Photographs of Algoa Bay Yacht Club and ABYC members Sailing
Stage from which daily analytics of the racing will be presetned at the 60th SAP 5O5 World Championships from 23 March to 3 April 2015. Hosted by Algoa Bay Yacht Club and the South African 5O5 Class Association.
Two races were sailed on Day 1 in a rising South-South East. The 60th SAP 5O5 World Championships were sailed out of the Algoa Bay Yacht Club, Port Elizabeth, South Africa from 23 March to 3 April 2015. Image: Christophe Favreau - www.christophefavreau.com
Top 3 finishers - Day 1:
Mike Holt and Carl Smit - USA (2 points)
Michael Quirk and Luke Payne - AUS (7 points)
Sandy Higgens and Paul Marsh - AUS (8 points)
The inaugural Redhouse Yacht Club 24 Hour Sailing Challenge was held on the North End Lake on the weekend of 31 October to 1 November 2015.
Seven Sailing Teams and one paddling team (NMMU Paramedic Students) took part.
Over the 24 hours the NMMU Paramedic Students covered a distance of 131.43 kilometres.
The winning sailing team - North Sonnet - on a ............. Sonnet covered a distance of 107.3 kilometres.
The top three sailing teams all sailed Sonnets and only 8 kilometres separated the Top 3.
The East Cape Power Boat Club graciously made their facilities available for the sailors.
The 2015 Vasco Da Gama Ocean Race hosted by Point and Algoa Bay Yacht Clubs set off from Durban at 12h00 on Saturday 25 April, destination: Port Elizabeth.
17 boats started and 8 boats retired in the gruelling 400 Nautical Mile trip down South Africa's East Coast.
On arrival in Port Elizabeth, Africa's friendliest yacht club - ABYC - treated each competitior to breakfast, no matter what time they arrived.
1. Al Mount Gay - RCYC
2. Gumption - RCYC
3. Nemesis - ABYC
4. Alacrity - ZYC
5. Majimoto - PYC
6. Rocket - DAC
1. Stat Spirit - FSYC
2. Wallbanger - ABYC
1. Nomad - ZYC