Zeekoe Vlei Yacht Club

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ZVYC provides training programs for multiple ages and levels – the most popular being the junior courses. To find out more about these programs please contact us.

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ZVYC News 1 December 2016

Dear Members and Friends, The North Sails Regatta was well supported with over 50 boats on the water, from 7 year old’s to 70 year old’s! The club had a great vibe from early morning to late evening. Thank you Rick Nankin and your North Sails team (it was good to see all the old dinghy sailors from North Sails back at the club) for the great prizes and for sponsoring this great day! See our Facebook page for photo’s and results!  We would like to thank our volunteers for their help on Safety and Committe boats, without you, this regatta would not have been possible: Barbi Rickard, Piet Groenhof, Margarethe Schaefer, Lenore Holliday, Tony Diekmann, Rob Slater, Keith Hill, Stu Penney and Chris Deary! Thank you! Pre-Nationals Youth Training Thank you to Peter Hall for arranging this great week (Monday to Thursday) of pre-Nationals youth training. We had Roger Hudson and Asenathi Jim on board as well as Claire Walker and Josh Selig coaching alongside, as the juniors were racing in the channel with winds in excess of 25 knots for all 4 days. Results and pictures to date are on our Facebook page. A big thanks to North Sails for the prizes. Twilight Thursday Sailing There will be no organised sailing this evening as most boats are loaded up and headed to TSC. This has been a great seriers here at the club and we will resume the Twilight series from Thursday 19th January 2017. THIS WEEKEND Safe travels to our members who are sailing at The Southern Charter Classic at TSC this weekend! Good luck and... read more

ZVYC News 24 November 2016

Dear Members and Friends, Twilight Sailing is on tonight. Be here by 17h30, or join in the racing when you can make it. Short, back to back racing in Home Bay. Upper Deck open from 17h00. Chicken Wraps, Boerie Rolls and Veg Samoosa’s will be available from Rochelle. THIS WEEKEND North Sails Regatta – Sunday 27 November 2016 Entries For those that enter online with the club ( manager@zvyc.co.za ), by 17h00 on Friday 25th November 2016, will earn an extra free drink voucher. Have you mailed us yet? We have 20 entries so far! Hunger Buster and Drinks after the last race. Courses Using the usual Vlei marks, the last race of the morning session and afternoon session, although starting at the Committee Boat on the Vlei, will finish at the clubhouse. Four races 1 discard. Good opportunity to come and fetch your boat to take to the Southern Charter Classic at TSC next weekend! Rochelle’s Kitchen: Tuckshop open from 08h00 serving breakfast Egg & Bacon Rolls, and Galley will be open from 12h30. This weekend menu as follows: Roast Pork with Potatoes and Sumer Veg R65 Chicken Curry and Rice R65 Kids Mac and Cheese R30 Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce R20 FOR YOUR DIARY November 26th, Saturday: Club house hired for a wedding starting at 18h0 November 28th to December 1st: Junior Training Regatta for Nationals December, 3rd & 4th: Southern Charter Classic 2 @ Theewaters Sports Club December 9th, Friday: Members Annual Get Together gathering before you go away on your holiday, Upper Deck from 17h00 (bring some snax, fires will be lit) December 10th – 17th: SAS Youth Nationals @... read more

North Sails News Flash

North Sails Regatta – This Sunday Entries: for those that enter online with the club (manager@zvyc.co.za), by 17h00 on Friday 25th November 2016, can earn an extra free drink voucher.Free Entry for all Western Cape Clubs. (Entry and Finish gets you a free drink and boerie roll post racing!) Courses: using the usual Vlei marks, the last race of the morning session and afternoon session, although starting on Committee Boat on the Vlei, will finish at the clubhouse. Four races 1 discard. No racing before 10h30. Galley will be open from 08h00 serving Bacon & Egg Rolls, hot drinks and cool-drinks. TWILIGHT SAILING This Thursday is looking great weather wise for racing!  ASSISTANCE NEEDED TSC – Southern Charter Classic 2 We are looking for a member to take our safety boat “Elkan” to TSC and back for both the Southern Charter Classic and Youth Nationals. And also a volunteer for mark laying and rescue. Please contact the office should you be able to assist us. OTHER NEWS Youth Nationals: 10 – 17 December 2016, TSC Have you entered? Follow this link for online entries: Youth Nationals... read more