Clubs, Classes, Results

MAC 24 – great sailing, great memories

report by Andre Wollheim pics by Angela Gray The 18th MAC 24 Hour was sponsored by Vascos Taverna, Green Point, giving us the opportunity to entice early entries with a free t-shirt. This meant that with a week to go we have over 25 entries, a precedent for the event. By the Saturday morning of the race we had 32 entries, something we have not seen for a long time. The Milnerton Aquatic Club (MAC) were overflowing with tents and ... Read More »

Fireball Worlds to Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay will be the venue for one of sailing’s most exciting world championships when the international Fireball Class holds its most prestigious annual regatta here in December 2016. The event is expected to draw between 60 and 80 boats from around the world. The Fireball is a 16-foot mono-hull sailing dinghy that’s sailed by a crew of two. Organiser Anthony Parker, of the George Lakes Yacht Club, said that the event can be expected to bring between 200 and ... Read More »

Laser Nationals – offshore Durban

Durban: 30 April – 3 May The 2015 edition of the SA Laser Nationals will unfold offshore off Durban over the May Day weekend kicking off on 30 April until 3 May. The Laser is the most popular single-handed sailing dinghy in the world and the annual event is hoping that close to 80 boats from around the country will hit the water to compete. Top South African sailors along with a handful of international competitors will take to the ... Read More »

Vasco da Gama Race from Durban to Port Elizabeth – NEWS

Vasco da Gama Ocean Race 2015 START DATE            25 April 2015 HOST CLUBS            Point Yacht Club, Durban & Algoa Bay Yacht Club, Port Elizabeth ENTRIES CLOSE     17h00 on 27 March 2015 FACEBOOK. Follow the race build-up, news and excitement surrounding this race on FACEBOOK at: https://www.facebook.com/VascodaGama2015 There is already a far bigger following for the race to Port Elizabeth that there has been in any of the previous races – so LIKE the page and ... Read More »

Youth Nationals – final day

Rod Ferris reports that race organisers are attempting to get one final race in before the event finishes. Conditions are very light and they may not achive this. Results to date are here: Sailwave results for 2014 Youth Nationals at Aeolians 2014 Read More »

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 »