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Vasco Da Gama

Vasco da Gama Race could finish in PE

The ABYC Exco recently received a proposal from Point Yacht Club in Durban, who are responsible for organising the 2015, 2016 1nd 2017 Vasco Da Gama Ocean Race, enquiring if ABYC would be willing to host the finish of this classic ocean race in Algoa Bay. We can confirm that the Exco have replied positively and enthusiastically to the proposal by PYC.. The Vasco de Gama Ocean Race has been run between Maputo and Durban for the past 40+ years. For a number of reasons the decision has been made … [Read More...]

Does anyone remember the SV Coimbra?

The following question was submitted to the ABYC Members recently: Greetings from Belfast, Northern Ireland, I am endeavouring to confirm a report I stumbled across quite a few years ago now concerning a yacht named "COIMBRA" which, I believe, belonged to your Club in the early 1950s. The owner was Noel Redfern, as I recall. Briefly, the story goes like this - Coimbra was undergoing modifications/rebuild at a boatyard in the Clyde (Scotland) prior to a planned circumnavigation in 1952. … [Read More...]

ABYC Braai

The best time to braai at ABYC

We often get asked by members if they may use the braai facility on the front lawn of the club and, just to clear up any confusion, the answer is Yes, Yes, Yes, NB Yes. As an upstanding member all we ask is that you bring your own wood/charcoal (in other words, burning of club chairs and tables might be frowned upon) and invite fellow members or guests to join you. We anxiously keep an eye on the weather and particularly enjoy a late Sunday Afternoon braai which allows us to catch the last … [Read More...]

All Classes Regatta April North End Lake ABYC

ABYC Inter-Club Regatta

The ABYC Inter-Club Regatta takes place on the North End Lake this year from Saturday 26 to Monday 28 April 2014. This is a historic occasion not only for ABYC but for Port Elizabeth. ABYC members are encouraged to be part of this, by coming down and assisting where possible and to enjoy and support the sailing. The 1st race will start not before 13H30. 2014 ABYC Interclub Entry Form 2014 ABYC Interclub Notice of Race 2014 ABYC Interclub Sailing Instructions … [Read More...]

COF’s 2014

Attention Boat Owners – please check that your COF is still current and/or up-todate. Download the COF inspection forms. … [Read More...]

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