Clubs, Classes, Results

Finn Masters Worlds – follow the South Africans

A fleet of 224 Master Finn sailors have gathered in Poland, and included in that number are two South AFricans. Greg Davis is currently 10th overall and Philip Baum 136th. Follow the progres of Greg Davis and Philip Baum at: http://www.finnworldmaster.com/ Read More »

L26 Class Rules – revised 29 May 2014

L26 Class Rules 29 May 2014 The L26 Class Rules were revised 29 May 2014, so take note of the info below: Please take important note of the attached L26 Class Rules as revised and approved by the vote of the L26 Class Owners’ Association Members on 29 May 2014. It should be noted that these are the class rules that are applicable for Lipton Cup 2014, as per the Lipton Challenge Cup 2014 Notice of Contest. The Class Rules ... Read More »

Fun Sail Weekend in Richards Bay

Are you a dinghy sailor or just interested in spending a great time in the warm winter climate of Richards Bay? You are hereby cordially invited to join us at the Zululand Yacht Club!!! Please see the attached poster for your information. This event is for those who like the thrill and challenge of racing as well as those who want to have fun on the water with their boats and friends. Please contact the Zululand Yacht Club on 0357880256 ... Read More »

The Three Ships KZN Masters Regatta

by Bruce Edward Well, the Natal Laser Masters has now well and truly “morphed” into the Three Ships KZN Masters. It is still for the old bullets (35+) who want to have fun sailing, but it now includes cats (primarily Halcats and H14’s) as well as Lasers. Run in the Durban harbour by Island Sailing Club over the 17th and 18th May, this year’s KZN Masters saw the usual informal fun for which the Regatta is known. We were unable ... Read More »

SA sailors take on the world in Portugal

Johannesburg sailor Emma Clark is relishing the prospect of facing the toughest competitors in her class when she represents South Africa at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships in Tavira, Portugal from 12-19 July. Clark, who competes in the Laser Radial class, is one of a team of eight sailors announced by SA Sailing. And although she’s just 17, the talented teenager is no stranger to international competition. “I first represented South Africa in 2011, when I was in grade ... Read More »

The MAC Club Champs 2014

By Angela Gray The MAC CLUB CHAMPS held on the 17 & 18 May was a great success with the weather playing ball at long last.  16 boats participated over the weekend & they enjoyed moderate wind conditions along with the much appreciated sun shine. The sailors enjoyed a marvellous weekend of sailing & the beaming faces was testament to that.  We were thrilled to have two Dabchick National Champions sailing at MAC that weekend, namely Jonathan Kukard, who sailed ... Read More »

SAS Dolphin Nationals Championships 2014

Follow this link to the results: dolphin nationals 2014 RESULTS by Marius Fourie The 2014 Dolphin Nationals was hosted by Pretoria Sailing Club at Rietvleidam from 26 – 28 April 2014. The Regatta was fairly well attended with 14 Dolphins competing for the National trophy. The event was well organized by the Dolphin Class Association and the hosting club, PSC. Much appreciation goes to those that took the effort to find sponsors, enabling everyone to receive a token of gratitude ... Read More »

PE’s famous wind abandons sailors

The Port Elizabeth based Algoa Bay Yacht Club sails it’s annual prestige regatta – ABYC Week – annually before the close of the sailing season. Traditionally the regatta has been one that offers mixed sailing conditions, keen competition and loads of laughs. In this year’s regatta it was the idyllic windless conditions over four days that had the most laughs, though. Held over four days from 1 to 4 May 2014, the ‘racing’ was frustrating for sailors used to high ... Read More »

Hout Bay Haul – Hobie Beach Regatta

by Kirsten Veenstra Finally, after a more than 20 year hiatus, Hobie Sailing came back to Hout Bay when the Hout Bay Haul Beach Cat Regatta was held on Saturday 3 May. ‘The Hobie Way of Life’ is the by-line of the Hobie sailing community, and this ethos was evident in abundance as 24 Hobies and one Mosquito were rigged on the beach by their enthusiastic sailors, amongst much light-hearted banter. The bay was lit up with colour and action ... Read More »