Nominate your Exco Members for the next four years here. If the Nominee, Proposer and Seconder are not all in the same room please do the following: Fill in your details, press save and continue, send that link to your seconder who must press save and continue and then send that link on to the person nominated for final signature and submission. . . .
On Friday morning 2 March 2018 the Transnet Ports Authority (TNPA) evicted the 60 year-old Algoa Bay Yacht Club (ABYC) from premises they occupied within the Port. Effectively the club administration moved to other temporary premises whilst The Chartroom Restaurant and Pub ceased to exist. A long standing dispute over unfair rental increases led to the eviction. During 2009 ABYC laid a formal complaint with the Port Regulator over TNPA's unfair treatment. The long standing dispute led to TNPA charging a higher rental whilst ABYC paid a lower rental. TNPA have not taken ABYC to . . .
Rank Class Boat Club Skipper Crew PHRF Elapsed Corrected End Time Average Speed Points 1st J27 Jelly Baby (202) ABYC Sean Wiseman 129.0 02:13:45 01:43:39 11:28:45 6.280 kn 1.0 2nd Miura Tikalox (1817) ABYC Rob Smith 173.0 02:26:16 01:45:54 11:41:16 5.743 kn 2.0 3rd Simonis 35 Wallbanger (1278) -- Unknown Club -- John Tudehope 96.0 02:11:40 01:49:16 11:26:40 6.380 kn 3.0 4th Cape 28 Sky Bird (906) ABYC Joe Schabel 241.0 02:49:00 01:52:46 12:04:00 4.970 kn 4.0 5th L36 Proteus (357) -- . . .
On 21-10-2018 at 09:00, Yacht Jellybaby: PEYS 33 went for a sail to Bay - St Croix Side. Andrew Ward says: "Wild and wet but fantastic" Yacht Jellybaby: PEYS 33 returned on 21-10-2018 at 11:25 and sailed 9 Nautical Miles. CLICK HERE to Sign Out and In | See more Sailing Logs here: http://abyc.co.za/category/sailing/sailing-log/ . . .
On 17-10-2018 at 17:10, Yacht Tenacious Spirit went for a sail to Beachfront. Bornman N says: "Having thrown down the gauntlet and challenged Spirit of Gaurdial (Spelling sorry Derek), we rigged up and prepared. The verbal sparing and mutual threats of dishing out a solid walloping have been thrown about for months. With war formally declared we mounted up and headed to sea. I had the privileged of having the esteemed S Wiseman on board. He was on time. Although in shock I took this as a positive sign. On the pointy stick that tells you where to go was Jan Bornman an old sprog sailor. I . . .
On 17-10-2018 at 16:50, Yacht Sea Esta went for a sail to Bay - Receife Side. Jimmy Swinnerton says: “First yacht out in a brilliant steady breeze” Yacht Sea Esta returned on 17-10-2018 at 19:23 and sailed 8 Nautical Miles. CLICK HERE to Sign Out and In | See more Sailing Logs here: http://abyc.co.za/category/sailing/sailing-log/ . . .
On 10-10-2018 at 18:00, Yacht OTHER Tenacious Spirit went for a sail to Beachfront. Nicholas Bornman says: "14 to 21 knots. Beautiful sail" Yacht Tenacious Spirit returned on 10-10-2018 at 19:45 and sailed 8 Nautical Miles. CLICK HERE to Sign Out and In | See more Sailing Logs here: http://abyc.co.za/category/sailing/sailing-log/ . . .
On 02-09-2018 at 10:00, Yacht Jellybaby went for a sail to Bay - Receife Side. Sean Wiseman says: "Light winds but flat sea, great fun" Yacht Jellybaby returned on 02-09-2018 at 14:00 and sailed 12 Nautical Miles. CLICK HERE to Sign Out and In | See more Sailing Logs here: http://abyc.co.za/category/sailing/sailing-log/ . . .
On 01-09-2018 at 13:00, Yacht Jellybaby went for a sail to Bay - St Croix Side. Sean Wiseman says: "Great wind" Yacht Jellybaby returned on 01-09-2018 at 16:00 and sailed 5 Nautical Miles. CLICK HERE to Sign Out and In | See more Sailing Logs here: http://abyc.co.za/category/sailing/sailing-log/ . . .
The 2018 Eastern cape Dinghy Provincial Championships were not without drama on the two days of scheduled sailing for 25 and 26 August 2018. Presented by South African Sailing East Cape, sponsored by Renewable Energy Company Rubicon SA and run by volunteers from the Algoa Bay Yacht Club the first (and only) day of sailing saw three races sailed in a sharply increasing west wind that soon topped 30 knots whilst sailors scurried for safe haven in the Port of Port Elizabeth. The squall kept rescue boats and the NSRI busy ensuring that all returned to Port safe and sound. Read about the . . .
Please join us in wishing the Algoa Bay Yacht Club members below all the best on their birthdays this month: 04 - M POTGIETER 05 - W SCHMELZER, K REGNART 09 - L GODWIN 11 - R SCHIMPF 14 - A SCOTT, MC ROBINSON, MOLLY REED 19 - G FABRE’ 21 - A PSAROUDAKIS, I GREY, M MEYER 22 - R GWYNN 23 - P VOGES 27 - J BARRY 30 - M JONKER . . .