Clubs, Classes, Results

Youth Nationals Results – 16 December

Rod Ferris reports that the wind was strong and very switchy yesterday, especially in the morning. There were Some capsizes in the morning, and fewer after lunch. There are still some protests which might affect the results. Today (Wednesday) is team racing. Results here:  Sailwave results for 2014 Youth Nationals at Aeolians 2014   Read More »

Flying 15 Nationals results

Mike Wright reports that this was a great regatta with new competitors who have upped the competitive element immensely. There is new wind blowing through this fleet with interest increasing every time the fleet takes to the water. Results 1 Paul Changion & Tim Duguid 2 Campbell Alexander & Chris Clark 3 Mike Wright & Jon Marshall 4 Patrick Harris & Jeremy Kriek. Read More »

Flying 15 & 505 Champs Offshore Durban

Our roving photographer Sophie Thompson caught some of the action ‘offshore Durban’ on the weekend when the Flying Fifteen fleet were competing for the national title, and the 505 fleet the Provincial title during the RNYC Christmas Regatta.             Results so far: Flying Fifteen 1 Paul Changuion & Tim Duguid 11pts 2 Campbell Alexander & Chris Clark 14pts 3 Mike Wright & Jon Marshall 23pts 4 Gregg Hurter & Jeff Rose 28pts 5 Craig Campbell ... Read More »

SAS Performance Coaching Course

Performance Coaching Course South African Sailing will be hosting a performance coaching course from the 11th – 16th February 2015. See details here: sas coachin Level 3 Advert 1   Information from: Rob Holden SA Sailing National Training Manager Mobile: +27(0)833206362 Office: +27(0)446904205 Fax: +27(0)865467119 Skype: rob1.holden Read More »

Southern Charter Grand Slam 2

Southern Charter Grand Slam 2 Theewaters Sports Club 6th and 7th December 2014 by Andre Wolheim The Southern Charter Grand Slam 2 got off to a flying start with 115 online entries, a record for the Southern Charter Grand slam Series! In total 145 entries were recorded. The event organisers encourage everyone to enter online to speed up the registration process. This also helps them sort the fleets and capture the data into Sailwave before the event. The Mirrors topped ... Read More »

Lipton Cup 2015 – Notice of Contest

The Lipton Cup Trustees have published the Notice of Contest for the 2015 event, as well as all the pertaining documents. Access them here: lipton cup 2015 Commodores Letter 2015 lipton cup 2015 Notice of Contest 2015 lipton cup 2015 Formal Notice of Entry 2015 lipton cup 2015 Sail Measurement Declaration 2015 lipton cup 2015 Measurement Safety Declaration 2015 lipton cup 2015 List of Trophies 2015 lipton cup 2015 Crew Weight Declaration 2015 lipton cup 2015 Crew List 2015   Read More »

Southern Charter Grand Slam 2 – RESULTS & PICS

Follow the link below for the FINAL RESULTS: _southern_charter_grand_slam_2_20142015_at_theewater_sports_club_2014 Check out the pics by Trevor Wilkins in the 2 links below: https://plus.google.com/photos/+TrevorWilkins/albums/6089750575342845073 https://plus.google.com/photos/+TrevorWilkins/albums/6089618571164339025 Read More »

Southern Charter Grand Slam 2 – 4 DAYS TO GO!

It’s 4 days before the kick-off at TSC. This event is going to be truly spectacular so you don’t want to miss out! Early bird entries close TONIGHT (Wednesday 3 December) so make sure you get those in to avoid paying the late entry fee! Click Here To Enter Now! We are so excited to see such an awesome spectrum of sailors entered for this event! Not only do we have some of the top sailors in the country competing ... Read More »

Jonsson Cup Pursuit Race – Jon Marshall Cleans Up

by Sophie Thompson A zig-zag course in Durban Harbour had a fleet of 53 dinghies sailing to all corners of the harbour on Saturday with Jon Marshall claiming the honours in Point Yacht Club’s Jonsson Cup Pursuit Race. Marshall, the Rear Commodore for Keelers at Point Yacht Club traded in his larger, more familiar chariot for a much smaller Laser. The race saw a large mixed fleet head off in light conditions towards the harbour mouth. “It was a bit ... Read More »

Jonsson Cup Pursuit Race at PYC this Saturday

Historically, the Jonsson Cup Pursuit Race is steeped in history and is a huge highlight on the dinghy sailing calendar. Plus, tradition says that the winner must fill the huge trophy with Black Velvet – the trophy capacity is a case of champagne! The race opens a busy summer sailing season for the Point Yacht Club’s on Saturday 25 October. After the global success of the Bart’s Bash World Record Attempt that started the season for the keelers, the smaller ... Read More »

SOUTHERN CHARTER GRAND SLAM SERIES LAUNCHED IN MOSSEL BAY

New dinghy series aims to upskill young SA sailors 10 October 2014: South Africa’s top sailors competed in the first regatta of the 2014 Southern Charter Grand Slam Series which took place in Mossel Bay from 4 to 6 October 2014. The new flagship series is a premier fixture on the African dinghy scene, attracting established, as well as emerging sailing talent from all over the country. The series, sponsored by Southern Charter, saw 145 dinghy’s participate, with each crew ... Read More »

Allcat combined multihull provincials – report & results

report by Vernon Brown Results AllCat 14 Dart Final.pdf AllCat 14 Hobie 16 Final.pdf There was wonderful wind, a bit hectic at times, so it definitely kept the rescue on their toes! I stopped counting capsizes that I saw at about 10 – even Mike Herald capsized (first time in seven years he says). I do admit that I had a very long Chuckle at his misfortune – then again that’s sailing. The race course was very competitive, with some ... Read More »

Southern Charter Grand Slam pics

The Southern Charter sponsored Grand Slam in Mossel Bay finished on Monday. As always master photographer Trevor Wilkins was on hand to capture the scenes. Check out the link at: http://www.southernchartersailing.com/grand-slam-mossel-bay.html Read More »

Dart Singlehanded Nationals

Luan Gray reports Four Dart 18’s made the short trip from The Catamaran Club (TCC) in Bronkhorstspruit to Stilbaai Yacht Club on the Vaal. This helped swell the SA Dart 18 Single Handed Nationals fleet to 29 boats. Since Stilbaai YC are the hosts for the Dart World Championships to be held in December this year, the stated intent of the TCC group was to ‘learn what we could about sailing at the venue’. We wanted to observe the locals ... Read More »

KZN Youth Provincials

Sean Fennessy reports The 2014 KZN Youth Provincials held off Vetch’s beach at Durban’s Point Yacht Club on 13 and 14 September was a real contrast over the two days – the beastly easterly started blowing earlier than expected on the Saturday, and sailors were greeted by a choppy sea and a freshening 12 knot breeze when they got down to the beachsite. After registration with Lucy de Freitas, PYC’s new sailing secretary, followed by a safety briefing, the youngsters ... Read More »