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 . . .
All KHOB members are hereby invited to share a drink with BB @ 18:00 hours on WEDNESDAY 21st June on the Algoa Bay Yacht Club Verandah. . . .
Please join us in wishing the following members a Happy Birthday and many sailing years to come. 02 June - P MARTIN 04 June - H FRAHM 08 June - A ZURCHER 09 June - M BRENNER 10 June - CT OSBORNE, C VAN RIJ 11 June - S CARTHEW 16 June - R STEPHENSON, M DALEMAN 18 June - K KELLY 22 June - V SMITH 26 June - WN LEE 28 June - ALAN VAN HEERDEN, N ROSS . . .
And here is the tale from the pen of Joseph Schable Confined to solid Ground and under doctors’ orders, the three weeks away from the elements felt like a lifetime, but at last, I am free again, my soul unchained, and that very first sail could not have come at a better time, it was all that I needed and it was the best medicine to sort me out and restore my sanity. After a beautiful warm summer’s day with the light westerly breeze still holding as the sun neared the horizon, I could not resist the temptation to throw off the lines and take my old soul mate for a walk in the park, so to . . .
Please join us in wishing the following members a Happy Birthday in March. 01 March: A BEUKES 03 March: V RICE 06 March: W PENNY 07 March: S DU PLOOY 10 March: AP DIAS 11 March: FS BARCLAY 12 March: A TROLLIP 14 March: AG WELLINGTON, N SCHMELZER 15 March: B PHIPPS 16 March: M GRIFFITHS 18 March: L WEDDEL 19 March: G BARCLAY 22 March: C DICKSON 24 March: R THOMPSON, C HILLS 25 March: H TOSKI, A BOSWORTH 31 March: J TUDEHOPE, G MARTIN . . .
Please join us in wishing the following ABYC members a Happy Birthday for February 2017: 03 February - HF THORNTON 05 February - E LOMBARD 07 February - H VAN DER WEELE, M DAWSON 08 February - R CLEMENTS 09 February - I LITTLEJOHN 10 February - C HAUKOHL 11 February - J LOCHHEAD 12 February - G TODD 13 February - L DONALDSON 14 February - A WARD, R CASSEM 18 February - KP RADEMAN, C BOTES, J CLARK 20 February - A BLAIN, J BEAN 21 February - M VAN ZYL 22 February - JC SMIT, R POTHIER 25 February - A ADLER 27 February - C HOOGENDOORN 28 . . .
Please join us in wishing the following members a very happy birthday this January 2017. 01 January - P SEDDON, P VOGES, J ERASMUS 03 January - H FREAKER, D BEATTIE 06 January - S HANSEN 07 January - V GILES 09 January - B HICKSON 10 January - R SMITH 11 January - A STRIGLIA BILSBURY 16 January - T BIELBY, PJ MURRY 17 January - C BILSBURY 18 January - A STRATON 27 January - M VAN WYK 29 January - R CADY . . .
Please join us in wishing the following members a happy December Birthday: 01/12 - R. DRESCHER 02/12 - P. GRIFFIN, D VAN VUUREN 03/12 - S BRIGHT 04/12 - K.ADAMS, L VAN WYK 07/12 - R.IDRIS, R.PRESSLY 09/12 - W GRAHAM 10/12 - J.SCHABLE 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 . . .