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 . . .
Please join ABYC in wishing the following members all the best on their birthday. 03/02 - HF Thornton 05/02 - E Lombard 07/02 - H Van Der Weele, M Dawson 08/02 - R Clements 09/02 - I Littlejohn 10/02 - C Haukohl 11/02 - J Lochhead 12/02 - K Garner, W Bonnage 13/02 - L Donaldson 14/02 - A Ward, R Cassem 15/02 - B Wesson 18/02 - KP Rademan, C Botes 20/02 - A Blain, J Bean 22/02 - JC Smit, R Pothier 25/02 - A Adler 26/02 - M Terblanche 27/02 - C Hoogendoorn 28/02 - P Webb . . .
Join us in wishing the following members all the best for their January Birthday: 01 - J Erasmus 03 - H Freaker 06 - S Hansen 07 - V Giles 09 - B Hickson 10 - R Smith 11 - A Striglia Bilsbury 16 - T Bielby, PJ Murray 18 - A Straton 21 - G Collier, R Brown 27 - M Van Wyk 29 - R Cady 31 - P Deyzel . . .
Join us in wishing the following members a very happy December Birthday: 01/12 – R. Drescher 02/12 – D Van Vuuren 03/12- S Bright 04/12 – L Van Wyk 07/12 – R.Idris , R.Pressly 10/12 – J.Schable, E Lucas 12/12- P.Bean, C Grylls, M Maclean 14/12 – JR.Thomson 19/12- R Haester 20/12 – Ivan Schrober 21/12- R Parker 23/12- J Mcgillvray 24/12- T.Blignault 26/12- G Van Zyl . . .
The annual Children's Christmas Party will take place on Saturday 2 December 2017 at ABYC from 10h00. Bring the hildren to take part in games and Jumping Castle, Splash pool, Father Christmas and more... (Please bring costumes, sunblock,ect.) Braai Fires will be available for a Bring and Braai/ Party Packs are R50.00 each and Santa Gifts not to exceed R50.00 in value. Booking Essential. Please book your party pack with Denise or Anna-Mari BEFORE Friday 24 November 2017. Denise 084 2841046 Anna-Mari 041 5854058 . . .
Please join us in wishing the following members many happy returns in the month of November: 01/11 - M VAN RENSBURG 04/11 - N SCOTT 06/11 - N PHELAN 08/11 - M HEWITT 11/11 - M WILMOT 13/11 - P PLATT 16/11 - J SWINNERTON 17/11 - PH GUTSCHE 18/11 - A SCHOEMAN 19/11 - N BARKER 22/11 - H ARNDT, W SCHOEMAN 23/11 - K EVANS 24/11 - L BLAZEY, M CULLUM, P BOOTH-JONES 28/11 - P ASTON 29/11 - ANDRE VAN HEERDEN, E GIRDLESTONE, R ARCHIBALD 30/11 - R BUTLER . . .
Please join us in wishing these ABYC members many happy returns for October 2017: 01/10 - T LIPPSTREU 02/10 - R LOCHHEAD 07/10 - I PHILP 09/10 - D STANNARD, W KRITZINGER 10/10 - L DORFLING 13/10 - K ODEA 14/10 - G WENTWORTH, M KOORTS 15/10 - A BAILES 16/10 - B TAPSON 17/10 - E PALMER 18/10 - D EAMES 19/10 - D BARTLETT 20/10 - J WOOLARD 22/10 - S WISEMAN 28/10 - H LAMPRECHT 30/10 - C VAN WYNGAARDT 31/10 - J GEDDES, S ARNOLD . . .
On Sunday the 18th of September, 6 of the ABYC Fleet, that numbers close to one hundred boats, went out and did exactly what our club constitution says when one joins the club; "Foster sailing" and actively participate in the sport that we represent, which includes yacht racing. The race was sailed in the format of pursuit. Synonyms say that you chase or hunt down your fellow competitors which is predetermined by a handicap system calculated on a so-called measurement system that says exactly how the multitude of different design of boats that come in all sort of shapes and sizes should . . .
Please join us in wishing the following members a very Happy Spring Birthday - with special reference to a special birthday on 14 September! 01/09 - D ROOS 02/09 - M OOSTHUIZEN 04/09 - E ROHRMOSER, R KEMP 06/09 - K MELSON, M BRENNER 07/09 - DR D HITZEROTH 09/09 - B GALLOWAY 10/09 - G PEARSON 11/09 - R ONVLEE 13/09 - A CULLUM 14/09 - D BOUWER, ABYC BIRTHDAY 15/09 - P BOCCHI 16/09 - J FOOT 24/09 - JE MC HUGH 25/09 - S POWELL 26/09 - I BANCROFT 28/09 - ANNA-MARI 29/09 - M STEMMETT . . .
The 58th Annual General Meeting of the Algoa Bay Yacht Club will take place on Monday 31 July 2017 at 18h00 at the ABYC. A copy of the financial statements, minutes of the previous AGM, Commodore and Treasurers Reports will be available from the office. Download: 2017 AGM Notice and Agenda . . .