee on ... Read More »

Port Owen West Coast Cruise 2014

UPDATE 17 December 2014 Letter from the Commodore & Organisers. Read it here: West Coast Cruise News Letter 16 Dec 2014.   UPDATE 19 SEPTEMBER 2014 A skippers briefing will be held on the beach just prior to the Braai. All boats to muster at House bay, Dassen Island on the 27/12 and we will only spend one night at Saldanha Bay Yacht Club. The rest is as planned and Old Years Night will be a thrash at POYC which ... Read More »

Southern Charter Easter Grand Slam

 incorporating 29er, 420, and Laser Nationals and Western Cape Championships for other classes (Dinghy, Multihull and Board) Southern Charter is very excited to be sponsoring the pinnacle event of the 2013/14 Grand Slam Series, the Southern Charter Western Cape Championship incorporating the 29er/ 420/ Laser Nationals at the False Bay Yacht Club in Simonstown over the Easter weekend.  This is one of the premier sailing venues in South Africa and the timing of the event is likely to lead to ... Read More »

Hobie Tiger & Ladies Hobie 16 Nationals AND Open Hobie event

hobie Tiger & 16 ladies NOR sanctioned hobie Tiger & 16 ladies SI’s sanctioned Langebaan 25 to 28 April 2014 ENTER NOW AND STAND THE CHANCE TO WIN BIG To enter please click on http://www.hobiesa.co.za/enter/117 Above are the notice of regatta and sailing instructions The sooner you enter the better your chances.!!!!! PRIZES SEBAGO SHOES – 1st place – 3rd place (tbc) HARKEN – vouchers (places – tbc) Skippers course – with ATLANTIC YACHTING – Lucky draw. Trip for TWO ... Read More »

Hobie Hout Bay Haul

HBH 2014 Entry Form r1.4 HBH Notice of Race 2.2 As can be seen from the poster and the picture, this will be the revival of an event that was last held in the 80’s! Many people perceive Hout Bay to be a fluky sailing venue, however the south-westerly as well as the northerly and north-westerly’s offer fantastic racing in the bay with clear, steady breezes. Should the wind be out of the south, we will have an informal race ... Read More »

MAC 12-Hour Challenge

UPDATE 1 October 2014 All of six months has passed since you last heard from me… but I’ve been watching you all honing your sailing skills in preparation for the MAC Challenges!! Sailing, like most other sports, has become an all year round sport. Winter sailing has been fun, but the Summer MAC Challenges offer the most exciting thrills and spills in sailing. Are you ready for the 7th annual MAC 12 HOUR CHALLENGE on Saturday 25 October 2014 …..in 24 days ... Read More »

Cape Point Challenge 2014

CPC Cape Point Challenge 2014 – NoR – Final CPC Entry & Indemnity 2014 – Final This year’s event is again generously sponsored by Sturrock Grindrod Maritime and promises to be bigger and better than ever. It is the highlight of our sailing calendar and is an event not to be missed. Attached is the Notice of Race (NoR) for you to read, plus the entry form – so enter now! It is also our annual fundraising event for the ... Read More »