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Ladies show their mettle

The 2014 Rose Bowl sailed on 13 April attracted 6 of ABYC's finest skippers all fighting for the title of top dog (I thought of saying that other word but think that top dog conveys the best sentiment here!). Sunday's course started in the harbour, out to the Bellbuoy and back to the finish inside the harbour near the Ice Factory. By all accounts the lady skippers showed the men just how to sail with some close neck and neck sailing on the final leg and the top four boats all finishing … [Read More...]

Historic sailing images courtesy of Aubrey Cullum

Old Sailing Photographs

ABYC stalwart, Aubrey Cullum, recently unearthed an album of sailing images from the 50's and 60's and we are in the process of digitising them for all to enjoy. There is a folder on the public computer in the ABYC bar which we will update from time to time with images - please go through the images and help us with pertinent information on each image - type of yacht, persons in the scenes and locations etc. If you have historical images that you would like digitised please contact Alan … [Read More...]

Rose Bowl NOR

The Rose Bowl will be sailed on 13 April 2014 with a skippers meeting @ 09h30 The race will start not before 10h00 RULE: HELMSPERSON HAS TO BE 100% FEMALE Non female helmsman will be required to wear for the duration of the race a minimum of 3 female garments!! NOTE: Due to the interruption caused by the 2014 IronMan and also that this is a Good Fun regatta this race has been rescheduled for 13 April 2014. … [Read More...]

Happy birthday to ABYC Members

April Birthdays at ABYC

Join us in congratulating our members in the month of their birth - and not an April Fool amongst them! 02 April: B Bar Saunders 05 April: G Divaris 06 April: J Smailes, T Pieterse, M Henkins, CR Baer 09 April: N Lottering 13 April: WH Parker 14 April: M Glenister, C Francis 15 April: R Moeng 16 April: A Paterson, R Morgan 17 April: C Hills 22 April: P Hurley 23 April: C Tutton 24 April: B Wittaker, P Hoffmann 25 April: S Lear 26 April: A Vd Putte 27 April: T … [Read More...]

NMB Stadium Water

ABYC moves to the NMB Stadium

Well not quite but THAT did get your attention didn't it? On the back of the upcoming interclub on North End Lake it looks like sailing in our neck of the woods is about to become more high profile - see below: Message to Poland - whatever you can do, we can do better! On 27 March MyPE featured a unique sailing event that took place in Poland's National Stadium - an international floodlit windsurfing competition under cover and within the confines of the stadium. (See: A world first … [Read More...]

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