Clubs, Classes, Results

Hobie 16 Worlds – 2 South Africans to compete

South Africa will be represented by Blaine Dodds, William Edwards, and Douglas Edwards at the Hobie 16 Worlds in Jervis Bay, Australia from 1 – 15 February 2014. Follow them on these pages once the event starts. Whose going to venture an opinion as to how these guys will do – as they have always performed strongly at international events? http://hobieworlds.com Read More »

L26 Class – Western Cape News

The L26 Western Cape Challenge is on 28 February together with the Mykonos Offshore Regatta. The L26 that beats all the other L26s in the Mykonos Regatta overall will be first in line to win the L26 Offshore Western Cape Challenge. The race legs of over 40nm are essential to the result. If these are not completed according to the race Sailing Instructions, then the Offshore Challenge element falls away. Warlock won the Mykonos Regatta in 2013, but didn’t record ... Read More »

Finn Class News – and PSC Charity Regatta

by Tim Addison 22 January 2014 Last weekend (18 and 19 January) was different to say the least. Saturday afternoon was almost flat calm, but 8 Finns were on the water and a race was eventually started – a race that is probably best forgotten, except that the techniques of sailing in almost windless conditions can be quite useful at times. On Sunday morning the wind once again failed to materialise, then it rained, and finally at about 1pm a ... Read More »

Finn Class News

17 January 2014 by Tim Addison www.facebook.com/finnsailingza Report to Pretoria Sailing Club members What a turnout on Saturday! Fourteen Finns and assorted other boats had two excellent races on Saturday afternoon, with good courses set by Rob and Claire. There was a smaller turnout on Sunday, but it was still great fun. Many thanks to Howard and Doreen for stepping in and providing a bridge. David Badger had two superb starts on Saturday, and was in the leading group for ... Read More »

RS Tera World Championships 2014

Venue Pine Lake Marina, Swartvlei, Sedgefield Dates 26 July – 1 August 2014 Pre-worlds training 24 – 27 July 2014 Registration and measurement 26 – 27 July 2014 Tune up race 27 July 2014 Racing 28 July – 1 August 2014 Open entry event: • Sport sail – any 15 and under sailor • Pro sail – any 18 and under sailor RS Tera Class Sailors who have sailed two or more qualifying events will get R1000 discount off the ... Read More »

King of the Vaal (or Queen of the Vaal) – open to all keelboats

25 and 26 January 2014 Incorporating Middle Of The Dam on Sunday 26 January 2014 Venue      Deneysville Aquatic Club Date          25 & 26 January 2014 Classes    Open to all Keelboats King of the Vaal Entry form 2014 King-of-the-Vaal NOR 2014 King of Vaal Sailing Inst 2014 King of Vaal Sailing Inst 2014 King of the Vaal Entry form 2014 Read More »

J22 – 2013 National Champs – FINAL Results

2013 Approved J22_nats_final results right click to open the above file     8 January 2014 Hi All Good news! we have received the final decisions and results of the 2013 J22 Nationals so I can now officially communicate it to you all. The email was received via Wendy from the Chairman of the SAS Sailing Management Committee with the final decision  on 19 December 2013. Our Chairman was already on holiday with no internet communication and she was the ... Read More »

MDM All-Comers Series at ZVYC

The proposed format is as follows: 3 weekends of racing 2 races per Sunday – morning only 26th Jan; 16th Feb; 2nd Mar All class regatta Portsmouth handicap – with adjustment Anybody and everybody welcome Any sailing boat welcome Start and finish at the clubhouse Read More »

ZVYC Open Day – 19 January

ZVYC Open Day – 19 January Don’t forget that on 19 January Zeekoe Vlei Yacht Club is hosting an open Day and a dinghy boat show from 09h00 to 15h00. The aim is to have a showcase of the popular and exciting dinghies is South Africa. So, if you have thought of sailing but never got around to finding out about it, now is the time. This open day is for everyone, young and not so young! We will be ... Read More »

Round the Island Race 2014 – we want the dinghies back!

Round the Island Race 2014 Hosted by LDYC, Deneysville, Vaal Dam 31 January – 2 February www.ldyc.co.za No gate entry fee for sailors who enter by 15th January. The 56th annual LDYC Round The Island Race Weekend Regatta takes place at Lake Deneysville Yacht Club (LDYC) from Friday 30th January to Sunday 2nd February. Competitors are urged to register before 18h00 on Wednesday 15th January to avoid paying the R100 gate entry fee per person. Entry forms are available on ... Read More »

Mac 24-Hour Race

15-16 March at Milnerton Aquatic Club (MAC). Information from: mac@milnertonaquaticclub.co.za     Read More »

J22 Nationals – FINAL RESULTS for 2013 event

Hi All Good news! We have received the final decisions and results of the 2013 J22 Nationals so I can now officially communicate it to you all. The email was received via Wendy from the Chairman of the SAS Sailing Management Committee with the final decision on 19 December 2013. Our Chairman was already on holiday with no internet communication and she was the only committee member included on the email. Due to the complex rule situation that occurred at ... Read More »

Dinghy Boat Show At Zeekoeivlei Yacht Club

On the 19th of January ZVYC is hosting a dinghy boat show. It will run from 09h00 to 14h00. The aim is to have a showcase of the popular and exciting dinghies in South Africa. It is aimed at people who have not been exposed to sailing and might be interested to start, as well as current sailors who maybe looking to change fleets, buy a new boat, or just try something different. The event is for everyone! We will ... Read More »