Clubs, Classes, Results

Boating World Sponsors RCYC Youth Regatta

Boating World is proud to be a sponsor of the RCYC Youth Regatta, which will take place over the weekend of 24 and 25 June in Table Bay. The annual regatta was first launched in 2012, aimed at allowing young people aged 25 and under to come together and sail in a keel boat regatta. The RCYC Academy, the team which is the driving force behind the regatta, aims to contribute toward the country’s social imperatives of transformation by facilitating ... Read More »

Point Yacht Club Host Hobie 14 Nationals and Laser, Flying Fifteen Regionals

Offshore Durban: 16 – 18 June by Sophie Thompson Dinghy sailors from around South Africa head to Durban to compete in the upcoming Hobie 14 Nationals incorporating the Laser and Flying Fifteen Regionals over the long weekend. The three-class regatta hosted by Point Yacht Club will be taking place offshore of Durban with three days of hard-core sailing expected in gorgeous winter conditions. Leading the team of Hobie sailors representing the Point Yacht Club is Garth Loudon, who is keen ... Read More »

The Finn Masters 2017

The Finn World Masters has been sailed every year since 1970. It is the class championship for Finn sailors over 40 years old and is divided into age groups: Master (40-49), Grand Master (50-59), Grand Grand Master (60-69), Legend (70 – 79) and Super Legend (80 and above). Ages vary between 40 and 82 years, but the binding factor for these Finn sailors is their love of Finn sailing in a friendly and yet very competitive fleet. The Finn itself ... Read More »

NKA MOD Winter Series Results

by Kathy Manten Ahoy there! We have finally got our first series of races in the MOD Winter Series on the board. The first races were abandoned due to a lack of wind. There were eleven starters on the line on Sunday morning. A fair to middling fleet. We would love to have more participants and make this series really special. The winter winds are normally fantastic and the competition is up to you. Sharpen your skills and take on ... Read More »

PYC Sailors off to the Netherlands

Hobie Multiworlds and Europeans 2017 by Sophie Thompson Half a dozen Hobie sailors from Point Yacht Club will soon be packing their kit bags and heading over to Noordwijk in the Netherlands to compete in the Hobie Multiworlds and Europeans 2017 in July. The ten day regatta will have over 250 entries from 24 countries competing in eight multihull classes. The highly competitive and colourful event will be sailed on the North Sea, offshore of Noordwijk with the Hobie 14s ... Read More »

SAS – Notice of Annual General Meeting 2015

SOUTH AFRICAN SAILING Notice of Annual General Meeting 2015 Notice is given of the 15th. Annual General Meeting of the Association which will be held as follows: Saturday, 22nd August 2015 at 12h00 Royal Cape Yacht Club (RCYC) AGENDA – SAS AGM Agenda 2015 Read More »

SAS – Apprentice District Development Coordinator wanted

Introduction South African Sailing (SAS) is the nationally appointed authority for Sailing in South Africa.  This includes managing and enabling all areas of the sport in South Africa under the SAS Mission:  To enable sailing for life across all sailing disciplines for all South Africans. To this end, SAS is launching the District Development Plan (DDP) as a mechanism to create access to sailing through high quality facilities with well trained staff, thus creating a foundation to a healthy recreational ... Read More »

L26 Nationals – Win for RCYC Lipton Team

by Kirsten Veenstra The L26 Nationals were held this past weekend at RCYC ahead of Lipton Cup and the L26 Class showed how well a two day-Nationals can work with good organisation and if the dates are right for the prevailing conditions at the venue. The event had 13 entries. Race Officer Jon (Spilly) Spillhaus and his wife Erika did an exemplary job of running smooth and efficient races – 7 in total. Saturday saw no wind in the morning ... Read More »

SAS AGM – request for agenda items

The SAS AGM is on Saturday 22 August 2015 at 12h00 at the Royal Cape Yacht Club. Proposed agenda items are required to be submitted with full motivation to the South African Sailing Office at  saswc@sailing.org.za  before 1200 on Monday 15th July 2015. See the preliminary notice of meeting here:  SAS Preliminary Notice of Meeting.doc Read More »

L26 Class Rules – revised 31 May 2015

The L26 Class Rules were revised by unanimous class vote on 31 May 2015. Please download the revised class rules on the L26 Class Website here Please note, that as per the Amendment to the Notice of Contest for Lipton 2015, these are the Class Rules that apply for Lipton this year For your information and understanding, the revised changes are: Revision 1: Delete Rule 3.1.2 which reads : “The main companionway cover and foredeck hatch cover shall be supplied ... Read More »

SAS KZN SAILING GRAND SLAM

sas kzn GP series Notice of Race – SASKZN Grand Slam 2015 SAS KZN SAILING has joined up with RNYC ,PYC, and ISC to host SAS KZN SAILING GRAND SLAM We are hoping this to be the biggest multi-class regatta in KZN. We are aiming to have at least 100 boats participating (already have +/- 50 committed). 150 is not unreachable. We promise: • GREAT FOOD • GREAT ENTERTAINMENT • GREAT PRIZES (LUCKY DRAW for GO PRO Camera )Many more ... Read More »